(Space and Place) ASCII maps of virtual places

Via kottke.org, a nice repository of village maps made completely in ASCII that I intended for an in-game atlas.

Achaea is a fascinating place whose participants have an incredible degree of influence over their collective experience. Unlike many other MMORPGs, players in Achaea can genuinely steer the direction of world events for the better of some and perhaps even to the detriment of others. I could wax on for pages but suffice to say it’s an impressive creation