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    Guild Novice TheMumm's Avatar
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    Default Map Element Requests

    Hi all, new to the forums here, Loving the vibe!

    Anyway, I just signed on as D&D DM for some folk that don't, and never have, played, so I'm trying to make it something special, so they'll want to play some more.

    I've got a map in it's early stages, and I came to the point where I need to decide how to style it graphically. I've always had a deep affection for tolkein maps, so I'm going to make it appear hand-drawn. I've got an old dip-ink pen that I'm going to sketch different elements and notations for on the map (e.g. mountains, forests, etc.). While I'm at it, I figure that I'll post them all for use on the computer as a brush or something (something I've wanted to do for a while).

    What sort of things along that line would you want, or feel useful to have? I'll try my hand at it
    Marginally Sane.

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    Community Leader Gidde's Avatar
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    Just about anything you post up, we'll find a use for Personally, I've always had a devil of a time drawing swampy stuff, so I'd certainly appreciate swamp symbols.

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    Community Leader Facebook Connected Ascension's Avatar
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    Good call, Gidde. I, myself, can't draw a sand dune or a snow drift to save my life.
    If the radiance of a thousand suns was to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One...I am become Death, the Shatterer of worlds.
    -J. Robert Oppenheimer (father of the atom bomb) alluding to The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 11, Verse 32)

    My Maps ~ My Brushes ~ My Tutorials ~ My Challenge Maps

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