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Cartographers' Guild

Welcome to the Cartographers' Guild.

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    Generalized Forums

    1. News posted by site admins, and cartography industry pros.

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      • Threads: 336
      • Posts: 1,904
    2. New here? Say hi and tell us about yourself!

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      • Threads: 6,742
      • Posts: 32,531
    3. General discussion on and off topic.

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      • Threads: 2,734
      • Posts: 27,392
    4. Please post any bugs, issues, complaints, congrats, feedback, etc. about the website here. Admins will drop any notes or updates about changes and problems here as well.

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      • Threads: 264
      • Posts: 2,103
  2. Gallery Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Forums dedicated to the sharing of mapmaking endeavours.

    1. Map showcase as featured by the staff. These maps are shining examples of cartography.

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      • Threads: 96
      • Posts: 2,211
    2. Showcase your finished maps and projects here.

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      • Threads: 5,763
      • Posts: 50,772
  3. Community Participation Threads / Posts  Last Post

    This sub forum is where all of the community participation projects such as mapping challenges and community world building exercises are contained.

    1. Bookmark designs in the style of maps

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      • Threads: 46
      • Posts: 750
    2. The Atlas Awards: The Guild's annual recognition of the year's best maps. Nominate and vote for your favorites!

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      • Threads: 12
      • Posts: 279
    3. An opportunity for you to test your mapping skills, given a set of guidelines with a little bit of competition. Usually Occurs Monthly.

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      • Threads: 16
      • Posts: 221
    4. An opportunity for you to test your mapping skills, given a set of guidelines in a less competitive environment. Usually starts mid-month.

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      • Threads: 8
      • Posts: 125
    5. Archive Forum for past mapping challenges.

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      • Threads: 2,720
      • Posts: 53,271
    6. Use this forum to suggest ideas for future Mapping Challenges.

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      • Threads: 254
      • Posts: 1,986
    7. Currently Active Community World Building Projects.

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      • Threads: 323
      • Posts: 11,375
  4. Mapmaking Discussion & Philosophy (WIP/Critique) Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Forums dedicated to the discussion and philosophy of different types and styles of maps. Post your maps in here for critique and discussion.

    1. Forum for general maps such as encounter maps, concept maps, and other uncategorized maps and map elements and map related artwork.

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      • Threads: 956
      • Posts: 10,547
    2. General overland, outdoors, region, and world mapping discussion.

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      • Threads: 5,242
      • Posts: 68,231
    3. General city/urban mapping discussion.

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      • Threads: 1,266
      • Posts: 17,991
    4. General indoor, floorplan, and building mapping discussion.

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      • Threads: 477
      • Posts: 5,715
    5. Underground and dungeon crawl map discussion.

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      • Threads: 518
      • Posts: 5,457
    6. Science Fiction, Modern and futuristic mapping discussion.

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      • Threads: 472
      • Posts: 4,806
    7. Forum for maps designed specifically for use as battlemaps, map tiles or for use in any Virtual Tabletop (VTT) software.

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      • Threads: 406
      • Posts: 4,419
    8. Board games and other tabletop style mapping discussion.

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      • Threads: 121
      • Posts: 947
    9. Discussion on the subject of toponymy and linguistics in relation to cartography.

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      • Threads: 56
      • Posts: 756
    10. Discussion on various software applications ranging from Campaign Cartographer and Dundjinni to Photoshop and The Gimp

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      • Threads: 1,250
      • Posts: 9,869
    11. Discussion on the subject of 3D modeling map elements and other 3d modeling such as terrains and height maps.

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      • Threads: 127
      • Posts: 1,230
    12. Discussion on the subject of level design for both 2d and 3d games about layout, structure, flow, artwork, styling, etc.

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      • Threads: 5
      • Posts: 70
  5. Mapping Resources Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Forums dedicated to resources you can use in your mapmaking endeavours.

    1. Post your tutorials and how-to's, as well as link to tutorials already made.

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      • Threads: 685
      • Posts: 9,431
    2. Share and discuss the artwork bits and pieces used for mapping such as textures, tiles, brushes and symbols.

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      • Threads: 589
      • Posts: 5,638
    3. Post and share or link to reference material online that can help other mappers with inspiration or stylization.

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      • Threads: 545
      • Posts: 2,485
    4. If you need something made for a map or a complete map altogether, post here, someone may do it for you!

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      • Threads: 2,047
      • Posts: 10,337
    5. Wondering how to do something? Lost and confused with your software? Curious how a certain map was made? This is the place to ask.

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      • Threads: 1,228
      • Posts: 7,138

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