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Heroic Maps - Giant Maps: Schloss von Nachtherz

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Schloss von Nachtherz

Deep in the pine forest, high in the hills, sits Schloss von Nachtherz, the ancestral castle home of the von Nachtherz family. For centuries the family ruled from the stronghold, treating people fairly and justly. That all changed when Dietmar became Count von Nachtherz. The castle doors were closed, the windows bricked up, and messages stopped coming down from the castle. Locals spoke of strange sounds and lights coming from the castle, and began to stay away from the surrounding forests. But that's when the disappearances began. Rumours abounded; the Count was sick with plague, the mansion was haunted, the Count was cruel. But one word was repeated again and again in the hushed taverns near Schloss von Nachtherz : Vampire!


 
A printable rpg battlemap compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl or skirmish game. Use as a standalone gameboard, or combine with any same-scale tileset. The map is 50x50, equivalent to 25 of our standard 10x10 tiles.

Contents: A large Gothic castle in a dark and creepy forest. The castle belongs to a Vampire, and is eerily lit with torches. Rooms include a crypt, great hall, bedrooms and parlour, library, dining hall and long corridors. Perfect for Halloween adventures, where it could also be a haunted house, a murder mystery setting, or just the home of a sinister noble.

Download includes:
250dpi A4 pdf map spread across 50 pages for easy printing.
250dpi full jpeg versions for VTT or poster printing

Note: Whilst the download looks large, it consists of many separate files - just download the versions you need.

A note on VTT use - we have deliberately kept the quality of the file high, and you may need to resize the jpeg for use in your VTT software. Keeping the file size and resolution high gives you the flexibility to use the map how you want - crop out a particular section or use the entire map, the choice is yours. 

 
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Go on an adventure!

      

 
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Marcus G October 29, 2016 2:41 am UTC
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Hi folks,

In attempting to download "HeroicMaps_Schloss_von_...z_NoGrid_BRIGHTENED.zip", I keep getting a second copy of the Grid_Brightened version. Is it possible to check if the right files are uploaded/named correctly? Could be a fault at my end.
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Joseph B October 29, 2016 1:17 pm UTC
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Hi there. I've double checked the file and it all looks ok. Try downloading it again. Let me know if you still don't have any luck
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Joseph B October 25, 2016 3:53 pm UTC
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Thanks for the comments, and sharing tips with other customers. Of course, it is meant to be night time ;) . Anyway, we've also updated the product with brightened jpeg versions of the map, to save you doing it yourself if you would like it brighter for your games. Hope that's useful.
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Steve N October 25, 2016 2:00 pm UTC
Okie Dokie, I just took the Full Sized Preview, brought the Overview up to 800%, took a snapshot (Edit menu) and saved it as a JPG with Paint. Then I opened it with Microsoft Office Picture Manager, and hit Auto Correct (up near Edit Picture) and Boy, Oh Boy did it brighten up!
You might want to try something like that.

I have to wait for payday, (I know, I'll miss the Sale!) but I'm getting this and a bunch more maps! You guys are the best!
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Andrew J October 11, 2016 9:29 am UTC
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I have always enjoyed the look, richness and tone of Heroic Maps. However, I have to say that they seem to be getting darker and darker. My players are starting to complain that they can't tell what they're looking at. It's is perhaps a matter of contrast? As the maps get darker, the pallet of colors seems to be shrinking.
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Joseph B October 11, 2016 10:17 am UTC
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Hi Andrew. If you're printing them the ink and paper type can affect how dark things appear. You could try using something like Gimp or Photoshop to increase the brightness if you're finding they aren't printing the way you like.
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Andrew J October 13, 2016 1:27 pm UTC
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Thank you for the swift response Joseph, it speaks to the diligence of your company. I actually use them on VTT sites as jpg or png files. I have used GIMP for these files to bring up the brightness, however my results are inconsistent and I do frankly find it bothersome to add works on to my schedule to make a purchased product usable.
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