Cartographer's Annual 2020

Cartographer's Annual 2020 Content

Watabou Cities style

January

For the January issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2019 we present a combined tutorial and style pack, importing maps from Watabou's amazing medieval Fantasy city generator into CC3+, applying a City Designer 3 style and expanding it with CC3+'s tools.


Watabou random city map

The pack Watabou Cities contains instructions on how to convert an svg file into an import CC3+ can understand, templates to import the into, and the intructions, tools and bitmaps to convert the result into a beautiful CC3+ map.


The style and tutorial pack Watabou Cities includes

  • 1 new city drawing style
  • 30 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 50 bitmap fills
  • 1 5-page tutorial and mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (PNG and FCW format)
  • 1 new effect setting
Ferraris style 1

February

Sue Daniel has painstakingly recreated the style of early modern cartographer Joseph de Ferraris and we are proud to present it as the February Annual issue.


Ferraris style 2

Dozens of beautiful fill styles and symbols in amazing detail define the first large-scake systematic mapping in Western Europe executed by Ferraris and you'll be able to draw your own maps in this unique style.


The style pack Ferraris Style includes:

  • 1 new city (local area) drawing style
  • 85 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 34 bitmap fills
  • 269 new bitmap symbols in 6 catalogs
  • 1 12-page tutorial and mapping guide
  • 1 example map (PNG and FCW format)
  • 1 map legend part (PNG and FCW format)
  • 5 new Symbols Along and Symbols in Area settings
  • 2 new effect settings
  • 1 new true type font
Starship Example

March

The March issue of the Annual 2020 contains a detailed set of deckplans for an explorer-type starship (Alexandria-class in Pelgrane Press' Ashen Star rpg) created with Cosmographer 3, as well as a large set of bitmaps for modern and sci-fi maps.


Starship Example

Each deck is rendered in loving detail and is accompanied by a description of the various features, functions and layout. The plans come exported in a variety of hires formats for immediate use at the table or in virtual tabletops, and can of course be edited and expanded upon in CC3+.


The map and tutorial pack Alexandria-class Starship includes

  • 1 starship exterior drawing (FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 starship deckplan drawing (FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 6-page starship description
  • 186 bitmap fills
  • 2 bitmap fill overview/insertion drawings (imperial and metric)
  • 1 4-page tutorial guide
  • 1 new true type font
Inked Dungeon Example

April

The April issue of the Annual 2020 contains a new dungeon style based on ink-and-paper cartography by the likes of Dyson Logos and MonkeyBloodDesign.


Inked Dungeon Example

The style allows you to produce simple and effective but also beautiful black and white dungeon layouts. The included 6-page mapping guide takes you through the process of drawing a complete dungeon.


The style pack Inked Dungeons includes

  • 1 new dungeon drawing style
  • 36 new drawing tools
  • 50 new vector symbols
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 8 new hatch styles
  • 1 6-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (PNG and FCW format)
  • 1 true type font
  • 2 new effect settings
Ryecroft Town Example 1

May

The May issue of the Annual 2020 contains a new city style created by Glynn Seal of MonkeyBloodDesign, providing a wonderful new full color look for town and city maps based on this Ryecroft cemetery design.


Ryecroft Town Example 2

The "Ryecroft Town" drawing style allows you to produce beautiful town and city maps, making full use of the city commands incorporated into CC3+ with the recent Update 25. And as usual the accompanying mapping guide provides a full introduction to using the style.


The style pack Ryecroft Town includes

  • 1 new city drawing style
  • 75 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 86 new bitmap symbols
  • 40 new bitmap fills
  • 1 6-page tutorial and mapping guide
  • 1 example map (PNG and FCW format)
  • 2 new effect settings
  • 3 new street settings
  • 9 new house settings
  • 18 new true type font by MonkeyBloodDesign (2 installed, 16 in Annual folder)

Further ahead

To be announced.

This is our 14th 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+.

Delivery

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.