The brilliance of video game maps

December 12, 2018
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Hello! Earlier this year, Thames and Hudson published a beautiful book on literary maps. It’s called The Writer’s Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands, and if that title doesn’t make you yearn for the kind of novels that come with mysterious territories scribbled across their end-papers, here’s a lovely piece in the Guardian to give you a taste of this wonderful, transporting book.

A few of us ordered the book to arrive on day one. And as we read through it, our thoughts inevitably turned to video games and their own relationships with maps. Below you’ll find some of the things we ended up thinking about.

The world is what it is – Malindy Hetfeld

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