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The Ebon Cartographer (Lifetime Adventure Maps Subscription)

The Ebon Cartographer (Lifetime Adventure Maps Subscription)

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A lifetime subscription to all of the hundreds of world-class building, region, and battlemaps, usable for fantasy tabletop RPG.  

As of this writing, includes nearly 1,000 maps comprising 9 GB of ultra-high-resolution content.


Overview

Infinium Game Studio produces richly-detailed, useful maps for our adventures.  An average of nearly 250 maps per adventure means that each and every building and region are meticulously laid out.  Mapmaking is our pride and joy, and something we obsess over.

Nearly each and every map also features both a GM and a Player-redcated version.  Player-redacted versions hide annotations and secret areas, and can easily be presented to the players as handouts without revealing anything unneeded.

For those interested in this incredibly detailed content, "The Ebon Cartographer" is a lifetime subscription to all adventure maps that IGS produces.  

Check out the portfolio of map samples on our website to get a taste of what's in store.


A Lifetime Subscription

At any given moment, The Ebon Cartographer is priced to represent the mapping content that is currently published and available.  More maps are released all the time as IGS continues to produce world-class indie RPG content.

As an Ebon Cartographer owner, you'll automatically receive all of those maps for free as we release them.


PDF Atlases & Individual Map Files for VTT

The Ebon Cartographer includes each and every full-featured PDF Atlas IGS produces for adventure content.  In addition to these laid-out book-format PDFs, each version of each map is provided as an ultra-high-resolution (>=4K) individual map image file. 

You're free to use these in your own GMing material, to print out, or to load into VTT programs for personal, non-commercial use.


GM & Player Versions of Every Map

Nearly every single map offered in our Atlases includes two versions: a full, GM version, and a Player-redacted version.  

Player versions omit secret doors and areas, and remove annotations to maximize usability as a player handout.

Below is a simple example of the common differences between the two versions.

Onward!


Map Examples


What's Included

As of this writing, includes content from the following separate books:

            

 
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Dylan B February 27, 2021 2:51 pm UTC
Hello! I'm assuming that "non-commercial" means no streamed campaigns or campaigns uploaded to YouTube. Is that right?
Customer avatar
J. E February 27, 2021 2:55 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Good question as I certainly didn't make that clear! YES, you can stream campaigns like that using these maps, no problem; just please give IGS credit for the map you're using as part of the stream (you can mention it aloud, and/or have text, whatever's easiest).

The "non-commercial" piece is just to make it clear that you can't just take one of the maps and include it in something you publish like a book or something.

Hope that helps and I'd personally be HONORED to see a YouTube session featuring one of my maps; could I ask that you either email me a heads-up, post a link to IGS' Facebook page, or post a link here in the comments of Ebon Cartographer if/when you do?
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Mark M February 26, 2021 8:58 pm UTC
PURCHASER
How does "lifetime" subscription work? Are you going to just be updating this one item ongoing on drivethrurpg, or is there a separate login and website access elsewhere?
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J. E February 26, 2021 9:55 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Good question; I don't think that was clear from the description: As I publish more maps that are part of IGS products, I'll simply be adding them to the Ebon Cartographer. You'll receive a notification whenever the product is updated and you'll automatically download them if you have the DTRPG desktop app.

Hope that helps! Thanks for the question!
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Badger B February 26, 2021 6:00 pm UTC
PURCHASER
I just picked this up. Is there any move towards changing the naming convention to match the contents of the pdfs?

An example Map 1 Brushgather Farm Overview as in the contents page is actually BF-O.png in the appropriate folder.

Its a very counter intuitive way to label / store them.

A good naming convention I have seen on this site is map 1 is normally labelled 01 BF-O - GM.png and players 01 BF-O - PC.png
Customer avatar
J. E February 26, 2021 9:58 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
That's a good call. Each map is taken from the product/adventure in which it was originally featured; one of the great things about IGS maps is that they're all keyed, so you can search the adventure PDF and quickly get to the map immediately.

The naming convention you describe is actually used in most of the adventures.

Finally, I'd recommend unzipping each map file into its own folder which should make the GM vs. Player aspect of things clear if it's not part of the filenames.

Hope that helps!
Customer avatar
Christopher C April 20, 2020 12:47 am UTC
PURCHASER
Jason, even at the full price this would be an incredible deal. Thank you so much for making all of these maps available. Now I just need to organize them so I can use them in FG for my ongoing campaign.
Customer avatar
Arayana M February 25, 2020 11:40 pm UTC
Both the Infinium Game Studio link and the portfolio link don't work.
Customer avatar
J. E February 26, 2020 3:08 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Ah, yes; good catch and thank you. I've tweaked the listing. DTRPG doesn't allow external links in product descriptions or customer emails, but it hadn't given me an error or warning when I'd submitted the description.

(You can get to the portfolio by going to infiniumgamestudio [dot] com / maps.)

Thanks again!
Customer avatar
Arayana M February 26, 2020 11:40 pm UTC
Glad to be of help and thanks for the info. I really hate sites that bar links. I get why they do, but it always seems to cause more grief for honest folks than for scammers.
Customer avatar
Arayana M February 29, 2020 2:21 am UTC
Just an FYI on something I noticed. The site prevents links, but not the URL being typed out. So you can include the location to be copy-pasted.
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