I don’t just want to learn Campaign Cartographer. I want to master it- become an expert in it. Compose beautiful maps (like, Michael Schley and Pär Lindström beautiful) and eventually see my maps make their way onto your dining room table amid your bags of funny-shaped dice.
I want to create something that you cannot not use – a regional map, battlemap, city, dungeon, inn, anything! I want to create something that inspires you. Something that allows you to focus on the story you are trying to tell about the heroes within it and not on the resources needed to support it. I want my work to save you time.
“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
~ Bilbo Baggins to Frodo
Time. There’s the rub. Between obligations to both family and clients, the amount of free time I have to learn is somewhat limited.
I have to admit that, while I have a hope, I’m not entirely sure where I’ll actually end up on this journey. I also don’t know how long it is actually going to take.
That’s okay. At least I have a map that will help me find my way.