Chill and Chart lets you map a little island

Chill and Chart

To borrow the intro structure from the Sunday Papers, Fridays are for remembering how difficult it is to create a map yourself by playing the Slow Game Jame entry, Chill and Chart [itch.io page] where your only task is to chart the land around you. Pipland is a squiggly mess right now and I suspect it may be doomed to remain that way forever. Let’s hope we never need to conduct any cartographic business on the island EVER again.

Chill and Chart

Chill and Chart

Chill and Chart

The only thing I’d add to this game is the function to upload your maps or somehow compare them with other people’s via the game. I want to know what everyone else’s looks like! (And yes, I do choose to believe we live in a world where people wouldn’t just write swear words or draw penises on the map paper. WHY DO YOU ASK?)

For example, here is Alice’s version of the same land. Her priorities are somewhat different to mine:

And Brendan submits Brendia:

What about you?

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5 Comments

  1. Seafoam says:

    I wish you could attach little begs on the ground, and then take a certain amount of steps. I’ve always loved using grids to map out things where there are no tools to do so.
    Y’know, like Rollercoaster Tycoon or Planet Coaster (I would add Minecraft, but the game has so many map import tools nowadays), the only way to make things based out of a real map is to create a grid yourself in game. Such a simple tool, yet so effective.

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    Drib says:

    I like the artistic mastery displayed in this post.

    Also this looks like a cute idea but some ability to share maps in game would be a good feature. In a world where it wouldn’t be dicks and swastikas.

  3. caff says:

    I’m so sorry. I would draw penises. I’m ashamed of myself.

  4. JohnDarc says:

    This feels like a cutesy version of Miasmata, except with more map construction and less survival horror.

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