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Explorer: Wild Places

Explorer: Wild Places is a set of printable battlemaps compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl game. 

Explorer: Wild Places is a standalone set, comprising 8 10x12  battlemaps.  Each tile depicts a different and unique wilderness area, idea for quick encounters when your party is exploring a hex, or travelling between cities and towns.

Forest Stream: A small stream flows past a clearing in a forest.
Road bend: A cobbled road winds past a large and ancient rock
Mountain Ledge: A scrubby path runs alongside a vertical drop to the ground far below.
Roadside Ruin: A cobbled road runs beside a small stone ruin, with the remains of an intricate floor
Forest Clearing: A small clearing in a patch of woodland.
Cave Entrance: A small cave entrance in an upland area
Overgrown Ruins: A track runs through the remains of a grand building
Farmland Road: A simple road runs alongside fields of crops

Please Note: These maps are not geomorphic, and not intended to match up perfectly with anything. They are intended as standalone battlemaps
Also included is a set of 300dpi full size jpgs, for poster printing or VTT, in both gridded and non-gridded versions. (n.b. gridless version only available as full jpeg)

Explorer: Wild Places - 8 battlemaps, each 10 x 12, and can be printed at 28mm and 25mm scale.

About Heroic Maps

 You can download our free door pack here:

Heroic Maps boards are flexible enough to be used with many game systems.

Go on an adventure!


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Paul L July 17, 2015 10:23 am UTC
Although I have given the pack 5 stars, as I have now bought them, I agree with Ryan G. they are just a bit on the small side. I think half as many maps but at a 18x18 or 18x24 would be spot on. I take the publishers point about the Giant Maps though, although I also have these anyway...

The one map for me that really stands out here, is the rural farmland map. With the exception of your pumpkin field, and Dave Grafton's vegetable patch garden maps, I have never seen a high quality farmland map. I would love to see a Widlerness tile pack with this type of stuff on. Obviously they would have to merge with the existing packs.
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Joseph B July 17, 2015 4:29 pm UTC
Hi Paul. Thanks for the feedback. Glad you like the farmland map. We agree - there are surprisingly few maps that depict farmland, and that is something we'll include more of in future maps. We do already cover the 20x20 size - we have lots of maps that size, and there will be future maps of outdoor locations at that size.
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Ryan G June 06, 2015 2:19 am UTC
I really like the locations in this pack. My only regret is that each map is so small for an outdoor encounter. It works great for an ambush, but any conflict that originates at a distance requires additional maps. I would definitely purchase most of these locations as a 20x20 or 50x50 map.
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Joseph B June 06, 2015 6:44 am UTC
Hi Ryan. Thanks for your comments. The maps are designed for quick small encounters, but if you're looking for larger scale combat you might want to look at our Giant Maps (such as Lostwere Forest, Gallow Lane Woods, Langstone Ruins) where there's lots of space. You can also look at our Geomorphic wilderness sets where you can build a map of any size. Thanks for the feedback though, and happy gaming!
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