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Does anyone know of good city specific (although I would be interested in others as well) plug-ins for fantasy role playing game map making using GIMP?

I am more looking at macro-scale (so whole city and a little of country side) rather than a tactical map.

Edit: I should have asked for brushes: Deviant art has a plethora of brushes that can be used for this.

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GIMP probably isn't the tool for this; you'd normally use a vector-based app for maps, such as Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape. –  e100 Jul 19 '11 at 16:54
    
Have you looked at any of the tools that already exist specifically designed to make gaming maps? Why stick with GIMP? –  Philip Regan Jul 19 '11 at 18:42
    
I'm pretty sure there is no plugin for 'make a map' for any software. –  DA01 Jul 19 '11 at 23:17
    
@Philip Regan: Most other tools are not free (as in GPL). Plus, I know gimp fairly well. Inkscape maybe a better tool for the job though. –  Sardathrion Jul 20 '11 at 10:07
    
@DA01: For sure. But there maybe a plugin to draw a set of randomly connected lines (streets) with rectangles (houses) along the lines' path. –  Sardathrion Jul 20 '11 at 10:08

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No plugins, but I did find a tutorial for creating a regional RPG map in the GIMP here that seems extremely complete.

The same forum has a few other tutorials for city mapmaking that are specific to Photoshop (here, for example). Depending on your familiarity with PS and GIMP you might be able to translate some of the specifics over to GIMP on your own.

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I predict lots of spam comments incoming... –  JohnB Dec 16 at 12:32
    
I'm looking for a boat of hair, has anybody seen a hairboat? –  DumbNic 3 hours ago

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