Author Topic: RPG Battle Map book on Kickstarter  (Read 441 times)

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on: March 05, 2019, 09:27:18 AM
I might just have to plunge into this one; there's an insane number of maps, and they're gorgeous




They lay flat at 17x22, with a dry erase / laminate finish that also takes static-cling overlays (and the book includes a bunch)


with stretch goals, they're up to 32 maps, almost $600k (of a $10k goal) and the base book is only $35

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Reply #1 on: March 05, 2019, 09:42:42 AM

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Reply #2 on: March 05, 2019, 09:53:58 AM
Make yer own.

Illwinter's Floorplan Generator


yeah, but not the cool book format for my shelf (that's too small for the book... )

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Reply #3 on: March 05, 2019, 12:54:11 PM
No, I mean you can make your own book like that with your own custom maps. Just print out the map (with Illwinter's Floorplan Generator or equivalent) and cover it with something like Kassa Clear Dry Erase Board Sticker. You make a book out of it if that's want you want. You can write on it. You could even print tokens out and stick them to static cling vinyl if you want the removable tokens. Heck, the cling vinyl tokens by themselves would probably stick to regular inkjet photo paper. (Note to self: Have I just discovered a cat-proof method for playing board games? I know, I'm probably underestimating cats.)

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Reply #4 on: March 05, 2019, 01:31:17 PM
or, I could support a fellow creative person in the game design world and order a book from him :)

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Reply #5 on: March 05, 2019, 01:41:18 PM
Well sure, if you like being limited to his maps. As Peter Jennings used to say, "It's your money".
And if that's game design then I need to start a Kickstarter myself. I could use $600K.  :D

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Reply #6 on: March 05, 2019, 01:49:31 PM

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Reply #7 on: March 05, 2019, 01:52:50 PM
Quiet you! I'm busy working on my Colorforms Napoleonic Wars Kickstarter project!  :whistle:

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Reply #8 on: March 05, 2019, 04:15:54 PM
I could see a product like this being nice for one off sessions.

Personally I use a chessex mat and wet erase markers. Quick, simple, and usable for most RPG settings or systems.



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Reply #9 on: March 05, 2019, 04:18:17 PM
Personally I use a chessex mat and wet erase markers. Quick, simple, and usable for most RPG settings or systems.

you're so old school

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Reply #10 on: March 05, 2019, 05:58:54 PM



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Reply #11 on: March 06, 2019, 09:39:39 AM

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Reply #12 on: October 10, 2019, 02:30:50 PM

this is the dude that ran this kickstarter


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Reply #13 on: Yesterday at 08:40:06 AM
shipping notification came today.  should be here Friday

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