Thrive Game Development

Development of the evolution game Thrive.
HomeHome  PortalPortal  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  MemberlistMemberlist  UsergroupsUsergroups  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Welcome new and returning members!
If you're new, read around a bit before you post: the odds are we've already covered your suggestion.
If you want to join the development team, sign up and tell us why.
ADMIN is pleased to note that this marquee has finally been updated.
ADMIN reminds you that the Devblog is REQUIRED reading.
Currently: The Microbe Stage GUI is under heavy development
Log in
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Quick Links
New Posts

Display results as :
Rechercher Advanced Search
We have 1675 registered users
The newest registered user is dejo123

Our users have posted a total of 30851 messages in 1411 subjects
Who is online?
In total there is 1 user online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 1 Guest


Most users ever online was 443 on Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:41 pm
Latest topics
by NickTheNick Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:26 pm

» To all the people who come here looking for thrive.
by NickTheNick Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:22 pm

» Build Error Code::Blocks / CMake
by crovea Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:28 pm

» Hello! I can translate in japanese
by tjwhale Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:23 pm

» On Leave (Offline thread)
by NickTheNick Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:20 am

» Devblog #14: A Brave New Forum
by NickTheNick Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:49 am

» Application for Programmer
by crovea Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:14 am

» Re-Reapplication
by The Creator Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:57 pm

» Application (programming)
by crovea Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:00 am

» Achieving Sapience
by MitochondriaBox Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:03 pm

» Microbe Stage GDD
by tjwhale Sat Jun 20, 2015 3:44 pm

» Application for Programmer/ Theorist
by tjwhale Wed Jun 17, 2015 9:56 am

» Application for a 3D Modeler.
by Kaiju4u Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:16 am

» Presentation
by Othithu Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:38 am

» Application of Sorts
by crovea Sun May 31, 2015 5:06 pm

» want to contribute
by Renzope Sun May 31, 2015 12:58 pm

» Music List Thread (Post New Themes Here)
by Oliveriver Thu May 28, 2015 1:06 pm

» Application: English-Spanish translator
by Renzope Tue May 26, 2015 1:53 pm

» Want to be promoter or project manager
by TheBudderBros Sun May 24, 2015 9:00 pm

» A new round of Forum Revamps!
by Oliveriver Wed May 20, 2015 11:32 am

Share | 

 Urban Enviroments

Go down 


Posts : 2
Reputation : 0
Join date : 2014-09-06
Age : 18
Location : Port Tanzania

PostSubject: Urban Enviroments   Sat Sep 13, 2014 2:41 pm

Hi, i'm new here and i had and i had a suggestion that i couldn't find anywhere else on the forum: Urban environments. i know this would be something very complex and difficult to accomplish but it would be extremely interesting to see in-game. the only problem i see is would the civilization still be around when you reach the awakening stage? i think that the civilization could either die out or possibly move on from their planet. any more ideas for this subject?
Back to top Go down
View user profile
StealthStyle L

Posts : 72
Reputation : 7
Join date : 2014-06-05
Age : 20
Location : Behind you!!!

PostSubject: Re: Urban Enviroments   Sun Sep 14, 2014 4:11 am

Hello and welcome to Thrive! I would love to be an animal in an urban environment and I think it's a great idea. (I was thinking of a peregrine falcon type thing). I'm no programmer, but it could be just too much for a computer too handle to generate cities to such detail that you would feel immersed in it as a creature. I could be wrong but that's how it seems to me.

I don't see a problem of the civilisation (correct spelling :D) being around once you reach awakening. It would mean that you would probably have to leave the city and found your own society because I don't think multi-race nations are a thing at the moment.

Also, in future, topics like this should first be brought up in the miscellaneous thread. Thank you and welcome.

Last edited by StealthStyle L on Sun Sep 14, 2014 5:07 am; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : I forgot something)
Back to top Go down
View user profile

Posts : 318
Reputation : 56
Join date : 2013-09-30
Age : 22
Location : hanging from the chandelier

PostSubject: Re: Urban Enviroments   Sun Sep 14, 2014 2:00 pm

Technologically, it's possible. There's loads of work being done right now (not on thrive, but by games companies and stuff) to generate realistic cities procedurally, some in real-time too. By the time we progress far enough, I'd wager we'll have lots of prior art to work off of. The bigger problem in terms of thrive though is that the timescales are very skewed between Aware and Society stages -- since Aware stage plays over millions of years, but Society over thousands and Industrial over decades, a few minutes of gameplay in Aware stage should technically see the rise of a civilization from nothing, their flight into space, and possibly even their complete disappearance when they ascend (or destroy themselves or something). Luckily, while the time you have in which you can live in a city still inhabited by its creator species is short, you'll at least have loads of ruins to wander through. Just that possibility alone would make for a really awesome game, actually.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content

PostSubject: Re: Urban Enviroments   

Back to top Go down
Urban Enviroments
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Thrive Game Development :: General :: Forum Support and Suggestions :: Game Suggestions-
Jump to: