[Tagging] game:patrizer2:* tags
markus.lindholm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 15:31:49 BST 2010
On 6 April 2010 11:21, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:
> Markus Lindholm wrote:
>> A question, what's the story behind the game:patrizer2:* tags? I just
>> noticed that Stockholm got a bunch of these tags and I'm curious what
>> they are?
> "Patrizier 2" is a German trading simulation computer game. It was
> internationally released as "Patrician II" (and re-released together
> with an expansion as "Patrician III: Rise of the Hanse").
> The game has a historical setting and features cities that were
> influential during the Hanseatic period. In the game, cities produce
> trading goods with varying efficiency. For example, Stockholm produces a
> lot of iron ore ("Eisenerz") and some fish.
> Apparently, this mapper decided to tag the production efficiencies to
> the cities' place nodes - which happens to be possible because the game
> uses real-world places. The data represented by the tags, though, has
> in-game relevance only.
> Tobias Knerr
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrician_III:_Rise_of_the_Hanse
Thanks for the info.
My second question then --- is this kosher? Populating the OSM
database with some game related info?
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