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So, I am looking into some mapmaking software. I was going to use google docs, cheap as hell, but my art is not what is should be. Should I invest in map making software? Is there good free product out there? Can I use clip art of overhead shots of trees and hills buildings etc. (and does anyone have tips on what and where) and paste them into Google Docs? Buck up and draw green circles for trees brown squares and rectangles for buildings... you get the idea? What are people doing with their Covid Lock Down online gaming experiences in terms of cartography.
I've got a detailed map of Volsaxiland I use for my campaign I thought I'd share... Locations are chiefly from the Dragon Pass gazetteer, the Guide and Atlas. It's a little messy since I work by hand. The base map is the old Holy Country map from the RQ Companion - it was just sparsely detailed enough to be able to fit all my scribbles.
The Westfaring ‘following the Trail of the Dead’: 1. Encounter with Lhankor Mhy and Issaries. This may have been somewhere around Dorastor or Lakrene. It may have been on or near a mountaintop, as Orlanth is still flying to reach the West. It has been plausibly argued that Lhankor Mhy was a Sorcerer. Issaries had similar Western connections and is venerated as St. Ashara in Maniria. There is also the somewhat disturbing possibility that Dorastor originally had primeval connections to Knowledge and Sharing, and thus was an ideal spot for the rebirth of Nysalor. Issaries Tow
To celebrate some work successes, my wife wishes to celebrate the occasion, by giving me some hobby funds -- with this money I was seriously contemplating picking up the six map pack, ideally to mount on the wall, as well as possibly the 24 map set of the entire Gloranthan world. I wanted to see what the opinions were of the maps, and there usefulness (primarily the 12x18 maps) in gaming, for those who have purchased them. I have searched online and haven't seen much talk of them. I ask as I know the PDF of the Atlas (which I own) are not vector based and using zoom doesn't net the best result