Category Archives: Maps

MERP: Trying to Map Middle Earth

I got pretty obsessed with Middle Earth again when I started playing MERP. Pete Fenlon put together a bunch of great Middle Earth maps that were published through ICE in the 1980s, and I have all of those (I think) … Continue reading

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Village & Town Maps

My players tend to be wanderers, moving from one town to the next. That means I have to have a lot of town map templates ready for them. One way I do this is save every town map I can … Continue reading

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MERP: Return to Don Tirbirath

The party drifted across the small lake to the eastern wall of the Dark Valley. Landing on the rocky shore, Freya kept watch while Araluth and Elentari began to meditate. Hamrammr and Jor scrambled up the rocky slope and found … Continue reading

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Rolisteam – A Nice Virtual Tabletop

More and more I learn how much the gaming community has matured, largely through the wonderful projects that I stumble across. When doing one of my periodic searches for roleplaying materials in French (search for “Jeux de roles” if you … Continue reading

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Ruined City Generator

Playing the Mutant World sandbox campaign, I needed a generator for ancient ruins. Thankfully, a good one exists at http://wizardawn.and-mag.com/tool_acity.php  It generates a ruined city map from geomorphs created by Amanda Michaels for Dave’s Mapper (see the list of city … Continue reading

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National Geographic’s Map of Medieval England

This is a fantastic map, and would make a great tool for a game of Pendragon. Check out a huge version of this map at https://alcuinofyork.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/medieval-england-map.jpg

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Another Map from Dyson — The Turning Tower

I’m definitely using this… someday. The Turning Tower is a stout three-tiered tower on the Plains of Dross. An ugly black blight upon the landscape, highlighted by brass doors; every hour or three the three rings of the tower rotate … Continue reading

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