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iPhone: How fun would Tribes be?

12-05-2008, 11:14 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: MD, USA
Posts: 1,549
How fun would Tribes be?

Does anyone remember Tribes? That was one of the first FPS games I got into on the PC, and it always looked really good on your computer because the game was mostly outdoors.

I think it would be possible to have a good port of that using Xplane style outdoor graphics (or even SciFly) and then all you'd have to do is model a 3D graphic of a guy (for 3rd person) or just keep it FPS and render a gun or what have you..

And you could have a small single-player game, but if you could have Capture the flag over LAN or Internet, then this game would have tons of replay value...

Just a thought!

Plus+ ID: Wegmans
12-05-2008, 11:17 AM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Sweden
Posts: 1,555
This would be awesome!
But it will probably never happen.
12-05-2008, 11:27 AM
Based on my experience with Cube, I'm not convinced that the iPhone / iPod Touch can handle a FPS without an external control mechanism. Once they get the controls down for the FPSs, I would be ALL OVER a remake of Tribes (better yet Tribes 2) for my beloved machine. Best $400 I think I've ever spent.