We have just returned from two weeks in the
Two weeks is a long time to be separated from our toys, but I did take a laptop with me which had all the Profantasy maps I have been working on. So I spent a lot of time trying to decide how best to use the maps. They are best used on the computer, but I want to use them on my 1813 blog.
I did two types of map. One each of
I started the new 1813 blog when we returned to
Then I realised that the map symbols were too large to fit in the 20 mile squares on the maps. I was using the smallest font for the symbols, so I had to redesign them to show “1” rather than “1st corps”. I am pleased with the result, and it has the added advantage that the symbol only covers half of the square, so you can still read the town name underneath.
You can see my progress so far at
Meanwhile our wargaming has suffered; indeed there has not been any. It’s very hot here in