Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Civilization VI

This 12min overview (narrated by Yorkshireman Sean Bean) discusses the technological evolution of a city, and threats from invaders, but I don't think it lets you play from the pov of a rebellious colony. (Teddy Roosevelt makes a cameo c1904)

Urban Empire


Friday, March 25, 2016

Second Life

The big problem here is monthly rental charges for an area big enough to map most of Dublin. If those can be guaranteed, the creative labor should be crowdsourceable.

that's 7 eccles in the distance, the tower in the foreground:

Creating all the characters should be fun.

Bloom's house will be full of detailed furniture and stuff like products in labelled packages.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Unreal engine

The high resolution of this engine has the unfortunate side-effect that every detail takes much, much longer for the artist to get right.

InUlysses Game Preview from Eoghan Kidney on Vimeo.

The interactivity is minimal(cf 'Dinner Date')