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A Tribute to Old Video Game Maps

Ah the Video Game Map. It used to be that almost every good game came with an in-depth color manual and usually a map of some sort. The Nostlagia is strong now.  Check out this article from Kotaku with a small selection of vintage videogame maps, including ones like this gem below, Ultima VII – Part Two. For many of us in the 80s and 90s this only increased the story-telling and inspired us to attempt to draw maps of our own. The original site has been bombarded with hits and appears to be down right now.

Map of Ultima VII

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