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  1. The Long Wandering Cartographer Returns (again...)

    by , 11-12-2013 at 09:46 PM
    The halls of the Guild were warm and smelled of dust and aging paper. He inhaled deeply and felt a broad grin split his wind weathered face. He had been gone far too long this time and was glad to be back among the old friends and new faces....

    Another long absence and another joyful return. I have been gone too long and am looking forward to once again being an active member of this wonderful community.
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  2. A Troll in the Kissing Booth

    by , 11-06-2013 at 12:36 PM
    It's been a while. I decided to check up on the old mapping community. I kind of miss the simple joys of mapping prior to all the other fantasy I'm working on. I had meant to blog next about my epic city Doljinaar, City of Kings, but alas my toil has been for naught and I have thus far failed to create my epic city map. Trouble is, I have this idea for an epic vertical map I need to go alongside with my top view of the city I've completed already. Try and try as I may, I lack the art skills to pull ...
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  3. Need assistance to create a new board game Ticket To Ride map

    by , 10-10-2013 at 02:14 PM
    Dear cartographers,

    I am looking for assistance to create a new Ticket to Ride map on Mongolia. I am starting to use Inkscape, though I have yet limited knowledge in using drawing softwares. 2 main challenges:
    1 - To create an elegant background, looking like old maps
    2 - To create an adjustable network of cities linked by connecting paths.

    Conditions for the city/path network:
    - I should be able to move the cities and have the connected paths ...
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  4. World Map - Preview

    by , 05-02-2013 at 12:13 AM
    Here is a preview of my upcoming WORLD MAP, which includes my previous Vycana Strait map near the center-left area. The new map is 5000 x 2500.

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  5. The Vycana Strait - A Political Map

    by , 04-18-2013 at 12:31 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Larion View Post
    After putting the map down, and picking it back up a few days later, I decided to make a large number of minor tweaks. Mostly name changes. I also changed population sizes to more accurately reflect medieval demographics. I added in dots that represent villages. And I made the mountains smaller but more plentiful

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    - UPDATED VERSION - As of 4.18.13
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