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The Full 136 Year History of the Six Nations - Visualisation
BathSalmon (IP Logged)
11 February, 2019 21:12

I've been at it again.

I've produced a new Visualisation that covers the full 136 Year history of the Six Nations / Five Nations / Home Nations Championship (from 1883!)

The Aim:
Produce a visual that could stand as a poster, providing detail of winners of the major trophies and successful eras of teams. Whilst also providing added interactivity to the online version, giving detail of matches and more nation specific annotations.

I also wanted to try and go away from your traditional sports viz and do something less dashboard-like and more data-art.

Check out the interactive version here:


I've tried to pick out key moments in the championship, wish I had more time to add more comments to the individual nation views.

Did you know that BOTH England and France have been expelled from the Championship!?



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Re: The Full 136 Year History of the Six Nations - Visualisation
iBozz (IP Logged)
11 February, 2019 21:26
Itís a bit difficult to read on an iPad but looks fascinating. Well done!

When I get my new desktop (the old one having died) Iíll have a proper look.

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Re: The Full 136 Year History of the Six Nations - Visualisation
PoyntonShark (IP Logged)
12 February, 2019 02:55
That's some piece of work, not immediately obvious how to read it, but the geek in me says it's beautiful. Might try out my fancy new A2 printer, see how it looks as a poster.

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Re: The Full 136 Year History of the Six Nations - Visualisation
BathSalmon (IP Logged)
12 February, 2019 14:13
Poynton, that's exactly why it's so big. The idea was to produce something that could be printed as a posted (hence the how to read section) this is on my list of things to do!

For those wondering what it is, but don't want to link to find out:

It is interactive, so do click and have more of a poke around if you feel inquisitive!



Re: The Full 136 Year History of the Six Nations - Visualisation
DaveAitch (IP Logged)
12 February, 2019 16:36
It needs a 3D printer!

A labour of love, (or, haven't you anything better to do with your time).

Will you be doing the next 160 years anytime soon? Really good work that, excellent +++.

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