Do you want to give your characters a map to use "in game" , the these Handout Maps will be a good choice. They cover the whole of the Flanaess in either 1000, 6000 or 17000 pixels and the largest version also comes in bit and pieces covering a number of areas.

You can download the Handout maps here: http://bit.ly/GH-Flanaess-HandoutMaps1

This is my first real go at converting my Flanaess map into something looking like it was scribbled onto parchment or rock, so the result can definitely be improved so a second set is being worked on and will come later this year.

Here are links to the Final 2019 Edition. I renamed it to 2019 since it should reflect the year its being published. Created special Bitly short links to make the links easier to use and share.

http://bit.ly/GH-FlanaessFull598CY-PDF-2019

http://bit.ly/GHFlanaessFull598CY-JPG-2019

http://bit.ly/GH-FlanaessFullHEX598CY-JPG-2019

Easyzoom version:

https://easyzoom.com/image/136006

Easyzoom Hexed Version:

https://easyzoom.com/image/136005

For those of you who want to make your own version of this map here, is the link to my Illustrator file as well:

http://bit.ly/GHFlanaessFull598CY-AI-2019

The Illustrator file is 2GB in size, so I recommend using a download manager when you try to download it.

Here is the list of changes since the 2017 Edition:

Terrain Map Edits:

- Refined Coastlines

- Baklunish West overhaul for variation

- Baklunish coastal areas and islands are now home to forests and way more variety to better match text sources

- River systems added in the horned Lands and Land of Iuz

- Meteor Crater added in the Abbor-Alz

- Rivers added in the Abbor-Alz

- Ocean depths are slightly blurred

- Lots of minor corrections

Added Tal Aska in the Vesve

Added Fairdells area in Highfolk

Greyhawk Heraldry - removed a chain link

Settlements near Tringlee - Harrington, Glodnen, Dariax and Loradden

Brannigan's Farm - Highfolk

Island names near Dyvers

Village of Bracken

New Iuz Heraldry

New Heraldry for the Knight Protectors of the Great Kingdom

Added the Provences of Greyhawk

Added City of Bureis

Added sea lanes to Bureis

Changed icon for Kongen-Thulnir

Added Gnomiskillin

Added Rigodruok

Changed symbol of the Zagig Bridge

Changed Keaton to Keaford

Changed Ice Giant Caverns to Hold of Grugnur

Added Fort Critwall

Added River Taal

Added Town of Rawlins

Removed Forgotten City

Moved Xuxulieto to the location of Forgotten City

Added Hraak Pass

Added Mt Vroom

Corrected Artonsbruek spelling and placement

Added Hands of Light Heraldry

Added Dunrealta Keep

Added Black Rock Tower

Added Small rivers in Bandit Kingdoms

Added Firewatch Island

Added Minor rivers

Corrected Hellstone Tower label

Added Csipros Erd

Added Ruins of Baklarran

Added a Crater in Abbor-Alz

Added the Great Meridian

Added Sasserine Heraldry

Added Janasib Pennant

Added Ataphad Pennant

Added Bakhoury Coast

Added Heraldry of Bakhoury Coast

Corrected Hardby is a Large City

Corrected placement of Pits of Azak-Zil

Added Star Cairns

Added Salakesh Cove

Added Demonskar Crater

Corrected the missing symbol for Sarndt

Added Far Banks

Added Near Domain local border

Corrected Duchy of Tehn Heraldry color

Added the Town of Synford

Added the Village of Hommel

Added the Village of Flanhome

Added a Small Site near Groucester

Added the Village of Talloc

Added Charging Boar Inn

Adjusted Western border of Bissel

Added Kwalish

Added Daoine Gloine

Corrected Labeled Hardby Mariners herladry

Added Heraldry for the City of Hardby

Quagmire's Lair

License Changed to CC -by -nc -sa

Corrected Knights of the Hart heraldry text

Added Myrhal Heraldry

Correcter the name of Lake Matrevus

Added The Black Tower

Added Rakers Asylum

Greyhawk Heraldry

I have all the heraldry from my Flanaess Map, plus a few extra, tucked into one of my Dropbox folders. The collection is 240 strong at the moment!

You can find it here: http://bit.ly/GHheraldryfolder

Time to kick off the new year with a Needfest Special Map!

Made a winter version several years ago and updated it to the use the new terrain in parallel with the new terrain to have it ready without too much extra work, and here it is. It comes in a hexed version as well.

JPG version:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/b0otx0dpn1upu27/Flanaess%20Full%20Map%202018%20Edition%20Winter%20RC3.jpg?dl=0

Hexed JPG:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/qf256itof5dicja/Flanaess%20Full%20Map%202018%20Edition%20Winter%20Hexed%20RC3.jpg?dl=0

Easyzoom:

https://easyzoom.com/image/132554

Easyzoom hexed:
https://easyzoom.com/image/132555

https://www.dropbox.com/s/qf256itof5dicja/Flanaess%20Full%20Map%202018%20Edition%20Winter%20Hexed%20RC3.jpg?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/b0otx0dpn1upu27/Flanaess%20Full%20Map%202018%20Edition%20Winter%20RC3.jpg?dl=0

I will do a Twitch livestream tomorrow at 8PM EST together with Lord Gusumba. We are going to try and adapt my Flanaess map to his campaign by adding things unique to his campaign and renaming or removing things not needed for his game.

You can find out this long time running  Greyhawk Campaign here: https://www.twitch.tv/lordgosumba

Here comes something that have been on my to do list for a long time, a proper Spread Map Kit. This is a layered PSD file with masks and color layers that you can use to create all sorts of spread maps for things like political, trade, religion or historical maps.

The file comes in three sizes 8300, 3000 and 800 pixels, to cover most bases, from detailed to overview maps. It is fully layered which means you can show or hide all the text and symbols, and it comes with a parchment layer and a number of color layers and a set of masks for coastlines. 

One thing to keep in mind - these are lower resolution bitmap versions of the Flanaess Map. That means that small text will NOT be legible, and that comes with making a small bitmap version that makes it easy to paint in colors. I just needed to state that here as a clarification.

Text and symbols are layer separated so you can turn each category on or off as needed. Layers are are stacked and blended ready to function with a number of different styles of maps. 

If you need more color layers just create more in the Spread Color group. The Spread Color Group also has its own mask that is set to cover land areas, but by inverting this mask you can cover oceans and lakes. If you want to have a set of spreads for land and another for water areas (or something else) copy the group and give it an appropriate mask.

The PSD file works in GIMP, and in other image editors able to use PSD (Photoshop) files. 

You can also apply layer effects to tweak things to your liking. For example: making the white roads visible on the white spread map background by giving them a purple Color Overlay.

Or you can reduce the saturation of the terrain map to make the spread colors pop a bit more.

All in all I think every Game Master will need some spread maps sooner for his or her campaign and with a setup like this its not that much work to create something that will look stunning, and all you need are some very basic skills in Photoshop, GIMP or your image editor of choice. Always remember to not save over the original when you make a new new version.

This is also the debut for the 2018 Edition Terrain. There is still a lot of details that needs work, but for this low resolution (and crappy low resolution) need it is already good enough.

You can grab the 8300 pixel version here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/c37x8kx3pn85joy/Spread%20Map%202017-8300px.psd?dl=0

and the 3000 pixel version here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/vhuuvzuspgiqfjn/Spread%20Map%202017-3000px.psd?dl=0

and the 800 pixel version here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/4w3ox28lunilgfr/Spread%20Map%202017-800px.psd?dl=0

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