This artpack contains a set of modular road sections that you place on the background of your choice to create a street or highway layout. Also contained are three pavement-only "maps" (depicting light, medium, and dark asphalt) suitable for creating vehicular arena layouts using BRPG's drawing tools. The artpack also contains tokens for pedestrians, vehicles, debris, and more to "populate" the roads and/or arenas with.
Here is a preview pic (click the image to view it at full size):
All the road sections in this artpack are homogeneous (i.e. created in the same style) and designed to tile with each other as seamlessly as possible.
The graphics in this artpack are all high-resolution (122 pixels per cell), so they won't pixelate even at full zoom in BRPG. Note that this is not the usual tactical scale found in other BRPG artpacks; instead, all artwork is designed to be used at a scale of around 15 feet per grid square, with the snap-to-grid feature disabled.
The artpack contains a total of 157 graphics*, broken down into the following categories:
Road Sections (7; including straight sections, curves, and intersections)
Pedestrians (9; most of them armed)
Motorcycles (14; including 3 with a sidecar)
Cars (38; in various sizes, from subcompact to luxury)
Station Wagons (5)
Buses (6; both long and short)
Dropped Weapons (16; including spikes, mines, oil slicks, flaming oil slicks, smoke, and paint sprays)
Obstacles & Debris (9)
Fires & Wrecks (9)
* Note that some graphics are color mods of other graphics, and not entirely unique.
This artpack should prove useful for modern genre RPGs where you need to depict a car chase of some sort, or depict vehicular combat (for example, if you are playing GURPS Autoduel). It should also be useful for boardgames depicting vehicular combat, such as Car Wars
, by Steve Jackson Games (but note that this artpack is not endorsed by SJG).
The "Roads & Vehicles" artpack is a free download. Note that players will need to have this artpack installed during sessions where the GM will use it, and everyone must be using BRPG v1.4i or higher.
Roads & Vehicles
Installation and usage instructions are in the ReadMe which is included in the download.
I wanted to point out a couple of things about this artpack:
1) An internet connection is required
in order to use the artpack.
2) This free artpack differs from other free artpacks I've released previously, in that it may not always remain available for download, and even if you already downloaded it, it may cease to work. There is a "kill switch" in place just in case SJ Games has a problem with this artpack (they shouldn't, since this is all-new artwork, and I am not including any SJG IP). Given that the future availability of this artpack is uncertain, no one should purchase the Battlegrounds software with the sole intent of using this artpack, since the artpack may be "pulled" at some later date without prior notice.