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Posts Tagged ‘quest mode’

Many people missed the 8-bit street view at Google Maps Quest on April 1st #1april #april1st

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/04/01

Many people mentioned the April 1st prank by Google: 8-bit maps, and a NES Google Maps cartridge (quote at 0:55: blow on the cartridge to fix bugs ROFL!)

Today Google Maps has a quest mode, rendering the maps in Nintendo NES “quality”.

Few people really used it, and missed the glorious 8-bit streetview, and the really nice landmarks that you see when you zoom in to a scale of 500 meter or better.

You can even link to the 8-bit maps and to the 8-bit street view!.

Click on the images for larger versions (:



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