A map of Skyrim is on display in the room this blogger slaves away, so perhaps I’m biased, but I think cartography is a beautiful focal point for any room. It looks fantastic, it’s a discussion point, it’s a flag of fandom, an icebreaker, a reference, and you will discover new details for months to come.
And then rediscover them all in the following years.
I was excited to find Nerdy Maps on Etsy then. This Barcelona based cartographer isn’t a power player, and the boutique just seems to get on with the business of making maps.
These maps are all printed with high-quality inks, on thick paper and with a soft matte finish. Most maps come in various sizes, and, get this, those sizes have frames in mind! If you’ve ever had the pain of trying to source a frame for an unusual illustration, then you’ll how thoughtful this is!
Avatar the Last Airbender map
I dunno… maybe you recently backed a Powered by the Apocalypse RPG from Magpie Games or know someone who has. Why not start the game with a handmade and gorgeous illustrated world map?
Wheel of Time map
A TV series is on the way. There’s already been a tabletop RPG, but easy to imagine there are plans to bring the fantasy series back to gamers’ attention.
The Aiel Waste is so large…
Kingdom of the Dunedain.
Amazon’s TV series looks impressive, and they’ve only shown us the tiniest teasers.
Numenor, Elenna-Noire, Westernesse, is the island to the West of Middle-earth and where most Men live. Tolkien intended us to think of Atlantis.
Based on the original Black Panther comic books, this view of Wakanda is a low tech study of towns, cities, landmarks and terrain.
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