MapSCII generates stunning retro plaintext maps using Braille ASCII characters


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The videos are pretty cool. Sadly, telnetting to mapscii.me didn’t work for me; possibly due to a terminal or encoding issue, I didn’t see the correct characters.

And on a more pedantic note: if you check your grammar texts, you’ll find that the correct usage of the word “comprise”, like the phrase “beg the question”, is to never use it at all lest you annoy someone.


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Doesn’t look like ASCII…more like they are using braille, or ideograms for some of the shading. Still very cool though (and pretty much the same, unless you are stuck in the 1990s or earlier - oh noes! My ADM-3a terminal is still worthless!).


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