Monday, March 4, 2013

The Winners of The Grand Original Map Contest Are...

It took us a bit of time to judge this contest, but as +Mark Hassman and +Dyson Logos will tell you, judging is hard when all of the entries are good or better. It isn't easy choosing winners from amongst an abundance of strong entries, but the deed is now done.

The winners of an original Dyson map are as follows:


Beneath the Windowless Tower by John


Bone Blade by Viz


River's Bend Poets Inn by Mark Chance


Mellified Men by Ian Coakley
[entered as monster but very cool Environment]

So, if your name is above, you are soon to be the proud owner of an original +Dyson Logos map. I'll need you to forward me your snail mail address.

If your name is not above AND you entered the Grand Original Map Contest, all is not lost. I have a $5 credit at RPGNow with your name on it. As I said above, all of the entries were strong, so you are all winners in my eyes. Of course, some were bigger winners, but such is life ;)

Email me your relevant info (snail mail or RPGNow e-mail as stated above) at erikATtrubluniteDOTnet and we'll get those prizes out to ya ;)


  1. Congratulations to the winners!

  2. The second I laid eyes on "Beneath the Windowless Tower" I knew John would win. Fantastic work!

  3. I was robbed!!!! J/K great work guys! I just had some fun making something around these beautiful maps!

  4. That's very gratifying, thank you! I had a lot of fun designing my entry.

    This is a little embarrassing, though: I didn't actually enter for the prize. It's an awesome map, but my current circumstances aren't great for taking care of physical documents. I don't want to lock it away in a safe place that will be out of my reach, I'd rather it go to someone who'll get some use out of it. If it's no problem, could you give it to the second-place winner instead?

  5. Any chance that this material can be made available for download someplace other than scribd?

    1. Mine is the only one on scribd. It's also on mediafire:


    2. Ok, thanks! I got it from MediaFire. Great stuff!

  6. Since John is bowing out for the prize, the runner up dungeon was The Quarrymen by Duncan (https://www.dropbox.com/sh/w8z4csc58hpbhp2/3UZKAqduoc). We'll have to track down his address as well.

    1. I just sent an email with info.
      Erik: do I need to send my $5 to John?

    2. heh - only if you want to Duncan :)

      otherwise I'll take care of it, no worries

      where did u send the email, as i dont see it yet...

    3. never mind.... i see u reached mark directly - disregard

    4. I can sent it to John or back to you, no need for me to double dip

    5. Duncan - send it back to me at tenkarsDOTtavernATgmailDOTcom and i'll move it on to John :)

    6. I'll send it after work. I appear to be cut off from RPGnow at the moment...

  7. I honestly can't wait to get my map!

    Thank you so much, guys!

    I want to thank my parents, and God, and Gygax, and the Gygax-Gods, and The Ruinous Powers, and...

    You get the picture. Thanks, guys.


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