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Sci-fi Map Tiles

Sci-fi Map Tiles Sample ArtDo you enjoy building science fiction space stations? Or the outpost of a space traveling bunch of aliens? The Sci-fi Map Tiles pack is aimed at giving Game Masters a tool kit with which to build hi-tech fantasy environments.

This map tiles set has been designed to expand your map building tool kit with a range of Map Tiles depicting a fantasy science fiction atmosphere. Use the map tiles in the Sci-fi Map Tiles package to build a super corporations high tech lab, a space station or the insides of a spaceship.

This map tile pack provides you with a wealth of map tiles that all look like they belong together with the same artistic "look and feel" to them. Plus the tile design means you can assemble the tiles to build a dungeon map of almost any complexity. While on it's own this map pack provides all you need to build a sci-fi complex for your players to explore, your creations can be further populated with objects from our Furniture Packs, or NPC's and Monsters from packs such as our Modern Day Adventurers token pack.

Raw Image Files Art Assets Edition

Sample: How to buildThis edition of the Sci-fi Map Tiles pack is designed for use by Game Masters who love building their own maps, and want access to a toolbox of ready-made artistic material rather than the hassle of designing their own material from scratch. The map tiles within this package were designed to act as library of art assets that a Dungeon Master could simply just drag-n-drop onto a canvas to form a map.

The package contains a wealth of raw image files in JPG and PNG file format. These image files form the building blocks which you can assemble into the form of a dungeon, fortress, monster lair, or whatever kind of adventure map structure you desire.

Simply start with a blank canvas inside the graphics editing program of your choice, for example: Photoshop, or Gimp. Then start composing the form of an adventure location by grabbing a map tile from the library, then plonk it onto the canvas right where you want it to go. Keep placing down map tiles and your adventure map will take form like a giant jigsaw puzzle.

Using map tiles permits very granular control over the form of your dungeon chambers and passageways, rather than relying on pre-constructed rooms which you cannot change. Once the structure of the map is in place, add the final touches by dressing your map with props and object tokens such as tables, chairs, statues, etc.

What is a Map Tile?

A map tile, in the context of this set, is square of artwork depicting a specific 5ft by 5ft area of terrain. Such as the floor of a laboratory, an area of grass, or where the floor meets a wall. In order for a Game Master to build an adventure map for players to explore, map tiles are placed onto the digital canvas one by one until the desired terrain is constructed. Be that terrain a wilderness area, a secret lab, or space station.

Each map tile is a combination of hand drawn artwork and photographic source material that gives us the unique style of all Studio WyldFurr Map tiles. All of the tiles have been rendered from a birds eye view of the landscape, with shadowing used to give the illusion of depth.

Map Tile Scale

The Studio WyldFurr range of digital role-playing tokens and map tiles all use a standard scale of 1 inch to 3 pixels, for a standard D20Modern or D20Future (or Dungeons and Dragons) character square of 180 pixels. Thus each map tile is a depiction of a 5ft square of terrain. But we have also included smaller 50 pixel square map tiles for those of us who use the smaller 50 pixel square size.

How to use the Map Tiles?

The map tiles have been made as a kind of ready made art pack that you can simply just drag’n’drop onto a digital art canvas to build a map. To do this all you need is a graphics editing program such as Photoshop, Gimp, or another Map Making program that permit you to use pre-created tiles to build maps. We recommend using Gimp, it is free and is a very powerful program for this task. If you are not sure about what to do, we have a tutorial about building your own maps, which we have also added to the products zip file as a tutorial PDF.

Walls Separate from Floors

With our Dungeon Map Tiles III package we started to separate the walls from the floor tiles. We have found this gives us more flexibility with map building as we can combine different walls with different types of floor tiles to create different effects. This pack continues this style of map tile, with two different styles of floor tile and a main style of science fiction wall tiles.

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Tailz

"We have come a long way from the first release of the Dungeon Map Tiles Pack, all the way through some wilderness themed map tiles and Modern Day Map Tiles. Now we have the release of this package, the science fiction collection of Sci-fi Map Tiles. I would like to take a moment to thank everyone for supporting my art and following my work. Thanks!"

- Tailz from Studio WyldFurr.

IMPORTANT: This pack of art assets is intended for use creating maps for employment on the virtual role-playing tabletop. In apps such as Fantasy Grounds, Roll20, Battlegrounds, or d20Pro. This package is not a stand alone game, but a gaming aid for designing role-playing maps for personal use only.


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