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    Post Hi all!

    Just found this place and found it to have tons of great info. Thought I should register and join the community. I have been Game Mastering DnD and WoD for about 7 yrs now, and as far, all my maps are boxes and stick figures. I would love to learn how to make beautiful maps like I have seen here and will see how far I can go.

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    Post How do you create maps?

    So how do you create maps, hand-drawn, I'm guessing. Have you thought of using software - there are some great free applications like GIMP that could be the right tool to try out. There's a large community support here for it. Lots of options. Or you could stick with hand-drawing.

    Come up with something, post a crude map and we'll take a look, give you some directions and watch you improve. We're sort of an academy for fantasy mapping here, but you have to start somewhere.

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    Community Leader Facebook Connected Steel General's Avatar
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    Welcome Aboard!
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    Post Hand Drawn or Computer?

    I have done some hand drawn and I have one that I made using AutoRealm. A friend of mine has CC2 and I have dabbled with it a bit. I will work this weekend in getting something put together and post it for all to see.

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    Community Leader NeonKnight's Avatar
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    Welcome to the Guild!

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    Now, Let's see some maps
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    Professional Artist Turgenev's Avatar
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    Welcome to the Guild, subsurferus. This is the right place to learn about making maps (and to see some wonderful maps as well). This place is a treasure trove of info!

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