Cartographer's Annual 2022

Cartographer's Annual 2022 Content

Fractal Worlds style

January

For the January issue of the Cartographer's Annual 2022 we start with a new overland style and tutorial for integrating (if you own it) or imitating (if you don't) worlds created with Fractal Terrains 3+.

Fractal Worlds style

The clear and beautiful Fractal Worlds style, is inspired by the work of Sue Daniel in the One-Day Worldbuilder Annual issue and let's you either take a world from FT3+ and quickly build on it in CC3+, or create a world map in CC3+ reminiscent of the output from FT3+.


The style and tutorial pack Fractal Worlds includes

  • 1 new overland drawing style
  • 53 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 13 new vector symbols
  • 1 6-page tutorial and mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (FCW and JPG format)
  • 1 updated export setting for FT3+
Book of Maps 1

February

Pär Lindström has created a new overland style for a Swedish horror rpg including a beautiful framing of the maps in the form of a book background. We are sharing this with you as the Book of Maps style.


Book of Maps 2

Not only does the Annual issue provide you a new style, it also let's you apply the book background to other maps and styles in your collection.


The style pack Book of Maps includes:

  • 1 new overland drawing style by Pär Lindström
  • 39 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 24 new bitmap fills
  • 9 new bitmap symbols in 1 catalog
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (FCW and JPG format)
  • 1 effects setting
  • 1 map part "Book Frame"
Winter Village Example

March

The March issue of the Annual 2022 contains a new city style by community Sue Daniel, allowing you to create beautiful wintry scenes of villages and towns.


Winter Village Example

Compatible with the Darklands City style from the Annual 2021, the Winter Village style gives you all the tools and symbols to create a snowy setting for your settlements.


The style pack Winter Village includes

  • 1 new city drawing style by Sue Daniel
  • 28 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 17 new bitmap fills
  • 117 new bitmap symbols in 1 catalog
  • 1 4-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (FCW and JPG format)
  • 6 new house settings
  • 12 new street settings
  • 2 effects setting
Tactical Maps Example

April

The April issue of the Annual 2022 contains a new local area style aimed at producing modern tactical maps reminiscent of military maps of the first half of the 20th century.


Tactical Maps Example

Inspired by examples from the Library of Congress collection of freely available historical maps, the style will allow you to quickly draw useful overview maps for modern-era investigative or tactical games for example.


The style pack Tactical Maps includes

  • 1 new modern city/overland drawing style
  • 37 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 100 new vector symbols in 2 catalogs
  • 10 new hatch styles
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (FCW and PNG format)
  • 2 effects setting
Creepy Crypts Example

May

The May issue of the Annual 2022 contains a new drawing style to design computer system maps for Cyberpunk and other sci-fi settings.


Creepy Crypts Example

The style "Electronic Systems" let's you create fictitious designs of electronic systems showing points of access, weak links and hacking targets. It can be used on its own, or added to an existing drawing as an overlay.


The style pack Electronic Systems includes

  • 1 new techincal sytems overlay drawing style
  • 20 new drawing tools
  • 1 new template wizard
  • 42 new vector symbols in 1 catalog
  • 1 overlay drawing part
  • 1 6-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (FCW and PNG format)
  • 1 effect setting
Creepy Crypts Example

June

The June issue of the Annual 2022 contains a new dungeon style by Sue Daniel focusing an crypts, graves and their undead denizens, with lots of new bitmap textures and symbols in Sue's signature quality.


Creepy Crypts Example

Designed to match well with the style of Dungeon Designer 3, the Annual issue will also work on its own to give you all the tools and assets to design lots of "Creepy Crypts".


The style pack Creey Crypts includes

  • 1 new dungeon drawing style by Sue Daniel
  • 62 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 27 new bitmap fills
  • 217 new bitmap symbols in 1 catalog
  • 1 6-page mapping guide
  • 3 example maps (FCW and PNG format)
  • 2 new Symbols Along settings
  • 2 effects setting
Island Chains Example

July

The July issue of the Annual 2022 is inspired by a recent trip to the Outer Hebrides and provides a new drawing style and new tools for generating many small islands and highly complex coastlines.


Island Chains Example

The style "Island Chains" can be used on its own, but its symbols and drawaing tools can also be employed in others to add the same kind of functionality for islands and coastlines to any overland style.


The style and tool pack Island Chains includes

  • 1 new overland drawing style by Ralf Schemmann
  • 20 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 158 new symbols in 1 catalog
  • 1 6-page mapping guide
  • 3 example maps (FCW and PNG format)
  • 3 new Symbols Along settings
  • 4 new Symbols in Area settings
  • 1 effects setting
Creepy Crypts 2 Example 1

August

The August issue of the Annual 2022 extends the June's "Creepy Crypts" style with almost another 200 symbols to map those graveyards, crypts and underground burial chambers to perfection.


Creepy Crypts 2 Example 2

In addition to its new symbols "Creepy Crypts 2" picks up the ideas of July's Island Chain symbols and applies them to terrain patches. It also includes neatly connecting wall symbols for those cemetery walls.


The symbol pack Creepy Crypts 2 includes

  • 197 new bitmap symbols in 8 catalogs by Sue Daniel
  • 2 updated bitmap fills
  • 1 3-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (FCW and JPG format)
Ice Caverns Example 1

September

The September issue of the Annual 2022 celebrates the end of summer with a new dungeon and battle map style for some frigid caverns and icy waters. Let your players explore glacial tunnels, high mountain caves or the caverns beyond the mountains of madness.


Ice Caverns Example 2

The Ice Caverns style can be used as an extension to Dungeon Designer 3 or own its own. Either way, it is setup for ease of use making drawing some natural caves a snap.


The style pack Ice Caverns includes

  • 1 new dungeon drawing style with 58 new drawing tools
  • 2 new templates (imperial and metric)
  • 17 new and updated bitmap fill styles
  • 43 updated bitmap symbols
  • 1 5-page mapping guide
  • 2 example maps (FCW and JPG format)
  • 1 new effect setting

Further ahead

To be announced.

This is our 16th annual and many of our customers have repeatedly subscribed from the beginning. Every year we balance the content so that the Cartographer's Annual is excellent value no matter how you use CC3+.

Delivery

The annual comes in twelve issues, delivered by download. To access the downloads, subscribe for the year and then add the serial number you receive to your ProFantasy registration. All available issues are immediately downloadable.

At the end of the year we roll the twelve issues into a single downloadable volume, also available from your registration.