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The Big Book of Maps for Tabletop Roleplaying Games - Volume 1: Fantasy Adventure contains over 230 full-color maps created by fantasy cartographer Justin Andrew Mason. The maps are themed towards fantasy adventure.

Whether your adventures embrace classic high fantasy, swords and sorcery, or fringe on an otherworldly Lovcraftian realm, this collection will provide suitable cartography for your tabletop adventures.

Dungeons, castles, keeps, temples, sacred sites, urban sprawl, caverns, mines, dwarven halls, elven empires, extradimensional planes, heavenly encounters, hellish delves, and even ancient forgotten advanced technology – this book has it all. There are even ten Underworld mega-dungeons included!

Note: This is product is not a collection of poster-print resolution or VTT maps. If you are looking for super high resolution VTT version of the maps in this book, please check out the available VTT map packs here

Every map herein is provided with two versions: a player map and a gamemaster map.

The player maps are not labeled, have no room numbers, and neatly obscure hidden locations and secret rooms.

The gamemaster maps display everything including labels, numbers, hidden areas, and secret doors and passages.

Please check out the sample PDF which is linked below the product image to see how the maps are indexed and presented in this book. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please drop a message in the comments scetion below. 

The following video is 2-minute flip-thru of the hardcover print. 


 
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AUSTIN H May 16, 2018 4:12 pm UTC
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Hello! Is there a reason to get the physical copy of this book? The maps look great, I have the PDFs, but yeah, why the physical copy? Ideas for how to use it?
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Justin Andrew M May 19, 2018 7:52 pm UTC
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Thanks! I'm glad you like the maps. Honestly, creating the print book was more a project of passion than anything else. I love maps, and have several other books each filled to the brim with them. I just wanted to create one myself. While the print book serves little practical use beyond inspiration and a hefty (5 pounds) print collection of maps for cartography fans and bibliophiles, the real "meat" of the project is the high-resolution poster-print quality VTT map sets, all 230 of which are also available here on DTRPG.
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Steve N March 04, 2018 10:17 pm UTC
These are amazing! I know I must have seen your work before just from the huge body of work you have done in the past but I'm sorry to say I didn't put two and two together before now. I won't make that mistake again!

I don't do VTT so are these maps of sufficient resolution to print tiles for my table top?

Also, I want to do some 1930's pulp action (both hard-boiled detective and vintage supers). Do you have anything like the streets Captain America was running down barefoot chasing the nazi saboteur in the movie? (i.e: city streets of "Manhattan", warehouse district, city hall or such)

(Ooo! Maybe it would fit into your Perils Of... series!)
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Justin Andrew M March 05, 2018 1:58 am UTC
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Thank you! I'm glad you enjoy them. :)

On poster-print maps: The PDF of the book isn't high enough resolution to print to poster size. However, every single map in the book is offered here on DTRPG individually as a VTT Map Set for $2. I've also created several bundle deals that discounts included map sets by roughly 25%. In the VTT Map Sets, the super-high resolution graphics for the maps are included and these print out crisp-and-clean at the 1-inch grid scale for miniatures (33" x 44" poster size). If you click on any of the VTT Map Sets there is a video demonstrating the quality of one of the maps printed out at this size. Also (for about another two weeks), the entire collection of digital resources for Volume 1 (230 maps + map 620+ icons and extras) are available as a $30 add on for my ongoing Kickstarter for Volume 2. If interested, you can find out more here: http://tinyurl.com/bigbookofmaps

On Modern/20th Century Maps: Where this volume "Volume 1" focuses...See more
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Steve N March 05, 2018 10:09 am UTC
Cool, thanks!

Just so you know, the kind of maps I'm thinking of would have a certain "feel" of the pre-war era, street lights, mailboxes, news stands, hot dog stands, etc.
Kinda like if you were to do a Victorian street scene, you'd have Victorian acoutrements.
But, yeah, I'll keep watching!
What are you planning after sci-fi?
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Justin Andrew M March 06, 2018 1:51 am UTC
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What's coming up after "Volume 2: Science Fiction" is highly dependent on how quickly I can turn the project around. Volume 1 was finished and distributed months ahead of schedule for backers... in fact, it would still be ahead of schedule if it remained unreleased at all this month. I kept that pace despite a break in progress due to a death in the family.

I'm hoping that I can do the same or better with the second volume. It's looking possible that Volume 3 will be a "Fantasy Mini-Dungeons" theme; if it gets unlocked as a stretch goal in the current kickstarter (I wanted to provide some incentive for non-SciFi gamer to back the project); if unlocked a whole extra book is the reward. So, maybe Volume 4 can focus on the 20th century.

When I do release a "Modern" collection, I will most likely break it up into decades 1900's - 1990's (since I think most of the present day and near future map needs will be covered in the Science Fiction series). When I get...See more
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Micah W February 21, 2018 10:35 pm UTC
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Is there a way to get the VTT version of this product?
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Justin Andrew M February 22, 2018 1:09 am UTC
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There is. The second Volume of the Big Book of Maps is live on Kickstarter now. All of the digital assets for the first volume (for those who missed out on the first project) are there as a add-on for $30. This includes all 230+ maps as high-resolution 600 dpi poster-print quality JPG files, as well as VTT packs of each that have been sized down to work for most Virtual Tabletop Platforms. The digital add-on also includes a collection of over 620 map icons for use with the maps, and the Cartographers Toolkit (which includes extra assets like borders, compass roses, and some PS actions for making parchment maps out of them). Every map comes in three versions: Player, GM, and VTT. If interested, you can look it up on Kickstarter or follow this URL: https://tinyurl.com/bigbookofmaps

Alternatively, they will go up for sale later as individual VTT Map packs (for about $2/map set), but the only way to get them all for a only few cents each is via the above option.
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