Cartographer's Annual 2021

Cartographer's Annual 2021 Content

Fantasy Town style

January

For the January issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2021 we present a new city style by long-time subscription contributor, Pär Lindström.

Fantasy Town style

The beautiful and whimsical Fantasy Town style, let's you quickly create small to medium settlements, from hamlets and villages to town and small cities. It also pairs perfectly with Pär's City Ruins style from the previous year.


The style pack Fantasy Town includes

  • 1 new city drawing style
  • 57 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 188 new bitmap symbols
  • 22 new bitmap fills
  • 1 6-page tutorial and mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (PNG and FCW format)
  • 2 new effect settings
  • 10 new street settings
  • 12 new house settings
  • 1 new true type font
Map Banners 1

February

Sue Daniel has prepared a set of banner and seal symbols to be used on any of the existing map styles. The set is universally applicable on any map where you need labels with a elaborate background.


Map Banners 2

The banner symbols are variable in length and color, so they can be adjusted for any label length, text size and and coloring.


The symbol pack Banners and Seals includes:

  • 325 new bitmap symbols in 2 catalogs
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
  • 1 example map
  • 2 new catalog settings
Starship Example

March

The March issue of the Annual 2021 contains a new overland style by community member David Castedo Gomez (Medio in the community forum).


Starship Example

Based on a heavily re-worked Worlds of Wonder style, Erdan Worlds contains a complete set of new symbols including a lot of wondrous map features, like flying islands and huge maelstroms.


The style pack Erdan Worlds includes

  • 1 new overland drawing style by David Castedo Gomez
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 141 new symbols in 7 catalogs
  • 11 bitmap textures
  • 1 new Edge Striping image
  • 2 new symbols in area settings
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
  • 1 example map
  • 8 new catalog settings
  • 1 new catalog master filter
Ship Example 1

April

The April issue of the Annual 2021 contains a new style for drawing wooden sailing ships.


Ship Example 2

The style is set up to allow easy importing of black & white ship schematics, which can then be used to trace over and create full color deckplans usable as battle maps. The accompanying mapping guide takes you through the complete process of creating a deck layout.


The style pack Erdan Worlds includes

  • 1 new deck plan drawing style
  • 56 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 12 new symbols in 1 catalog
  • 54 bitmap textures
  • 1 6-page mapping guide
  • 2 example map
Darklands Example Detail 1

May

For the May issue of the Annual 2021 Sue Daniels created a new overland style named Darklands.


Darklands Example Detail 1

The "Darklands" drawing style is a full-blown fantasy map style in Sues wonderful artwork.


The style pack Darklands includes

  • 1 new overland drawing style by Sue Daniel
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 158 new symbols in 7 catalogs
  • 25 bitmap textures
  • 8 new symbols in area settings
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps
  • 8 new catalog settings
  • 1 new catalog master filter
Ancestry Example 1

June

The June issue of the Annual 2021 contains a style for creating genealogy trees and simlar diagrams. Follow the family line of your heroes or the important NPCs in your role-playing campaign, or depict the lineage of a noble house. Or you might even use the style to show your own family history and print it for your wall.


Ancestry Example 2

The accompanying 5-page mapping guide teaches how to use the different templates of the style, and suggests how to expand the scope of the pre-definged templates to suit your needs.


The style pack Ancestry includes

  • 1 new drawing style
  • 11 new drawing tools
  • 1 new template wizard
  • 3 new pre-defined templates
  • 10 new symbols in 1 catalog
  • 2 bitmap textures
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
  • 1 example map
Marine Dungeon Example 1

July

The July issue of the Annual 2021 leads you into the underwater depths with a dungeon style by Master Mapper Sue Daniel. "Marine Dungeon" will expand your dungeon design options into submerged tunnels, caves and the sea floor itself.


Marine Dungeon Example 2

Marine Dungeon is a fully self-contained style but site_functions the default Dungeon Designer 3 perfectly. The two can naturally be used together to expand the copye of that huge selection of art assets.


The style pack Marine Dungeon includes

  • Details to be announced

Further ahead

To be announced.

This is our 15th 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.