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The wiki for one of the video games I play has a map of the game world powered by Google Maps. You can see the map here.

How would I go about creating a map like this for my own project? Is this done through the Google Maps API?

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Nice writeup on how someone did this for World of Warcraft: iamcal.com/world-of-mapcraft – user56079 Jan 1 '14 at 7:39
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The Google Maps API has a custom map tiles feature.

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