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The Ebon Cartographer (Lifetime Adventure Maps Subscription)

The Ebon Cartographer (Lifetime Adventure Maps Subscription)

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A lifetime subscription to all of the hundreds of world-class building, region, and battlemaps, usable for fantasy tabletop RPG.  

As of this writing, includes nearly 1,000 maps comprising 9 GB of ultra-high-resolution content.


Infinium Game Studio produces richly-detailed, useful maps for our adventures.  An average of nearly 250 maps per adventure means that each and every building and region are meticulously laid out.  Mapmaking is our pride and joy, and something we obsess over.

Nearly each and every map also features both a GM and a Player-redcated version.  Player-redacted versions hide annotations and secret areas, and can easily be presented to the players as handouts without revealing anything unneeded.

For those interested in this incredibly detailed content, "The Ebon Cartographer" is a lifetime subscription to all adventure maps that IGS produces.  

Check out the portfolio of map samples on our website to get a taste of what's in store.

A Lifetime Subscription

At any given moment, The Ebon Cartographer is priced to represent the mapping content that is currently published and available.  More maps are released all the time as IGS continues to produce world-class indie RPG content.

As an Ebon Cartographer owner, you'll automatically receive all of those maps for free as we release them.

PDF Atlases & Individual Map Files for VTT

The Ebon Cartographer includes each and every full-featured PDF Atlas IGS produces for adventure content.  In addition to these laid-out book-format PDFs, each version of each map is provided as an ultra-high-resolution (>=4K) individual map image file. 

You're free to use these in your own GMing material, to print out, or to load into VTT programs for personal, non-commercial use.

GM & Player Versions of Every Map

Nearly every single map offered in our Atlases includes two versions: a full, GM version, and a Player-redacted version.  

Player versions omit secret doors and areas, and remove annotations to maximize usability as a player handout.

Below is a simple example of the common differences between the two versions.



Map Examples




What's Included

As of this writing, includes content from the following separate books:

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Esko V May 19, 2022 6:42 pm UTC
The subscription does not seem to be working as advertised. I purchased this product when it was launched, and now new maps have been added to it. The product is no longer free, but expects me to pay more.
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J. E May 19, 2022 7:02 pm UTC
Hi Esko! If you’ve bought this, then you will always be able to download every part of it, and will receive notifications every time it’s added to if you’ve opted in to DTRPG emails. If you’ve bought this, and DTRPG is not allowing you to download what you’ve bought, please log a ticket with support; I cannot and do not control that.

Per other comments below, this does and will contain all maps from all adventures I publish. Since it was published I’ve been working on DM tools and setting books, so you’re correct that no new adventures (and thus no new adventure maps) have been published or added.

Hope that helps clarify!
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T May 05, 2022 11:55 am UTC
hello a few Questions. i see on some of the other post that this have not been added any new maps in like 2 years. so what do you get for lifetime sub . because in general you can add 1 map each 10 year and that dont sound fair, i hope it make sence. and the 10 year is just to say a number. and also you make this in profantasy right ? if so will we get the file for that so we can zoom all in and even add small new stuff if needed. same question to you overland lifetime sub it is alot of money and if we dont get any new stuff i feel it is a little like cheating
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J. E May 06, 2022 3:06 pm UTC
Hiya--Thanks for reaching out. Ebon Cartographer is indeed a lifetime adventure maps product, meaning that whenever we publish more adventures, the maps associated automatically get added.

That said, we've been focusing on G/DM tools and campaign setting products the last year or so, hence no new maps.

Rest assured that there is a very deep pipeline of things upcoming... but I'm a one-man shop so I cannot promise strict timelines unfortunately.

I do appreciate that the listing is not cheap, however, I would suggest that "alot of money" is subjective depending on what you're interested in. 1,000 maps for this price equates to 5 cents per professionally-produced battlemap... an absolutely unheard-of value compared to literally every other map pack that I've seen on DTRPG.

That said, the price and product might not be what you're interested in or need, and I respect that.
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earl M November 25, 2021 5:22 pm UTC
Are there more maps in here then the four books above? I ask because my spouse has the 4 books already that we use. :-)
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J. E November 25, 2021 5:26 pm UTC
Hi Earl—Great question; Ebon Cartographer contains everything from all published adventures so if you have those adventures and the atlases, the only reason to grab Ebon Cartographer would be to get the lifetime adventure maps guarantee. But if you already have thenother adventures, it sounds likely that you’d grab future adventures anyway :)

Thank you for your support!
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Dylan B February 27, 2021 2:51 pm UTC
Hello! I'm assuming that "non-commercial" means no streamed campaigns or campaigns uploaded to YouTube. Is that right?
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J. E February 27, 2021 2:55 pm UTC
Good question as I certainly didn't make that clear! YES, you can stream campaigns like that using these maps, no problem; just please give IGS credit for the map you're using as part of the stream (you can mention it aloud, and/or have text, whatever's easiest).

The "non-commercial" piece is just to make it clear that you can't just take one of the maps and include it in something you publish like a book or something.

Hope that helps and I'd personally be HONORED to see a YouTube session featuring one of my maps; could I ask that you either email me a heads-up, post a link to IGS' Facebook page, or post a link here in the comments of Ebon Cartographer if/when you do?
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Mark M February 26, 2021 8:58 pm UTC
How does "lifetime" subscription work? Are you going to just be updating this one item ongoing on drivethrurpg, or is there a separate login and website access elsewhere?
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J. E February 26, 2021 9:55 pm UTC
Good question; I don't think that was clear from the description: As I publish more maps that are part of IGS products, I'll simply be adding them to the Ebon Cartographer. You'll receive a notification whenever the product is updated and you'll automatically download them if you have the DTRPG desktop app.

Hope that helps! Thanks for the question!
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Badger B February 26, 2021 6:00 pm UTC
I just picked this up. Is there any move towards changing the naming convention to match the contents of the pdfs?

An example Map 1 Brushgather Farm Overview as in the contents page is actually BF-O.png in the appropriate folder.

Its a very counter intuitive way to label / store them.

A good naming convention I have seen on this site is map 1 is normally labelled 01 BF-O - GM.png and players 01 BF-O - PC.png
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J. E February 26, 2021 9:58 pm UTC
That's a good call. Each map is taken from the product/adventure in which it was originally featured; one of the great things about IGS maps is that they're all keyed, so you can search the adventure PDF and quickly get to the map immediately.

The naming convention you describe is actually used in most of the adventures.

Finally, I'd recommend unzipping each map file into its own folder which should make the GM vs. Player aspect of things clear if it's not part of the filenames.

Hope that helps!
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Christopher C April 20, 2020 12:47 am UTC
Jason, even at the full price this would be an incredible deal. Thank you so much for making all of these maps available. Now I just need to organize them so I can use them in FG for my ongoing campaign.
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Arayana M February 25, 2020 11:40 pm UTC
Both the Infinium Game Studio link and the portfolio link don't work.
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J. E February 26, 2020 3:08 am UTC
Ah, yes; good catch and thank you. I've tweaked the listing. DTRPG doesn't allow external links in product descriptions or customer emails, but it hadn't given me an error or warning when I'd submitted the description.

(You can get to the portfolio by going to infiniumgamestudio [dot] com / maps.)

Thanks again!
Customer avatar
Arayana M February 26, 2020 11:40 pm UTC
Glad to be of help and thanks for the info. I really hate sites that bar links. I get why they do, but it always seems to cause more grief for honest folks than for scammers.
Customer avatar
Arayana M February 29, 2020 2:21 am UTC
Just an FYI on something I noticed. The site prevents links, but not the URL being typed out. So you can include the location to be copy-pasted.
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