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The Shire of New York City

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Jan 28 2013, 11:23pm

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The Shire of New York City Can't Post

Not sure where to post this, so sticking it in the main discussion board. My friend and I have been building a mobile travel app called Zofari.com, which basically matches your favorite hometown places to places in other cities.

To make it more fun, we're starting to add some of our favorite, well-loved fictional places as options, starting with Middle Earth. So if you want to know what the Lothlorien of your hometown is, we take a crack at it.

If anyone has a minute to play with it, we'd really, really appreciate any feedback you've got. I'd love to know if:
--it's cool?
--the matches work?
--are there some important Middle-Earth places we should add? (trying to confine it to 3rd Age only)
--are there other fictional universes that would be cool to map?
--what you think of the general app?
--real world cities we should add?

It's built for smartphone, so you just have to go to http://m.zofari.com in your mobile browser. Also, apologies in advance, but we currently only have cities in US + London.


Tol Eressea

Jan 29 2013, 5:51am

Post #2 of 5 (249 views)
Sounds fun; I'll check it out [In reply to] Can't Post



are there other fictional universes that would be cool to map?

Off hand, I'd suggest the Discworld universe from the Discworld books by Terry Pratchett. Smile

"The question isn't where, Constable, but when." - Inspector Spacetime

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Jan 29 2013, 4:02pm

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Thanks! [In reply to] Can't Post

[reply] Thanks! I'll definitely add Discworld to the list.

The Shire

Feb 2 2013, 5:41am

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Cool! [In reply to] Can't Post

Awesome idea! Too bad it only works on those countries though. ;)

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Feb 2 2013, 1:35pm

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Fun! [In reply to] Can't Post

It was fun! Not sure that I would call the East Village in NYC Isengard, but it was fun reading about it.

Thanks and good luck!


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