Sunday, February 28, 2016

Isometeric Mapping...Always Take Lots of Asprin Before Attempting

The other day I wrote about my Adventure Creation last Tuesday.  A short adventure created using a few random tables.  I put out a call for a title and had Ivy pick one she liked.  She liked the Hobgoblin Bottle Run, but kept saying The Hoblin Goblin Bottle Run.  I am keeping Ivy's version, but thank you to +Jens D. for the title inspiration.

I drew a side view map.  It was okay.  A little boring.  It is a vertical adventure with the chapel, basement, well and tunnel.  I thought I would give the isometric map a shop.  This was my first real attempt at one.  I had blood coming out of my left eye by the time I finished.


A clunky attempt, but I'll take it.  Right now I'm not capable of making a better one.  But I like that I decided on this style.  It is a better representation of the adventure.  I'll try to clean it up some, add the map text and see if I can make those lines go away. 

Wanna know something else cool?  +Jim Magnusson is on board to do a couple of pictures for the adventure!  He's working on one for a hobgoblin and one with stirges!

8 comments:

  1. Hoblin goblins do sound scarier. Just sayin'.

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  2. I hope that someday "Hoblin Goblins" cause as much terror and angst as "Tucker Kobolds."

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  3. I bought one of these, haven't had the guts to use it yet, but it's good for scanning.

    http://www.whitelinesshop.se/isometric-graph-paper-a4/324-0

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  4. The aspirin paid off--that looks pretty good!

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  5. It looks fantastic..good job

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