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    3 years ago
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    The Grand War

    A map I made myself, depicting a world where a Muslim China rose after a fateful rebellion, which in our world killed nearly 100,000 rich Muslims in China in the 800s, never happened. This map, written in a modified version of Anglo-Saxon English due to no Norman invasion, depicts the world on the brink of a massive world war between all the major nations of the world. Continue to the deviantart page for a more detailed description and a link to the map in English.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    United Kingdom of Scandinavia

    A map of a United Kingdom of Scandinavia by Kuusinen on deviantart. In the artist's own words, the map depicts a Scandinavia that remained united under the Kalmar Union to the present day, rather than dissolving in the 16th century.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Map of New York

    An alternate map of an independent New York by GarudaTeam on deviantart. This one depicts a world in which New York rebelled from the United States in 1894, won its independence in 1896, and had Teddy Roosevelt as its first President, creating a regional economic power.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Union of American Federal Republics

    A map by rvbomally on deviantart showing a much darker alternate United States. In this world, John Wilkes Booth and allies succeeded in assassinating not just Abraham Lincoln, but Vice President Johnson and Secretary of State Seward. In the much more extreme world that follows, America eventually morphs into a fascist dictatorship divided along ethnic lines into new "federal republics".

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The German Empire in 2014

    A map by Pischinovski on deviantart, this depicts a world in which Wilhelm II of Germany dies early, in 1904, and thus the German Empire, with better leadership, is able to survive into 2014 free of Nazis and the Cold War, though with significant changes along the way.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The Second Death of the Red World

    Created by Ammonoidea on deviantart, this is a different sort of map from most on here. Not only depicting another world, but an alternate future (hopefully) rather than the past. Here, humans colonized Mars and began the process of terraforming...only to be stopped when a mega-virus ripped through Earth. Though the virus was stopped before it reached Mars, the people there lack the resources to continue terraforming the planet, leaving the Red World to die for a second time.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Greater Prussia

    A map by the excellent 1Blomma on deviantart depicting a successful German Spring Offensive in 1918 that results in a German victory in World War I and Prussia annexing all of Belgium and most of Russian Poland.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Provincias Unidas del Rio de la Plata

    A map by nanwe01 on deviantart, this one shows the United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata in 1910, 100 years after their successful unification in 1810 and their subsequent rise to a South American Great Power.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The Nation of Brotherly Love

    Another one of my own maps (yay for self-promotion), one I did nearly a year ago. This is a map of North America in a world where a slight difference at the Constitutional Convention results in the USA having its capital in Philadelphia and expand to different horizons all across North America. the map is set in 1954, a couple decades after a massive war shook the world and in a time when the USA is on top of the whole world with allies both north and south of themselves.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    A Song of Steam and Gears

    Another one of the maps I've made, this one an alternate history of A Song of Ice and Fire in which the Valyrians, rather than discovering dragons, discover the power of industrialization. This is a map set around 300AC, around the 4th and 5th books in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, with history very much changed.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The Icelandic Commonwealth

    A map by the very talented Kuusinen on deviantart, this one depicts an alternate world in which his native homeland of Iceland manages to get over 1 million people and builds an Arctic empire for itself.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    What Is This Germany You Speak Of?

    A map by the fantastic 1Blomma that shows the outcome of a proposed plan to split Germany up completely forllowing World War II in order to preserve peace.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The Pale Continent

    Map by rvbomally on deviantart. This map depicts a world in which, unlike in our own in which Europe was blessed with luck, the Mongols managed to conquer the majority of Europe and turn it into their own domain, and Europe never full recovered their own identity from it, resulting in the map in the language you see here.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The Commonwealth of America

    A map by the excellent edthomasten on deviantart that depicts a world in which the Galloway Plan was accepted by the first Continental Congress in 1774, and implemented after a failed rebellion in Massachusetts in 1775. This plan made the British colonies in North America into a Commonwealth under the British King, which eventually spread across the continent as one mighty nation.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    USSR 1958: Union Republics

    This is a map by Kuusinen on deviantart, as part of his ongoing series depicting a USSR that decisively won World War II and created a world communist empire.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The World Cromwell Made

    Another map I made, this one showing a world in which Cromwell lives for 10 years longer, preserving the Commonwealth in Great Britain. This leads King Charles and his supporters to settle in the Catholic colony of Maryland, where they, over the years, consolidate power with their French and Russian allies to create a North America empire spanning from sea to shining sea. The world is at peace, but friction between Commonwealth New England and Maryland could explode at any time.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Reichsbund 1956

    A map by Arminius1871, this map depicts a world in which the German Empire won World War I and thus created a system of alliances that dominated Europe after the war, and for many decades after that. However, by 1956 the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, and other states have allied against Germany, and it is only a matter of time until German will be at war once more to control Europe.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Kingdom of Smerte i Raeva

    A particularly beautiful map by Soaring Aven, this piece shows a world in which Norse Viking raiders manage to subdue the Emerald Isle and consolidate it into a single kingdom with which to raid Great Britain with.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    France: Regions, Provinces, and Railways

    Another map by the excellent 1Blomma, this one of a France who, after a victory in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, annexes a great deal of land and becomes an industrial and economic powerhouse as a result. Perfectly fitting for Bastille Day, I would think. Vive la France!

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Daihodu

    A brilliant map by snackserv on deviantart, this piece shows off Alaska, as imagined how it would look if owned and colonized by Japan rather than the United States or Russia. This version is in Japanese, but click the link to see it annotated for convenience.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    British Skylanes

    An alternate history map by Alt-Reality on deviantart showing North America after an alternate Civil War that results in a steampunk world in which Britain is king.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Europe 1884

    A map by enannglenn showing Europe in the aftermath of a colossal war between Prussia and Austria over Schleswig-Holstein that engulfed all of Europe, resulting in the rise of the German Empire and other regimes across Europe. One of my personal favorite maps, and, essentially, the map which got me into alternate history cartography.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Fredonian Republics

    A map dafreak47 featuring a scenario in which the Continental Army lost the Battle of Saratoga, resulting in an eventual loss of the 13 Colonies back to the British in the American Revolutionary War. However, not to go down without a fight, patriots settle the western territories beyond the Appalachian Mountains, creating the American Republic and Appalachian Free State to stand against the British colonies of the East Coast.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Austrian-United Greater Germany

    This one is a big treat, as HouseofHesse on deviantart didn't just make a single map, but a whole series of graphics detailing a universe that he created out of his map idea of a Germany founded and led by Austria rather than Prussia.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Germania

    Another map series featuring Germany, this time by artist 1Blomma. This one features a Germany that, against all odds, was successful in World War II and won the war. Do note, however, that neither I nor the author support National Socialism or any of its causes and absolutely abhor the Nazi regime of the Second World War; these maps are purely for conceptualization of the idea, not a wish for such a thing to have happened.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The Russian Republic

    This handsome map is the product of LordRoem on deviantart and shows a world in which the Russian Republic (proclaimed in 1917 but fell 8 months later to the Soviets) survives, despite losing a good bit of territory.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The First French Empire

    Another map by the very skilled Pischinovski, this one instead of the usual political map instead showing the political makeup of a surviving and powerful French Empire, as well as showing off a few of the surrounding nations.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Dixie

    Another post that shows multiple maps in the same universe, this time for rvbomally's "Dixie" scenario. Basically, the CSA manages to win the Civil War...but quickly collapses under its own weight a few years later, resulting in a rump CSA, the USA annexing the Upper South, and a few of the former CSA states going on their own.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Look to the West

    A fantastic and detailed map by ImperatordeElysium on deviantart depicting North America as seen in the alternate history timeline "Look to the West" by Thande on alternatehistory.com. Definitely a timeline worth checking out!

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The Grasshopper Lies Heavy

    This map, by QuantumBranching on deviantart (B_Munro on alternatehistory.com), is a good example of why that, for some map makers, you don't need fancy graphics to tell a good story. The map is here, but the full description is available through the link, which I'd fully recommend. The map itself is an imagining of "The Grasshopper Lies Heavy", the book-within-a-book of Philip K. Dick's "The Man in the High Castle", where, here, the British and United States are their own Cold War.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    U.S. Presidential Election 2012 (Draka Series)

    An excellent map by the brilliant cartographer Sapiento, this unusual sort of map shows elections in the United States in an alternate version of the world of S.M. Stirling's "Draka" series, in which the United States, rather than the hyper-racist expansionistic Draka, were victorious in the end, but at a great cost; regular elections have only just begun to be held again in 2012, years after the last war with the Draka.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Rail-Punk: The LNYA

    Something a little different than what I normally post, this may by martin23230 shows a world in which rail, rather than airplane, travel remains dominant to the point of creating underwater tunnels across the Atlantic Ocean to connect Britain with North America. A little far-fetched, maybe, but definitely an exciting and interesting idea.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    The Land of Cold, Oil, and Codfish

    A map by Fenn-O-Manic on deviantart, this shows the rather ambitious claims of land by Norway's Quisling government during WWII, and if the Germans had one then the Norwegians would have hoped to receive all this territory in return.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Two Germanies 1864-1925

    By the talented cartographer Kuusinen, this map series shows an alternate development of Germany starting in 1864 as, unlike in our world, Prussia and Austria split Germany between them into their own empires, though doing so did little more than result in Germany's splitting again by 1925.

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    3 years ago
    by ToixStory
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    Republic of Ezo

    Another excellent contribution for deviantart cartographer zalezsky, this map shows an independent Republic of Ezo (Ezo being another word for the Japanese-held island of Hokkaido) after breaking free of Japan in 1869. By the early 20th century, the small island nation has become a formidable minor power in its own right, industrializing and projecting power in the North Pacific.