About this project
The call of the Great Unknown has lured many an adventurer to far-away places, lands rich with treasures and obscure legends. The Wilderness of the Lost Realms provides you and your players with a detailed set of maps covering an expansive new world ripe for your exploration.
Each map is a digital download suitable for printing. They are available in color and in black and white.Both are available in Square Grid and Hex Grid formats. There will be versions labeled with place-names and in blank versions so you can apply your own text.
All maps are tabloid size 17 x 11 inch and 300 dpi resolution. The files will be sent in jpg and tiff format directly to the backers after finishing.
The Postcard Maps are postcard size 6 x 4¼ and the 40€ pledge level will add more postcards to the pack.
The zines are a 6x9 inch pdf and also suited for print on a letter or A4 paper to be folded and stapled.
Every backer of 5€ and up will get an at-cost code for ordering the poster print version from DriveThruRPG.
More goals will be announced once the current goals are reached.. They will be availabe at Explorer's Guild Level and up.
Here is an overview of the project goals and the rough sketch of the maps:
- 500€: Funded
Funded - 750€: + 1 New Map The City of Dimlight by Pieter Talens
Funded - 1500€: + 2 New Map, The Wyvern Coast - a ragged coast inhabited by vile creatures
Funded - 2000€: + 1 New PDF: Lost Realms Zine vol.1 (24 Page Zine with location descriptions, adventure seeds and more) by Joe Banner
Funded - 2500€: + 2 New Map, The Barrens- an arid desert with great mountain crags
Funded - 3000€: + 1 New Map, The City of Candlelorn by Pieter Talens
Funded - 3500€: + 1 New Map, The Grave of the Pallid Sun - a twisted wasteland where once a god has fallen
Funded - 4.500€ will unlock 2 Postcard Map Villages by Pieter Talens
Funded- 6.000€ will unclock an antique style Map of the Whole Lost Realms including the Wilderness and the yet unexplored Wastelands by Vandel J. Arden
8.000€ will unclock an Giant Mapfile with all unlocked Maps on one posterfile for all Backers of 25€+ (Edited for print as a complete wall covering map)
SPECIAL GOALS: Each time we reach 50 new backers, we will add another Postcard map for everyone!
More goals will be announced, when the current ones are reached.
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Tin Raven Press is a group of RPG creators who are collaborating to create high quality RPG gaming material. The Wilderness of the Lost Realms is our first Kickstarter but our members have been part of over ten successfull Kickstarters so far and bring in a varied pool of experiences and backgrounds.
Josephe Vandel is an artist and graphic designer by day and creator of worlds by night. He has worked on projects and Kickstarters like "Lands of Narrow Paths", "Edara" Steampunk RPG, "Skies of Fire" and the Ennie nominated "Mindjammer". After finishing a Diploma in Fine Arts and Communication Arts in London and Braunschweig (Germany), he now works as a freelance artist on a wide range of projects.
Pieter Talens has loved cartography and map making since he was a child and strives to improve with every map. Artistically, he has become drawn to painterly maps while taking great joy in attempting to carve out hills and valleys with vivid colours and light. Pieter looks forward to producing some high quality city maps for this project!
Joe Banner is a London-based designer who has been writing since 2013. His adventures for Dungeon World have been featured on the DW website, among others. On Kickstarter, his work was included in Perilous Deeps as well as the French translation of Servants of the Cinder Queen. Joe has been releasing monthly PDF adventures through Patreon since 2014. Most recently, Joe released his first book in print: an update to Shadows of Umberto, one of his earliest works. This will be Joe's first all-in solo work, and he's looking forward to the challenge!
PRESS & Recommendations:
"I love Vandel's maps! This looks like a very cool KS." -John Harper (Blades in the Dark, Lady Blackbird)
"You may note I don't promote a lot of crowdfunding. This one's a lotta bang for your pledge." -Ron Edwards (Sorcerer RPG, Circle of Hands, Forge)
Teylen's RPG Corner (German)
Fantasy RPG Maps: The Wilderness of the Lost Realms ist ein Projekt das hochwertig gestaltete Karten, wie in Landkarten, für die Visualisierung des Rollenspiel bietet. Die Karten sind recht ansehnlich, hübsch und wohl gerade für Überlandreisen geeignet. Als kleines Goodie, für Leute wie mich, die weniger mit Karten anfangen können, gibt es zudem ein 1€ Pledge. Hier erhält man nicht nur Postkarten große Karten von Inseln, sondern auf der Rückseite befinden sich noch Adventure Hooks. Das Projekt bietet nicht nur super Karten sondern ist auch sorgfältig gestaltet. Die Macher haben Erfahrung was ihr Kunsthandwerk angeht und auch was Kickstarter betrifft. Das ganze ist zudem ein Rollenspielprojekt aus Deutschland. Von mir bekommt es eine klare Empfehlung. Das heißt ich bin sogar bereits dabei.
Risks and challenges
Our artists have many years of experience as cartographers, and have a proven track record with their artwork.
We will alert backers immediately if there are delays in the creation process. We will provide weekly updates for the first two months after successful funding, and will then continue with monthly updates until all orders are fulfilled. It is important for us to stay as transparent as possible to all our backersLearn about accountability on Kickstarter
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