Tag Archives: Astraterra

[Map] The Ghost Tree



This was originally drawn for Astraterra RPG and based on a design by Jonas Mustonen. I really liked how this map can be both an illustration or a map and I think this can be useful in other settings than Astraterra’s. One story seed that came to my mind was that the island was raised to the skies due to a failed magical experiment of sorts. There might have been other consequences too sucking all life from the island and turning all inhabitants into undead creatures or some other horrible abominations.

I drew this with my usual set of tools: 0.5, 0.3, 0.1 and 0.05 Neopiko fineliner pens, Letraset bleed proof marker paper for the line and Copic markers for the shading. After the lineart and shading was done, I gave this a quick treatment in Photoshop.


For different map versions of this and other of my RPG maps, please, check out my Patreon page and storefronts in DrivethruRPG and RPGnow.

This map was originally published on Patreon with the support of my awesome patrons in April 2016.

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This work by Miska Fredman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

[FI] Otus Mekanikus -olentolisäosa Astraterra-roolipeliin saatavilla nyt


Olentolisäosa Otus Mekanikus on nyt saatavilla DrivethruRPGn ja RPGnown kautta pdf-versiona hintaan €9,90.

Lisäosa on taitettu siten, että siinä on hyvin varaa reittää sivut ja laittaa mappiin tai vastaavaan. Mukana tulee myös “tulostinystävällinen” versio, jossa ei ole taustatekstuuria kotitulostamisen helpottamiseksi.



Otus Mekanikus on lisäosa Astraterra-seikkailuroolipeliin ja esittelee lisää erilaisia olentoja ja nimenomaan erilaisia keinotekoisia otuksia, kuten elokoneita, villikoneita ja erilaisia laboratorioiden luomuksia.
Astraterran Olentopediasta löytyy pari erilaista elokonetta ja siellä myös kerrottiin jonkin verran niiden alkuperästä ja toiminnasta. Otus Mekanikuksessa esitellään lisää uusia elokoneita ja avataan seikkaperäisemmin niiden historian hämäriin unohtuneita taustoja sekä teknistä rakennetta.

Villikoneet ovat elokoneita ja muita elokoneiden kaltaisia rakennelmia, jotka ovat kehittäneet oman tahdon ja elävät itsenäisesti kukin omalla tavallaan.

Laboratorioiden luomukset puolestaan ovat erilaisia keinotekoisia kummajaisia. Pitkään vain muinaiset ovat hallinneet keinotekoisen älyn ja elämän luomisen, mutta nyt nerokkaimmat, hulluimmat ja uskaliaimmat keksijät ja masinologit ovat onnistuneet hautomaan kasvuliemisammioissaan keinotekoisia olentoja, joita kutsutaan klonteiksi sekä luomaan puolikoneita istuttamalla mekaanisia osia eläviin olentoihin.

[Map] The Prismatic Castle


Here’s a map me and my friend are working on for Astraterra RPG. Because Astraterra is a roleplaying game for all ages, significant amount of the players are school kids and therefore we wanted to have some kind of light educative aspect in this map and adventure. I don’t remember exactly where the idea about using colors came, but we ended up using the colors of the rainbow, or in other words prism.
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[Map] The Flying Ruins


This patron supported map was originally published on Patreon in February 2016.


This map was my first practice on an isometric grid and I have actually learned a thing or two from that. One thing is that I should not do the shading on gridded paper, because it fades away when I edit the grids out leaving me with a coarse looking black and white line art.

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[Map] The Fallen Giant

Fallen Frost Giant-fancy-grid

Here’s another map of something buried deep in the ground. In this map the entrance can be a quarry or an excavation which has revealed an entrance into a mysterious metal construct.

I drew this map originally with Astraterra on my mind, but I think this fits Numenera, for example, as well. Or any other scifi, science fantasy or fantasy setting with gigantic constructs. This map does not have a written story seed associated with it yet, but I think I have to write one 🙂


Click here to download different map versions via Dropbox


This “remastered” #mapvember map was previously published on Patreon in December 2015.

If you would like to support me create more maps and other resources for tabletop RPGs, please have a look at my Patreon page.