Designing Maps

How to make beautiful and compelling maps for your games

Battlemap Techniques

A collection of small techniques to give your battlemaps life.

This page contains a list of specialized techniques for use with making fantasy battlemaps.

I will be updating this post with links to new techniques as I write them.

  • Moss – how to paint on additional textures to surfaces
  • Puddles – how to add wet effects to surfaces.
  • Stairs – moving between levels.
  • Tree Stumps – treacherous terrain.
  • Water – the wettest of wet things.
  • Windows – punching holes in walls and filling them with glass.

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