Been a while since I was last here, but I've gotten into contact with PbP D&D games, and since I can't find a new game which I can join I'm thinking about DMing one. Of course, that requires some groundwork on my part, which includes creating battlemaps.
I've been trying to find some tuts, and I can remember having seen one here one time.. Haven't found it yet, though.

Right, back to why I'm posting.
The story starts in the (crowded) marketplace, in the centre of a city that is suddenly attacked by a huge horde of orcs and goblins. The PCs will be forced to flee towards the docks, and charged with protecting an important city residant. At the docks the players will face another encounter before they can escape on the big ship.

NOTE: I have not done any research on ships, so those might be hugely out of proportion..And it's been a while since I've used PS, hence the lack of drop shadow in the marketplace image.. Will add that soon
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