Making a magnetic stir plate from old computer parts and junk lying around.
With map in hand, you can now add history to the land. Adding political boundaries, towns, cities, and ruins will give you a base to use in your campaign.
Worldbuilding is the holy grail of being a Dungeon Master or Game Master. Once you've tried some pre-build game modules, one inevitably wants to be a world builder. Join me on that path.
Your map is drawn and now it is time to add labeling. Inside are techniques to draw labels that follow the contours of the roads or rivers.
Here is a simple way to create a cavern map for your D&D or other roleplaying game. Included in this tutorial is a video how-to.
Sometimes you just need a quick map to make it through. GIMP is a proven tool able to give you the maps you need for both elaborate campaign maps or a quick and dirty dungeon crawl.
Creating mountains for fantasy maps is as easy as manipulating a few of the filters in GIMP 2.8. Placing mountains where you want them to be is simple.
Creating maps for RPGs is a labour of love. You can go all out and create a map with high detail or just scratch a few lines on a piece of scrap paper. It all depends on you what you want.
Rivers are easy to draw realistically once you know this little secret technique. I'll show you how to taper that river line from mouth to source so it looks realistic.
When world building for a role-playing game, like Dungeons and Dragons, a world map is essential. Follow along with this tutorial and learn how to create a custom map that will impress any player.
Creating usable maps with GIMP is easy whether you want a simple line drawing or a photorealistic contoured map. The techniques are simple to learn and practise. Let me show you how.