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The Map of the Fortnight Contest Rounds

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Winners of the most rounds

20 Rounds

  • Reagent

14 Rounds

  • Upvoteanthology

9 Rounds

  • B_Munro
  • Martin23230

8 Rounds

  • Kaiphranos

7 Rounds

  • zalezsky

6 Rounds

  • Alex Richards
  • Krall
  • rubberduck3y6

5 Rounds

  • Blomma
  • lock

List of contest rounds

This is a list of all of the contest rounds of the Map of the Fortnight map contest, including the challenge for each round and the winner.


MotF 01: Steampunk/Clockpunk - July 24th to August 7th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map of a steampunk / clockpunk world or region.

Winner: Sapiento

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 02: Decolonised Africa - August 12th to August 26th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map showing either the whole or part of the continent of Africa during or after the process of decolonisation.

Winner: Sapiento

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 03: Averted Peninsular War - August 28th to September 11th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map showing the world 90 years after Napoleon failed to install his brother on the Spanish throne, averting the Peninsular War.

Winner: Legolas

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 04: The Paranormal - September 12th to September 26th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map showing something paranormal.

Winner: Legolas and Sovereign12

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 05: Cold War: UK vs. US - September 26th to October 10th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map depicting a cold war between the United States of America and the United Kingdom.

Winner: Nugax

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 06: Industrialised Southern Song - October 11th to October 25th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map depicting the results of industrialisation by the Southern Song Dynasty.

Winner: Scarecrow

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 07: The Fall of the Conquistador's Empire - October 27th to November 10th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map showing the successor states to the Cortezian Empire after the Great Revolt of 1788-1793.

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 08: Disbanded North American Viceroyality - November 11th to November 25th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map showing the situation either before or after the disbandment of the Vicroyality of North America, including various sub-divisions such as Princely States, Protected Nations, Royal Colonies.

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 09: Alternate partition of the Ottoman Empire - December 13th to December 26th, 2009

Challenge: Make a map of the Middle East at least twenty years after an alternate partitioning of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War One.

Winner: Krall

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 10: THE REVOLUTION HAS FAILED! - February 8th to February 21th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map showing the aftermath of a failed revolution.

Winner: Rubberduck3y6

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 11: March Across Attica - March 1st to March 14th, 2010

Challenge: The Persians win at the Battle of Marathon and ultimately triumph against Greece. Create a map showing the results of this victory!

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 12: WHAT ONCE WAS OURS… - March 22th to April 4th, 2010

Challenge: … shall always be ours. Make a map showing the irredentist claims of a country in an AH scenario.

Winner: Shaucker

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 13: ALL ABOARD! - May 3rd to May 16th, 2010

Challenge: Create a map of an ATL transport network.

Winner: Sir Scott

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 14: THE KING IS DEAD! - May 17th to May 30th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map showing the events leading up to, the moment of, or the aftermath of a king or other sovereign being killed, deposed, or rendered unable to rule in some way.

Winner: Zuvarq

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 15: Long After The End… - May 31th to June 13th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map showing a post-apocalyptic Earth or part of a post-apocalyptic Earth where society has redeveloped along different cultural and technological lines.

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 16: The Caliphate of Rûm - June 14th to June 27th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map of an Islamic nation that either has reforged or is on its way to reforging Rome's once great empire. The nation need not necessarily be the caliphate, but it must contain the city of Rome and be a dominant power in the Mediterranean.

Winner: JMan

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 17: May God Have Mercy On My Enemies - June 28th to July 11th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map of the world or a part of it in a world where a military genius, who was not born in our world, was born and brought a nation to victory over another.

Winner: JMan

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 18: I Am Become Death - July 12th to July 25th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map showing the world, or a part of it, after the USA or another powerful state (Russia/USSR, Britain, Germany etc.) developed The Ultimate Weapon.

Winner: tormsen

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 19: IN ABSENTIA - July 26th to August 8th, 2010

Challenge: Your map will be in a world where the Roman Empire either never existed or never grew to the prominence it did in our timeline, and so was overshadowed or replaced by another empire as the founder of European/Mediterranean civilisation.

Your challenge is to make a map showing said Roman Empire equivalent, a direct continuation of the empire in a different place (similar to the Byzantine empire of our timeline), the countries that result from its cultural and linguistic dominance, or a later country claiming succession from said empire (similar to the Holy Roman Empire of our timeline).

Winner: tormsen

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 20: Through A Glass, Darkly - August 9th to August 22nd, 2010

Challenge: Make a map of an AH as imagined by a person in an AH (for example the fake alternate history novel “The Grasshopper Lies Heavy” in the real alternate history novel “The Man in the High Castle”).

Winner: Whanztastic

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 21: VOX POPULI - August 23th to September 5th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map related to one or several plebiscites or referenda, the purpose of which is to decide whether the region being polled will become part of one nation or another.

Winner: Initially tied between Ares96 and LSCatilina; decided to be LSCatilina after the Map Duel for Honour and Glory.

Entries thread Voting thread

Map Duel for Honour and Glory thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 22: The Mouse That Roared - September 6th to September 19th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map depicting a world where one nation managed to ultimately succeed over a significantly superior foe in war. This enemy nation need not necessarily be superior in terms of land, population or technology, but it should - on paper - have a significant advantage over the lesser nation in warfare.

Winner: Akkismat

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 23: Welcome to the DMZ - September 20th to October 3rd, 2010

Challenge: Make a map showing a demilitarised zone (DMZ). The DMZ may exist between several nation states, or between several sides in a civil war, or wherever a DMZ might appear. The DMZ may be officially decided upon, or may be an unofficial DMZ come about through an unspoken understanding.

Winner: Zauberfloete

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 24: Nothing Lasts Forever - October 4th to October 17th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map of a country which has existed continuously (or almost continuously) for at least over a century, but whose government and organisation has changed so significantly over the intervening time that it is almost unrecognisable.

Winner: Trovador

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 25: TO SALTED EARTH, THROUGH BURNING SKY - October 25th to November 7th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map depicting a depressing and dystopian world. It may be a sparse, post-apocalyptic wasteland, or a world of oppressive, impersonal authority.

Winner: rvbomally

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 26: Guns, Germs and Steel - November 8th to November 27th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map that depicts a world where Europe did not achieve global domination. The map may depict the globe, or a region of the world.

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 27: Over Mountain, Plain and Sea - November 28th to December 11th, 2010

Challenge: Make a map set in a world where a major (or at least significant) trade route existed where none existed in our timeline, or where a relatively minor trade route from our timeline is made much more popular and important.

Winner: Krall

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 28: Sons of Chaos - January 2nd to January 15th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing an ATL terrorist network. Training camps, major attacks, sources of arms and money; anything related to a terrorist group's operations is generally okay.

Winner: Scarecrow

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 29: Our God is a Jealous God - January 16th to January 29th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing the spread of an ATL religion (this can be a religion that did not exist in OTL, a sect of an OTL religion that did not exist in OTL, or an OTL religion or sect that is vastly different to how it is in OTL) through any region you wish, or across the whole world.

Winner: tormsen

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 30: The Ministry of Truth - January 29th to February 12th, 2011

Challenge: Make two maps: One must show the world as it is depicted to the people of a 1984-esque totalitarian state by their government, whilst the other must show how the world actually is. The map need not show the political situation of the world; it may show population figures, ethnic distribution, the nation's victories/defeats, economic prosperity, or anything at all that an authoritarian government might want to lie to their population about.

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 31: All You Can Annex Buffet - February 13th to February 26th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map concerning a harsh peace treaty that has been imposed on the losing side of a war.

Winner: Nymain1

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 32: Never Again - February 27th to March 12th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map depicting all or part of a war from the point of view of someone from 10 years before the war starts. Said person has been informed that such a war will start in 10 years, but has otherwise only been provided with the vague location and nature of the war.

Winner: Japhy

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 33: The Pilgrimage - March 13th to April 2nd, 2011 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a pilgrimage route and/or the holy sites of a certain religion in an alternate timeline.

Winner: Big Tex

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 34: Dancing with the Devil - April 3rd to April 23rd, 2011 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map of an uneasy alliance between a generally free, democratic nation and a generally repressive, autocratic nation.

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 35: Natio Vetus, Gloria Nova - April 24th to May 7th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing a nation that is either attempting to revive or recreate a long dead empire (e.g. Mussolini's Italy trying to revive the Roman Empire) or that considers itself to be the cultural or spiritual successor of a long dead empire (e.g. Russia's claim as the “Third Rome”).

Winner: Krall

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 36: They Arrived - May 8th to May 21st, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing the world some time after aliens arrive. Whether their arrival is peaceful and scientific, an unwanted stranding, or an aggressive invasion of Earth does not matter.

Winner: TheLoneAmigo

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 37: Melting Pot - May 22nd to June 4th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing ethnic, racial or national heritage in a “nation of immigrants”.

Winner: Petros >Peter Fergus<

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 38: The Not French Revolution - June 5th to June 18th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing where a revolution analogous to the French Revolution from OTL in ideals and/or circumstances takes place in a country that is not France. The map may show the nation during the revolution itself, after the revolution succeeds, or after the revolution fails.

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 39: A People out of Place - June 19th to July 2nd, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing an ethnic group that has moved out of its place of origin and is now primarily located elsewhere.

Winner: Scarecrow

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 40: Castles Made of Sand - July 3rd to July 16th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing the decline of a once mighty empire.

Winner: Ofaloaf

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 41: Gold! - July 17th to July 30th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing the aftermath or effects of a rush for a resource (such as gold or oil) in a region.

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 42: Mostly Harmless - July 31st to August 20th, 2011 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map of the world from the point of view of alien onlookers.

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 43: PUNK'S NOT DEAD - August 21st to September 3rd, 2011

Challenge: Make a map of a “punkified” world.

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 44: The North-South Divide - September 4th to September 24th, 2011 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map of a North-South cold war.

Winner: B_Munro

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 45: Alternate Soviet Union - September 25th to October 8th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map of a super-power level socialist state.

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 46: A New (FillInNation) - October 9th to October 22nd, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing a self-governing settler colony.

Winner: Horatius Cocles

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 47: If Death Had Come Later - October 23rd to November 5th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing the effects of a great conqueror living longer.

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 48: Blink and You'll Miss It - November 6th to November 19th, 2011

Challenge: Make a map showing a short-lived state or a region in transition.

Winner: Kaiphranos

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 49: For the Game, For the World - November 20th to December 3rd, 2011

Challenge: Make a map depicting a sports competition (or something directly related to a sports competition) from an alternate world.

Winner: tnowacki

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 50: Fifty Years is a Long Time - December 4th to December 17th, 2011

Challenge: Make two maps set fifty years apart.

Winner: Blomma

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 51: The Map and the Mirror - January 9th to January 21st, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing a scenario which is an ironic reverse of OTL.

Winner: Blomma

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 52: Weird World War I - January 22nd to February 4th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map depicting a world war from an alternate timeline which is radically different to our own in some manner.

Winner: Blomma

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 53: The Benevolent Co-Prosperity Sphere - February 6th to February 25th, 2012 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map depicting a world where a former regional underdog has gained the upper hand and is now imposing its will on its weaker neighbours.

Winner: Future8

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 54: If I Ran The Zoo - February 26th to March 10th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map depicting the ideal world of a historical figure.

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 55: The Wild, Wild… - March 11th to March 24th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing a frontier region where the authority of organized states is thin.

Winner: Pischinovski

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 56: The True Believers - March 25th to April 7th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing a world where a religion that became a major religion in OTL remains or becomes minor and restricted to a small area.

Winner: Initially tied between Kaiphranos and Iserlohn; decided to be Kaiphranos after Iserlohn's concession of Map Duel for Honour and Glory II: Electric Boogaloo.

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 57: My Name is Ozymandias - April 8th to April 21st, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing an extinct country or civilisation from the perspective of archaeologists studying its ruins.

Winner: Kaiphranos

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 58: Natural Philosophies - April 22nd to May 12th, 2012 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the results of an alternate scientific revolution that took place at a different time and/or at a different place than the one in OTL.

Winner: Kaiphranos

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 59: The Indomitables - May 13th to May 26th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing a state which has managed to retain its independence in a region divided between colonial powers, or how the state's independence affects the broader geopolitical situation.

Winner: Æsir

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 60: L'État, C'est Moi - May 27th to June 9th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing the world or a part of it following the successes of a monarch who was unsuccessful in our timeline.

Winner: Kaiphranos

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 61: The Petting Zoo - June 10th to June 30th, 2012 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a world in which an animal that was domesticated in our timeline was not domesticated, or an animal that was not domesticated in our timeline was.

Winner: Krall

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 62: Let Us Not Be Deceived - July 1st to July 14th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing a “Cold War” scenario where one or both of the participants are following an ideology other than Communism or Liberal Democracy (i.e. the ideologies of the USSR and USA respectively during the Cold War of our timeline).

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 63: Those Strange Tongues - July 15th to July 28th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing the linguistic geography of a region that is dominated by a language that did not dominate that region in our timeline.

Winner: Ares96

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 64: Air, Water, Earth, Fire - July 29th to August 18th, 2012 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the effects of an alternate history natural disaster.

Winner: Kaiphranos

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 65: The Miracle - August 19th to September 1st, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing a nation that has achieved an “economic miracle” and become an advanced economy that did not do so in our timeline.

Winner: JJDXB

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 66: The Gun Is Our Government - September 3rd to September 15th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing a supposedly anarchic or stateless region, showing the people and organisations that hold actual power in the region.

Winner: VulcanTrekkie45

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 67: Neither Istanbul nor Constantinople - September 16th to October 13th, 2012 (Extended by two weeks)

Challenge: Make a map set in a world where the city on the Golden Horn - currently known in OTL as Istanbul - is widely known by a name other than Istanbul or Constantinople.

Winner: Gorm the Old

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 68: A Mile Between, A World Away - October 14th to October 27th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing a region where two opposed major powers share a border.

Winner: JJDXB

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 69: ALL ABOARD! 2 - October 28th to November 10th, 2012

Challenge: Make a map showing an ATL transport network.

Winner: Blomma

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 70: The People's Choice - November 11th to December 1st, 2012 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a vote (election, referendum, plebiscite, etc.) that is highly controversial or outright rigged.

Winner: Alex Richards

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 71: The Maps are Never Right in Those Books - December 2nd to December 22nd, 2012 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map of an ATL that is incorrect.

Winner: Zaius

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 72: The Eye of the World - January 7th to January 19th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing a seemingly stagnant, long-running and high profile conflict in an alternate timeline.

Winner: Horatius Cocles

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 73: Off the Map - January 20th to February 9th, 2013 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a country that has a government and controls territory but isn't universally recognized as a state.

Winner: Krall

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 74: In the Wake of Giants - February 10th to February 24th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing the aftermath of the decline of a large empire, powerful civilisation, or major international organisation.

Winner: Zaius

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 75: The Little Country that Could - February 25th to March 9th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map depicting a war or the events surrounding a war where one nation managed to ultimately succeed over a superior foe.

Winner: Zaius

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 76: Meet the New Boss - March 10th to March 23rd, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing a country that existed in OTL ruling a region that it did not rule in OTL.

Winner: Hiiragi

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 77: On the Road Again - March 24th to April 13th, 2013 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the travels of one person or a small group of people in an alternate timeline.

Winner: Ares96

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 78: The Name of the Game - April 14th to May 4th, 2013 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map that is used for a board game in an alternate timeline.

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 79: The Empire Under the Sun - May 5th to May 25th, 2013 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the largest country in the world at its largest extent.

Winner: Zuvarq

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 80: Risorgimento - May 26th to June 8th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing an alternate national unification.

Winner: Nanwe

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 81: This Land is Ours - June 9th to June 29th, 2013 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing an alternate territorial dispute.

Winner: Reagent

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotM 1: In the Course of Human Events - June 30th to August 3rd, 2013 (Special four-week contest round)(Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a successful independence movement.

Winner: Nanwe

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 82: The Candle that Burns Twice as Bright - August 4th to August 17th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing a great but short-lived empire.

Winner: Daeres

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 83: Atop a Throne of Skulls - August 18th to September 7th, 2013 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the details or effects of a huge loss of human life that was caused by human action.

Winner: Pischinovski

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 84: And There was Peace in the Kingdom - September 8th to September 28th, 2013 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a formerly war-torn region, that is now peaceful and stable.

Winner: Reagent

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 85: A New Beginning - September 29th to October 12th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing the results of the first election in a country after a long period of undemocratic government.

Winner: Pischinovski

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 86: The Pen is Mighter - October 13th to October 26th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing a world where a conflict that happened in our timeline, or in the canon of a fantasy/sci-fi world, was avoided peacefully through diplomacy.

Winner: Pischinovski

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 87: Smells Like Team Spirit - October 27th to November 9th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing a geographic distribution of sports teams.

Winner: Initially tied between lock and Rubberduck3y6; decided to be lock after the Map Duel for Honour and Glory III: Map Harder.

Entries thread Voting thread

Map Duel for Honour and Glory III: Map Harder thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 88: Public Enemy Number One - November 10th to November 23rd, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing a state that is considered to be an international pariah.

Winner: Goldstein

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 89: In My Benevolent Shade - November 24th to December 7th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing a country's system of client states.

Winner: Reagent

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 90: Not Built in a Day - December 8th to December 28th, 2013

Challenge: Make a map showing the territorial evolution of a country.

Winner: Blomma

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 91: Irredenta! - January 12th to January 26th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing the territorial aspirations of a country, or a political, ethnic, or similar group.

Winner: Reagent

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 92: My Thousand Masks - January 26th to February 16th, 2014 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a number of overlapping international organisations.

Winner: Alex Richards

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 93: Making a Mark on the Map - February 16th to March 9th, 2014 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing an artificially created landmass or body of water.

Winner: Reagent

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 94: This is Planet Earth - March 9th to March 23rd, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing the initial stages of a worldwide unification.

Winner: Zauberfloete

Entries thread Voting thread

Victory Announcement


MotF 95: Ab Urbe Condita - March 23rd to April 6th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing one or several city-states.

Winner: Alex Richards

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 96: Just in Case - April 6th to April 20th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing a war plan.

Winner: Zaius

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 97: The Conqueror - April 20th to May 4th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing an empire built through the efforts of a single person.

Winner: Reagent

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 98: Greener Pastures - May 4th to May 18th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing a legal discrepancy between countries that prompts related border traffic.

Winner: Lord Roem

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 99: The Dust Has Settled - May 18th to June 1st, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing a continent before and after a world war.

Winner: Reagent

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 100: The Centenary - June 1st to June 15th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing the 100th anniversary of an event..

Winner: Nanwe

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 101: Diaspora - June 16th to June 29th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing a population that has moved from its original homeland.

Winner: Reagent

Entries thread Voting thread


MotM 2: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - June 29th to August 3rd, 2014 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a full timeline, and a map illustrating that timeline.

Winner: Tied between two teams; one consisting of Jonathan Edelstein and Kaiphranos, the other consisting of Alex Richards and Reagent. The winning team shall be decided by the ongoing Map Duel for Honour and Glory IV: The Squeakquel.

Entries thread Voting thread

Initial Victory Announcement


MotF 102: The Last Straw - August 3rd to August 24th, 2014 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the details or effects of a single deliberate action that leads to immediate and far-reaching political ramifications.

Winner: Reagent and Alex Richards

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 103: Sunshine and Lollipops - August 24th to September 7th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing a utopia.

Winner: Martin23230

Entries thread Voting thread


MotF 104: Mind the Gap - September 7th to September 28th, 2014 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing an urban rail system.

Winner: lock

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MotF 105: The Weak Suffer What They Must - September 28th to October 12th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing a forced population transfer or its aftereffects.

Winner: Reagent

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MotF 106: Maps in the Mirror - October 12th to October 26th, 2014

Challenge: Make a map showing a scenario from an ATL which is, in some manner, the ironic reverse of a scenario from OTL.

Winner: Reagent

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MotF 107: The Locked Country - October 26th to November 16th, 2014 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a country which has isolated itself from the rest of the world.

Winner: Tied between Gryphon, False Dmitri, and Krall. The winner shall be decided by the ongoing Map Duel for Honour and Glory V: The Mappening.

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MotF 108: Seasons of Discontent - November 16th to December 7th, 2014 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the aftermath of a period of rapid climate change.

Winner: Makemakean and Ares96

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MotF 109: Puzzling States of America - January 11th to January 25th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing the United States of America with alternate internal borders.

Winner: rvbomally

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MotF 110: Danse Macabre - January 25th to February 8th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing the aftermath of a pandemic.

Winner: Alex Richards and Reagent

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MotF 111: There's Gold in Them There Hills - February 8th to February 22nd, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing the aftermath or effects of a rush for a resource (such as gold or oil) in a region.

Winner: Reagent

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MotF 112: The Tail Wagging the Dog - February 22nd to March 15th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a union between multiple countries within which a previously subordinate country has become dominant, and the previously dominant country has become subordinate.

Winner: Future8

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MotF 113: Tickled Punk! - March 15th to March 29th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a “punkified” world, where the technology and culture of a specific era has survived and become exaggerated.

Winner: lock

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MotF 114: From Sea to Sea - March 29th to April 12th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a country that borders two major bodies of water.

Winner: lock

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MotF 115: Weird World War II - April 12th to May 3rd, 2015 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the second world war in an alternate timeline which is radically different from our own Second World War in some manner.

Winner: Reagent

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MotF 116: Between a Rock and a Hard Place - May 3rd to May 17th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a buffer state.

Winner: zalezsky

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MotF 117: False Friends - May 17th to May 31st, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a place, event, organisation, or similar thing from an ATL that shares a name - but little else - with a place or event from OTL.

Winner: zalezsky

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MotF 118: The Pale Continent - May 31st to June 14th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing all or part of Europe in a timeline where it was colonised by countries from another region.

Winner: SRegan

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MotF 119: Blink and You'll Miss It 2 - June 14th to June 28th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a short-lived state or region in transition.

Winner: Tied between Aven and ndeignacio; decided to be Aven after Map Duel for Honour and Glory VI: The Undiscoverd Map.

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MotF 120: Let's Go A-Viking - June 28th to July 12th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a state founded by Vikings.

Winner: Tied between Aven and zalezsky. The winner shall be decided by the ongoing Map Duel for Honour and Glory VII: Krall's New Nightmare.

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MotF 121: The Promised Land - July 12th to July 26th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a voluntary mass settlement.

Winner: zalezsky

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MotF 122: And the Meek Shall Inherit the Earth - July 26th to August 9th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a nation of long oppressed people who have achieved independence in their own nationstate.

Winner: zalezsky

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MotM 3: Encyclopedia Cartographica - August 9th to September 6th, 2015

Challenge: Make an encyclopedia article for a country, province, international organisation or similar entity.

Winner: ToixStory

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MotF 123: Bricks and Marble - September 6th to September 20th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing an alternate city or an alternate version of an OTL city.

Winner: TheLoneAmigo

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MotF 124: On the Shoulders of Giants - September 20th to October 4th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing the world or part of it where society has redeveloped following an apocalyptic event.

Winner: Upvoteanthology

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MotF 125: HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE, BATMAN! - October 4th to October 18th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a continent or region that is very politically diverse and fragmented.

Winner: Upvoteanthology

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MotF 126: Nix the Notion of Nation - October 18th to November 1st, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a significantly influential sovereign political entity that is not a nation state.

Winner: - zalezsky

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MotF 127: This Too Shall Pass - November 1st to November 15th, 2015

Challenge: Make a map showing a region during two different periods - one a golden age of progress and power, the other a dark age of regression and chaos.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 128: To the Victor - November 15th to December 6th, 2015 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a pivotal battle.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 129: Into the Black Hole - December 6th to December 27th, 2015 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing a dystopian country.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 130: The Fifteenth Point - January 3rd to January 24th, 2016 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing an alternate division of the Central Powers OR the Entente, in a Treaty of Versailles-esque cutting.

Winner: - DPKdebator

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MotF 131: Race to the Other Side - January 24th to February 14th, 2016 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map showing an alternate long-distance road (can be a railroad or a highway), involving some sort of competition between 2 or more countries (or companies). It can involve 2 separate routes or different starting points on the same route.

Winner: - Rubberduck3y6

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MotF 132: Deus Vult - February 14th to February 28th, 2016

Challenge: Make a map showing an alternate crusade, of any religion.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 133: And Then There Were Few - February 28th to March 20th, 2016 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Show a map of the world having the least nations as realistically possible.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology and AnachronistRocketeer

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MotF 134: What has the Emperor Ever Done for us? - March 20th to April 3rd, 2016

Challenge: Show a state which claims to be a remnant or successor of a formerly great empire, but is far from it.

Winner: - JoeyB2198

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MotF 135: Island Paradise - April 4th to April 17th, 2016

Challenge: Show a state which consists of entirely islands. NOTE: Does not need to be a paradise.

Winner: - Rubberduck3y6

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MotF 136: Ferdinand's Gambit - April 17th to May 1st, 2016

Challenge: Make a map of a surviving Austria-Hungary.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 137: Substitute Scramble - May 1st to May 23rd, 2016 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map of a region or place where colonization was not fought over in OTL. It can be Antarctica, Asia, or even Arabia, as long as you deem it wasn't fought over colonially. Go nuts! :D

Winner: - Rubberduck3y6

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MotF 138: Changing Clockwork - May 23rd to June 13th, 2016 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map of a country going through/after a major political reform.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 139: Feel the Rhythm - June 13th to June 27th, 2016

Challenge: Make a map based on a song. :o Doesn't necessarily have to be about history, although it should of course be adapted into a map.

Winner: - Rubberduck3y6

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MotF 140: Divide and Conquer - June 27th to July 11th, 2016

Challenge: Make a map showing an alternate distribution of land after a conflict (EDIT: or land dispute) with the same victors as OTL. Examples would include a different division of Germany after WWI, or an alternate Reconstruction period after the Civil War.

Winner: - CourageousLife

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MotF 141: A Conquest of Irony - July 11th to July 25th, 2016

Challenge: Make a map depicting a nation or ethnic group taking over another nation that conquered them at some point in the past. (For example: the Philippines conquering Spain, India conquering Great Britain, etc.)

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 142: Perversas - July 25th to August 9th, 2016

Challenge: Make a map of a Roman province where there definitely shouldn't be one. Ultimately, what counts as “shouldn't” is up to the mapmaker (it could be a Roman Germania, it could be a Roman Olympus Mons), but it can be absurd. :)

Winner: - ThePicene

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MotF 143: The Great Game - August 9th to September 2nd, 2016 (Extended by two weeks)

Challenge: Make a map of a non-military struggle for influence and power in a given region.

Winner: - Doctor President

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MotF 144: Res Publica - September 2nd to September 26th, 2016 (Extended by one week)

Challenge: Make a map of a further integrated European Union or alternate equivalent.

Winner: - Zek Sora

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MotF 145: We've Always Been at War with Eastasia - September 26th to October 10th, 2016

Challenge: Make a map of a country that controls a huge part of the world, likely one of the only ones left. It doesn't need to be dystopian, but, much like 1984, the world should be divided up into only a couple of nations. Feel free to make a map of the whole world or just one of the major powers.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotM 4: This is Your Life - October 10th to December 5th, 2016 (Extended by three weeks)

Challenge: Make a map or maps of any political entity throughout its history, and depict how it changed over time. (Make sure to say how, too!)

Winner: - Zek Sora

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MotF 146: Atlantis Reborn - December 5th to December 19th, 2016

Challenge: Make a map expanding on the world of Atlantis (yes, it's meant to be broad :p).

Winner: - SRegan

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MotF 147: Micronation Extravaganza - December 19th, 2016 to January 2nd, 2017

Challenge: Make a map of an OTL micronation that somehow becomes a regional or world power. For example, what if Molossia took over Nevada somehow?

Winner: - Falkanner

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MotF 148: The Sick Man - January 2nd to January 19th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map of a declining great power.

Winner: - fjihr

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MotF 149: Don't Look at Them, My Child - January 19th to January 29th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing the main population areas/population density of a country (particularly the underclass, but it can really be anything as long as it shows population in some way)

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 150: Sesquicentennial - January 29th to February 26th, 2017 (extended by two weeks)

Challenge: Make a map/maps showing a region 150 years apart.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 151: Always the Bridesmaid - February 26th to March 14th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing a secondary power that is constantly overshadowed by a more powerful ally (or just a secondary power in general).

Winner: - Sicarius

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MotF 152: #Map - March 14th to March 26th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map with 140 characters or fewer.

Winner: - Guildencrantz

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MotF 153: Map of the Fortnight - March 26th to April 9th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing an event that spans two weeks.

Winner: - CourageousLife

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MotF 154: If Stirling Never Stopped - April 9th to April 23rd, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing a country analogous to the Dominion of the Draka, e.g. a large militaristic China, or a hostile expanding British Raj.

Winner: - theman7777

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MotF 155: Implausible Colonizers - April 24th to May 7th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing the colonial empire of a nation not known for it in OTL.

Winner: - zalezsky

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MotF 156: The Man from Nantucket - May 8th to May 21st, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing the result of a region of the Earth being ISOTed. The map can either be of the ISOTed region in its new world or the world it left behind.

Winner: - Rubberduck3y6

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MotF 157: From Here to Eternity - May 21st to June 4th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map of a region, or the world, in the near future (next hundred years).

Winner: - Jockehh

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MotF 158: Antiquated Union - June 4th to June 18th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map of a union of two or more countries that weren't allied (or at least weren't one country) in our timeline.

Winner: - theman7777

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MotF 159: Ten Seconds to Midnight - June 19th to July 2nd, 2017

Challenge: Make a map of a world or region on the verge of destruction.

Winner: - zalezsky

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MotF 160: Somebody Once Told Me - July 3rd to July 16th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map of a conflict or war between puppet states in a larger alliance.

Winner: - Milites

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MotF 161: The World is Gonna Roll Me - July 17th to July 30th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map of a country with exceptionally bad luck. This could mean that the country was scapegoated, divided, or just spiraled into a depression.

Winner: - Emperor Lapland

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MotF 162: I Ain't the Sharpest Tool in the Shed - July 31st to August 13th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing a country that is significantly behind the times in terms of technology and science.

Winner: - Kaiphranos

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MotF 163: Making Another Mark on the Map - August 13th to August 27th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing an artificially created landmass or body of water.

Winner: - Reagent and Flashman

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MotF 164: She Was Looking Kind Of Dumb - August 28th to September 10th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing the aftermath of a country or subregion after having went through the rule of a terrible or stupid leader.

Winner: - BryanIII

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MotF 165: Don't Stop Believin' - September 10th to September 30th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map depicting a religion's struggle to survive against hostile faiths.

Winner: - Baconheimer

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MotF 166: England Is My City - September 30th to October 23rd, 2017

Challenge: Make a map from the perspective of an unreliable narrator.

Winner: - Yanranay

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MotF 167: The AH.com Switcheroo - October 23rd to November 5th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map reversing a common AH trope.

Winner: - Reagent and Flashman

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MotF 168: She's So Fine - November 6th to November 20th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map showing a country or region seen as the best in something.

Winner: - SpicyJuan

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MotF 169: The Years Start Coming - November 20th to December 7th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map depicting a country or singular polity that has existed for a long time.

Winner: - HowAboutThisForAName

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MotF 170: To Shining Sea - December 7th to December 25th, 2017

Challenge: Make a map of a country or region that extends from one major body of water to another.

Winner: - SpicyJuan

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MotM 5: World on Your Shoulders - December 25th, 2017 to February 16th, 2018 (Extended by two weeks)

Challenge: Make a mini atlas of a nation, region, or planet in an ATL.

Winner: - Kaiser_Jaeger

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MotF 171: A Nation is Born - February 16th, 2018 to March 2nd, 2018

Challenge: Make a map showing a country or nation at its inception.

Winner: - Xibalba

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MotF 172: The Empty Quarter - March 2nd, 2018 to March 16th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map showing a region thought to be uninhabited or sparsely populated.

Winner: - Iserlohn

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MotF 173: I Come to Bury Caesar - March 16th, 2018 to April 8th, 2018 (Extended by a week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the effects of a significant historical figure's death.

Winner: - lock

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MotF 174: Another Star On The Flag - April 8th, 2018 to April 22nd, 2018

Challenge: Make a map showing a state, province or other subnational region that does not exist in OTL.

Winner: - Kanan

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MotF 175: The Fruited Plain - April 22nd, 2018 to May 6th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map that relates to the agriculture of a country or region.

Winner: - Upvoteanthology

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MotF 176: The Spirit of '76 - May 6th, 2018 to May 20th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map depicting all or part of British North America, 100 years after the failure of the American Revolution.

Winner: - Guildencrantz

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MotF 177: Ain't Big Enough for the Two of Us - May 20th, 2018 to June 4th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map of a region where two rivals share a substantial border.

Winner: - JoeyB2198

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MotF 178: Why They Changed It I Can't Say​ - June 4th, 2018 to June 18th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map featuring a city which has undergone a recent name change.

Winner: - Reagent and Implied

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MotF 179: Third Place Ain't So Bad​ - June 18th, 2018 to July 1st, 2018

Challenge: Make a map depicting a “Third-World” or developing country which is better off than in our timeline.

Winner: - JoeyB2198

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MotF 180: About Face - July 1st, 2018 to July 15th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map showing a conflict or competition where one of the participants has unexpectedly switched sides.

Winner: - JoeyB2198

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MotF 181: The Mapmaker Lies Heavy - July 15th, 2018 to August 5th, 2018 (Extended by a week)

Challenge: Make a map from the perspective of someone in another timeline, showing what they think our timeline would look like.

Winner: - Reagent

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MotF 182: Deuxième Belle Époque​ - August 5th, 2018 to August 19th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map depicting all or part of Europe in 1944, thirty years after the Black Hand failed to assassinate Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

Winner: - procrastinating2much

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MotF 183: The Lotus Eaters - August 19th, 2018 to September 10th, 2018 (Extended by a week)

Challenge: Make a map of a place whose inhabitants think of it as a utopia.

Winner: Reagent

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MotF 184: In Varietate Concordia - September 10th, 2018 to September 24th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map showing a supranational union.

Winner: Iserlohn

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MotF 185: The Bonnie Red Flag - September 23rd, 2018 to October 14th, 2018 (Extended by a week)

Challenge: Make a map depicting the outcome of a communist or socialist revolution in the Confederate States of America.

Winner: Dr.Kafka

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MotF 186: The Visible Hand - October 14th, 2018 to November 4th, 2018 (Extended by a week)

Challenge: Make a map showing the territories controlled directly or indirectly by a trading company or corporation.

Winner: SpazzReflex

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MotF 187: At The Ballot Box​ - November 4th, 2018 to November 19th, 2018

Challenge: Make a map of an election, referendum, plebiscite, or other vote.

Winner: HowAboutThisForAName

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MotF 188: Sting Like A Bee - November 19th, 2018 to December 10th, 2018 (Extended by a week)

Challenge: With a POD after 1805 CE, make a map depicting an Egyptian state that is a major world power.

Winner: Zorqal

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Map of the Month 6: By Any Other Pen - December 2nd, 2018 to January 6th, 2019

Challenge: Make a map that is a cover of, based on, a sequel to, or otherwise inspired by, a map previously created by another poster on alternatehistory.com.

Winner: TheKutKu

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MotF 189: This Sceptred Isle - January 6th, 2019 to January 21st, 2019

Challenge: Make a map of an empire ruled from an island.

Winner: N/A

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MotF 190: So Far From God - January 21st, 2019 to February 4th, 2019

Challenge: Make a map showing a country, state, or city overshadowed by a larger or better-known neighbor.

Winner: N/A

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