25 Quick and Dirty Map Tutorials Guide is now released to the public!
Thank you for your extreme patience with me.
Sorry, for the extra couple weeks to get this done (I got sick), however, all the final edits are done, and the... Read more
25 Quick & Dirty Map Tutorials Guide PDF released next week
Sorry, for the long delay. Some family health issues got in my way, I thought it could deal with it, but has been more problematic than I expected. However, I... Read more
Uploading current version to DrivethruRPG tonight.
Thanks for everyone's patience. I am still waiting for the final editing pass to be completed on the first guide book, but since everyone has been waiting so long for... Read more
A Few More Days...
Sorry for the continued delay, I took on the Call of Duty strategy guide map commission and it has gotten in the way of releasing material. It turns out to... Read more
Sorry for not posting updates regularly enough...
I apologize for not getting more updates posted here. That said, I've been waiting until I had a real update. The first tutorial guide is in the final editing stage... Read more
100 Map Object set will be released soon!
I was planning to do an update in the next few days, as I am almost complete with the 100 Map Object set. I've got 85 so far, just 15... Read more
Very Close to Wrapping Up the First Guide
Hey Folks, overdue for another update.
I am about to send the manuscript for the first guide book to editing. I've also got all the preliminary layout setup to post... Read more
Sorry for the lack of updates, I'm trying to wrap up the last of the tutorials, while still trying to write the introductory chapters. I keep wanting to have something... Read more
Why no Survey?
I mentioned I'd be sending a survey to backers sometime after the funding period ended. I've learned that this is not the best time for that. Apparently Kickstarter only allows... Read more
For those who missed the deadline for the Digital Map Tile Set
For those who got the Update for the Endless Terrain Battlemap tile sets too late and missed the deadline for close of funding, send me a Kickstarter message and I... Read more
Thank you, folks, and congratulations! You people have made this all possible in just 30 days. Our grand pledge total is $23,289.10 - outstanding! Thank you! This has been a... Read more
We've Passed $20,000, so Endless Terrain Battlemap Sets as an Add-on
I am overwhelmed by the pledge response over the past few day. I was hopeful, though really didn't think I'd be able to fund Josephe's book, and now to pass... Read more
Extra Content for Free to all Contributors
Sorry for the extra update so soon.
Josephe Vandel the author/cartographer of Maps and Legends: a Guide to Fantasy Cartography has provided me with a Photoshop/GIMP custom brush set, he... Read more
Success Beyond Expectations - Thank You!
Wow, I stayed up late celebrating, slept in and woke up to OMG - we're over the top! Thank you everyone, this is success well beyond expectations - thank you!... Read more
Third Stretch Goal Funded!
Thank you everyone! We've finally funded our third stretch goal: Using 3D Elements in Mapping Tutorials Guide. You can pat yourselves on the back for getting us here!
But...... Read more
Added Backer Levels for Print Books
I've added 3 backer levels for those who would want to purchase soft cover printed books of the first 2 guides, or all 3 funded so far, plus a level... Read more
Stretch Goal #2: Unlocked!
Thank you everyone - your pledges is what is making this project come to fruition, and congratulations, now you are entitled to receiving the Hand-Drawn Map Tutorials Guide Book.
We've... Read more
Stretch Goal Met!
Thank you, all you fine pledgers for getting us here! I thank you all.
As of now, everyone is getting the files for 2 of the initial goals of the... Read more
Oops! I forgot to add Shipping to New Backer Levels.
Hey guys, I screwed up. When I added the Old West Map Object set to the $75 and $95 level, I forgot to add international shipping for the printed book... Read more
What to Expect with Old West Hand-Drawn Objects
Since I opened up the Old West Map Object set from a stretch goal to backer levels, I thought I'd post what they look like. The first 150 objects were... Read more
Changes to Stretch Goals and added Backer Levels
We have made it half way through the funding period, and are less than $1500 from the first stretch goal - looks like we should fund this soon! However, some... Read more
Look at a Hand Drawn Tutorial (rough draft form)
Here's to looking at what's coming up in the next two Stretch Goal Map Guides. This is a hand-drawn map of a path crossing a creek at a ford. Hand-drawn... Read more
Which Mapping Software is Best for You?
I've just begun as the cartography columnist for G*M*S Magazine (Paco Garcia Jaen's popular gaming blog/zine) and my first article has been posted. (It still needs an editing pass). I help... Read more
Map Objects from the $50+ Backer Level
The following is just a limited selection from the 250 map object set available with the $50 backer level and above. These are objects for undersea maps, including an Aboleth!... Read more
A Look at Map Objects and the Next Few Stretch Goals
Thank you, everyone for the pledges so far - I'm glad to see so many people share my love of maps and mapping. And sorry for getting this update later... Read more
Thank you, thank you! We've done it. We've funded the 25 Quick & Dirty Map Tutorials Guide Book. Pat yourself on the back, you deserve it. Let's take a moment... Read more
First Update - Preview PDF
A Thank You and a Preview!
First of all I want to thank all the wonderful contributors for getting us as far as we are today, at $3161 (84% to... Read more