Sometimes I just rejoice in the guild. I love making maps, I actually love it more than I thought I would before I joined the guild. Back then, I just slapped together a map, often an hour before game session. Now I work on maps for hours and hours, and as those of you who knows me, not only maps but also stuff like compasses and tiles. The guild has obviously sparked something in me - deep down in my bones ... but its not only the map making - the forum itself is fantastic, all these beautiful
So I've been playing strategic games since I was about 10-11 years old, the dad of some of the kids I played with introduced me to them, he also taught me to play chess. So the first "real" games where Chariot, Yeoman and other games metioned in the magazine General and Strategy & Tactics. I also played a lot of Blue & Gray (US civil war), which was always played on small 2xletter sized maps - hex maps of course. At the age of 11, when he was introduced to Dungeons & Dragons through some students
Yes, never under estimate the value of a good barter - you can often get at much better "price" when no money is exchanged. And that goes for everything, for instance: in my garden I have had 6...
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I recently made a couple of compasses that I was rather pleased with - one for my Mountain Realms (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?10461-Mountain-Realms-a-region-map.) map and one...
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pick a square brush, then under "brush tip shape" set the spacing to 200%. Then just draw a line. If you want the squares to follow the line instead of all being a 0 degrees, you need to click "shape...
Liked On: 05-01-2013, 07:45 AM
To celebrate my post number 666 I will upload an evil tile - use it at your own risk.. *MUHAHHAHHAHHAAAHAAHHAAAAA* ;)
Liked On: 04-09-2013, 02:33 PM