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I am looking for an online map designer I can use to make a battle map for Pathfinder. The theme is supposed to be icy and harsh. I already tried Dungeon Painter Online, and I found in terms of features it is almost perfect for what I am trying to do, except for a lack of ice/snow-themed objects.

Is there a similar battle map designer, but with more icy looking objects?

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Maptool is a viable (local and regional) map editor.

It is even capable of hosting live games online.

I can't check at the moment, but there may not be snow textures already installed. Luckily, there is a sizable fanbase of texture artists. You may be able to find what you need in the case that snow textures aren't included on the official rptools forums, e.g. these textures.

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If you have time to work with raw textures in a generic mapping tool, take a look at Genetica. There is a free download "viewer" application, and it has some pretty ice and snow presets.

The licensing of graphics rendered from the presets is free for personal use.

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Are you looking for a "cartogropher" or dungeon designer?

For cartography - Autorealm is a safe bet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AutoREALM

For dungeon mapping then unless you're willing to pay, they're all very basic and snowless!

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this looks like nothing more than a new paint tool. I am looking for a dungeon creator with pre made objects for walls and buildings and so forth... –  Flotolk Sep 2 '13 at 22:41
    
hence why I asked whether you were looking for a cartogrophy style program or dungeon designer! and as above, unless you're willing to pay for the software, or buy an object/set pack then the free ones don't meet your requirements –  Kegg Sep 2 '13 at 22:48
    
Dungeon / battle map mapping, based on the link provided. –  SevenSidedDie Sep 2 '13 at 23:22
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