Deven Rue

is creating fantasy maps & teaching you how to make them too

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Special offer until February 29th
Tourist
$1
per month
You've picked up a quick tour guide map to the stars!

Access to my patron-only Discord: You can meet other supporters of my art, talk with me one-on-one, get to really know me, and join in on voice chats!

You also get exclusive discounts to:
  • My Website: RueInk.com
  • Wyrmwood Gaming
  • Die Hard Dice
  • Found Familiar Coffee
  • Tabletop Loot
  • Cantrip Candles
  • All Rolled Up
  • The Rook & The Raven
  • and more coming soon!
Includes Discord benefits
Treasure Hunter
$2
per month
You're an adventurer seeking treasure and I have just the map for you!


 All the benefits of the previous tier plus...   


Birthday Greetings!  Tell me when your birthday is and I'll send you a card! 

Access to all my colored illustrations!  Scroll through numerous illustrations of weapons, tavern signs, creatures, borders, banners, scrolls and more that you can use on your website, PDFs, and more!


Get hi-res images of my Cartography Photography to use as desktop wall paper, phone backgrounds, or to print and frame in your own home! (Not for resale or distribution commercially or otherwise.)


Access to tier-specific channels on Discord where I announce new rewards, add updates, and so much more! Come join us and get to know your fellow Ruebees & me!
Includes Discord benefits
Hand-drawn Map PostcardsSpecial Offer • 12 days left
New or upgrading patrons will receive a postcard with a hand-drawn map & note in the mail!
Scout
$3
per month

You've been hired by your party to scout ahead and report back your findings.


All the benefits of the previous tiers plus...

 

B&W versions of my maps with no labels!  Add your own town names to fit your campaign!


B&W version of floor plans for my dungeon & interior maps!  Like my maps but don't want all the added details or objects?  Perfect! You can download the black and white version of just the basic floor layout!


Tavern signs without labels! Add your own tavern names to my designs.


Access to tier-specific channels on Discord where I announce new rewards, add updates, and so much more! Come join us and get to know your fellow Ruebees & me! 

Includes Discord benefits
Hand-drawn Map PostcardsSpecial Offer • 12 days left
New or upgrading patrons will receive a postcard with a hand-drawn map & note in the mail!

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About

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Deven Rue Cartography

You might have seen my work on Critical Role, The Triangle Table, Nerdolopedia, Godsfall and more.  I make fantasy maps...highly detailed fantasy maps.  I spend the majority of my time creating maps.  I'm sort of obsessed but you'll find that out soon enough if you haven't done so already.  But let's get to the meat of this Patreon thingy, shall we?

SUPPORTING MY PATREON AND OUR COMMUNITY

My patrons' monthly pledges make it possible for me to offer the black & white version of my maps free for everyone in the gaming community to download and use in their home games!

Each regional/world I make takes 2-6 weeks depending on the level of detail.

Let that sink in a moment. That means if you were to commission me directly to make a map, you would be paying me 2-6 weeks of a salary. That's a LOT of money!  But then... my maps have a LOT of detail and are time consuming to make.  So instead, we're all helping each other not only get our own worlds commissioned but maps for those who haven't created their own or are inspired to use one I've already made!  We're encouraging more DMs to pick up a game and inspiring them with our worlds. 

But no, I don't mass produce art. You'll see a new piece from me at least once a month *maybe* twice a month if we're lucky but generally it's slow going.  But the great thing is, we're slowly amassing a library of maps that everyone can use.  If you're here expecting to see a ton of maps being made, I'm sad to say you'll be disappointed.


WHAT YOU GET WHEN YOU PLEDGE!

When you pledge to my Patreon, you're getting access to my entire body of work thus far (minus work created under IP copyright such as for Critical Role or WotC)!  Every map available for download for personal use. 

You also get discounts to shops like Tabletop Loot and Cantrip Candles as well as my own website!

Want to make your own maps?

I've got cartography classes available!  Pledge to the right, find the links above!  The course covers a wide variety of subjects regarding earth sciences, landscapes, drawing on paper, coloring with Copic markers, resources, digital map creating, and MUCH more! Read articles and watch videos at your leisure or join our ongoing cartography discussion on Discord. New articles are being added often!

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Goals
92% complete
Reaching this goal will allow me to release the parchment versions of my maps free to download by everyone!  This will make the digital version with text available to the public both on Patreon and on my website.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 497 exclusive posts
846
Images
14
Links
7
Polls
16
Writings
32
Videos
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