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Waterdeep Region Maps

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This map contains both Nighstone and Goldenfields, both used in Storm King's Thunder!

This is a map I hand-drew for campaigns set in and around Waterdeep in the Forgotten Realms. It's suitable for anyone campaigning in the Waterdeep region, and may be especially helpful to anyone running the Tyranny of Dragons, Elemental Evil, or Storm King's Thunder adventure paths (once the latter is released). It's designed to be the sort of map characters might actually see in the world.

It is based on both Mike Schley's excellent map in the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide (available for purchase on his website), and Eric L. Boyd's web supplement to the 3rd edition book City of Splendors: Waterdeep (which is available for free online). I'm not a professional artist, and I used techniques from Jared Blando's "How to Draw Fantasy Art and RPG Maps" to create the map, which I highly recommend.

There are 3 pdfs included: a map stained with coffee to look like parchment, a map with a parchment texture backing, and a black and white version.

Included in each pdf is multiple versions of the same map:

  • a player's map of the region
  • a player's map with a 6 mile hex
  • a DM's map of the region including many extra sites
  • a DM's map of the region including many extra sites, with a 6 mile hex
  • The above 4 maps again, without the settlement of Nightstone included.
All maps are of exactly the same region. Close attention has been paid to remaining true to the source material, and distances are as accurate as I could make them taking into account inconsistencies between different canon maps. As a disclaimer, a photo of the hand-drawn player's map is available for free on DeviantArt.

For those interested, I also have Triboar, Ardeep Forest, and Cormyr region maps also available on DM's Guild, available as "Pay What You Want". 

Triboar Region Maps
Ardeep Region Maps & Guide
Cormyr West-Central Region Maps 

Hope people find this helpful to their campaigns!

 
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JEREMY G July 29, 2016 5:45 am UTC
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Hi Kanzen.

Great job on the Waterdeep maps.

I went ahead and dropped you a line through Deviantart. Looking forward to your reply.

-Jeremy
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