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Author Topic: Automation Is The Hot New Game That Lets You Design Cars From Scratch  (Read 850 times)

Stephen66515

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When I first noticed that Automation was in development, I thought ‘here goes another build-your-own car game where reality and basic engineering principles don’t exist. Oh well, I’ll keep my eye on it.’ I downloaded the demo, and curiosity eventually got the best of me. I contacted the developers who kindly supplied a copy of the full game under the condition that I wouldn't reveal anything until it went to early release on Steam. As I began exploring the game, my desk became the epicentre of a massive facepalm storm. What is wrong with me? Why did I let other games destroy my faith? Why didn’t I get my hands on this game sooner?



After playing with the Demo available from the official website, I can confirm that this game takes things to an entire new level of detail.  I thought I might be able to jump straight in to the design process without really understanding it...I was wrong...This isn't so much a game as it is a learning tool..but is is being called a "Tycoon Game" because they are including a crap load of tutorial videos within the software, and also some gaming modes (Suppose you have to expand your market somehow!)

Certainly worth a looksie!

Available on Steam (Early Access) and Direct Download from the Developer Website

http://www.automationgame.com/
« Last Edit: March 24, 2015, 10:46:18 AM by Stephen66515 »

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Re: Automation Is The Hot New Game That Lets You Design Cars From Scratch
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2015, 09:51:46 AM »
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When I first noticed that Automation was in development, I thought ‘here goes another build-your-own car game where reality and basic engineering principles don’t exist. Oh well, I’ll keep my eye on it.’ I downloaded the demo, and curiosity eventually got the best of me. I contacted the developers who kindly supplied a copy of the full game under the condition that I wouldn't reveal anything until it went to early release on Steam. As I began exploring the game, my desk became the epicentre of a massive facepalm storm. What is wrong with me? Why did I let other games destroy my faith? Why didn’t I get my hands on this game sooner?



FTFY :-) (it doesnt seem to accept youtu.be links)

looks interesting :up:
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Re: Automation Is The Hot New Game That Lets You Design Cars From Scratch
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2015, 10:47:20 AM »
Fixed it! xD