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    Default Carstairs, you're mad!

    Started gaming when I was 12; looking back, most of what I did was create maps, worlds, cultures, languages, etc. I started mapping on an Apple 2c. Not a gamer anymore but I find myself drawing a world on a paper plate or pizza box and extrapolating societies and races and conceptual frameworks to give it meaning. I guess I'm really a writer at heart but I'm no good at writing. I'm registering mostly because I can't seem to see a lot of the maps otherwise. I'll try to contribute from time to time but you know how it is.

    -Doc Carstairs (that was my mad scientist/game designer name; anyone recognize where I borrowed it from?)

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    Hi Carstairs - welcome to the guild ... if you wanna expand you mapping abilities - be sure to check out our tutorials ... and post your work in a WIP thread for help and critique while you work
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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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    Carstairs most of us here are alittle Madd. Welcome aboard . I myself got here searching for mapping skills to document a long dead campaign out of nostalgia.. You'll find alot of help here I know I have. Cheers
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    "Aye The skies be clear , the seas be calm and the winds be with us .....

    ARGH!! but the damn compass be broken!! "

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    Welcome to the Guild!

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    Welcome to the Guild!
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