As a DM, you lead your fellow players in the adventure of a lifetime! And you can’t do that without a setting for your adventurers to traverse!
There a Few ways to do this, like always!
Base it off of a real-life location
You can simply pick a point on the globe and lift the terrain and cities wholesale. This way, you can point your focus towards the plot and characters of your campaign.
- Makes your life easier
- Can use history for flavor
- Expectations of Culture and mannerisms that come with a person’s knowledge
- There will be history here, and the players might expect use of it
Create your own from scratch
Use map generators or craft a map from your own imagination to craft the most individualized map
- You can have whatever you want wherever you’d like