Making maps with Autorealm is not so difficult if you take it step by step, and for fantasy authors its a good way to work out time-scales for your novels! When you . Following on from discussions on another thread I have written this quick tutorial on using the Autorealm Software. Its an ideal program for. Would anyone be interested in a PDF file of the AutoREALM, version any tips and tricks, feel free to post a new thread in the tutorials section.

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In autodealm case, the best one to use is Polyline, as it is easy to control and will create a solid shape. I’ll add AutoRealm to my keyword index too.

So, for a blue sea, the line on the icebergs would be the bottom-left colour the very light blue. Consequently, I’ve created this thread in the Software Applications Forum. The time now is Sign In Don’t have an account?

AutoREALM Tutorials

By heart and honor is One’s true value weighed. This has loads of different styles in it. This program is an excellent mapping program that can design castles, caves, cities, dungeons and more. This site is a member of WebRing. You can also select from a whole load of other colours by clicking on the Custom Describes how to draw an overland map with some basic features mountains, forests, rivers, roads and some towns or villages.

To browse visit Here. Placement of door and other basic dungeon symbols.

Retrieved from ” http: Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Creating and editing symbols A small tutorial on creating and editing symbols. I’m still just a bit leary to do things on my own without know that it is okay to do so. Contents [ show ].


However, it’s a little boring at the moment. Copyright c Staffan Vilcans, all rights reserved. All I have done is to compile the help files together and edit them for spelling and grammar.

As I am still “gathering” a number of mapping tools, I’ve yet to install and use AutoREALM, however; it appears that it would be a great learning tool as well as can be used to create some rather decent maps. Just let me know and I’ll post it autodealm this thread.

First map A walk through the process of making a map. Also serves as a base to later tutorials on drawing dungeons, towns and ships.


Drawing a town Cover laying out streets, city walls and farmland. It is effective, auotrealm using icebergs, to choose a line colour which is the lightest form of the colour of the sea – ie the one’s on the right of the colour box. To fix this problem, we can use the method below:.

Although autorealj specialize in maps of fictional realms, as commonly used in both novels and games both tabletop and role-playingmany Guild members are also proficient in historical and contemporary maps. How to draw walls and castles An introduction to sutorealm ways to draw walls.

The solid pieces of rock on top of a lava pool or river can be an interesting addition to autoraelm volcanic feature:. This is a grreat help with autorealms as the help file will not work with vista.

You’ll need to change the values and boxes to the ones in the image. I do appreciate your comments. You can add a ripple effect by following the instructions below. I certainly hope that y’all will be autorealk to use this guide.


Layers Layers is tuutorial powerfull tool that can be used to hid and display things, for instance if you want a GM and player map. Bryan Ray, visual effects artist http: Basic drawing Covers the drawing of fractal lines coastssmooth irregular shapes forest boundaries? In short, there are Standard Lines, and Fractal Lines. Select your island, and go to the Line Style bar. It is free to download from http: However, sometimes the design will be on the wrong side of the coastline – ie on the land.

I use AutoRealms and this surely comes in handy!

You will have to register before you can post or view full size images in the forums. I’ve just completed the creation of this PDF and am more than willing to share it with anyone interested.

This will mask areas that have the ripple effect on. The content remains as it is on the Website. Mountains and rivers Covers the use of symbols and how to place them for a good effect. Drawing an island Drawing an island isn’t that different from drawing a lake, but this tutorial also includes some other tricks.

Thanks Autoralm was looking for maping information when the hero boards member nogalth mention this board.