MapSCII – ASCII Map Renderer for the Console

Color me impressed:

MapSCII is a Braille & ASCII map renderer for your console.

There’s a live version accessible via telnet on

$ telnet

Panning and zooming using the mouse is supported.

At the base is a vector tileset (from OpenMapTiles), with a Node app on top (written in CoffeeScript) sporting an ASCII renderer. The source of it all is available on GitHub.

MapSCII (GitHub) →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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