Help support TMP


Making Maps with Campaign Cartographer 2


Campaign Cartographer 2
Product #
cc2v6
Manufacturer
Suggested Retail Price
£49.95


Back to Workbench


Revision Log
28 March 2002page first published

Areas of Interest

General
Fantasy

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Recent Link


Featured Showcase Article

Mighty Armies Dwarven Army

Black Mountain Miniatures paints up a double-army of Dwarves.


Featured Workbench Article

Basing With Stucco Crack Repair

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian tries a stucco repair product to contour his bases.


Featured Profile Article

Report from Bayou Wars 2006

The Editor heads for Vicksburg...


Current Poll


29,621 hits since 28 Mar 2002
©1994-2021 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

The other day, as I was planning one of my upcoming miniatures projects, I realized that what I needed was a particular type of software: not a photo retouching program, not an art program, but something that worked more like a traditional CAD (computer-aided drafting) program.

Why a CAD program? Without going into the details of my (future) project, what I wanted to be able to do was to create a graphic (picture, map, etc.) and still be able to manipulate the components. If I got it "done" but realized I wanted to move a symbol to the left, or make a line longer or thicker, I needed that kind of access.

So I searched the Web looking for a good CAD package, but failed to find anything in my price range and with the features I wanted.

how Campaign Cartographer looks like when you first run it

And then someone told me about Campaign Cartographer 2. It's software optimized for making maps, with a strong focus on fantasy maps, but it's built on the heart of the FastCAD engine.

So I arranged for a review copy. What follows is the story of how I learned to use the software, by way of making my first fantasy map...