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Campaign Cartographer 3
« on: July 26, 2012, 08:27:49 AM »
Does anyone here use Campaign Cartographer 3 for gaming, fun or otherwise?  I just picked it up at a good discount and have been messing around with it a little bit.  I've always had a thing for maps so I am liking what I see so far.  I've found a couple tutorials online which have been helpful enough to grasp the basics.  Beyond on that the programs seems very deep and complex (in terms of the finishing effects etc.)

So does anyone else use the program and can you off tips or maybe some examples of your work?

Here is the website if you have no idea what I am talking about.

http://www.profantasy.com/products/cc3.asp
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2012, 07:50:26 AM »
I don't have it but have considered picking it up for years now. For some reason whenever I had the urge to purchase it, I went to their site and loaded it into the cart, but when push came to shove I just didn't feel it was worth cost at the time and passed on it.

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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2012, 08:56:46 AM »
I don't have it but have considered picking it up for years now. For some reason whenever I had the urge to purchase it, I went to their site and loaded it into the cart, but when push came to shove I just didn't feel it was worth cost at the time and passed on it.

Nice to see you around here DD.   



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I got mine on Amazon for half price...   8)

http://www.amazon.com/mn/search/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=node%3D229575&field-keywords=campaign+cartographer+3&rh=n%3A468642%2Cn%3A!11846801%2Cn%3A229575%2Ck%3Acampaign+cartographer+3
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2012, 10:31:15 PM »
I don't have it but have considered picking it up for years now. For some reason whenever I had the urge to purchase it, I went to their site and loaded it into the cart, but when push came to shove I just didn't feel it was worth cost at the time and passed on it.

Nice to see you around here DD.   

psst down here

I got mine on Amazon for half price...   8)

http://www.amazon.com/mn/search/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=node%3D229575&field-keywords=campaign+cartographer+3&rh=n%3A468642%2Cn%3A!11846801%2Cn%3A229575%2Ck%3Acampaign+cartographer+3

Nice . . just placed an order.   ;)

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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2012, 07:05:37 AM »
^Awesome looking forward to seeing what you can do with the program.
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2012, 08:19:59 AM »
I don't have it but have considered picking it up for years now. For some reason whenever I had the urge to purchase it, I went to their site and loaded it into the cart, but when push came to shove I just didn't feel it was worth cost at the time and passed on it.

Nice to see you around here DD.   

psst down here

I got mine on Amazon for half price...   8)

http://www.amazon.com/mn/search/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=node%3D229575&field-keywords=campaign+cartographer+3&rh=n%3A468642%2Cn%3A!11846801%2Cn%3A229575%2Ck%3Acampaign+cartographer+3

Nice . . just placed an order.   ;)

Price just went up  :(
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2012, 03:43:35 PM »
It's still showing $29.56 for me.
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2012, 03:55:02 PM »
You're correct, now it's back down. My guess is that Deuce's order caused a temporary spike. It's got to be that weird pricing bot thing Amazon and it's affiliates use, the same one that increased the price of some obscure science text to over a million dollars a while back.
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2012, 06:51:45 PM »
You're correct, now it's back down. My guess is that Deuce's order caused a temporary spike. It's got to be that weird pricing bot thing Amazon and it's affiliates use, the same one that increased the price of some obscure science text to over a million dollars a while back.


... sooo are you going to pick it up?   ;D
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2012, 07:21:46 PM »
Umm... it's now in my cart but I've yet to pull the trigger. Sooo tempting, but so are a lot of things right now. I'll see how I feel about it tomorrow.
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2012, 09:31:29 PM »
Umm... it's now in my cart but I've yet to pull the trigger. Sooo tempting, but so are a lot of things right now. I'll see how I feel about it tomorrow.


You know you want to.....    ::)
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2012, 03:21:21 PM »
I finally had a few moments to fiddle around with this program and I have to say I like what I see.  Below is a map I made up in about 10 minutes.  No joke it was very easy to do with the basic tools.  I am no artist and its not much but its better then I could do using MS paint. :)  I know I am only scratching the surface with CC3 but I am looking forward to what I can do with it.


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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2012, 03:29:28 PM »
Can you import maps directly into the program and then add on to them (textures, objects, highlight borders and coastlines, etc)?
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2012, 03:39:15 PM »
I am pretty sure you can import a map and either trace it or add to it. (The manual briefly mentions tracing an imported map)  But again I am still a beginner and learning how to use this program.
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Re: Campaign Cartographer 3
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2012, 05:59:53 AM »
thanks for this information, Tent.
This type of program is very interesting and may even get an old fogey like me to try it.
Please keep us informed of your progress in using this tool.
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