Tiberium Earth

This is probably the oddest free thing to emerge from EA for the last few months: Tiberium Earth, which turns Google Earth into a kind of Tiberium-based fan mod. You get to imagine what it might be like if Earth really was infested with the crystalline super-resource from the games… Albeit using Google Sketchup, so not exactly click ‘n spray.

I can cover your house in alien mess.

Which sort of begs the question of why anyone would want to? I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a little surprised that anyone is investing much time in the C&C fiction. I mean – does anyone consider themselves a fan of the green stuff? (I’m imagining a conversation somewhere deep within EA where a dev playing with Google Earth explains what he’s doing to his boss: “Sure, the kids love this stuff!”)


  1. Leo says:

    Well, as a PR activity it definitely did its job.

  2. Jim Rossignol says:

    You cynic – they did it for the kids! We love this stuff.

  3. Kommissar Nicko says:

    As a child, I always thought Tiberium was awesome. I remember building harvesters out of Legos.

  4. MagnusPeridongum says:

    Yea I’m pretty sure tiberium is awesome. Blow me.

  5. feastguy101 says:

    Yes. Tiberium is cool (way cooler than your blog).