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Urban Unrest: Wildfire Worlds Tech Demo

By Adam Smith on October 29th, 2012.

Mr Caldwell introduced the riotous delights of Wildfire Worlds a week ago and now there’s a tech demo available so you can see the unrest simulator in action. The one hitch is that none of the unrest is in place yet: no subversive influences, no catalyst for calamity or change, and no interaction.

The tech demo is a little town doing it’s cute little routine thing, with everything going to plan. The first build will allow you to browse around and watch your subjects going about their business. They are a bit sheep like right now.

Still worth a look. The trailer shows how quickly things will get out of hand once the player has a molotov or two strapped to the cursor.

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First Look: Wildfire Worlds

By Brendan Caldwell on October 22nd, 2012.


Wildfire Worlds is a “cute paper toy society” with riots. We sent Brendan to take a look.

The London riots caught us all by surprise. Whether or not they should have done is a question best left to David Dimbleby and his bumbling corral of inquisitors. But one thing I do remember thinking during the unrest, between feverishly refreshing Twitter and peeping at the BBC out of the corner of my eye, is this: someone should make a game about rioting? Preferably viewed from the top-down, so you can see the chaos spread. Wouldn’t that be interesting?
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