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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 travelling 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 corporation 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.

What is a Map Tile?

A map tile, in the context of this set, is a 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.

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.

We also have a number of clips on our YouTube Channel of Tailz using the Map Tiles to build adventure maps in Photoshop.

Sci-fi Map Tiles Sample

Sample Mini-maps created with the Sci-fi Map Tiles Set

Purchase Options

This package of art assets can be purchased in two forms. The first is the Raw Image Files Art Assets Edition, while the second is a version of the package that has been configured especially for certain Virtual Tabletop Applications. This second form of the package can only be purchased via the Marketplace belonging to that Application (see below).

Raw Image Files Art Assets Edition

This edition of the Sci-fi Map Tiles pack is designed for use by advanced users who have access to graphics editing programs and apps such as Photoshop, or Gimp.

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, or whatever kind of structure you desire.

We have a tutorial detailing how you can use the Map Tiles in Photoshop or Gimp.

Studio WyldFurr

Purchase the Raw Image Files Art Assets Edition of the Sci-fi Map Tiles pack right here, right now, via the Studio WyldFurr web store.

$10.95

DriveThruRPG.com

DriveThruRPG.com the biggest online retailer of role-playing material on the internet. If you have an account on DriveThruRPG.com, you can jump over to there and purchase the Raw Image Files Art Assets Edition of the Sci-fi Map Tiles Pack. Doing so will add the pack to your product list on DriveThruRPG.com

GumRoad

GumRoad.com is a giant marketplace for creators and indy developers like Tailz. If you have an account on GumRoad.com, you can jump over to there and purchase the Raw Image Files Art Assets Edition of the Sci-fi Map Tiles Pack. Doing so will add the pack to your product list on GumRoad.com

Package available via Application Marketplaces

A special version of the Sci-Fi Map Tiles package has been set up for a growing number of Virtual Tabletop Applications. This specialised version can be found in the Marketplaces belonging to those Applications.

IMPORTANT: This version can only be employed within the Application it has been purchased for, it can not be exported from that Application (except for Applications that permit the exporting of, for example, a completed adventure map). If you want to use these assets in another program (such as GIMP or Photoshop), you will need to purchase the Raw Art Assets Edition.

This specialist Virtual Tabletop version allows Game Masters the ability to use the Map Tiles within the Virtual Tabletop Application of their choice, leveraging the map building tools inside that Application.

The package can be found in the plugin marketplace for the following applications:

Fantasy Grounds Forge
MapForge