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    Default New Here From Michigan

    Hello I am new to the boards here. I've seen around the internet that this is the place to come for all of my map making needs for RPG's. I play Heroes Unlimited by Palladium Books and have had trouble finding and making maps for my games. This is why I am here.

    Hopefully I can learn some neat tricks and possibly meet some people who can help me out when I need it. I look forward to getting to know you guys in the coming months.

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    Currently I make screen caps of maps on and then edit them in paint for my games.

    Is there a free program that I could use to make modern maps for my games? I don't have any graphic design experience using anything other than Paint but want to offer my players better quality maps.

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    Community Leader Guild Sponsor Korash's Avatar
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    Two of the best FREE graphics progs that I know of are Gimp (Raster) and Inkscape (Vector). Both have learning curves, but we have plenty of tutorials around here as well as people who know how to use them
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    Now I will be looking to do Palladium Fantasy maps for my games as that is what recently I have been getting more into.

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    Welcome. I can highly recommend GIMP as an excellent raster program
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    Welcome to the forum!!!

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