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Offline Alex Karaczun

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Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« on: March 29, 2016, 08:54:21 AM »
Hey everyone! I have a question for the AD&D fans here.

Are any of you aware of Old School TSR Blue Dungeon Map Symbol collections in standard image formats (PNG, JPG, GIF, TIFF, etc.)? We do our product maps using Dungeonographer, but every so often I want a symbol not included in the program. Making my own pit, chest or table is easy enough, but occasionally I need something more detailed an IAMAI (I am NOT and illustrator). Having a go-to source that I can convert or trace would be a great boon to me so I don't have to kick that work out to our real illustrators.

Any help appreciated!
« Last Edit: March 29, 2016, 09:02:10 AM by Kalex »
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Re: Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2016, 03:52:48 AM »
First thing that comes to mind, is to see if you can find any pdfs floating about of adventures where there's included a map legend, copy them over to photoshop/gimp/PainShopPro/whatever and save as for importing into your favourite mapping programme. Would be a wee bit of work, but once it is done it is done

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Re: Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2016, 04:40:06 AM »
The Piazza might be the place to look, they do a lot of old-school mapping there.

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Re: Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2016, 02:18:41 PM »
Thanks guys! I'll look into both. I've found some collections for personal use, but so far nothing I can use for publishing.
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Re: Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2016, 11:30:52 AM »
You might just want to "google" ( or whatever your specific mode of internet exploration is) Dungeon Symbols-TSR images and see what pops up. You'd be surprised of just what and how much material has been loaded up into the web over the years.

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Re: Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2016, 11:33:08 AM »
You might just want to "google" ( or whatever your specific mode of internet exploration is) Dungeon Symbols-TSR images and see what pops up. You'd be surprised of just what and how much material has been loaded up into the web over the years.

You might find this of interest:  https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=TSR+dungeon+symbols+images

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Re: Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2016, 09:23:01 PM »
Although I never did think to use TSR in my search ( ??? ), I have seen most of these images. I have found some products on DTRPG that either allow the symbols to be used for publishing, or that I can reasonably trace to make my own symbol.
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Re: Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2016, 07:39:28 PM »
Pyromancers.com has the blue TSR symbols. I don't show you can download them. Did you ever find what you're looking for?

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Re: Old School TSR Dungeon Map Symbols
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2016, 01:13:36 PM »
Pyromancers.com has the blue TSR symbols. I don't show you can download them. Did you ever find what you're looking for?

See my response above. I have found some available for commercial use, or traced others to make my own symbols.
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