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OpenStreetMap vector tiles: mixing and matching engines, schemas and styles

For my next web mapping project, we’ll use vector tiles. Great. And the data will come from OpenStreetMap. Excellent. Now you only have five more questions to answer. 1,078 more words


Illustrative Map-making

Brooklyn Brainery || Illustrative Map-Making Highlights

Some absolute beauties from the Illustrative Map Making classes at the Brooklyn Brainery from January-April. With creative implementations such as a layered, fan-type map or a wedding invitation. 43 more words

Brooklyn Brainery

Which Maps Do You Really Need?

Mapping Experiences is about possibilities. In it, I highlight many of the existing tools for mapping experiences from different perspectives. Mapping an experience is not a singular activity, and there are many ways to go about it. 472 more words

Alignment Diagrams

Geography is Everywhere

If you enjoy tales of subterfuge, mystery, spying, and what the world looks like, in 2D on a slab of paper – here is a tremendous article in last week’s Atlas Obscura site, telling how the West began to comprehend and map the depths of oriental lands .   161 more words


Maps! Maps! Maps!

Maps. They’re sometimes artifacts, often art, hopefully tools, and all wrapped in a bit of magic. They’re a fantasy writers friend, but too often cursed to the point of phobia. 235 more words


Shadow Eternal; Light Unending

Today: The Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, Ch. 25.

At last, the finale. We’re about to come face to face with the titular Shadow Dragon. 2,610 more words

Fire Emblem

The Master of War

Today: The Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, Ch. 23.

This is the one where we win against Gharnef. 2,752 more words

Fire Emblem