Thursday, May 22, 2014

Big Hexyland Preview: Node Mode

So here is one of the nine maps in the forthcoming Big Hexyland PDF:
Copyright Doug Anderson 2014.

And here, on the facing page, is a node map with succinct notes about each location and how they connect. The sunburst icon next to each node indicates the typical days' travel time through that node:
Copyright Doug Anderson 2014.

You can let players use the features map while you reference  the node map. No index, no thumbing through a gazetteer. Plenty of room to add your own notes. Picture nine of these maps, each with its own "node mode" key page, and you get the idea.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

[Preview] Big Hexyland. Done.

An entire fantasy subcontinent. Nine modular mega-hexes. Full color. System-neutral. Packed with mind-boggling wonders that will feed your thirst for adventure. Coming soon as a PDF through

Thursday, May 1, 2014

[Old School Swipe] Adventure Party

Thanks to Perpetual Role for helping me solve the mystery origins of this Darlene illustration:

For the longest time I thought it was from an Edward Burne Jones original when in fact it's based on a drawing from a Burne Jones protégé, the brilliant and short-lived Aubrey Beardsley: