Monthly Archives: January 2019

Wizard Tower Battlemat Icons Preview

This is the last January preview of our Patreon (an opt-in monthly subscription) map icon mini-sets for use with our software programs.  This month’s theme is Wizard Towers, and this post has the Dungeonographer/battlemat map icons.  Each image is sized so that

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Wizard Towers City Scale Map Icons Patreon Preview

This post has a preview of our city scale Wizard Towers themed Patreon icons for January 2019 by artist/cartographer Keith Curtis.  If you’re not familiar with Patreon, it is something like an opt-in monthly subscription.  The set has a tower

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Encampment Encounters: Wild Goose Chase

Tags: Wilderness, Theft, Thieves, Bandits Setup: The PCs are lured away from their camp so their belongings can be looted. Encounters: As the PCs are finishing a meal before some turn in to bed, a ruckus is heard in the

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Hexplorations: Wizard’s Tower

Below is a multi-column chart for the details of a wizard’s tower–our third “hexploration.” This matches up with this month’s Patreon of map icons for creating your own maps. (Each month we’re creating 15+ icons for each of 4 styles:

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Rest Sidequests: Night Hag

Tags: Wilderness, Dreams, Night Hag Setup: Usually, when a group of PCs rest they set watches and don’t worry about attackers in dreams. Now they will! A night hag visits their camp, attempting to wear them down. Encounters: The night

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Wizard Tower/Location Classic World Map Icons Preview

Our Patreon (something like a monthly subscription) continues this month with wizard location themed map icon mini-sets for use with our software programs.  This post has the Worldographer/Hexographer classic style map icons in an in-use map preview below.  See our prior post

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Patreon Map Icons Preview: Isometric World/Kingdom Wizard Towers

Magiocracy of Ulm Generations ago the Archmage Ulm foresaw a time when wizards would be persecuted for the evil acts of a few. Through powerful divination spells, he determined the best way to keep magic alive in the land was

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Hexplorations: Shipwrecks

Our second “hexploration” (charts for details of things you may encounter in a hex crawl or simply developing your world) focuses on shipwrecks. While researching this, I found an article that details causes for shipwrecks including some strange but real

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Worldographer Cities & Villages Update

We’re continuing to shake out the bugs in the recently released settlement building functionality of Worldographer.  You can always get the latest version at http://worldographer.com/download/ The latest fixes centered on the configuration the data used to generate a new city

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Weird Uses of Monsters

In a fantasy world, monsters don’t have to be just foes.  A city or town can make agreements with a nearby tribe of goblins, send adventurers out to make a mutually beneficial contract with a Medusa, or summon an elemental

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