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deanatglobe
05-07-2008, 06:21 PM
Check out this wrist wearable route map.

http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/05/07/retro-wristwatch-map.html

ravells
05-08-2008, 05:21 AM
lol! That's brilliant! Every adventurer should have one! Great find!

Sirith
05-10-2008, 08:06 AM
That is just awesome. I second ravells on the adventuring part :)

jaerdaph
05-11-2008, 02:23 PM
That is *so* cool! Perfect accessory for adventurers in a Pulp era or Call of Cthulhu game!

I've always been intriqued by strip maps that follow a known road or river such as these:

http://www.ama.ab.ca/images/images_westworld/aay-map.jpg

These were done by Allyn (who is working on updating and revising the Tome of Ultimate Mapping for CC3):

http://www.darkleagues.com/fantasymapping/maps/antique/Sudbury/sudbury1500x2000.htm