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    Published on 01-16-2017 06:33 PM
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    Voting on the name of our annual awards ended at the weekend. We had some great suggestions from the community, and the winner- by a comfortable margin - was the Atlas Awards. Thank you to everyone who voted.

    Now that we've settled on a name, it's time to get down to the serious business of nominating maps for the 1st Atlas Awards.

    We've got ten categories, covering all sorts of mapping styles and genres. We ...
    Published on 01-11-2017 09:08 AM
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    Castle Siege by - JO -


    December 2016 Challenge Results

    December's challenge was 'Map a Siege'. Diamond wrote...
     
    To wrap the year up, let's all map a siege, shall we? The focus can be as broad or as narrow as you want, and in any genre. Some examples include:

    A Naval Blockade
    The Alamo
    The Siege of Stalingrad
    A traditional medieval siege, on as small
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    Published on 01-09-2017 05:48 PM
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    In the excitement of the Guild City project, you may have overlooked the small matter of the Annual Awards, our very own Oscars for mapmaking.

    Very soon we'll be announcing ...
    Published on 12-19-2016 09:19 AM
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    Dyson's Floating Isles by Dyson Logos


    November/December 2016 Lite Challenge Results

    Last month, for the Oct/Nov challenge, we went underworld. This time, Bogie challenged Guilders to take to the skies and 'Map a Flying Island'. Any style of map was acceptable, so long as ...
    Published on 12-12-2016 06:46 AM
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    Abu's Abandoned Mesa Outpost by Abu Lafia



    November 2016 Mapping Challenge Results : Roll For Your Lives!

    We've had a few 'random generator' challenges recently, and they've proved very popular, so if ain't broke....

    Our theme for November was dungeons. Diamond wrote...
     
    This is a semi-dungeon-mapping challenge, so if you're not into that, just know what it is, going in. The idea
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    Published on 11-29-2016 07:53 AM
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    The Realm of Hades by GLS



    October/November 2016 Lite Challenge Results

    For October/November's Lite Challenge, our theme was 'Underworld'. Bogie wrote...
     
    Traditionally in RPGs and movies, Underworld refers to realms that lie beneath ours. But that leaves a lot of room for creative interpretation. For
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    Published on 11-13-2016 11:10 AM
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    Vampire's Mansion by Mat_r



    October 2016 Mapping Challenge Results

    In honour of Halloween, October's challenge was 'Vampires!' Diamond wrote...
     
    This month's Challenge revolves around everyone's favorite bloodsuckers: vampires! Your challenge this month is pretty straight-forward. Create a map in any style that has to do with vampires. That's it! No other restrictions!

    Some suggestions:

    -something
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