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#1 Jironimo

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 12:26 AM

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These images of a place called Fort Jesus in Mombasa kind of makes me wonder a little bit about the map Zanzibar. I dunno if anyone else sees the similarity


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There's no doubt in my mind that this place in Mombasa was the inspiration for Zanzibar, too much similarity. I was shocked when I saw the first photograph especially. You have to love Bungie, they took from the real world and made it an awesome map. I wonder who's idea it was.

#2 vociferous

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 01:18 PM

Good find.

#3 MCPO RaZ

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 05:27 PM

Wow, great post buddy! Thanks for this. I was wondering if there was a similarity from Mombasa. The similarities are way too coincidental to be passed off as chance. This only makes the middle of the level even better. I'm really glad you found this. I'm going to show it to my buds.



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