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  1. My Arrival to THe Guild, and Current Projects

    by , 02-27-2012 at 06:34 PM
    I doubt I will use this blog much, but as a place to store project notes and ideas I think I shall.

    Over 30 years ago I developed a campaign world larger than Judges Guild or Greyhawk. Now I am trying to digitize these maps by redrawing them in gimp. No scans allowed! Huge project for just the world is the same size as the Earth, and I am starting there.

    At the same time (more as a hobby effort) I am writing a book about my efforts to design the world, and digitize ...
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  2. That big step...

    by , 02-26-2012 at 01:44 PM
    Just recently I posted my map on a forum to see what others thought should be changed.

    I'm going to have to change a lot....

    The mountains aren't a big deal.

    The Rivers however...

    Wow. That is going to be a big project to do.

    Also I'm looking for some way to make my map bigger, as to show more detail when zoomed in.

    This way I can get the most out of every pixel.

    Well, wish me luck. :\
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  3. With the welcome post out the way...

    by , 02-08-2012 at 07:24 AM (Tumbleweed)
    I thought I'd set out my stall as far as TreeThing is concerned.

    So... what's the plan?

    Well, first, a little history. As many old-timers here might know, TreeThing started out as the "Automatic Forest Generator" and was programmed by Fluesopp. It was a very simple program that took a png image and covered the non-transparent areas with trees. He very kindly made it open source and I used this as a springboard to start developing the idea in greater detail ...
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  4. Obligatory welcome post

    by , 02-08-2012 at 06:23 AM (Tumbleweed)
    Hey there and welcome to Tumbleweed - an empty little part of the web that you are probably the first, and maybe only, person to visit.

    I'll own up from the start - this will probably be updated infrequently. It is a little known fact (although known very well to my family) that I am an expert at starting things. Finishing them... not so much. But as I doubt there will be hordes of internet users hanging on my every word and desperate to find out what has been happening with me then ...
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  5. Just getting started.

    by , 12-07-2011 at 09:20 PM
    So, I have uploaded a few maps from my first D&D world. These were free-hand maps, as back in the middle 80s there was no mapping software available. I am in the process of learning Campaign Cartographer 3, and I hope to have something to show you all soon.
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