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Alternate Classic Hex Map Icons

Alternate Classic Hex Map Icons

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Whether you want to use these icons with Worldographer, our older Hexographer, or a general image editor (such as GIMP or Photoshop) or another RPG-related mapping product, these useful icons will enhance the look of your maps.

These icons are almost a one-for-one replacement of the default Hexographer icons. (A few icons are very simple and therefore didn’t need to be replaced… some others were added to Hexographer after these–we may add more and anyone who purchases a set of icons can always get the updated set.) While they are different from the classic mid-80s Gazzetteer maps, we think anyone who loves the style will appreciate these new icons. See the sample map key for the full list.

Like the default Hexographer icons, these are 250×250 pixel transparent PNG images. Therefore, they should look nice scaled to print even as 1″ hexes at 300dpi.

Note: Although you may publish maps with these icons, you may not resell, give away or redistribute the icons except as part of a map (image, pdf, or print.)

To use them in Worldographer, you'll need the Pro version. You can either:

  1. Go to the "Configure" menu and select "Load Configuration" then select the alt-classic.wxx file after this download file is unzipped. This option replaces the default icons with these alternates.
  2. Go to the "Configure" menu and "Add Custom Terrain" and/or "Add Custom Features" to add the icons manually.  You can select many/all of the Feature or Terrain icons at the same time. You can edit the icon settings by going to "Configure" and choosing "Configure Terrain" or "Configure Features" after they have been added.  You can also add them individually in those windows.

To use them in Hexographer, you’ll need the Pro version of Hexographer. Follow these steps:

  1. Unzip the file somewhere on your computer.
  2. Open Hexographer and create or load a new map.
  3. Go to the “Configure Hexes” tab and click the “Import Settings” button near the bottom.
  4. Use the file browser that appears, browse to the place where you unzipped the files and choose for the alt-icons.properties file.
  5. Back in the “Configure Hexes” tab, near the bottom, click “Apply.” Go back to your map and any terrain type which has a multicolored icon should be changed.

alt_classic_key.jpg

License:

  • The licensee may not use the art in another stock art/clip art product.
  • The licensee may modify the images.
  • The art may not be included in a program that makes maps or games. It can be added to the program by the end-user who purchases it him/herself.
  • The art can appear in advertisements for products which use the image.
  • If distributing a product with the art, the artist and product must be credited in your product as follows: 'Some map icons from [product name] by artist Keith Curtis via Inkwell Ideas.' (Replace product name with the name of the icon set you're using.  If using multiple, list them separated by commas.)
  • Contact support@inkwellideas.com with questions.

Look for Inkwell Ideas on Patreon to get more map icons every month. Plus make suggestions and vote in polls.

 
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Rick H July 25, 2020 12:58 pm UTC
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There is no import feature in Worldographer to import these? They are nice icons. I will use them but this is a huge disappointment. I was ready to start mapping with them
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July 25, 2020 9:10 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Thank you! We've uploaded a new version of the product with the file needed to more easily add the icons to Worldographer and included instructions in the product description here. Let us know if you have further questions.
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Rick H July 27, 2020 9:46 am UTC
PURCHASER
Fantastic! I appreciate it. Thank you! I look forward to many mapping hours ahead.
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Kelly J April 10, 2020 5:38 pm UTC
PURCHASER
How do i replace the default in Worldographer. The website seems to indicate there should be a "altclassic.wxx" file but i do not see one...
Customer avatar
July 25, 2020 9:11 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
I'm sorry I didn't see your question, but another person asked the same thing today. We've updated the download file & added instructions in the product description here.
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Roman E September 13, 2019 3:52 am UTC
Does the license allows to publish the final maps created for commercial purposes either in print or electronically?
Customer avatar
September 13, 2019 4:12 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Yes! Just credit it as noted in the license section of the product description.
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