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    Published on 02-08-2016 01:25 AM
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    Continuing our series of interviews with cartographers, this month we're talking to Steffen Brand.
    He's known for the unique style and character he brings to his work.
    We asked him 7 questions, as we will in each interview.



    1.) Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background...
    My name is Steffen Brand ...
    Published on 02-04-2016 09:19 AM
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    The first challenge of 2016 was 'Re-map a pulp world'. After a little clarification, it was decided that 'pulp' could refer to anything that encapsulated the spirit of the adventure/noir stories from early/mid 20th century. Entrants could create a world map, regional map, town, ...
    Published on 01-18-2016 07:10 AM
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    December 2015/January 2016 Lite Challenge Result

    The final Lite Challenge of 2015 had a topical theme. To coincide with the buzz around the release of The Force Awakens, Guilders were challenged ...
    Published on 01-11-2016 04:00 AM
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    Continuing our series of interviews with cartographers, this month we're talking to Maxime Plasse,
    known to all here as Max. He's known all over the place for high quality maps.
    We asked him 7 questions, as we will in each interview.


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    1.) Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background... ...
    Published on 01-05-2016 10:34 AM
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    We've had a few challenges winding up recently, with many fantastic entries.

    Annual Challenge Winner: City of Hills by Tainotim



    This was our first ever year-long challenge, beginning late January, 2015. There was no particular criteria. The goal was simply for entrants to produce their finest work. The challenge closed early December with voting running all month. The winner, by a clear margin, was Tainotim's magnificent hand-drawn map ...
    Published on 12-20-2015 10:39 AM
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    November/December 2015 Lite Challenge Results

    The challenge this month was 'Map Somewhere You've Been'. Guilders were asked to create a map of a real world location that they'd visited.

    Our entries ranged from locations as diverse as the Scottish Highlands to Italy to Antarctica, and every ...

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