Medieval fantasy city generator

Posted to Maps  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Game developer Oleg Dolya made a medieval fantasy city generator. Select the size you want, and get something like the above. “The generation method is rather arbitrary, the goal is to produce a nice looking map, not an accurate model of a city.”

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