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      Thaddeus is offline
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    Default Hi There

    I have been drawing maps for d10 and d20 systems with pen and paper for about a decade now. I became interested in digitally-rendered maps recently, and found this site. I have some basic vector and rasterized image editing experience, although most is self-taught. I use Inkscape and GIMP exclusively. I used to use the Adobe Suite, but found it too hefty for my meager computer resources. I switched to open-source (and much lighter) programs and found they easily meet and exceed my needs.

    I currently play in a mid-level, 5-6 person D&D 3e campaign, which I would like to make maps for. We focus mostly on combat, so producing maps that make for interesting battle scenarios are a goal.


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    Welcome to The Guild

    Even if I am correct, I would still advise you to follow your heart. This whole Cartographers Guild thing, it seems to me, is more about passion and skill and learning new techniques than it is about definitions and rules.
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    Welcome Aboard!
    My Finished Maps | My Challenge Maps | Ghoraja Juun, my largely stagnated campaign setting.

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    Welcome to the Guild!
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