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Description

► "The RPG Game Master's best friend." - Wired.com
► "A life-saver." - Stargazerworld.com

Throw away that graph paper, Ye Olde Map Maker is the perfect app for creating quick and easy maps for your RPG adventures. Design RPG game maps in the palm of your hand and then export them to your Camera Roll to email and print.

In a rush? There are 1000's of of user-created maps instantly available in our Public Library. In settings such as dungeons, castles, inns, and caves, these maps are ready to download and print - an incredible resource for your next campaign!

This app works with our free online browser version. Save your maps locally or to our online server. Your maps will be available across any device connected to the internet!

► FEATURES

• Design maps to fit across one, two, or four 8.5" x 11" sheets of paper
• 1000's of free maps available now
• Export as .jpg to CameraRoll to email and print
• Maps use near 1" grid size, perfect for minis.
• Save locally or online (either public or private)
• Access maps from your computer at yeoldemapmaker.com

► OUR WEBSITE

The Ye Olde MapMaker app works with our desktop browser version. By creating a free account you can save your maps to our server and access them from any computer by going to yeoldemapmaker.com

► ABOUT US

We are small team of 3 (humanoid, CR 4) who love RPGs. When we are not facing the daily adventures of fighting dragons and raising families we love to create tools to help gamers.

If you have any questions or comments, please visit www.yeoldemapmaker.com and leave a note on our Facebook page or forums. We love to hear from you!

 $1.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Sep 26, 2012 (about 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 7 months, on average.

Oct 24
2018
(Current)
Version 3.0.1

Update 3.0: We're adding BETA support for iPhone X, Xs, Xr, and Xs Max.

Feb 04
2018
Version 2.1.5

In 2.1.5 is a hot-fix for a bug that was preventing saving on larger phones (iPhone 8/plus/etc).

If you missed it: Recent 2.x updates included the following fixes and improvements:
- New scroll bars to make scrolling through the wall and objects list MUCH easier.
- A number of smaller bug fixes and back end improvements.
- Bug fix on the save map window on larger phones.
- Bug fix on the image export window on larger phones.
- "Map Name" text in the save window now automatically deletes when you start typing your map's name.

Jan 23
2018
Version 2.1

Version 2.1 includes the following bug fixes:
- fixed bug on the save map window on Plus sized phones.
- fixed bug on the image export window on Plus sized phones.
- "Map Name" text in the save window now automatically deletes when you start typing your map's name.

If you missed it: version 2.0 added the following:
- New scroll bars to make scrolling through the wall and objects list MUCH easier.
- A number of smaller bug fixes and back end improvements.

Dec 18
2017
Version 2.0

Version 2.0 is an important update filled with bug-fixes and user interface improvements that will make Ye Olde Map Maker run smoother on your device.

Features:
- Scrolling Lists for objects and wall tiles have been disabled (because they were awful) a new SCROLL BAR has been added that works much better. We'd love to hear what you think of this change. If you like it, we can update the rest of the scrolling lists in a future update.

- Some small bug fixes

- Updated the old, back-end code to new, shinier code.

Feb 27
2015
Version 1.14.2

► 1.14.2 fixes the following bugs:
- Maps not saving properly if a map setting wasn't chosen
- New blank maps not using the chosen size on some occasions

Greetings Mappers! Version 1.14 is a big one that adds number of requested features and bug fixes.

The biggest new feature are the new map sizes. Now you can make a map that fits to 1 page for small encounters or create a large map that fits to 4 pages for those really big battles!

We've also added in a new way to select objects and wall times - a feature that has been highly requested.

► Warning: Be sure to backup your locally saved maps to the Ye Olde Mapmaker online server. Updating the app will erase these maps from your device. Remember - everyone has free, private online storage space for all of their maps.

► Warning: iPhone 3 and early is no longer supported. You may encounter performance issues using these devices.

UPDATE FEATURES:
• Large and Small map sizes in addition to the standard Medium size
• New "easy-pick" window for objects and wall tiles
• 15 new decorative objects
• 17 new wall tiles
• Fixed: Toolbars no longer overlap map at scroll limits.
• Other bug fixes and graphical improvements

Let us know what we can add in future updates through our forums and Facebook page. Check us out online at yeoldemapmaker.com

Feb 19
2015
Version 1.14.1

Greetings Mappers! Version 1.14 is a big one that adds number of requested features and bug fixes.

The biggest new feature are the new map sizes. Now you can make a map that fits to 1 page for small encounters or create a large map that fits to 4 pages for those really big battles!

We've also added in a new way to select objects and wall times - a feature that has been highly requested.

► Warning: Be sure to backup your locally saved maps to the Ye Olde Mapmaker online server. Updating the app will erase these maps from your device. Remember - everyone has free, private online storage space for all of their maps.

► Warning: iPhone 3 and early is no longer supported. You may encounter performance issues using these devices.

UPDATE FEATURES:
• Large and Small map sizes in addition to the standard Medium size
• New "easy-pick" window for objects and wall tiles
• 15 new decorative objects
• 17 new wall tiles
• Fixed: Toolbars no longer overlap map at scroll limits.
• Other bug fixes and graphical improvements

Let us know what we can add in future updates through our forums and Facebook page. Check us out online at yeoldemapmaker.com

Mar 31
2014
Version 1.13

Prestige Class Unlocked! In version 1.13 of Ye Olde Mapmaker we are rolling out some long-desired updates:

►Support for multiple screen resolutions
►10 new items
►The Draw-Wall-Pen 1.0 (draw right-angled shapes with ease!)
►Labels on the mapping grid

Originally designed for iPhone 4, we've finally gone back and redesigned the app to take advantage of multiple screen sizes, including tablets. We think you will be pleased with how this app looks and functions on your device!

###SUPPORT###
If you encounter a visual bug with the new app layout, please post a screenshot on our forums or Facebook page. We tested on a number of different devices at different resolutions, but not on every device that exists. We welcome any help to ensure our app looks and works the best on every device! Thank you in advance!

Forums: http://yeoldemapmaker.proboards.com/index.cgi

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ye-Olde-Map-Maker/168625512023?ref=ts

Jul 01
2013
Version 1.12.1

Special Loot Update. In version 1.12 you've passed your spot-check and discovered a TON of new objects. From couches to coffins, jewels to secret passage ways, we've added a ton of new elements that will make your maps look even better.

And in addition to that, we felt the only suitable way to enjoy all of these new objects would be to remove Object limits completely. Enjoy!

VERSION DETAILS

► Removed object limits
► 10 new objects
► 3 revised objects
► Various bug fixes

Objects Added:
- 3x2 table
- "X" mark
- Pile of jewels and coins
- 1x1 bush
- 3x1 hedgerow
- trapdoor
- 2x2 Crate
- Coffin
- Fence
- Couch
- 3 wider staircases

Have suggestions? Found bugs? We'd love to hear from you. Come by our facebook page or our new forums. www.yeoldemapmaker.com

Jun 22
2013
Version 1.12

Special Loot Update. In version 1.12 you've passed your spot-check and discovered a TON of new objects. From couches to coffins, jewels to secret passage ways, we've added a ton of new elements that will make your maps look even better.

And in addition to that, we felt the only suitable way to enjoy all of these new objects would be to remove Object limits completely. Enjoy!

VERSION DETAILS

► Removed object limits
► 10 new objects
► 3 revised objects
► Various bug fixes

Objects Added:
- 3x2 table
- "X" mark
- Pile of jewels and coins
- 1x1 bush
- 3x1 hedgerow
- trapdoor
- 2x2 Crate
- Coffin
- Fence
- Couch
- 3 wider staircases

Have suggestions? Found bugs? We'd love to hear from you. Come by our facebook page or our new forums. www.yeoldemapmaker.com

Mar 25
2013
Version 1.11

**Hi everyone! Unfortunately, locally saved maps will be deleted with this update, please save them to your private folder on the online server using the 'save new' button. We do not want you to lose your maps. Thanks! ☺**

March 2013: Level Up! This major update adds a bonus +10 to saving throws versus various bugs and glitches that would prevent you from saving your maps!

Please update to have the best possible experience with Ye Olde Map Maker.

►Fixed: A bug preventing saving over a user's map that already existed on the online server.

►Fixed: Maps would not properly save over when saving locally to your device.

►Fixed: Deleted objects were not saving accurately.

►Fixed: A bug that would delete all local maps of the same name.

►Fixed: Various UI glitches.

Oct 31
2012
Version 1.1

New in version 1.1:

► You can now delete your maps from local and online storage. (The new Trash Can button is on the map load screen)

► Fixed bug where selected map's information would not appear correctly on map load screen.

► Various bug fixes to the registration and status windows.

Our first update addresses some small bugs as well as implements a delete button. You will now be able to delete maps from local storage as well as from your private map list on our web-server.

Sep 26
2012
Version 1.0

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