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    Hi Torstan. I posted my first batch of Boston maps, and a couple D&D maps I did for the kids a while back. Not much feedback yet, but maybe soon. Thanks for cluing me in to the site.

    Ed
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    Happy Birthday!
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    Happy birthday!
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    Happy Birthday Torstan!

    Cheers,
    -Arsheesh
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    Congrats on the Ennie man
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    Thank you for the Praise!
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    thanks for the rep
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    The reason for thinking that may come from his unbelivable professional work and skills ah and thanks for the Rep on my brushes! I hope to learn more from you and your Work!
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    Happy Birthday Torstan!

    Funny, I always thought you were older than me for some reason.

    Cheers,
    -Arsheesh
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    Happy Birthday. I wish you a productive and successfull next year in Life.
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About torstan

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September 11, 1980 (33)
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Gimp, Photoshop CS4, a little Illustrator.

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  1. JonPin
    JonPin liked post by torstan On thread : The world of Midgard
    I've been mapping the world of Midgard in regions and in a full world map for some time. The Midgard Campaign guide was an opportunity to get the full world pinned down once and for all. Now that the...
    Liked On: 08-17-2014, 03:31 PM
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    Corilliant liked post by torstan On thread : The world of Midgard
    I've been mapping the world of Midgard in regions and in a full world map for some time. The Midgard Campaign guide was an opportunity to get the full world pinned down once and for all. Now that the...
    Liked On: 08-17-2014, 05:10 AM
  3. TimPaul
    TimPaul liked post by torstan On thread : The world of Midgard
    I've been mapping the world of Midgard in regions and in a full world map for some time. The Midgard Campaign guide was an opportunity to get the full world pinned down once and for all. Now that the...
    Liked On: 08-17-2014, 12:36 AM
  4. Josh H
    Josh H liked article by torstan On : August Challenge Winner - The Devil's Cauldron by Yospeck
    August's Challenge was to map a prison, and Yospeck did a fantastic job with the entry "The Devil's Cauldron". 48054 Check out the larger version on the original thread...
    Liked On: 08-05-2014, 04:48 AM
  5. Josh H
    Josh H liked article by torstan On : September Challenge Winner - The Blue Pyramid
    48758 48759 September's challenge was to draw a side on map, and Lukc took that brief and ran with it. The Blue Pyramid is a tour de force of detail and plot hooks wrapped in an engaging hand...
    Liked On: 08-05-2014, 04:47 AM
  6. nauticalshade
    nauticalshade liked post by torstan On thread : [Award Winner] Assorted tips and tricks
    It's a bit of a long one today for the lunchtime mapping tip. We're doing mountains. After I put together a post about drawing hills, I had a request to do the same for mountains. Here's a walk...
    Liked On: 07-30-2014, 12:06 PM
  7. Cryllia
    Cryllia liked post by torstan On thread : [Award Winner] How to get commissions and get paid to map.
    This is not a standard tutorial. Instead, this will cover ways that I have found to be useful in getting my first map commissions. This is certainly not unique, and I know others have found separate...
    Liked On: 07-15-2014, 01:35 AM
  8. arsheesh
    arsheesh liked post by torstan On thread : A hex world WIP (and WIP app) - personal project
    A little more - showing region overlays and notes (and some bugs): 65511
    Liked On: 07-09-2014, 02:48 AM
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    anstett liked article by torstan On : Maps For Heroes
    65510 Matt Jackson is doing something amazing right now. He's donating every penny from his Patreon (http://www.patreon.com/msjackson) account in July to the Wounded Warrior Program. He's a...
    Liked On: 07-08-2014, 09:18 PM
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    Chashio liked post by torstan On thread : A hex world WIP (and WIP app) - personal project
    A little more - showing region overlays and notes (and some bugs): 65511
    Liked On: 07-06-2014, 03:00 PM
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    xpian liked post by torstan On thread : A hex world WIP (and WIP app) - personal project
    A little more - showing region overlays and notes (and some bugs): 65511
    Liked On: 07-06-2014, 12:33 PM
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    Avengeil liked post by torstan On thread : [Award Winner] Assorted tips and tricks
    This is less a tutorial, than just a little advice on converting the advice of the last couple of posts over to Gimp. 42294 So the last couple of tutorials I've posted have been very photoshop...
    Liked On: 07-06-2014, 10:48 AM
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    Schwarzkreuz liked post by torstan On thread : A hex world WIP (and WIP app) - personal project
    It's a personal project so far. This is all proof of concept - the images are all likely to change (the buildings certainly will). The magic is trigonometry, javascript/jquery, and - down the line...
    Liked On: 07-05-2014, 01:07 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by torstan On thread : A hex world WIP (and WIP app) - personal project
    It's a personal project so far. This is all proof of concept - the images are all likely to change (the buildings certainly will). The magic is trigonometry, javascript/jquery, and - down the line...
    Liked On: 07-04-2014, 12:04 PM
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    Azelor liked post by torstan On thread : A hex world WIP (and WIP app) - personal project
    Here's a little in progress project so far: Hex proof of concept. Trying out isometric hexes (conveniently the base has a perfect 2:1 aspect ratio in iso!): 65394 Working out the basic coding...
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Awards Showcase - 10 Awards

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Tutorial Author Name: Tutorial Author
Awarded for hosting a 5-compass rated tutorial at this site.
Issue time: 08-28-2012, 04:47 PM
Issue reason: For contributing using paths to create textured walls tutorial
Tutorial Author Name: Tutorial Author
Awarded for hosting a 5-compass rated tutorial at this site.
Issue time: 08-28-2012, 04:43 PM
Issue reason: For contributing how to get commissions and paid to map tutorial
Tutorial Author Name: Tutorial Author
Awarded for hosting a 5-compass rated tutorial at this site.
Issue time: 08-28-2012, 04:29 PM
Issue reason: making moutnains in Gimp using overlay layer
Tutorial Author Name: Tutorial Author
Awarded for hosting a 5-compass rated tutorial at this site.
Issue time: 08-28-2012, 04:00 PM
Issue reason: For contributing assorted tips and tricks tutorial
Tutorial Author Name: Tutorial Author
Awarded for hosting a 5-compass rated tutorial at this site.
Issue time: 09-16-2010, 10:12 AM
Issue reason: For contributing the tutorial Creating an old-school map in Gimp.
Honorable Contributor Name: Honorable Contributor
Awarded for contributing to the guild in a way that goes above and beyond general participation in threads and mapping subjects.
Issue time: 08-02-2010, 02:32 PM
Issue reason: For curating the Imaginary Worlds Exhibition.
Tutorial Author Name: Tutorial Author
Awarded for hosting a 5-compass rated tutorial at this site.
Issue time: 01-17-2009, 06:50 AM
Issue reason: For contributing the tutorial Using the mosaic filter to make towns in Gimp
Featured Map Scroll Name: Featured Map Scroll
Awarded for having a submission chosen as a featured map.
Issue time: 12-11-2008, 12:17 PM
Issue reason: For having a map featured in December of 08: Map of Dolmen Isle
Tutorial Author Name: Tutorial Author
Awarded for hosting a 5-compass rated tutorial at this site.
Issue time: 06-30-2008, 05:51 AM
Issue reason: For contributing the tutorial Hand Drawn Maps in Gimp
Featured Map Scroll Name: Featured Map Scroll
Awarded for having a submission chosen as a featured map.
Issue time: 05-16-2008, 01:26 AM
Issue reason: For having a map featured in May of 08: Pirate's Cove