More than just pretty maps; discover games with interesting or unusual cartography, navigation and exploration mechanics.

Recommended October 21
"A hybrid puzzle / simulator, this block-based city builder has a very detailed focus on urban infrastructure relationships with a healthy nod in the sustainability direction. Plus it's really pretty."
Recommended September 29
"A decent co-op party roguelike with unique player roles. The cartographer tracks dungeon maps; if split from the party, the group must navigate alone (by memory or pure luck). Don't leave them behind!"
Recommended August 22
"An intensely atmospheric journey through darkness. By using a laser scanner to map the environment, story (and cave system) are slowly and creepily revealed. Evokes gasp-out-loud moments. Astonishing."
Informational August 17
"Terra incognita (not yet played). Interplanetary exploration with diverse, deformable terrain. 'Cartography' is on the developer's roadmap. Let's wait and see what that'll entail."
Informational August 15
"Terra incognita (not yet played). A sailing, whaling, simulation adventure RPG; or, Moby Dick: the game."
Informational July 25
"Terra incognita (not yet played). Reminiscent of Mu Cartographer, this appears to involve scanning oceanic environments and charting underwater courses through a detailed alienesque interface."
Informational July 25
"Terra incognita (not yet played). Remotely operate drones via a command line interface. Navigation relies on scanning, motion sensors, reviewing schematics and supported by a low-tech camera feed."
Recommended July 14
"Built around acoustic wayfinding, this is a horror game of visualised echolocation. Navigating by sound alone is difficult but the sonar translates audio waves into mesmerising visual fireworks."
Recommended July 13
"A space and planetary exploration adventure with mysterious navigation puzzles relying on experimentation and observation. Multiplayer mode offers collaborative discovery via huge galaxy maps."
Recommended July 12
"Stats and databases galore! CMANO is a complex air and naval combat simulator using realistic remote sensing and tracking and an interface familiar to anyone in the world of GIS."
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