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World Dimensions

So, a few days ago I talked about using hex paper. I recommended Blog of Holding’s blank hex paper. Here I want to demonstrate how this would work with the landmass drawing I posted yesterday. I’m using a rather odd dimension with my landmass drawing. The original file is 4096 x 2020, so it doesn’t […]

Landform Creation

It’s time for me to start drawing my land. My hand isn’t as steady as it was when I was a young, naive high school student. But that’s almost an advantage when drawing a map. You don’t need a steady hand. In fact, making some squiggly lines actually makes the map look more realistic. There […]

Your Continents

Getting carried away with world building is so easy. You could try to draw a map of the entire planet, with five to ten continents and eastern and western hemisphere, polar ice caps, etc. You do not need to do that. For one thing, the known world has been very small through most of the […]

Hex Paper

hex (heks): a magic spell; a curse. Oxford No, not actually talking about that type of hex. I’m talking about a sheet of paper covered in interlocking hexagons. It looks similar to standard graph paper, but with hexagons instead of squares. See the image to the right. I believe that hex paper began to be […]

World Building

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” – Genesis 1.1 “The story so far:In the beginning the Universe was created.This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.” ― Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe I have decided to begin […]

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