Monday, August 29, 2016

Free Map Monday - Take the "M" Train


          This week's subway station map was inspired by Jack Kirby's post-post-apocalyptic comic book, Kamandi the Last Boy on Earth, the Morlock stories from The Uncanny X-Men series from the 80's, a little TMNT adventure I've been toying with for my kids, some Thundaar the Barbarian, Dave Joria's Masters of Umdaar, a bit of the Ghostbusters 2 movie, Matt Jackson's subway map from way back in January, Just Insert Imagination's Mutants & Tassels, and a CoC style horror scenario I've been mulling over.

Let me know how you use it!


All Patreon supporters this month get the hi-res files of all theTake the "M" Train maps as well as bonus content. Patrons at the $2.50+ level additionally get bonus versions with grids.
















Previously a Patreon exclusive! 



     On the shores of reality lies a mysterious port of call. Every seven years a gateway opens and the veil of time and space is pulled back. What fantastic adventures will be revealed?

This is a modular print and play dungeon tile set that can be used with any tabletop RPG. Also included jpg files for Virtual Tabletops.






Heart of Darkness is currently available digitally as a White Star compatible adventure and as a Savage Worlds licensed adventure.


Friday, August 12, 2016

Free Map Friday - The Secluded Sepulcher: Part 1





     High in the Dragon's Spine Mountains and deep in the Savagelands lies a hidden cave that is said to hold an ancient relic that may be your only hope in the fight against chaos. The way is hidden and dangerous and no one who has gone in search of this relic has ever returned.

I'm currently working on a system of modular wilderness and cave tiles based on hexes. I feel that hexes are a better fit for organic shapes so I want to see if a simple modular system can be designed to allow quick table builds that can be arranged and rearranged to represent almost any encounter.
Patreon supporters will get hi-res printable PDFs and a logo free hi-res JPEG of the full map.


All Patreon supporters this month get the hi-res files of all the Secluded Sepulcher maps as well as bonus content. Patrons at the $2.50+ level additionally get bonus versions with grids.





 










Previously a Patreon exclusive! 

The ancient city of Chathair Túr was once the home of Egeszfold’s most powerful sorcerers. Originally built around a tower that reached far into the sky. In the first age of the world, Chathair Túr prospered under the rule of its sorcerer overlords. While may labored to build the tower and enjoyed the show of ingenuity, the rulers worked their arcane powers to breach the very gates of Heaven. This peace and prosperity was shattered when the true intentions of the rulers were revealed when the veil between heaven and earth was torn. It wasn’t a doorway into heaven however and through the portal poured into this world great cosmic horrors that were never meant for this world. The great creator god Egysten took pity on his creation and destroyed the tower in a great cataclysm. Today all that remains today is a floating island city rumored to be filled with untold treasure, arcane artifacts, and unknown horrors. While the floating Ruins of Chathair Túr remain a monument of an age that has since become the inspiration for myths and legend, deep in the underground ruins something stirs...







Heart of Darkness is currently available digitally as a White Star compatible adventure and as a Savage Worlds licensed adventure.


Friday, July 29, 2016

Free Map Friday - Beneath Bitterweed: Part 3







     This is it. We have found our dear friend Nebin Pendlebrook. Some of our Zeroes may have made it past the giant toad spiders, crossed the ravine and made it past the skeletal hounds, how many party members are left? Are they ready for what's next?

It was a lot of fun recreating the encounter maps from Nebin Pendlebrook's Perilous Pantry and again I'd like to thank Jon Marr and Purple Sorcerer Games for permission to post these as part of my Patreon.

Jon does a lot for the DCC community so please check out the Purple Sorcerer website for a virtual Bag of Holding full of DCC resources and adventures, or download the free Crawler's Companion, a "funky dice rolling, rules referencing, chart crushing" mobile app for Android, iPhone, or web.

Patreon supporters will get hi-res printable PDFs and a logo free hi-res JPEG of the full map.


All Patreon supporters this month get the hi-res files of all the Beneath Bitterweed maps as well as bonus content. Patrons at the $2.50+ level additionally get bonus versions with grids.





 










Previously a Patreon exclusive! 

The ancient city of Chathair Túr was once the home of Egeszfold’s most powerful sorcerers. Originally built around a tower that reached far into the sky. In the first age of the world, Chathair Túr prospered under the rule of its sorcerer overlords. While may labored to build the tower and enjoyed the show of ingenuity, the rulers worked their arcane powers to breach the very gates of Heaven. This peace and prosperity was shattered when the true intentions of the rulers were revealed when the veil between heaven and earth was torn. It wasn’t a doorway into heaven however and through the portal poured into this world great cosmic horrors that were never meant for this world. The great creator god Egysten took pity on his creation and destroyed the tower in a great cataclysm. Today all that remains today is a floating island city rumored to be filled with untold treasure, arcane artifacts, and unknown horrors. While the floating Ruins of Chathair Túr remain a monument of an age that has since become the inspiration for myths and legend, deep in the underground ruins something stirs...







Heart of Darkness is currently available digitally as a White Star compatible adventure and as a Savage Worlds licensed adventure.


Friday, July 22, 2016

Free Map Friday - Beneath Bitterweed: Part 2




Continuing with the DCC zero level funnel Nebin Pendlebrook's Perilous Pantry, this week our zeros continue their search for Nebin deeper below Bitterweed Barrow. Thanks to Jon Marr and Purple Sorcerer Games for permission to present the terrain as a free map and for Patrons. This next installment--a cavern chasm, a strange well containing a solid column of water flowing up through the ceiling and down into the floor, an armory with a hidden room and secret tunnel. I really tried to get the effect of water reflected on the floors in the well room.

If you are not familiar with the adventure I highly recommend you check it out, but be warned although it may look whimsical it is deadly.



All Patreon supporters this month get the hi-res files of all the Beneath Bitterweed maps as well as bonus content. Patrons at the $2.50+ level additionally get bonus versions with square and hex grids.





 










Previously a Patreon exclusive! 

The ancient city of Chathair Túr was once the home of Egeszfold’s most powerful sorcerers. Originally built around a tower that reached far into the sky. In the first age of the world, Chathair Túr prospered under the rule of its sorcerer overlords. While may labored to build the tower and enjoyed the show of ingenuity, the rulers worked their arcane powers to breach the very gates of Heaven. This peace and prosperity was shattered when the true intentions of the rulers were revealed when the veil between heaven and earth was torn. It wasn’t a doorway into heaven however and through the portal poured into this world great cosmic horrors that were never meant for this world. The great creator god Egysten took pity on his creation and destroyed the tower in a great cataclysm. Today all that remains today is a floating island city rumored to be filled with untold treasure, arcane artifacts, and unknown horrors. While the floating Ruins of Chathair Túr remain a monument of an age that has since become the inspiration for myths and legend, deep in the underground ruins something stirs...







Heart of Darkness is currently available digitally as a White Star compatible adventure and as a Savage Worlds licensed adventure.


Thursday, July 21, 2016

Free Map Monday - Beneath Bitterweed, Part 1




This past Saturday I had the opportunity to Judge the DCC zero level funnel Nebin Pendlebrook's Perilous Pantry. It was a blast as well as a total TPK. While many people prefer to play DCC in a theater of the mind style, Purple Sorcerer Games includes paper minis with the adventure and of course I just had to make some terrain to go with it. The terrain turned out great and was enjoyed by all. as I was making it I asked for permission to present the terrain as a free map as well as for Patrons. Here's the first installment--the halfling home, cavern tunnels and toad spider cave. If you are not familiar with the adventure I suggest you check it out. I plan to run it again, but this time as a Savage Worlds adventure for Savage Dungeons Novice characters