Unfortunately, the map game was very short-lived and didn't really take off, but it served as the first foundation for the future map game genre.
You can find the game's thread here.
Baconheimer's original posts contains the following explanation:
“It is the year 1150 in the world of Valonia. Basically what you do, is you claim a turn and build up, each turn is one year.
Tech will progreess basicly as in OTL, if something is invednted then write it in outside events.
I claim first!”.