Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:09 am

I'd love to see a Morgansfort expansion as a publication; it could even make the Downloads page, as an add-on for the print edition. But we'd have to convert the blue maps to black for general print compatibility. I like the blue maps, but they just aren't practical for everyone, and our print production pretty much can't use them.
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:24 pm

I can do them in black and white that is not a problem. And I can actually do them up in the official way they are in the book as well if you wanted that.
These were just how I did my Morgansfort. Somethings like the beds, number of rooms etc were changed to fit my style.
I can do them up in B/W and follow the actual descriptions in the Morgansfort book if you would rather?
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:21 pm

This for instance is the By-The-Book floor plan for 10. Residence (the Magic-User's house) in the black and white layout.

10. Residence: This building has a heavy iron-bound door; on the door is carved an obscure mystical symbol, noticeable only on careful inspection. This house is owned by Thelan Taramedes, an old man dressed in fine, though out of fashion, clothing and jewelry. Thelan is a semi-retired fourth level magic-user who has taken up residence here to study the many scrolls and tomes he has accumulated over the last several years. Although he puts on airs and believes he is more important than he actually is, he is kind and will help anyone who needs aid. The main living area (1) is dimly lit by strangely shaped lamps and is filled with the tomes and scrolls previously mentioned as well as a variety of sorcerous equipment. The air is filled with the acrid smell of the raw materials used in his various experiments. On the second floor in his bedroom (2) is a cheaply made cot buried under a pile of papers, as well as a locked trunk filled with mostly useless scrolls. However, hidden deep at the bottom of the trunk amid the mess of papers are the following scrolls: Blah-Blah and so on as per the book.
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:11 am

Yes, that's very nice! I'd love to see something like this as a publication. Your maps are great and the writing is good also!
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:51 pm

I will redo all the maps in B/W and as per the description in the Morgansfort book.
I should have them done by Monday.
I will post them here, unless you want them somewhere else.
And, what is the font used for most of the headers for BFRPG?
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:40 pm

Soutane Black for headers. Soutane for running text in rulebooks only; for modules of any sort, Century Gothic is the running text font. Rulebooks thus approximately mimic the classic '81 rulebooks, while adventures straddle the line between the BFRPG rulebook and the classic modules. Thus has it been, thus shall it be.
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:53 pm

Wow, the floor plans do not leave much for the way the descriptions have them in the book. Very crowded. The soldiers beds are bunks and 8 men in this tower would make the bunks fit better.

Take a look at these, then read the description in the Morgansfort book and see if it looks like what you were trying to describe.

This is 1. Gatehouse
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:55 pm

This is 2. South East Tower
The soldier count for this tower would be better at 6, if you want the spacing of the bunks to be between the arrow slits.
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:16 pm

Nice! Yes, the quarters are crowded, but also remember that the soldiers in the towers sleep in shifts.
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Re: Mapping Morgansfort (Old School Style)

Post Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:08 am

More of the buildings as per the actual book Morgansfort.

If the book did not describe a second floor then I did not put it in, and while none of them say anything about cellars, I think they really need some.

This one is the Stable.
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