Excellent, I'll do it tomorrow....unless some FT fiend beats me to it before that! (which I would be quite glad of!)
Some nice ideas there Tim!
Here are 4 quick world maps.
I personally Like Worlds 1, & 3, and I love world 4 the most
Very cool idea!
Redrobes showed how this can be done in a video using various maps made by members.
Looks to me like a perfect start for this mapping endeavor.
Though i think it would be best if there no location names mapped out so people can fill that in for themself. For example if someone likes the project a lot but allready has a campaign world with named city's, countries, rivers, etc he wouldnt be able to use the map since we allready filled those in.
Maybe deliver 2 sets 1 with and 1 without location names.
Well done Neon. I think you just earned the official title of "Getter of the Ball Rolling". I like all the world maps. My favourite is 2 though because I really like long mountain ranges that force divides between disparate cultures, but I'm easy. I think they would all make very good starting points. I'd love to hear what everyone lese thinks.
I dont know FM mauch at all. Can it export black and white heightfields?
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Last edited by NeonKnight; 03-26-2008 at 08:49 AM.
The answer is yes, you can generate heightfields using FT. Go to: Tools/Show Other Shader/Bump Map.
I suggest that in addition to saving it as a hi res PNG a you also export it as a CC file and then save that as a DXF file, which will allow people who use vector programmes like illustrator (and PSP although not photoshop) to open directly.
well, i wanted to bring up my idea in this thread, since we have very similar ideas..
basically i'm working on creating a user driven realm for roleplaying... where people submit their ideas and creations they make while adventuring in the realm... (for instance, you make a regional map for the realm in your campaign, you submit it, or you make a character, or a floorplan for an inn.. pretty much all your created works can be added) As more our added, other GM's will be able to use your works and build on them, etc..
I'm working for system inspecific (no dnd or any certain gaming rules) and striving to keep it free for non commercial use
i'm in the infancy of the idea right now... if you want to check it out or join, the website is http://www.projectowl.org
For sure, NK. I just meant to say that finding as many formats that people could open directly in their software of choice would be the way to go and actually, CC / FT provides loads of options.