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Volume 2
Proc. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 2, 72, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/ica-proc-2-72-2019
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Proc. Int. Cartogr. Assoc., 2, 72, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/ica-proc-2-72-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

  10 Jul 2019

10 Jul 2019

Preparation of the Future with Minecraft® on Demand

François Lecordix, Sivakavi Kumarasamy, Fernando Da Graca, and Sofiane Kriat François Lecordix et al.
  • Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière (IGN), France

Keywords: Minecraft, Minetest, on Demand, Future, Education, Contest

Abstract. The French national mapping agency, Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière (IGN France), launched a new web service in June 2016, called Minecraft® on Demand specifically for young people. This free web service is designed to provide Minecraft® maps with the raster and vector geographic databases that IGN produce on the French territories. This new service was recognized by different community: scientific, young people, French ministry. Different statistics allow analyzing the success obtained since 3 years. The new using of Minecraft® on demand for national contest to imagine the future and for education is presented.

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