Free Isometric Grid Paper

Every week there’s a challenge on Google+ called the #fridayfiveminutemap challenge. This week the theme will be isometricTo give everyone a fighting chance, I’m offering a couple of resources for free.

Here’s a sheet of isometric grid paper. I’d assumed such a thing was easily available, but it seems not. Please feel free to take this and use it for whatever you like. I’ve also attached the .psd file with the grid on a separate layer so that you can get a little fancier with adding a grid to your digital maps.

Isometric graph paper for iso grid dungeons
Free isometric graph paper

If you want to dig a little further, I’ve put together a couple of tutorials on illustrating isometric maps:

How to colour quick trees for RPG maps

Today I’m walking through my method for colouring trees quickly for RPG maps. This follows on from this mini-tute/discussion on different tree styles from last week. I’m working with style 1 from that tutorial here, though it can be directly applied to the other styles just as easily.

How to colour trees for RPG maps

The problem with trees is the leaves. Continue reading “How to colour quick trees for RPG maps”

Free city and archipelago maps

So it seems it slipped my mind to post these maps up. They were created for Wayfinder #3 (a long time ago) and are free for people to download for their own use. I tend to stick to battlemap scale maps for my fantasy map packs as I feel those are the most useful. If you’d like to see maps like this as map packs – let me know in the comments.

First up – an archipelago:

Free fantasy archipelago map for pathfinder and 4e d&d

Second – we have a small city (well, really a large town):

Free map of fantasy city for pathfinder and 4E d&d

These are free for personal use. Feel free to download and share around under the CC-BY-NC-SA license. Who know, a series of islands and a fortified town on the water might be just what you need for the pirates in your Skull and Shackles game!