The first map of the year, and the first to appear on the new version of this site, is Veldrynus' A Beautiful Land. The extra-large map, which includes the sexiest minimap I have ever seen, is a Grail hunt for up to four human players (plus one computer):

"You have been given a risky task to find the most sacred artifact, the holy Grail. A perilous journey is ahead of you, with many nasty fights and other dangerous encounters. The fact that, three other factions have the same mission as you, might cause some troubles..."

The testing was handled by Jean P. Dupin and Jonathan Gilddon. Speaking of tests, we are once again opening our maptesting service. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need the help of a fellow player and would like your creation to appear on this site.