Originally this map was supposed to be a small minimap. Well, it’s not exactly a big map either, but it turned out as much bigger what I intended. The idea was given by Steve Barr on Twitter when I was asking for some ideas for a minimap. The idea happened to fit my own plans regarding my own Force and Destiny Star Wars RPG campaign.
One of our Efreet-class shuttles was intercepted by local insurgents and we have located the shuttle’s crash site.
We expect the insurgent to be scavenging the ship wreck for parts and taking all survived crew members as hostages.
The shuttle has an armored pod for VIP persons and we have picked up its signal close to the crash site.
Star Wars would be very different if all references to the Force would be replaced with Love…
• “Love is what gives a Jedi his power. It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us and penetrates us. It binds the galaxy together.” –Ben to Luke
• “Don’t underestimate Love!” –Vader to Tarkin
• “Love can have a strong influence on the weak-minded.” –Ben to Luke
• “Don’t be too proud of this technological terror you’ve constructed. The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of Love.” –Vader to Admiral Motti
• “Remember, a Jedi can feel Love flowing through him.” –Ben to Luke
• “I felt a great disturbance in Love.” –Ben
• “Love will be with you . . . always.” –Ben to Luke
• “There is a great disturbance in Love.” –Emperor to Vader
• “A Jedi’s strenght flows from Love. But beware of the dark side.” –Yoda to Luke
• “A Jedi uses Love for knowledge and defense, never for attack.” –Yoda to Luke
• “My ally is Love, and a powerful ally it is.” –Yoda
• “Use Love, Luke.” –Ben’s Spirit
This small outpost is located in the middle of a remote marshland. The structure is quite old and made of concrete bricks and light-weight elements assembled on site. The facility is mainly powered by old solar panels installed on the roof of the main building. These panels provide energy for lightning, communications and other essential electrical systems. Otherwise the facilities are quite stoic and primitive. There is no running water or toilets, for example.
This is a quick map I did to test the idea of vertically built spaceships and it was kind of inspired by The Expanse tv-series and one of its spaceships. So, in other words, this map was made hard scifi in mind – no artificial gravity except for rotation or acceleration, for instance.
Normally this ship would be like a tower when it’s under acceleration, but otherwise there’s no gravity and it would be more like a tube divided into sections.
This map is one of my #mapvember maps and a test with the grids and using solid black with spaceships and similar structures. Inspiration for this map came from a space opera RPG, Hyperstorm, me and my colleague, Hans Zenjuga, are developing together.
I’ve wanted to draw a map with flowing lava and narrow walkways for intense fight scenes. As we were watching Star Wars episode III, Revenge of the Sith, with my wife and kids, I decided to test the new Neopiko ink pens and Letraset bleedfree marker paper.
The movie was perfect inspiration for a map with some hot lava and perilous walkways and from the start I had a pretty good picture in my head what I was going to draw. While I was drawing the map, I pretty quickly noticed the difference between ordinary and premium marker pens and paper. Normally I would not have bought these materials, but because of the second completed Patreon goal (thanks to my awesome patrons!), I gave myself the liberty to go and buy them. The marker pens are really precise and the Promarker pens I use for shading worked really well with the paper.
So, may I present you: Furnace-5, the Lava Station
The idea for this map came from a Star Wars campaign that I’m playing with my boys. Two Clone Wars era bounty hunters were hired to extract a VIP from the holding cells on the top floor. I drew a small concept image of the base before I started to work on the map itself.
This base can be a rebel or smuggler hide-out, or a small outpost. Perhaps even a listening post or a base of operations for a bounty hunter or pirate crew.
I usually draw my maps black and white using only grey tones for shading, but with this map I experimented with color markers.
Click to download the high-resolution map files
This map was originally published on Patreon in December 2015.
This map by Miska Fredman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
House Azuria Vulture-class Light Freighter
This map was a quick practice on working with lines of different weights. I started with an idea of a ship like Serenity in Firefly, but I wanted it to be wider. I imagined that the ship could have wings like in Klingon battle cruiser.
Consortium Hyperspace Vehicle Bauman-Kobaki Shipyards Space Tug Model RND161
I got the inspiration for this map from the space tug Nostromo in Alien, but as I started drawing this map, I did not have very clear picture of what I was going to do. So, this map ended up missing some parts I want to include in it and after considering it awhile decided to completely redo this map later.
Still I thought that someone might have use for this map, even though it did not turn out how I wanted. I’m not going to do this map any further, so I thought I might as well share it as is.
I hope you find use for it 🙂