Historical Maps in Minecraft: NYPL Labs

Minecraft, the block-graphic video game, offers many possibilities for creating imaginative and true-to-life maps in-game. NYPL Labs hosted an internal hacking event on recreating an 1860 map of the Fort Washington area of Manhattan in Minecraft, and the results are very inspiring. Creating a map in a video game environment enables users to move through the map, making the map truly dynamic and interactive! Read the full NYPL Lab blog here.

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