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    Published on 05-02-2016 06:21 AM
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    Continuing our series of interviews with cartographers, this month we're talking to Alyssa Faden. She's known for her very in-depth and detailed city maps. We asked her 7 questions, as we will in each interview.


    1) Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background... and 2) How did you get into mapping?
    I'm originally from England and grew up in a city called "Chester;" an old Roman garrison town. I was a geek and a nerd before it was cool to be a geek and a nerd, and liken myself unto having a school life not to dissimilar from Carrie, but ...
    Published on 04-21-2016 06:10 PM
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    March / April 2016 Lite Challenge Results - Create a Compass Rose or Map Scale


    We were a little late in starting the March/April Lite Challenge, so Bogie decided to go with a relatively simple theme this time. Guilders were asked to 'Create a Compass Rose or Map Scale'. Additionally, the element created should be available for other mappers to include in their ...
    Published on 04-11-2016 08:40 AM
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    In honour of his winning the February 2016 challenge, we decided to go with Carnifex's suggestion for this month's topic. Guilders were asked to create "a dungeon/underground map ... perhaps a fantasy battle map or a cave, ...
    Published on 04-04-2016 06:59 AM
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    Continuing our series of interviews with cartographers, this month we're talking to Anna B. Meyer. She's known for her 3d map work. We asked her 7 questions, as we will in each interview.



    1) Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background...
    I'm a long time gamer who grew up in Sweden and started to play D&D back in the early 80's. Played all sorts of RPG's and board ...
    Published on 03-21-2016 10:17 AM
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    The February/March Lite Challenge, as suggested by Corilliant, was 'Map a Railway'. Entrants were encouraged to make any style of map they chose, provided the focus was on the railway.

    We had some wonderful and highly ...
    Published on 03-07-2016 09:25 AM
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    The February 2016 regular challenge was "Map a Novel". Guilders were challenged to map a locale from a novel or short story of any genre.

    Locale was defined as literally anywhere featured in a novel, ...




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