Maps in Imperian - Imperian Online Help

2.13 Maps in Imperian

The geography of Imperian can be a complicated thing at times, and maps can be
a powerful way to keep from getting lost.

Imperian has a built in mapper to help players find their way around the world.
You can use the following commands to explore the world and travel with more
ease.

Map Commands:
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MAP|MAPS
 - Display a map centered on your position.

CONFIG MAPVIEW ON|OFF
 - See the map automatically in room descriptions.

MAP LIST
 - List all created maps

MAP <room number>
 - Display a map centered on the room number.

MAP <map> <x> <y> <z>
 - Display a map in the designated map and coordinates.

MAP RADIUS <0 to 5>
 - Set the height and width of your map viewer.

MAP HEIGHT <0 to 5>
 - Set the height of your map viewer.

MAP WIDTH <0 to 5>
 - Set the width of your map viewer.

An Example Map:
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--- Map 1: Caanae ----------------- v8463 ---
                  |                          
                 [ ]     [_]                 
                  |     /                    
     [ ]         [ ]-[ ]                     
      |         /       \                    
     [_]-[ ]-[ ]         [ ]                 
      |                   |                  
     [^]             [ ]-[ ]                 
                        /                    
-[ ]         [ ]     [<]     [ ]     [ ]-[ ]-
    \         |     / | \     |     /        
     [ ]- - -[ ]-[ ]-[+]-[ ]-[ ]-[ ]         
      |         /   \ | /     |              
     [ ] [ ]-[_]     [ ] [ ] [ ]             
                        \ |                  
                         [ ]-[ ]             
                                \            
                                 [ ]         
                                  |          
                     [ ]     [ ]-[ ]         
                      |     /       \        
                 [ ]-[ ]-[ ]         [_]     
                      |               |      
--- CAANAE_RUINS17 -------------- 0:0:0 0 ---

 - In the above map (of Caanae), your current room is represented by
   the '+' in the center of the map. Each individual room is represented
   as a '[ ]'.
 - Rooms with an exit leading up are denoted by '^'.
 - Rooms with an exit leading down are denoted by '_'.
 - Rooms with exits leading up and down are denoted by '='.
 - Rooms with exits leading in are denoted by '<'.
 - Rooms with exits leading out are denoted by '>'.
 - Rooms with exits leading in and out are denoted by 'x'.
 - The coordinates of the center of the map are displayed in the lower
   right hand corner of the map. 
 - The 'vnum' (unique room reference number) is denoted in the upper right
   hand corner of the map.
 - Rooms may be placed on "submaps". A room on a submap will only be displayed
   if the map viewer is on that same submap. Rooms on the default submap (0)
   will always be visible.
   
Houses, shops, guildhalls and temples will not be mapped.

You may also find a considerable number of graphical maps of Aetherius at:
http://www.imperian.com/game/maps