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Here ye find maps for dungeons and more! Basic OSR blue maps and mono-b&w maps, sprawling corridors and rooms or lone sites of terrifying battles spanning from entire continents to a single room lost in the myriad maze of the deep. For most DM’s, maps are what breathe life into a single session or epic campaign length saga’s.

Even if you don’t play using tactical maps or battlemats, a map would be hidden behind the DM screen or sketched on graph paper. My intent is to create maps, be them quick and rough to highlight a certain layout, or colourful and detailed with all manner of smaller art assets!

I hope you enjoy, and do try not to get lost...

A remodel of the Korvosa map, made specifically for Cassomir in the Pathfinder setting. The names and inability to properly edit the base map was annoying me, so I went ahead and remade it in a way that editing it could be very easy. The circle frame is actually the border of a giant, black evil dome that’s encompassed the city. It’s perpetual dark inside, and there’s some very serious planar barriers being stretched as a result. They didn’t so much cause this to happen, but they certainly nudged it along. Season 3 of the campaign will pretty much see them in a very hostile environment, something they are unfamiliar with. It will also be a chance for them to shine as heros. Looking forward to what happens!

A remodel of the Korvosa map, made specifically for Cassomir in the Pathfinder setting. The names and inability to properly edit the base map was annoying me, so I went ahead and remade it in a way that editing it could be very easy. 

The circle frame is actually the border of a giant, black evil dome that’s encompassed the city. It’s perpetual dark inside, and there’s some very serious planar barriers being stretched as a result. They didn’t so much cause this to happen, but they certainly nudged it along. Season 3 of the campaign will pretty much see them in a very hostile environment, something they are unfamiliar with. It will also be a chance for them to shine as heros. Looking forward to what happens!

— 4 months ago
#D&D  #pathfinder  #city  #urban  #map  #cassomir  #korvosa  #region 
Another WoW arena remake (name eludes me). Arena of Blood I think. It’s the Nagrand one. Four pillars block line of sight, beyond that it’s fairly straight forward. If you’re a PC and your DM has this out with the falling rules, be scared. I remember those pillars being dam high.

Another WoW arena remake (name eludes me). Arena of Blood I think. It’s the Nagrand one. Four pillars block line of sight, beyond that it’s fairly straight forward. If you’re a PC and your DM has this out with the falling rules, be scared. I remember those pillars being dam high.

— 4 months ago with 1 note
#D&D  #pathfinder  #tactical  #arena  #battle  #blood  #orc  #desert 
I remember seeing a map awhile ago that was this large gate within a canyon. I really dug the whole shadow effect the guy achieved, with the canyon casting this deep shadow on either side of the canyon’s interior. I was also experimenting a little with layer stacking, getting the walls to sit under other walls of the same texture to make it appear as if they were rising. Trees are done with a high scatter/high jitter brush using colour dynamics (switch between the two colours you want for the trees) and applying a bit of a stroke. Throw on a circle with 40-50% fill and a stroke, then players know roughly where tree trunks are and can get cover. 

I remember seeing a map awhile ago that was this large gate within a canyon. I really dug the whole shadow effect the guy achieved, with the canyon casting this deep shadow on either side of the canyon’s interior. I was also experimenting a little with layer stacking, getting the walls to sit under other walls of the same texture to make it appear as if they were rising. Trees are done with a high scatter/high jitter brush using colour dynamics (switch between the two colours you want for the trees) and applying a bit of a stroke. Throw on a circle with 40-50% fill and a stroke, then players know roughly where tree trunks are and can get cover. 

— 4 months ago
#D&D  #pathfinder  #tactical  #map  #siege  #elf  #gate  #canyon 
This is an old one. It was an ambush on the party by a bounty hunter and her mercs, attacking from the roofs. There’s four points they can climb up indicated by the elongated ‘H’ near the walls and there’s a few bits of trash on the floor. Planks and walkways connect the roofs of the buildings, and on a few of them there’s also entrances leading into the building itself. It’s very minimal and done pretty quickly, but I felt like sharing. Hope you enjoy and don’t forget fall damage!

This is an old one. It was an ambush on the party by a bounty hunter and her mercs, attacking from the roofs. There’s four points they can climb up indicated by the elongated ‘H’ near the walls and there’s a few bits of trash on the floor. Planks and walkways connect the roofs of the buildings, and on a few of them there’s also entrances leading into the building itself. It’s very minimal and done pretty quickly, but I felt like sharing. Hope you enjoy and don’t forget fall damage!

— 4 months ago
#D&D  #pathfinder  #tactical  #roleplaying  #roof  #platforming  #platform  #ambush  #alley  #urban 
Remake of the ol’ dalaran sewer PvP arena. Originally it was intended to be used in an arena style D&D game, but it was put off. Can be used for pretty much any type of sewer enviornment. This is one of my older ones, so forgive the “in your face” texturing and blocky crates. And weird steps. And lack of a grid. And the slightly contrasting platform/floor… in fact, forgive it all ><

Remake of the ol’ dalaran sewer PvP arena. Originally it was intended to be used in an arena style D&D game, but it was put off. Can be used for pretty much any type of sewer enviornment. This is one of my older ones, so forgive the “in your face” texturing and blocky crates. And weird steps. And lack of a grid. And the slightly contrasting platform/floor… in fact, forgive it all ><

— 4 months ago
#dalaran  #sewers  #D&D  #Pathfinder  #pvp  #tactical  #arena 
Sewer environment, series of rooms that connect to the main grime and slime of some sewer complex. Good for cults, ratfolk, summonings and more. Bathroom and two bedrooms, cleaned carpets, rent 300g /month. No cats, dogs or bulettes.

Sewer environment, series of rooms that connect to the main grime and slime of some sewer complex. Good for cults, ratfolk, summonings and more. Bathroom and two bedrooms, cleaned carpets, rent 300g /month. No cats, dogs or bulettes.

— 4 months ago with 1 note
#D&D  #pathfinder  #tactical  #map  #battle  #sewer  #base  #cult  #temple  #shrine  #underground 
A quick little map with few features. You can include your own things and terrains on the map easily, or use it as it is. Originally it was designed as a small temple for a cult in a city campaign, but has since been destroyed. 

A quick little map with few features. You can include your own things and terrains on the map easily, or use it as it is. Originally it was designed as a small temple for a cult in a city campaign, but has since been destroyed. 

— 4 months ago with 2 notes
Simple little cave wall test. There&#8217;s not much to it apart from testing out a lil&#8217; trick to get better cave walls and making them a lot more natural looking. Side note; I generally go with the rule that if you can see three corners of a square, you can stand it in just fine, two corners require you to squeeze into the space, and one corner is a no go. Some common sense should be used for natural, &#8216;off-the-grid&#8217; mapping as well, like if a sudden &#8216;spike&#8217; extends the wall through a square but you can see all four squares, probably not gonna be standing in it&#8230;

Simple little cave wall test. There’s not much to it apart from testing out a lil’ trick to get better cave walls and making them a lot more natural looking. Side note; I generally go with the rule that if you can see three corners of a square, you can stand it in just fine, two corners require you to squeeze into the space, and one corner is a no go. Some common sense should be used for natural, ‘off-the-grid’ mapping as well, like if a sudden ‘spike’ extends the wall through a square but you can see all four squares, probably not gonna be standing in it…

— 6 months ago with 1 note
#d20  #Pathfinder RPG  #roleplaying games  #fantasy  #cave  #natural cave  #map  #tactical map  #dungeon  #tunnels 
A badlands road leading to the gate of a small enclosed settlement. Pilgrims travel the long dry landscape under the baking sun to get to this settlement, but what occurs behind its strong wooden gate and high planked walls is a mystery. The surrounding area is a barren wasteland, leading to more suspicion regarding how the settlement maintains itself. Of every bandit attack upon the settlement, none have breached the simple wooden defenses. But what lies beyond this seemingly simple wooden wall? What activities go on in the borders of this strange settlement, and to what end…?

A badlands road leading to the gate of a small enclosed settlement. Pilgrims travel the long dry landscape under the baking sun to get to this settlement, but what occurs behind its strong wooden gate and high planked walls is a mystery. The surrounding area is a barren wasteland, leading to more suspicion regarding how the settlement maintains itself. Of every bandit attack upon the settlement, none have breached the simple wooden defenses. 

But what lies beyond this seemingly simple wooden wall? What activities go on in the borders of this strange settlement, and to what end…?

— 6 months ago with 1 note
#Pathfinder RPG  #D&D  #roleplaying games  #fantasy  #maps  #d20  #desert  #roadmap  #city gate map 
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I make a lot of tokens for my Pathfinder games on Roll20. It never occurred to me to share them, but I’ve realised they can be pretty useful for people starting on the site or using other VTT’s. They’re square with curved edges and include a boarder with images from various different sources (I often resize and crop high res fantasy art instead of generic image on white background) I’ve found just using Google Images or other fantasy art sites. At the moment the collect is standing at 407, and I’ll post future additions to them as they hit new milestones. There’s monsters, NPC’s and PC’s, but even the Ogre can be a Half Orc PC if you want :D 

— 6 months ago with 1 note
#roll20  #pathfinder  #rpg  #fantasy  #roleplaying  #game  #token  #player character  #npc  #monster  #art 
The third of a set of crumbling towers, this one is much wider than the others and also contains heavy steel doors blocking entry into a large cylindrical tower that ended in a shallow dome. A set of tables and a wooden platform has been placed at the far end of the room, with a plank leading outwards to the centre of the chamber. At the centre of the entire tower on this floor is a deep maw, a red and black portal that leads to a dark and terrible plane of suffering. Where does it lead? What reason does it exist? Feel free to use the map for it to lead anywhere!
 Hope you enjoy, and keep rolling! 

The third of a set of crumbling towers, this one is much wider than the others and also contains heavy steel doors blocking entry into a large cylindrical tower that ended in a shallow dome. A set of tables and a wooden platform has been placed at the far end of the room, with a plank leading outwards to the centre of the chamber. At the centre of the entire tower on this floor is a deep maw, a red and black portal that leads to a dark and terrible plane of suffering. Where does it lead? What reason does it exist? Feel free to use the map for it to lead anywhere!

Hope you enjoy, and keep rolling! 

— 6 months ago with 1 note
#Pathfinder  #pathfinder rpg  #D&D  #dungeons and dragons  #roleplaying games  #maps  #map  #fantasy  #RPG  #D20 
When several books from the library of the Halfling Morro were stolen by Dark Folk, brave adventurers followed the trail and found them at an abandoned group of three towers. The first set took them past crumbling floors and retreating Dark Folk whilst avoiding the churning waters below. They managed to overcome those challenges and set forth for the second tower. Here, the floor had completely collapsed and the party had to work together to position planks of specific length across gaps in order to cross to the other side. They had to plan carefully, however, since getting the planks in the wrong place could have risked them falling and making the climb around the wall all the more dangerous.


Part 2 of this dungeon coming soon!

When several books from the library of the Halfling Morro were stolen by Dark Folk, brave adventurers followed the trail and found them at an abandoned group of three towers. The first set took them past crumbling floors and retreating Dark Folk whilst avoiding the churning waters below. They managed to overcome those challenges and set forth for the second tower. Here, the floor had completely collapsed and the party had to work together to position planks of specific length across gaps in order to cross to the other side. They had to plan carefully, however, since getting the planks in the wrong place could have risked them falling and making the climb around the wall all the more dangerous.

Part 2 of this dungeon coming soon!

— 6 months ago with 2 notes
#Pathfinder  #Pathfinder RPG  #D&D  #Dungeons and Dragons  #Roleplaying games  #Maps  #Map  #Fantasy Roleplaying Games  #RPG  #D20 
One of the players in the game I DM, playing an Oracle, built a wand shop using PF’s downtime system. It’s since turned into the only property the group have access too, they’re using it as a focal point in the (currently city based) campaign. It has a dark and powerful artefact in the back room, a giant black Orb that’s trapped the soul of a Demon and a Paladin constantly at war, as well as recent signs of a serious battle where one of the PC’s thought it wise to charge and break down one of the walls. The bottom floor has a selection of display shelves for wands and carpentry, with a backroom used for crafting carpentry products (currently occupied by an extraplanar prison of vicious evil). Upstairs holds the bedroom and a small balcony for sitting outside during cool nights to relax. Or watch the city crumble, whichever is currently going down&#8230;

One of the players in the game I DM, playing an Oracle, built a wand shop using PF’s downtime system. It’s since turned into the only property the group have access too, they’re using it as a focal point in the (currently city based) campaign. It has a dark and powerful artefact in the back room, a giant black Orb that’s trapped the soul of a Demon and a Paladin constantly at war, as well as recent signs of a serious battle where one of the PC’s thought it wise to charge and break down one of the walls. The bottom floor has a selection of display shelves for wands and carpentry, with a backroom used for crafting carpentry products (currently occupied by an extraplanar prison of vicious evil). Upstairs holds the bedroom and a small balcony for sitting outside during cool nights to relax. Or watch the city crumble, whichever is currently going down…

— 6 months ago with 29 notes
#Pathfinder  #Pathfinder RPG  #D&D  #Dungeons and Dragons  #Roleplaying games  #Maps  #Map  #Fantasy Roleplaying Games  #RPG  #D20 
This is a small reception area in a noble’s manse; with a collection of tables as the guests enter facing the stage where various performances can take place. The benches and sandy area at the bottom right are for bare knuckle boxing matches and wrestling matches, something the rich and famous can enjoy whilst dining in style. An ornate set of stairs lead to a the second floor with a selection of doors that can open up to any type of room. 

In this image, the tables have been moved quickly to the sides, since a fight was about to break out. If there’s enough of a request, I’d be glad to uploading one with a more organised scattering of tables for a social gathering.

This is a small reception area in a noble’s manse; with a collection of tables as the guests enter facing the stage where various performances can take place. The benches and sandy area at the bottom right are for bare knuckle boxing matches and wrestling matches, something the rich and famous can enjoy whilst dining in style. An ornate set of stairs lead to a the second floor with a selection of doors that can open up to any type of room. 

In this image, the tables have been moved quickly to the sides, since a fight was about to break out. If there’s enough of a request, I’d be glad to uploading one with a more organised scattering of tables for a social gathering.

— 7 months ago with 5 notes
#Pathfinder  #Pathfinder RPG  #D&D  #Dungeons and Dragons  #roleplaying games  #Maps  #Map  #fantasy roleplaying games  #RPG  #D20 
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Answer:

Will do my best to post more very soon sir.

Glad you’re a fan. :)

— 7 months ago
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