Cartographer's Annual 2019

Cartographer's Annual 2019 Content

Overland Worlds of Wonder style


For the January issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2019 we present a new overland style from CC3+ based on some beautiful bitmap textures combined with vector symbols for both quick and beautiful map-making.

Overland Worlds of Wonder style

The style and tutorial pack Worlds of Wonder contains all the templates, symbols and tools for you to create beautiful maps, and the accompanying mapping guide/tutorial includes a detailed look at how to contruct such overland maps.

The style pack Worlds of Wonder includes

  • 1 new overland drawing style
  • 30 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 120 new symbols in 7 catalogs
  • 7 new bitmap fills
  • 1 4-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (PNG and FCW format)
  • 1 new effect setting
Isometric Town style 1


A set of symbols to create isometric city villages, towns or neighborhoods. Created by Sue Daniel as true 3D designs, these symbols are aimed at making isometric street layouts quick and easy to construct.

Isometric Town Style 2

The symbols are designed based on real-world Tudor-style houses and will fit together seamlessy at various angles, allowing the user to create streets lined by adjoining houses.

The style pack Isometric Town includes:

  • 1 new city drawing style
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 223 new symbols in 1 catalog
  • 29 new bitmap textures
  • 2 examples maps (JPG and FCW format)
  • 1 new effect setting
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
Science Fiction Base Example


A gorgeous set of sci-fi maps depicting an base on a hostile planet showing exterior views, aboveground floorplans and underground levels. The accompanying styles can be used even without Cosmographer 3.

Science Fiction Base Example

The included mapping guide explains how to use the floorplan style to create the exterior view and convert the same into the basis for the floorplan layout. The style can easily be expanded with the artwork includes in Cosmographer 3.

The map and style pack SciFi Bases includes

  • 1 new floorplan drawing style
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 81 new drawing tools
  • 70 symbols in 1 catalog
  • 59 bitmap textures
  • 5 examples maps (JPG and FCW format)
  • 4 new effect setting
  • 2 fonts
  • 1 7-page mapping guide
Moody Mansions Example 1


Pär Lindström designed a floorplan drawing style for houses and mansions very well suited for early modern and/or horror genre games. We are calling it the the "Moody Mansions" style.

Moody Mansions Example 2

The included mapping guide guides you through the planning, layout and detailing of a full mansion floorplan.

The style pack Moody Mansions includes

  • 1 new floorplan drawing style
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • about 30 new drawing tools
  • about 100 new symbols
  • 12 new bitmap textures
  • 1 examples map (JPG and FCW format)
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
Beaumaris Castles 3d view


In May we present a full-mapped real-world castle: Beaumaris Castle in Wales. Completely re-worked from the version in Source Maps: Castles by Sue Daniel, it contains detailed floorplans of all the fortress' levels and a 3d View.

Beaumaris Castle Floorplan

The castle parts are also organized in such a way, that you can build your own designs in different configurations.

The map pack Beaumaris Castles includes

  • 4 castle floorplans
  • 1 castle 3D View
Ancient Tombs Example Map


In June we are seeing the return of Master Mapper and long-time contributor Jean-Michel Bravo. He has created a set of egyptian-themed artwork and compiled it into the "Ancient Tombs" dungeon style, complete with mapping guide and all.

Ancient Tombs Bitmap Example

This style is only the first of a trilogy, which will also look at creating isometric versions of the floorplans and a set of advanved techniques.

P.S: The originally announced "Foreign Worlds" style by Sebastian Breit must unfortunately be canceled, due to personal reasons of the author.

The style pack Ancient Tombs includes

  • 1 new Dungeon drawing style by Jean-Michel Bravo
  • 2 new template wizards (metric and imperial)
  • 4 new fixed templates
  • 274 new symbols in 6 catalogs
  • 40 new bitmap fills
  • 27 new drawing tools
  • 1 example floorplan (FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 8-page mapping guide
  • 1 new font
  • 1 new menu file
Renaissance City Example Map


In July Pär Lindström presents a new style – “Renaissance City” – based on a renaissance-era city map of Paris. It allows you to create beautiful views from a quasi-isometric perspective.

Renaissance City Example Detail

The Renaissance City style contains more than 200 symbols and bitmap textures, as well as a complete set of drawing tools for city maps. The accompanying 5-page mapping guide walks you through the complete process of creating a map.

The style pack Renaissance City includes

  • 1 new City drawing style by Pär Lindström
  • 2 new template wizards (metric and imperial)
  • 191 new symbols in 6 catalogs
  • 10 new bitmap fills
  • 24 new drawing tools
  • 1 example city map(FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
  • 1 new font
  • 1 new effect setting
Ancient Tombs Isometric Example


For August Jean-Michel Bravo continues his series of Egyptian-themed styles, this time giving us an isometric style that works with Perspectives 3. If you are interested in JM Bravo's work, please visit his website at and his YouTube channel.

Ancient Tombs Isometric Example Detail

The Ancient Tombs Isometric City style comes with a huge number of symbols and bitmap fills to recreate these dusty (or colorful if you prefer) catacombs. The highly detailed 14-page mapping guide takes you through all the steps.

The style pack Ancient Tombs Isometric includes

  • 1 new isometric dungeon drawing style
  • 4 new templates (2 metric and 2 imperial)
  • 350 new symbols in 6 catalogs
  • 44 new bitmap fills
  • 10 new drawing tools
  • 1 example isometric dungeon map(FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 14-page mapping guide
  • 1 new Perspective Wall setting
Watercolour Maps Example


For September we have a brand new contributor to the Cartographers Annual: Hans Anders Bergström created techniques to create watercolour-style drawings in CC3+, and we jumped on the opportunity to produce an Annual issue to showcase this awesome new style.

Watercolour Maps Example

The Watercolour Maps style comes a two example maps, some drawing tools and a single new background fill. But the important part is the 11-page mapping guide explaining the process of producing the maps. This issue certainly light on the art assets, but very heavy on the technique and innovation!

The style and tutorial pack Watercolour Maps includes

  • 1 new drawing style
  • 2 new templates (1 metric and 1 imperial)
  • 1 new bitmap background texture
  • 10 new drawing tools
  • 2 example maps (FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 11-page mapping guide
  • 1 new effect setting
Mythic Maps Example 1


The October issue of the Cartographers Annual contains a beautiful new overland style, by our long-time community member and first-time contributor Gary Warburton. Originally created for a setting of mythical Greece, his "Mythic Maps" style now ventures into the realms of Meso-American cutltures.

Mythic Maps Example 2

The Mythic Maps style combines a misty and evocative background of landscapes, mountains and forest with striking symbols for human settlements and bold labeling to make them stand out on the maps. The four page mapping guide takes you through the whole process of creating a map of these mythic lands.

The style pack Mythic Maps includes

  • 1 new drawing style
  • 2 new templates (1 metric and 1 imperial)
  • 3 new bitmap textures
  • 27 new symbols in 6 new catalogs
  • 25 new drawing tools
  • 2 example maps (FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 4-page mapping guide
Mythic Maps Example 1


The November issue of the Cartographers Annual brings you a huge tutorial and tool pack by Sue Daniel, who shows you how to create amazingly detailed and beautiful world maps with the help of Fractal Terrains 3 and Campaign Cartographer 3+.

Mythic Maps Example 2

The One Day Worldbuilder Tutorial Pack contains more 46 pages of material, split into the Mapping Guide and a Supplemental pdf. In addtion to that, it includes many new color schemes and export settings for FT3 as well as a CC3+ template that facilitates the conversion of an export from FT3 into a full-fledged Campaign Cartographer map.

The tutorial pack The One Day Worldbuilder includes

  • 1 28-page pdf mapping guide on creating a detailed world map with FT3 and CC3+
  • 1 18-page pdf of supplemental notes
  • 1 new template
  • 3 high detail example worlds (FTW, FCW, and PNG versions)
  • 4 new FT3 color schemes
  • 11 new FT3 to CC3+ export settings
  • 26 example FT3 worlds
  • 18 Wilbur color schemes
Worlds of Wonder 2 Example 1


The December issue of the Cartographers Annual harkens back to the first issue of the year and add to the Worlds of Wonder style from January, significantly expanding the symbols and tools available for the style.

Worlds of Wonder  2

The Style Pack Worlds of Wonder contains dozens of new symbols, 10 new bit map textures and many new drawing tools. In its accompanying sheets & effects guide it also goes through all the sheets, explaining their function and the included sheet effects.

The style pack Worlds of Wonder 2 includes

  • 1 update and expansion to drawing style "Worlds of Wonder"
  • 2 new templates (1 metric and 1 imperial)
  • 76 new symbols in 7 catalogs
  • 10 new bitmap textures
  • 51 new and updated drawing tools
  • 1 new example drawing (FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 new effects setting
  • 1 7-page sheets and effects guide
Symbol Drawing Tools 1


The Bonus issue of the Cartographers Annual takes advantage of some recent updates to add drawing tools for mountain ranges, woodlands and other terrain types to the overland styles of CC3+.

Symbol Drawing Tools 2

The updates allow the creation of drawing tools that place randomized symbols along paths and fill polygons with a random scattering of symbols. The included mapping guide teaches you how to set up these kind of tools yourself.

The bonus issue is available as a free issue and can be used by anyone with Campaign Cartographer 3 Plus. Download it from this link.

The tool pack Symbol Drawing Tools includes

  • 52 new drawing tools for CC3+ overland styles
  • 51 new Symbols Along and Symbols in Area settings
  • 1 example (FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 7-page mapping guide

This is our 13th Annual and many of our customers have repeatedly subscribed from the beginning. Every year we balance the content so that the Cartographer's Annual is excellent value no matter how you use CC3+.


The Annual comes in twelve issues, delivered by download. To access the downloads, subscribe for the year and then add the serial number you receive to your ProFantasy registration. All available issues are immediately downloadable.

At the end of the year we roll the twelve issues into a single downloadable volume, also available from your registration.