Category Archives: The Havenscoast Project

2013: Onwards!! Aspirations for the New Year…

Well a Happy New Year to all; we seem to have decided there is still life after the Mayan calendar, which is good to know, as it means more gaming time! šŸ™‚ Anyway, as I mentioned in my last post, … Continue reading

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Content Corner: Havenscoast Locales

It’s been a slow couple of months on the blog front – a combination of work and summer holidays to blame – things just haven’t been progressing as I’d like! The ‘Havenscoast Project‘ is one such example; the last time … 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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Content Corner: Havenscoast Overview

Back in the day, the D&D products I used to like more than any other were ‘Gazetteer’ style guides, like the original Greyhawk and Forgotten Realms products. I used to peruseĀ these voraciously. Strangely, I seldom ran adventures using these products, … Continue reading

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Map of the Month: Havenscoast Overland

As I mentioned recently, I’m on a Jon Roberts vibe. For those that don’t know his work, you can check it out at Fantastic Maps. Not only does he present his wonderful work here, he also regularly posts tutorials and … Continue reading

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So many maps, so little time!

I can’t keep up! The Cartographer’s Annual has released the February issue, and it’s another amazing overland style ‘Overland Satellite’, as shown in the example map (from the Profantasy website). Now I want to re-do my world map in this … Continue reading

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February Update

Well, 2012 has certainly started with a bang in the RPG world, with the announcement that Wizards are working on the next edition of Dungeons and Dragons. At the very least it gives us all something new to blog about! … Continue reading

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Maps for Players

One of the things I always like to do in a campaign is have a map of the region that I can use as a handout for the players. I believe this helps them visualise the area and encourages them … Continue reading

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Area Hex Maps – A Guide…

Ā  Before moving on with more detailed maps, or indeed the first written content, I thought it would be interesting to talk (ramble?) a little bit about my hex mapping techniques. Ā  As I’ve posted before, I use Campaign Cartographer … Continue reading

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Old School Notes, 4E Style

The HavenscoastĀ Project! Recently, as part of the RPG Bloggers Carnival for April, I posted about the maps I used to create by hand many years ago, and the complex organisation system I developed. Most of the maps I shared were … Continue reading

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