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Discussion on various software applications ranging from Campaign Cartographer and Dundjinni to Photoshop and The Gimp

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Resolution / pixels to start at

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:14:05 GMT

Hey all, Newbie question here. I’m planning for my first attempt at a start-to-finish digital attempt at map making and I wanted to ask what...

Wilbur- how to scroll the map?

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 04:25:09 GMT

Hopefully Waldronate will pop up, here. Is there a way to scroll a map left or right in Wilbur? To sort of re-center it? Perhaps an...

Is Photoshop Elements enough? Or do I need full Photoshop?

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 17:52:07 GMT

I have Photoshop Elements. I started going through some recommended tutorials from this forum. Lesson 1 - The Pen Tool Oh. Apparently Photoshop...

My web-based mapping software with hexagons

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:16:54 GMT

Hello ! I made a web-based tool to draw hex maps. I'm pretty proud of it but I'm sure you would have advice on what's missing or what can be...

Does any software like this exist (google maps)

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:30:17 GMT

Hey all, so i have this idea for making a map for my game world. I dont know if youve seen "the terrain tutor" on youtube making "The fabled realms"...

Illustrator Rectangular Grid Tool

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:07:51 GMT

I have a question! So I have an area 7.6 in. by 9 in. and apply a rectangular grid with 45 horizontal dividers and 38 vertical dividers with a...

AKS-Hexmapper Win10 Compatible?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:28:41 GMT

I'm having a rather difficult time getting this to run. Even on xp compatibility mode it just won't go. Has anyone had success? What should I do?

Modern/SciFi/Mecho with CC3+

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:37:39 GMT

This appears to have been a secondary area for CC3+ cartographers until recently. However, we've received some queries lately asking whether we know...

Collaborative Mapping Software?

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 15:20:13 GMT

Hey folks, I'm GMing a West Marches-style D&D game (or rather, will be shortly), and since I'm running this over the internet for a group pretty...

Interactive Map software

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:22:38 GMT

Good day everyone who's reading this. I am looking for an easy to use software that will help me set out trip logs and point of interest. similar...

CC3+ Troubleshooting and FAQ

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 08:56:17 GMT

Following up on a request from Remy Monsen at the ProFantasy forum (and author of the Tome of Ultimate Mapping), we've published an online...

anyone have experience with Affinity Designer?

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 06:06:21 GMT

I'm thinking about dabbling in vector-based programming. After about 2 years of working on my atlas maps...

Best software package for modern, squad-level tactical mapping?

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 21:11:24 GMT

Hi! I'm new to mapping, not artistic, and looking for software recommendations to be able to create nice looking maps within some specific...

Corel Painter for Mapping?

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:13:54 GMT

I was wondering if any one uses Corel Painter for mapping? And if so you could point me in the right direction for starting ot make maps with it? ...

Political Maps software - Van Langren

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:31:13 GMT

I made a free map making software focused on label placement and border detection, it's meant to be used with an already existing map to reduce the...