Category Archives: RPG Technology

Midgard Goodies

This post almost made it as my Tech Talk column of the month, or my Map of the Month … but in the end it stands on it’s own šŸ™‚ The Midgard Campaign Setting is the upcoming product from Open … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: ORP and the Die (or Dice…)

In the July RPG Tech Talk column, I talked about the concept of the Open Roleplaying Platform, or ORP. Briefly, this is the concept of a suite of software tools that together form a viable platform for computer assisted table-top … Continue reading

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Map of the Month: Earlsdale Interactive Map

This month’s Map of the Month column is another call-out to one of the awesome maps that are available out there on the internet. Grimur Fjeldsted is a cartographer that may be known to CC3 users, as his siteĀ MapVenturesĀ is linked … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: An e-Module Kickstarter

A few months back I talked about the potential of the new iBooks format for RPG publicationsĀ – and in fact how I was a little underwhelmed by the iBooks Author software. Well, now it seems that there is an interesting … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: The Tech Gametable

Well, last week Wizards of the Coast announced via a DDI broadcast email that they would not be moving forward with their Virtual Table product past the Beta stage.Ā The official line is that there is not enough interest in it … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: iBooks Author

In my last column, I talked about my opinion that current eBook Ā formats are not really suitable for RPG publications, where typically a greater level of control is required over the precise layout – unlike a novel where the ‘flow’ … Continue reading

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June Cartographer’s Annual!!

And as I mentioned just this morning re Henrik Wielink’s Dungeon style for CC3 … how cool does this look … šŸ™‚

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Fantasy Maps – A Stunning Site!

The Cartographer Annual (from Profantasy)Ā April Issue shipped last week, with yet another great overland style, based on the work of Herwin Wielink. I hadn’t come across this cartographer before, but his work is really stunning. His own site, Fantasy Maps, … Continue reading

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Map of the Month: Jonathan Roberts Style City Map

So March has flown by, and this column Ā missed the boat slightly in terms of publication, and significantly in terms of the content I had wanted to publish šŸ˜¦ As the title suggests, my aim was to complete a set … Continue reading

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RPG Tech Talk: The PDF Dilemma (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this article, we looked at the PDF security options that are available natively in the Acrobat PDF format itself. These included the ability to password protect and encrypt a document, as well as control actions that … Continue reading

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