Make nice looking RPG maps easily.

RPG Map is a tabletop oriented map editor
with the keep it clean & simple philosophy in mind.

About

RPG Map is a tool I’ve built to make maps for my tabletop RPG sessions, with my friends. It’s born from the fact that most existing tools were either looking bad or were simply overly complex to use.

My approach is to make an easy to use tool to create beautiful maps quickly.

You can still access the old Flash-based version (source code available on GitHub)

From 2013 to 2020, the “Cthulhu manor” demo map shows the evolutions of RPG Map

Commercial use

RPG Map II is completely free to use. All the content you create with it can be used any way you want, including in commercial products.

Features

  • Full HTML5 support, Windows version on Itch.io
  • Roll20 and Fantasy Grounds exports
  • Import your own images or icons
  • Fully customizable colors
  • Import maps generated by One Page Dungeon (from Watabou)
  • Support for special walls, such as caverns, diagonals, etc.
  • Ground textures
  • Ray-casted lighting & fog
  • Multiple skins and many customizable colors
  • Texts, numbered elements with automatic legend block generation, text bubbles…
  • Icons
  • Enemies
  • User friendly UI
  • Pay what you want, including free!

Maps created using the app

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  1. Sef Heinrichs:

    honestly i love it, one thing i miss is a npc object. like enemies but a different thing, it would be great if you were to add that. i still give you a thank you for making this handy tool. ;)

    March 4, 2020 at 20:13
  2. Neptaly:

    This program is absolutely incredible, if I can recommend a future update for you guys, feel free to consider being able to change the color of furniture as you place them down. That way, a heavy gray piece of furniture can be seen as a refrigerator of sorts where a brown piece of furniture can be seen as something. It would enable users to create even more dynamic structures and worlds.

    March 3, 2020 at 22:25
    • Sébastien Bénard:

      That's a great idea :) I'll probably do it in the next update.

      March 4, 2020 at 12:00
  3. Pierre:

    Sadly not handy on an android tablet. The zoom and movement feels horrible.
    So I must stay at the windows desktop version. Bye bye portable mapping.

    March 2, 2020 at 22:32
    • Sébastien Bénard:

      Hi, is your issue related to lags? Otherwise, could you please describe precisely your issue? I'll have a look :)

      March 4, 2020 at 12:01
  4. GuxyDev:

    I am a freelance game designer and I looked for a software to help me create maps, this software is perfect it manages the light the shadows the fog, there is more to add the collision in the game engine! in short, this software is incredible!!!! note: 100/10

    March 1, 2020 at 15:45
    • Sébastien Bénard:

      Hi! If you have specific map export needs, feel free to send me an e-mail ;)

      March 4, 2020 at 12:02
  5. Emily:

    Beautifully simple but with space to add so much intricate detail. I love it, it's a wonderful successor to the original mapping tool on this site. I will use this extensively for my next campaign and look forward to my friends' reactions to the maps made with it.

    February 26, 2020 at 18:48
  6. James:

    Hello good map editor (https://www.maper-rpg.com/rpg).
    I recommend to all. Tank you !!

    February 26, 2020 at 12:31
  7. Jadson Almeida:

    Finally a map generator app that have good speed and friendly UI.
    (grounds do not working in windows 8mb version)

    February 25, 2020 at 22:59
  8. Dyullian:

    hello i was creating battle maps. then I realized something that the lava didn’t give a sparkle of itself was like a painting.
    resuming the lava would improve unintentionally if you decided to add a light to it, it already has its own light

    February 24, 2020 at 20:15
  9. Kiryak:

    A chaque fois que je reviens sur le site pour faire une carte, je suis étonné par la fréquence de mise a jour, et les nouvelles possibilités apportés par le contenu. Merci pour votre travail ! =D

    February 24, 2020 at 12:45
  10. Hector:

    Looks like update 15.1 broke map loading. Ive been trying to load my maps for the past hour. It was working fine in 15

    February 23, 2020 at 19:57
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  12. Spiced Potatoes 2020:

    OMG This is beautifully simplistic. Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you!!!

    February 20, 2020 at 03:31
  13. Xama_:

    C’est excellent cette idée de couleur pour le font, ça permet en effet de faire masse de surfaces comme de la neige ou du béton et de les accorder aux murs et à l’ensemble. C’est bien pensé. Plus de possibilités, c’est plus de fun !

    February 20, 2020 at 00:14
  14. Skairen:

    You know what would make this app stand out a lot? Have a way to allow people to add their own art and maybe some simple tutorials to make the whole thing even more appealing and this app is gold for hardcore map creators.

    In any case, great work, it takes a bit to get around it but a simple to use app so you are up and running in no time.

    February 18, 2020 at 12:26
  15. Rahvun:

    The app is wonderful! Amazing job.
    However, I am having trouble when I go to export the map image. I have grid disabled but it is exporting the image with the shadow of a grid. When I enable the grid I get a grid with a shadow grid.
    Any help would be appreciated.

    February 10, 2020 at 00:12
  16. Allenflart:
    February 8, 2020 at 21:53
  17. pix:

    I really, really, really, love this! The fact that it's downloadable automatically makes it better than things like mipui- for me. As it's in development, it is missing features, but honestly, I can't wait to see what else you add to this amazing tool. Perhaps the ability to "skin" the tool like minecraft- making it so we could have it only have sci-fi based assets,fantasy assets, etc..

    February 7, 2020 at 04:18
  18. bagpepos:

    Love your tool, real nice and straightfoward. If anything I would ask for alternative styles/more icons regarding the enemies

    February 5, 2020 at 19:56
  19. Jeff O'Donnell:

    Ignore my previous comment. You can import when using the browser based version. I was using the desktop download which seems to be behind in version parity. LOVE BOTH

    February 2, 2020 at 19:34
  20. Jeff O'Donnell:

    Hi Sebastian, I love what you have created! NICE JOB! I also love the One Page Dungeon by Watabou. I tried to load one a .jsn map from his site and it just gave a lot of errors. Both tools are amazing.

    February 1, 2020 at 20:19