Community Atlas 500th Map Competition Results

Thanks to everyone who participated or voted. The contest is now over and the votes tallied, and the results are as follows

Best Map:

Coils of the Cold Coroner by @Autumn Getty - $50 store voucher sponsored by ProFantasy Software Ltd

2nd Place:

The Temple of the Burning Ice by @AleD - $50 store voucher sponsored by @JimP

3rd Place:

Kristol Caverns by @Loopysue - ProFantasy employee, not eligible for prize

4th Place:

The Fire of Lielt'ma by @daperdepa - $25 store voucher sponsored by ProFantasy Software Ltd

5th Place:

Klodevig's Gauntlet by @Lillhans - $25 store voucher sponsored by ProFantasy Software Ltd

500th Atlas Map:

The 500th atlas map was randomly drawn between the maps of the contestants still eligible for a prize. And the winner of this honor was

Fifth Summer Palace of the Winter Queen by @Wyvern - $50 store voucher sponsored by ProFantasy Software Ltd

Congratulations to the winners and a great thanks to everyone who participated. Your maps were all great. I know some of you received 0 votes on your maps, and I hope you don't take that as a sign your maps were bad or feel put of from participating in contest. But the truth is that quite few people voted at all (only 37) which means that there were hardly enough votes to go around at all, and taking into the account that the most popular maps did accumulate a bit more than their average share, this is just how the math works out. 8 maps ended up with 0 votes, and a further 7 with only one vote. So please don't think your map was bad, all the maps in the contest were good maps, but some were better than others.

And thanks to all of you for participating all these great maps for the community atlas. There are several new contributors among you, and I hope at least some of you will consider to continue contributing.

1. Autumn Getty - Coils of the Cold Coroner

2. AleD - The Temple of the Burning Ice

3. Loopysue - Kristol Caverns

4. daperdepa - The Fire of Lielt'ma

5. Lillhans - Klodevig's Gauntlet

500. Wyvern - Fifth Summer Palace of the Winter Queen

BlackYetiAutumn GettyLoopysueTheschabiJimPAleDWyvernMattyEHLizzy_Maracujajmabbottand 1 other.


  • LoopysueLoopysue 🖼️ 24 images Cartographer ProFantasy

    Well done everyone, and congratulations to Autumn! :D

  • Wow!

    Thanks (especially to @JimP 😉)!

    And super congrats to everyone who participate (especially to @Autumn Getty)!

    I am happy people liked my map and that motivates me a lot! I'm looking forward to do more mapping 😁.

    LillhansAutumn GettyMattyEH
  • You're welcome.

    AleDAutumn Gettydaperdepa
  • Congratulations everyone! Some very fine efforts here indeed, and worthy winners all in the voted-for categories.

    AleDLillhansAutumn GettyMattyEHdaperdepa
  • I'm not sure what to say. I honestly didn't expect to win with so many beautiful maps entered. I was really only able to produce this thanks to looking at other threads, watching Monsen's ice caves video, and some really good feedback from Wyvern. Thanks to everyone for your inspiration and encouragement.

    I also want to echo what Monsen said about people who didn't get votes. The first time I entered a competition here I didn't get any votes (also a dungeon competition). It definitely doesn't mean that your maps aren't worthwhile; I was quite surprised that some of them didn't get votes.

    Great maps everyone. I hope to see more from all of you in the future.

  • Oh, forgot to thank Jim for donating a prize. What an admirable and generous thing to do!

  • LoopysueLoopysue 🖼️ 24 images Cartographer ProFantasy

    I forgot to as well, so don't feel bad.

    Thank you Jim :D

    And congratulations to all the other prize-winners too :D

    Autumn GettyAleDJimP
  • Great gift Jim. And great maps, with well deserved winners.

    Autumn GettyAleDJimP
  • Well done to all.

  • Congratulations to the winners 😊

    Everyone created awesome maps, and creating a map for the competition was fun. 😁

  • Here, Here. Congratulations everyone. There were certainly no losers here. Every map was sensational.

  • TexTex Newcomer

    Congratulations @Autumn Getty! Your map was my favourite, not only for sheer mapping prowess, but also because of brilliant storytelling. :) "Oooh... that had to hurt." is my favourite bit :p

    Co-congratulations to all the other winners and the organisers for being so pro at everything :D

    Autumn Getty
  • Congrats to all the participants! Great maps to those who won this competition. I'm so in awe of some of the creative and excellent maps here. To those who didn't.....don't get discouraged....if you want to see progress.....take a look through some old threads at some of my first maps - ooof! But, today I've been named 2018 Master Mapper and have had various mapping commissions, one of which you may notice here on the PF blog, All the Annuals. It just takes some practice and dedication to the craft, that's all :) Keep at it new mappers....and keep the gorgeous maps coming everyone!!

  • RalfRalf 🖼️ 16 images Mapmaker Administrator, ProFantasy

    Excellent, congratulations to all of the participants and of course especially the winners. Wonderful work! We'll be emailing the winners with the prize vouchers shortly.

    daperdepaLoopysueAutumn GettyAleD
  • Congratulations to all the winners.

    This competition was a lot of fun. Both in mapping myself and in looking at the maps of thee others.

  • daperdepadaperdepa Traveler

    Wow, thanks @JimP, and thanks to all the community for the appreciation. It's been a rough year for everyone, me included, and having good fun and excitement doing maps has provided me with some much needed relief. All of you really made my day with this.😅

  • MonsenMonsen 🖼️ 44 images Cartographer Administrator

    Vouchers have now been sent to all winners as PM's in the forum. I think the default setting is to do email notifications of PM's, so you'll probably gotten an email too.

  • Thanks Tex. That's an area where there's cracking ice, and if the villain flees, he falls in. Thought it would be fun to do a twist on the usual encounter.

  • I wanted to add my thanks also to PF and JimP for providing the prizes here.

    I also wanted to add that though it was my good fortune to be awarded the 500th Atlas map thanks to the random draw, the Atlas wouldn't have reached this milestone without the input from large numbers of other people, many of whom have contributed far more to the Atlas project overall than myself (with a special mention for Remy Monsen as not simply being a mapping contributor, but for the huge amount of work he's put in to setting up and maintaining the entire Atlas website as well). It really is and has been a Community enterprise throughout. I hope those here new to the Atlas, as well as those who've already submitted any maps to it, will feel inspired to keep on contributing towards the next 500 maps and beyond!

    Autumn GettyLoopysuedaperdepaJimPDaishoChikarajmabbottAleD
  • Wow! Beautiful job. Congratulations to the winners and everyone who offered such incredible maps. It was nice seeing how they progressed and changed until the final results. I've learned a lot by seeing all the different styles. Thanks for hosting this fun contest.

  • 6 days later
  • MonsenMonsen 🖼️ 44 images Cartographer Administrator
    edited March 20
  • LoopysueLoopysue 🖼️ 24 images Cartographer ProFantasy

    Thank you, Remy :)

  • ale62ale62 Newcomer

    I am a design game creator. A friend of mine told me about this game and I have to tell you...those maps are really pro. Well done. Congrats

    LoopysueAutumn Getty
  • Thanks for all your work, Remy. I really appreciate all the effort you put into the atlas :).

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