Hollandazed: Thoughts, Ideas, and Miscellany — Cartography

CARTOGRAPHY: AN INFAMOUS TRAFFIC (by Cole Wehrle)

CARTOGRAPHY: AN INFAMOUS TRAFFIC (by Cole Wehrle)

I owe a lot to board game maps. When I was a kid, I had many more wargaming maps than I had games thanks to the vagaries of yard sales. I also had a drawer in my desk stuffed full of old roadmaps. There was nothing systematic about either collection. I just liked looking at maps. I guess I couldn’t help but become interested in a hobby that was so preoccupied with geography. When I was first exploring roleplaying games I produced maps by the dozens. Gradually my gaming maps moved digital, and I often used these projects to learn...