I'm pretty good at navigating new cities using a map, where McDonalds and Starbucks act as landmarks on my journey. It's a lot more difficult when that McDonalds is instead a lonely tree, and the Starbucks is a big rock, as Virtual-O will show you.
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Virtual-O is a first-person orienteering sim, which Brendan has just written about in greater detail in his early access review. I wanted to play it too, however, entirely because of its excellent replay system.
Every Monday we abandon Brendan in a forest with a map and an early access game. This week, the hardcore orienteering of Virtual-O [official site].“These rocks are definitely the correct rocks,” I think, as the sun glares down through the trees of a Czech wood. A flock of birds passes through the sky in the distance. Grass and twigs rustle under my feet as I…
This week I've mostly been... Sulkily watching other people play the Train Sim World beta. Scampering around The Kingdom of Spiderwebs clutching a map and compass. Skirmishing with handsome 25mm samurai. And improving Time Commanders in my head. For further details inspect the words milling about below the break like truculent prisoners of war at an early morning roll call.