Meet GeoGuessr, the best little Web game about global geography you haven’t played yet

Meet GeoGuessr, the best little Web game about global geography you haven’t played yet

As it is Saturday, I hope you are not working. That in mind, I have a small treat for you: GeoGuessr. It is a simple, fun, maddening, and re-playable game that will have you swooping across the planet, guessing where you land.

It’s a simple juego: GeoGuessr will show you a location in Google Street View, and you have to guess on a map where it is. One pin, onto a global map. The closer you land the pin, the more points you receive. In early testing – ahem – I was bested by TNW’s own Matthew Panzarino by a two to one margin. If you can pick up over 10,000 points in your first round, you are smarter than me.

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Here’s what the game looks like in action:

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As you can see, I am terrible at locating what was certainly a Southern US landscape. One caveat: On the occasion, GeoGuessr will get a location wrong, so don’t take it perfectly seriously. Still, if you need to get in a bit of travelling but lack the time, this little game will get you around the planet.

Post your score in the comments.

➤ GeoGuessr

Top Image Credit: Kenneth Lu 

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