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Re: FlowScape

Post by Tdarcos » Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:14 pm

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Is it still on? What channel/time, I gotta check this out!
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Re: FlowScape

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:25 pm

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If that is an interest of some of the people here, then depending on the rooms/maps you wanted to generate, I might actually suggest Planet Coaster as an alternative. Planet Coaster has become such a design phenomenon, there are large numbers of designers who never touch the coaster/ride/theme park aspects, and just build architecture and landscapes.

It has far more flexibility than FlowScape in terms of what you can build -- particularly in terms of architecture. FlowScape has the benefit of being faster and easier to QUICKLY lay down a reasonable looking, attractive landscape.
But waitasec. You say that PlanetCoaster has people not touch the coaster part - but each scene has at least one default coaster, right? My understanding is that it has to have something, the software doesn't allow you to completely take it out. Either a small coaster in the upper right hand corner, or a Ferris Wheel, or a "test your strength" game behind some trees. I think you have to have something.
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Re: FlowScape

Post by pinback » Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:13 am

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:25 pm
pinback wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:50 pm
If that is an interest of some of the people here, then depending on the rooms/maps you wanted to generate, I might actually suggest Planet Coaster as an alternative. Planet Coaster has become such a design phenomenon, there are large numbers of designers who never touch the coaster/ride/theme park aspects, and just build architecture and landscapes.

It has far more flexibility than FlowScape in terms of what you can build -- particularly in terms of architecture. FlowScape has the benefit of being faster and easier to QUICKLY lay down a reasonable looking, attractive landscape.
But waitasec. You say that PlanetCoaster has people not touch the coaster part - but each scene has at least one default coaster, right? My understanding is that it has to have something, the software doesn't allow you to completely take it out. Either a small coaster in the upper right hand corner, or a Ferris Wheel, or a "test your strength" game behind some trees. I think you have to have something.
I feel like this is a joke or reference to something, but my mind is old and feeble, so I'll just play it straight: "No."
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