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Re: Looking out
« Reply #120 on: March 04, 2021, 08:16:31 am »

There are many ideas for Outerra. The problem is that so far the software is very much a "Jack of all trades, master of none".

It can "almost" do a lot of things, but focus is diffuse and ephemeral. As far as I can tell, the developers have committed to no single direction at all, leaving the whole thing rudderless and essentially as a kind of incomplete sandbox/tech-toy.

The question remains the same as it was years ago: Where is this going?

The answer seems to be: Make a wish, and check back every year, or so, while hoping that when you do, you won't find an apache error because the forum is gone.  :'(
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Re: Looking out
« Reply #121 on: March 04, 2021, 04:00:11 pm »

"where is this going ?" who knows. IMO its actually not clear even where it COULD be going SUCCESSFULLY...so it is not so much of a wonder why no focus has yet emerged.

Indeed considering that outerra is very good in rendering the WHOLE world, but much  less in the tools needed to create a game it seems hard to see how it could compete
with any map based game created with established engines which appear to be much better equipped to make games of all kinds.

IMO the only path to success for outerra involves
heavily exploiting the immense extension of planet earth and its infinite terrains/landscapes which are reproduced in great detail/quality in outerra.
Games "just" using maps surely are better made with establisehd engines.

So where COULD it go (meaningfully) in the first place ?
Suggestions are welcome.

- flight simulator for sure , but that is a simulator not a game and there are already lots of simulators out there.
- military sim on global scale ?? doesn't seem to make sense to me if action only happens locally...but I admit my ignorance in this matter
- civilization building /  transport games....makes sense ...probably...but "simulating civilizations /transport/commerce on planetary scale " may be a tiny bit too computationally intensive for a game ....as it should involve 3D rendering of all this activity worldwide..otherwise why use outerra...a nearly 2D board style game would do better
- other ?
maybe something "tourism" related




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Re: Looking out
« Reply #122 on: March 07, 2021, 09:19:36 am »

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Heart of Russia

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Re: Looking out
« Reply #123 on: March 07, 2021, 10:03:12 am »

Train sim world 2


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Re: Looking out
« Reply #124 on: March 07, 2021, 10:53:22 am »

TARKOV:


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Re: Looking out
« Reply #125 on: March 07, 2021, 11:02:39 am »

 Sub Sim Modern Naval Warfare


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