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Pen & Paper Roleplaying Central => Pen and Paper Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Discussion => Topic started by: Name Lips on February 28, 2006, 05:21:38 pm

Title: City map links
Post by: Name Lips on February 28, 2006, 05:21:38 pm
It's fun to steal real city maps and turn them into fantasy cities.

http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/mapmakers/braun_hogenberg.html

Sample
(http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/france/montpellier/maps/braun_hogenberg_I_8_1_s.jpg)

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~welling/maps/blaeu.html

Sample
(http://odur.let.rug.nl/~welling/maps/bobzoom.gif)

http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/historic_cities.html

Sample
(http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/belgium/brussels/maps/braun_hogenberg_I_14_m.jpg)
Title: City map links
Post by: BOZ on March 01, 2006, 12:50:12 am
cool idea.  :)  with some photoshop skillz you could turn that into something mighty useful.
Title: City map links
Post by: Berger King on March 01, 2006, 02:47:57 pm
From Reefer Madness' modern city thread. This is a map of Dubrovnik.

(http://www.dubrovnik-guide.net/pics/maps/the%20city2.jpg)
Title: City map links
Post by: BOZ on March 01, 2006, 03:51:14 pm
kickass, how'd he make that?  :)
Title: City map links
Post by: Berger King on March 01, 2006, 04:04:28 pm
Reefer Madness didn't make it. It was just pointed out as a link in that thread. It's a map from www.dubrovnik-guide.net (http://www.dubrovnik-guide.net)
Title: City map links
Post by: FraserRonald on March 06, 2006, 04:41:47 pm
Quote from: Name Lips
It's fun to steal real city maps and turn them into fantasy cities.


And those look like good examples. I did this with a map of London as well, circa 1600. I didn't have photoshop or anything similar at the time, so I actually printed it out, made a hand-drawn copy (onion paper and all that) which I then photocopied. I used the photocopies for various purposes, such as player maps and the like. It actually turned out really well.