Newmaps: A Chex Quest Mod is, as you may have guessed, a Chex Quest mod. (Go figure that one out.)
An occasionally up-to-date status report can be found at the officially official website, http://www.xboltz.net/newmaps.html
. Or, of course, an even more up-to-date report can be found right here at the forum! All you need to do is ask, and I'll tell you that progress is very slow, because ninjas have been causing trouble in my town, and me and my army of pirates have to keep repelling them.
And in the words of Forrest Gump, "And that's all I have to say about that."