Category Archives: Area Map B4: The Havenscoast

RPG Blog Carnival: Campaign Creation

It’s a while since I participated in a Carnival, but this looked like a fun topic! Creating a new campaign is one of the most exciting things you can take on as a GM. All those ideas, all that potential: … Continue reading

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The Cartographer’s Annual Challenge: February 2013

Yes, I’m aware it’s March! ­čÖé This is my (late) entry for the February Annual in my own challenge, in which I attempt to create a meaningful map for Tolrendor using the┬áCartographer’s Annual issue for the month. I have to … Continue reading

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Map of the Month: A(nother) view of the Havenscoast

It’s been a while since Map of the Month was some of my own work, rather than someone else’s! It’s a good feeling ­čÖé This month’s map is yet another view of the Havenscoast. You can find my previous maps … 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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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 peruse┬áthese 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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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…

┬á 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. ┬á As I’ve posted before, I use Campaign Cartographer … Continue reading

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