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1st May 2010

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.

1st April 2010

The April Issue of the Annual 2010 has been released. It contains a Black and White Cities style pack usable both with and without City Designer 3.

1st March 2010

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.

1st February 2010

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.

4th January 2010

The Annual 2010 has been released and its January issue is ready for download. Create maps in Jerome Huguenin's magnificent Fantasy Illustrations style.

16th December 2009

Next year's Cartographer's Annual is now available for pre-order. You can preview it on the Annual 2010 website .

13th December 2009

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!

23rd November 2009:
Update 8 for CC3 is now available

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:

CC3 version 3.25-3.40

  • Re-worked export (Save As) Options dialog, to give finer control over exported bitmaps. Adds anti-alias option, crop to map border functionality and lets users open the exported image in its registered viewer automatically.
  • Added option to save settings to export Options dialog.
  • Added Isometric grid option to HEXGRID command.
  • Added Shadow Color option to "Wall Shadow, Point Light Setup" effect
  • Added new "Blur, Alpha" sheet effect
  • Updated DWG/DXF import and export to AutoCAD version R2000
  • Added Full CC3 manual and example files (previously available as separate download)
  • Added 2 new drawing styles (previously available as a separate download) including a CC3 Mapping Guide
  • Added new terrain drawing tools and bitmap fills for CC3 Overland Maps
  • Added new draw methods for drawing tools (Ellipse/Circle, Mirrored Poly)
  • Added multi-level option in drawing wizard
  • Added missing varicolor symbols in CC3 structures catalog (Asian Town Walled, Asian Tower 2, Euro Keep, Euro Keep Ruined)
  • Added sheet awareness to Copy & Paste function
  • Fixed some older dungeon and overland templates to have CC2 printer settings by default
  • Fixed mirrored symbols getting displayed incorrectly with activated sheet effects
  • Fixed transparency turning ambient shadows blue
  • Renamed "Options" entry in scale.mnc to "Cursor Options" to match similar right-click menus.
  • Fixed CD3 and CC3 grid buttons displaying old hex commands in context menu
  • Fixed vertical hex grid not filling map area entirely
  • Fixed hexagonal snap grid not getting added to map with HEXGRID command
  • Fixed Hyperlinks > Link with CR2 encounter (SENDM macro command)
  • Fixed Dungeon Geomorph catalogs not working correctly in DD Pro styles
  • Fixed png export sometimes being all-black in certain viewers
  • Added MID2 (Mid of 2 Points) modifier
  • Fixed automatic bitmap quality working erratically on bitmap export
  • Added Help button to Global Sun dialog
  • Updated Help files
  • Fixed instability issues on some Vista/Windows7 systems
  • Fixed FPOLY command not closing polygon correctly

1st November 2009:
The November issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

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.

1st October 2009:
The October issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

The tenth issue of the Annual 2009 brings you a sleek and clear Modern Atlas style for your CC3 overland maps, and takes a look at how to create maps for this style in Fractal Terrains Pro.

1st September 2009:
The September issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

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.

1st August 2009:
The August issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

The eigth issue of the Annual 2009 contains a new mapping style for Napoleonic-era battle maps.

1st July 2009:
The July issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

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.

1st June 2009:
The June issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

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.

1st May 2009:
The May issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

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.

1st April 2009:
The April issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

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.

27th March 2009:
ProFantasy releases two two drawing styles, free for registered users

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.

1st March 2009:
The March issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

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.

1st February 2009:
The February issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

The second issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been created by master mapper Allyn Bowker and provides a beautiful new overland style for fantasy realms.

1st January 2009:
The January issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 has been released

The first issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2009 provides a new fantasy city style that can be used with or without City Designer 3.

23rd December 2008:
Profantasy wishes everyone Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas!

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.

19th December 2008: CC3 video tutorials available

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.

12th December 2008:
Cartographer's Annual 2009 available for pre-order

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.

2nd December 2008:
City Designer 3 boxes now shipping in US and Canada

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.

1st December 2008:
The December issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

24th November 2008:
City Designer 3 boxes enroute across the Atlantic and shipping in Europe

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.

ProFantasy at Dragonmeet 2008

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.

1st November 2008:
The November issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

The November issue of the Annual 2008, titled "The Map Border", takes a look at creating custom map borders, compass roses and scale bars.

1st October 2008:
The October issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

12th September 2008:
City Designer 3 has been released

City Designer 3, the latest version of our award-winning map-making software is out now, with amazing new features and artwork. Learn more about it on its product page.

The Announcement

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.

  • If you don't own any previous version of City Designer and you want it - just go ahead and order, you'll get the download now and the physical version (if you order it) in a couple of weeks.
  • All CD Pro users who bought on or after 6th June 2007 will get a free upgrade. You can get that already from your order page. A reminder link will be sent in an email. Those who order physical mail order versions will get a voucher to use via they registration page to get the DVD and Essentials guide. If you are retail customer, you'll need to email us from the upgrade page. The rpgnow customers who gave us their emails will get a voucher.
  • All other CD2 / CD Pro registered users are entitled to a reduced price discount which is £19.95/$27.95 - a 30% discount from the full price.

Go here for more upgrade details.

1st September 2008:
The September issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

1st August 2008:
The August issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

2nd June 2008:
The June issue of Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

5th May 2008:
The May issue of Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

4th April 2008:
The April issue of Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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!

11th March 2008: DnD-Gate Contest Winners announced

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!

6th March 2008: ProFantasy opens Community Forum

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Community Forum, an additional place to meet fellow ProFantasy users, exchange maps and ideas, and share tipps and tricks. Visit the forum here.

1st March 2008:
The March issue of Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

1st February 2008:
The February issue of Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

3rd January 2008:
The January issue of Cartographer's Annual 2008 has been released

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.

24th December 2007:
Profantasy wishes everyone Happy Holidays!

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.

Dnd-Gate Contest Logo

20th December 2007:
DnD-Gate.de runs winter contest with Profantasy prizes

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.

11th December 2007: Cartographer's Annual 2008 on pre-order

Check out the Cartographer's Annual 2008 website and pre-order it at a 10% discount until December 21st.

11th December 2007: CC3 Patch 5 released

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:

CC3 version 3.18-3.20

  1. Added "Apply" button to Print Dialog Box. This will save the current print settings, which can then be saved with the drawing.
  2. Redone status indicator to be a clickable color.
  3. Added a thumbnail width to bitmap fill styles.
  4. Skewed display of png symbols at 90°, 180° and 270° fixed.
  5. Skewed Symbols
  6. All trim commands now show their results.
  7. Many group plus sheet bugs which resulted in double actions on edit command fixed.
  8. Print previewing bug; with overlapping tiles, pngs appeared twice.
  9. Print settings will now save with all drawings.
  10. Filled entities with a fill style ouline on, with a non solid line style did not display when their edges didn't intersect with the view window. Now they do.
  11. CC2 Filled Vegetation symbol settings fixed to switch to VEGETATION layer correctly.

To get the patch go to your registration page, you will find it on the right hand side.

30th November 2007: Cartographer's Annual 2007 Issue 12 released

Check out the December issue of the The Cartographer's Annual 2007 and learn how create your very own drawing styles.

1st November 2007: Cartographer's Annual 2007 Issue 11 released

Check out the November issue of the The Cartographer's Annual 2007 and learn how create connecting symbol catalogs of your own.

To learn more about the Cartographer's Annual 2007 visit the subscription site.

29th August: CC3 Compatibility Update for Cosmographer 3 released

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.

28th August: Symbol Set 2 for CC3 released

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.

Check out the product page for examples of the artwork created by renowned artists and designers Sean Mcdonald, Peter Gifford, Sarah Wroot, James Miller and Ralph Horsley.

28th June: CC3 Patch 3 released
(version 3.11)

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:

CC Version 3.11

  1. .NET dependencies in the menu configuration utility removed.
  2. Installation bug removed.

CC Version 3.10

New Features

  1. Increased number of slots of for symbol settings.
  2. File convertor handles layer names with colons for cosmographer support.
  3. Effects settings now saved with drawing. Can be overriden on Options.
  4. CC3 now supports an enrypted PNG file format called pfimg. If a png file is not present, CC3 will look for the pfimg equivalent so that it can display the drawing. You can't save drawings which have pfimgs in them - it's just for viewing. A conversion utility is available for developers.
  5. CC3 now supports html/chm help for Vista compatibility.
  6. Introduce the Global Sun which can interact with filters to allow a global sun direction. It is saved with the drawing. Wall Shadow, Directional is a new filter which uses it.
  7. You can open folders full of pngs in the symbol catalog window directly instead of converting then to symbols.
  8. Added a default sheet for text placement on Drawing Properties dialog.
  9. Mirroring of PNG entities supported, and added to the symbol insertion dialog.
  10. Improvements to Import PNG Fill Styles
    • The path of imported fill styles can be fixed as relative to CC3, to the current drawing. A wrong option will cause a warning.
    • Other resolution files are created automatically.
  11. Improvements to Import Symbols
    • The path of imported fill styles can be fixed as relative to CC3, to the current drawing. A wrong option will cause a warning.
    • You can update an existing symbol catalog with just the new or changed PNGs or redo the lot.
  12. The Hex or Square overlay... command now lets you add labels to the grid - either inside or inside the squares.

Beta Features

These are for testing, and subject to change.

  1. A new filter, Wall Shadow, Point Light allows you to specify multiple light sources.
  2. SHADEPOLY adds an angled bitmap fill styles to a polygon. Set the current fill style as a bitmap one, then type SHADEPOLY and select the polygon. SHADEPOLY2 lets you choose an edge to align to. PITCH is the angle of the polygon to the global sun.

Bug Fixes

  1. Fixed disappearing images where not all resolutions present in image folder.
  2. Fixed a memory leak in the bitmap generation code.
  3. Fixed a bug in effects which caused a crash when a bitmap file was missing.
  4. Fixed an issue caused by Vista which disabled mouse hooks.
  5. Removed some redraws from New Drawing Wizard
  6. Fixed Resolution Mode issues
  7. Symbols in a collection with only one member aren't marked as a collection in the symbol catalog window.
  8. Fixed a sheet bug with Change Properties
  9. Corrected a bug when a sheet with effects cannot be deleted.
  10. Corrected fill style resolution error in New Drawing Wizard.

 

13th June 2007: Free map viewer CC3 View now available for download

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.

5th June 2007: Compatibility Updates for Dioramas Pro and Perspectives Pro available

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.

1st June 2007: Cartographer's Annual 2007 Issue 6 released

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.

To learn more about the Cartographer's Annual 2007 visit the subscription site.

9th May 2007: Symbol Set 1 version 3 released

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 product page for examples of the artwork created by renowned artists and designers Sean McDonald, Peter Gifford, Sarah Wroot and Ralph Horsley.

1st May 2007: Cartographer's Annual 2007 Issue 5 released

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!

To learn more about the Cartographer's Annual 2007 visit the subscription site.

29th March 2007: Source Maps: Cities released

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.

1st March 2007: Cartographer's Annual 2007 Issue 3 released

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.

To learn more about the Cartographer's Annual 2007 visit the subscription site.

1st February 2007: Cartographer's Annual 2007 Issue 2 released

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.

To learn more about the Cartographer's Annual 2007 visit the subscription site.

Dungeon Designer 3 and DD3 Art Upgrade available

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.

Compatibility Updates for City Designer, Character Artist, and Symbol Sets 1-3 available

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.

1st November 2006: DD Pro Compatible with CC3

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.

28th June 2006: Campaign Cartographer 3 released!

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.

17 May 2005: Satisfaction Guarantee

We are confident that you will be pleased with any software you buy from us. If you buy any of our software from our webstore and it doesn't live up to your expectations, we now offer a money back guarantee. Please let us know within 14 days of receipt of the software that you would like a refund, post it back to us in good condition and we will refund all but the shipping costs.

How the guarantee works
To get a refund, please notify us within 14 days of receipt of the software, by email to help@profantasy.com. We will email you a return authorisation number.

  • If you've order physical copies: please post the software to us along with a printed copy of our email - we will issue a refund when we receive the software. Proof of postage is not proof of receipt, so you should consider returning the software by a guaranteed service. If you've ordered physical copies, and tried the download version, it may be possible to refund you before the software is shipped. If this is the case, we'll let you know on receipt of your email.

  • If you've ordered download versions: you don't need to return anything. Once you've received your return authorisation number, just remove it from your system.

When we've processed the refund, we'll email you. You must then remove the software from your system.

Terms and Conditions

  • Exchange rate fluctuations mean that you may be refunded very slightly less than the total cost of your purchase.
  • The satisfaction guarantee is valid for 14 days from date of order.
  • In the case of physical copies, we will only issue a refund if the software has been returned to us, in good condition.
  • If you return one or more components in a bundle, you will no longer be entitled to the discount for that bundle deal. We'll calculate the refund based on the best discount for the combination of products you choose to keep.
  • We cannot issue a refund for software posted to us which we do not receive.
  • The refund does not include the original delivery costs, nor any costs you incur in returning the software.
  • This guarantee does not affect your statutary rights.

25 February 2005: Universal Update 8

The latest update to CC2 Pro and our Pro add-ons is now available for free download to our regsitered users. Please log in to your ProFantasy registration area and follow the Universal Update link in the right column to download it. Click here if you have forgotten your password, here if you have changed email address, or email us if you need help.

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