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Heroic Maps - Ships: The Auspice

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The Auspice

 
A printable rpg battlemap compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl or skirmish game. Use as a standalone gameboard, or combine with any same-scale tileset. Each deck (and surrounding water) occupy approximately 10x22 squares.

Contents: A carrack-style sailing ship. The top deck is shown both with interior and exterior views of the forecastle and aftcastle. The aftcastle includes the Captain's Quarters and stairs down to the lower deck. This deck has a mess room for officers and a large area for sailors. Below this is the hold, a dark area with barrels, crates and other stores.

Uses: Take your adventure across the sea, evading (or even becoming) pirates. Fend off sharks and sea creatures, seeking new lands and new treasures. The ship could even be in dock, and your party needs to sneak on board and stowaway without being noticed.

Download includes:
300dpi A4 pdf, with gridded map spread across 20 pages for easy printing.
300dpi full jpeg versions for VTT or poster printing (gridded and gridless)
A note on VTT use - we have deliberately kept the quality of the file high, and you may need to resize the jpeg for use in your VTT software. Keeping the file size and resolution high gives you the flexibility to use the map how you want - crop out a particular section or use the entire map, the choice is yours. 

 
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 You can play a sea-faring adventure on the Auspice with Absolute Tabletop's Riptide Raid, with reference to this specific map.

About Heroic Maps

Our game boards were originally designed to be used with Heroquest.  That's why you'll notice we don't mark the doors or add furniture - you can put these wherever you want them, using you favourite system (paper or 3D).  This will mean the board can be different every time you use it. You can download our free door pack here:

Heroic Maps boards are flexible enough to be used with many game systems.

Set sail with Heroic Maps - Ships!

Go on an adventure!

      

 
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Michael B April 15, 2016 4:39 am UTC
If I wanted to purchase the use of a ship map to use in a published and printed adventure book, would this be something that would interest you? If so, I would love to discuss. -mike
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Joseph B April 16, 2016 7:52 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi Michael. Sure, we're happy to discuss. Either get in touch on Google+, Facebook or email (heroicmaps @gmail.com)
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January 06, 2016 3:01 am UTC
PURCHASER
Love your maps, and I'm planning on using a lot of them for VTT gaming. Quick question, is there a way to get the non grid jpgs without water?
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Joseph B January 06, 2016 8:31 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hey. The product has been updated to include jpegs without the water, and with gridded and gridless versions.
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Chris C July 10, 2015 10:14 pm UTC
Please add some keelboats to this line.
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Lone K January 27, 2015 6:49 am UTC
PURCHASER
Are you planning on making any more ships in the next few months?
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Joseph B January 29, 2015 11:35 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi,
Yes, definitely - more ships are planned
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Stephen M December 30, 2014 12:01 am UTC
PURCHASER
I have purchased this map and it looks very good.
Is there a way to remove the "water" around the ship from the pages? Perhaps via a layer?
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Joseph B December 30, 2014 11:32 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi Stephen,
What format would you be interested in having that in? Gridded? Non-gridded? Pdf or full jpeg? Some are easier to produce than others
Customer avatar
Stephen M December 31, 2014 5:57 am UTC
PURCHASER
Hi
Gridded or Non-gridded PDF.
Customer avatar
Joseph B January 06, 2016 8:32 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hey. File has been updated - gridded pdf with white background has been added.
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