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12 de Agosto 2005

First of Many Games in Beta

This is just the beginning, but the guys at GoogleEarthHacks have created a game using Google Earth. This is a war game which they claim is largely text-based. The object is to grow armies which you place at various cities and try to hold the cities. There is a GE KML file which lets anyone view the "action" (more like a status) of the game.


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This is the first of many games I'm sure will be created using GE as a visualization tool. I expect to see more direct, or interactive, use of GE to play a game soon.

Enviado por FrankTaylor at 12 de Agosto 2005 a las 07:46 AM

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    It wouldn't be too hard to draw the polygons for Risk... :^) Hmm, something for my weekend.

    Enviado por: Tanner at 23 de Agosto 2005 a las 12:02 PM

    beautiful. im hoping for a simple air combat game. the g-force navigation (ctrl-g) is way too much fun.

    Enviado por: x at 26 de Agosto 2005 a las 08:11 PM

    Don't forget about http://EarthContest.com too

    Enviado por: Benny at 29 de Enero 2006 a las 07:09 PM

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