EmperorMapper is a small program to create PNG minimaps directly from Emperor campaigns (.pak), map files (.map) and saved games (.sav). The created images look exactly like the in-game minimap. For campaigns, all maps used in the campaign are viewable.
Installation and usage
Simply unzip the file somewhere and run EmperorMapper.exe.
More information (plus source code) can be found here.
This tool is simply fantastic. My favorite use of it is to do a 'preview' of a campaign by peeking at every map offered in it. This tool makes that possible in seconds, without even loading up the game and using the cheat codes to jump through the missions! Talk about convenience!
What do you get when you combine incredible technical skill with a sincere commitment to enhance the fun of the CB player community? The answer is...another fantastic tool like this new toy from the mighty Pecunia!