Google’s April Fools’ Day 8-bit Map

Today, Google launched its annual April Fool’s joke – go to http://maps.google.com right now and you’ll see a new “Quest” map style in addition to the regular satellite and aerial map styles.

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Looks a little…. familiar? Here’s the 8-bit tileset for Bing Maps I described just over two weeks ago:

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You’re welcome, Google, the invoice is in the post…🙂

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3 Responses to Google’s April Fools’ Day 8-bit Map

  1. Lance says:

    Wow…that’s *quite* the coincidence!

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  3. Nate says:

    Haha, I thought the same thing when I saw it.. “Pretty sure Alastair just did that…”

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