Pat:That is a possibility. I am a little concerned about it turning into the "All American" fiasco. The game could take as long as 3 years to produce. People might get a bit antsy about waiting that long to see a return on investment.
I'm asking this question being totaly ignorant of your obligations to ACG, why not sell all new AATF scenerios as pay downloads from Shrapnel or Prosims site?and I personally spent numerous hours creating the mini-game for ACG, only to see it languish in non-published purgatory.
Maybe I just need to make myself sit down and make some new maps/scenarios for AATF....
That's something to consider, though I'm not sure if the volume would warrant the bump in server space and bandwidth. I can't even begin to decide where the pricing would be on something like this - maybe something akin to downloadable content on XBOX live? $10 a scenario?I'm asking this question being totaly ignorant of your obligations to ACG, why not sell all new AATF scenerios as pay downloads from Shrapnel or Prosims site?
In my view the series is very good with the new user interface. Regrettably Map making and Scenario Creation intend a steep learning curve that most people don't have time for. I have made one scenario and I can tell you that it was quite a chore, not to mention very frustrating at times. I was quite pleased with the result but if I am going to design scenarios I would rather invest my time in a game where the design process is more user friendly and enjoyable. I have looked into map making but have decided that keeping my hair is more important than trying to make a map for ATF.The best thing this community can do is (a) spread the word about AATF and (b) generate user content like scenarios and databases to attract more players. Until we recoup the loss we took on AATF, we can't afford to start new projects.
I seldom say much around the game boards. Something about being tied up with some hideous code issue I self volunteered for.My MAJOR problem is map creation - much too complicated. I get a headache reading the instrucitons.