The May Issue of the Annual 2010 has been released. It brings you a tool pack for creating all kinds of Abstract Graphics, complete with the example of a newly created style for drawing subway line maps.
The March Issue of the Annual 2010 has been released and is ready for download. It features new catalogs, tools and guides for Dungeon Geomorphs.
The February Issue of the Annual 2010 has been released and is ready for download. Check out an extensive mapping guide on using and creating Shortcuts in CC3.
To celebrate the conclusion of the third Annual year and as a little christmas present to the its community, ProFantasy has released a special free Christmas issue of The Cartographer's Annual 2009. Joseph Sweeney (of CC3 video tutorial fame) created this style pack to quickly and easily create geomorphic Battles Tiles. And of course he teaches you how to use it with his great video tutorials!
ProFantasy is pleased to accounce: the new latest update for CC3 (Update 8) is now available from the registration page.
The update consolidates all the recent downloads ProFantasy made available for CC3 (full manual, new vector drawing styles, new drawing tools), and fixes certain stability issues some user have experienced under Windows Vista.
It also introduces new features like improved bitmap export, isometric hex grid, new drawing tool shapes and new sheet effects. Here is the full list of features and fixes:
The eleventh issue of the Annual 2009 gives you the tools to create your own customized military unit symbols and teaches you hwo to build a symbol catalog from symbol parts.
In the ninth issue of the Annual 2009 Joachim de Ravenbel takes you on a tour de force of CC3's macro capabilities, and provides two powerful and useful macros.
The eigth issue of the Annual 2009 contains a new mapping style for Napoleonic-era battle maps.
The seventh issue of the Annual 2009 contains an in-depth tutorial on printing and exporting your CC3 maps with the help of a virtual pdf printer.
The sixth issue of the Annual 2009 covers how to convert symbol fonts into CC3 symbol catalog and how to use those to ornament your maps.
The fifth issue of the Annual 2009 contains a tools and instructions to create magnificent old-style strip maps, creating road and journey maps from a traveller's perspective.
The fourth issue of the Annual 2009 contains a beautiful new bitmap style that lends itself extremely well to large-scale overland maps, i.e. whole continents and worlds.
You can download two all-new drawing styles for Campaign Cartographer 3 from the registered users' page. Just register your copy of CC3, and the download link will be available on the right side of the page.
The third issue of the Annual 2009 contains a detailed series of deckplans depicting a 18th century sailing ship, complete with room-by-room description, NPCs and adventure ideas. A sheets and effects guide explains the setup of the maps.
Most of the Profantasy staff will be away over the holidays, so please be patient if our customer service is a little bit slower than usual. Orders and downloads will be processed normally. The January issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 will be available on January 2nd at the latest.
We've made Joseph Sweeney's series of excellent video tutorials available to everyone. Check out more than 70 minutes of goodness on the CC3 Video Tutorials page.
Next year's Annual subscription is now available for pre-order, and you can check out previews for the January and February issues on the Cartographer's Annual 2009 website.
The boxes for City Designer 3 have now made their way across the big pond and are currently being shipped to all US and Canadian customers who ordered them.
The final issue of the Annual 2008 takes a look at shaded relief for mountains and hills in CC3 overland maps. Keep an eye on this page, the Annual 2009 will be announced soon.
The boxes for City Designer 3 are currently shipping from the UK over to our US shipper and are being sent out to customers in Europe. Only a few more days until they ship from the United States and Canada too.
Next Saturday (November 29th) ProFantasy will be sponsoring and attending the Dragonmeet convention in London, Kensington Town Hall. Drop by the booth right next to the Pelgrane Press stand to say hi, get the newest software and ask any questions you might have.
The November issue of the Annual 2008, titled "The Map Border", takes a look at creating custom map borders, compass roses and scale bars.
The October issue of the Annual 2008, titled "Star Systems", contains artwork, templates and tools to create solar system maps and planet charts for your science-fiction games.
Over the next 24 hours emails will be going out to existing customers about City Designer 3. Please don't ask us (individually) about upgrade status until then. General questions are fine. All the info here, tailored for you, will appear in the these emails.
Go here for more upgrade details.
The September issue of the Annual 2008, titled "Battle Maps", contains several examples, templates and instructions on how to create your own miniatures map for your gaming table.
Catering to popular demand the August Annual contains a new overland mapping style. It uses a black and white color scheme which makes it perfect for printed maps, player handouts - you can even print it on parchment paper - or simply to conserve that precious ink or toner.
The half-year mark of the Annual 2008 includes a great video tutorial on doing CC3 overland maps and using sheet effects by Joseph Sweeney, the creator of the popular DD3 videos available from the user tutorials page.
The fifth issue of the Annual 2008 brings you a detailed guide on how to create a linked atlas from a collection of related maps.
The fourth issue of the Annual 2008 brings you a detailed example city created with the upcoming City Designer 3 tools. And that's no April's fools joke!
The German rpg forum DnD-Gate has announced the winners of its winter contest "City Locations". For two of his three prizes the first placed participant chose the software products sponsored by ProFantasy: Campaign Cartographer 3 + Source Maps: Cities! and SM: Castles + SM: Temples. Congratulations from Profantasy and Happy Mapping!
The third issue of the Annual 2008 looks at creating heraldic shields and devices to enhance your fantasy campaigns or even illustrate your family history. It includes the amazing heraldry artwork of Master Mapper Lonny Eckert, updated to take full advantage of CC3's new features.
The second issue of the Annual 2008 takes a detailed look at creating new symbols for Campaign Cartographer, Dungeon Designer and City Designer. It connects to the January issue by doing several new Pete Fenlon style symbol as an example. That way you can extend the style almost without limits.
The Annual 2008 has now been released and announced via a mailing to all subscribers. If you haven't done so already, you can setup your subscription through your order link. Please use our tracking page if you haven't archived or bookmarked the appropriate email.
The January issue brings subscribers the amazing mapping style that Pete Fenlon used in the famous campaign and adventure modules for ICE's middle-earth role-playing game. Take a look at the Annual 2008 gallery to see what we mean.
Most of the Profantasy staff will be away over the holidays, so please be patient if our customer service is a little bit slower than usual. Orders and downloads will be processed normally. The January issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2008 will be available by January 4th at the latest.
The German role-playing community DnD-Gate is running a contest for designing city adventure locations. You can win several mapping software bundles sponsored by Profantasy.
Check out the Cartographer's Annual 2008 website and pre-order it at a 10% discount until December 21st.
We've released the next patch for CC3 which fixes a few annoying bugs regarding bitmap display and introduces some new features. Here's the full list of fixes:
To get the patch go to your registration page, you will find it on the right hand side.
To make the Cosmographer add-on available from within your CC3 installation, the corresponding compatiblity update has been released. You can download it from your registration page, if you have registered CC3 and Cosmographer Pro.
We've released the gorgeous new version of Symbol Set 2 - Fantasy Floorplans for Campaign Cartographer 3. Beautiful new bitmap symbols and two complete new drawing styles make your dungeon maps and battlemats even more variable and stunning.
In our ongoing quest to keep Campaign Cartographer 3 the best mapping software out there, we've released another major update, offering siginificant improvements to the software and fixing numerous bugs. The update is available for registered users free of charge. Just visit your registration page to download it.
Unfortunately an installation problem cropped up in version 3.10 and we had to take the patch out of circulation for a while. This has been fixed, the patch has ben thoroughly tested and is now available as 3.11
Here is the list of new features and bug fixes:
These are for testing, and subject to change.
We've completed and released the new free viewer and printer for version 3 of Campaign Cartographer.
Need to share your maps with people who don't own CC3? Get CC3 View to let them see your works in their native format.
To make these add-ons available from within your CC3 installation, the corresponding compatiblity updates have been released. You can download them from your registration page, if you have registered the respective products.
Check out the sixth month of the The Cartographer's Annual 2007! It contains a collection of Parchment & Paper templates, which will make your maps look like they've been drawn on ancient parchment or paper. Different bitmaps provide that certain textured look and a variety of different sheets, tools and symbols can be applied to make the background look freshly cut, tattered, torn, burned, stained, previously written on, or many other things.
We've released the gorgeous new version of Symbol Set 1 - Fantasy Overland for Campaign Cartographer 3. Beautiful new bitmap symbols and two complete new drawing styles make your Fantasy Overland maps even more variable and stunning.
Check out the fifth month of the The Cartographer's Annual 2007! It contains a fully-mapped historical town: Panicale, a medieval Italian settlement, complete with historical background, fictional NPCs and adventure information. It gives you a glimpse of the detail and wealth of information in ProFantasy's Source Maps products, specfically the brand new Source Maps: Cities!
ProFantasy releases the third product in the Source Maps series. Source Maps: Cities! brings you 8 historical cities mapped in glorious detail, more than 70 urban floorplans, historical background on each city, adventures, plot hooks, NPCs and new tools for Campaign Cartographer 3.
We've cooperated with a number of different game companies to include a variety of game stats for all the characters included, bringing you material for such systems as d20, Savage Worlds, HERO, HARP and Chimera. Check out the Cities! product page to find out more.
Check out the third month of the The Cartographer's Annual 2007! It contains a fully-mapped fantasy location: The Tendril's Oak Inn, complete with NPCs and adventure information. Its four stories are lavishly mapped with the art of Dungeon Designer 3 and the accompanying guide gives you great insight how to use the sheets and effects features of version 3 effectively.
The Cartographer's Annual 2007 enters its second month with the February issue. Discover the John Speed City style pack to create beautiful black and white city maps.
Created by Master Mapper Ralf Schemmann, the Annual provides users with a regular dose of very well documented creative content for Campaign Cartographer 3 and its add-ons. Each month a new issue will release something new and special for your mapping endeavors: style packs with symbols and examples and tutorials, map collections, and many other things.
The new version of Dungeon Designer has been released and is available in the Online Store. Owners of Dungeon Designer 2 and Dungeon Designer Pro can purchase the DD3 Art Upgrade to bring their software to version 3.
To make these add-ons available from within your installation of CC3, their compatiblity updates have been released. You can download them from your registration page if you have registered the respective products.
DD Pro is now fully compatible with CC3. To get the compatiblity update, login to the registered users' area, register DD2 or DD Pro, and download the update.
At last, CC3 is out! For more information on this powerful new software, upgrade and crossgrade options, as well as discounts, see the CC3 microsite.
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