Re: The games are all crap; let's make a decent one.

Date: Wed Jul 19 2000 - 13:58:49 MDT said:
> As game-addicted as I used to be, a certain turn-off to me was and is
> the Star Wars and Star Trek style of "whoooshing" airplane-like space
> flight depicted in most space-based or space-connected games.

You mean like Asteroids? That seems like a reasonable model, though it's
all third person, and of course didn't take relativistic effects into
account. Maybe turning should follow the rest of the model. I guess
Asteroids had effortless spinning.


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