Redline takes the two games Quake II, and Carmageddon,
and combines them to make a very interesting offshoot.
While it has the concepts of both games, it still lacks
a bit. It's kinda fun to be able to drive around and
shoot people (the one thing Carmageddon lacks), and certain
areas in the game require you to exit your vehicle and
chase down your enemy on foot.
I wasn't very impressed with the graphics, especially the "in car"
view. The surrounding area graphics (mountains, buildings, etc)
are awesome and well done, but as usual as of late, the view from
within the car was lacking.
Interface can be joystick/keyboard and mouse.
While the out of car portion of the game is rather easy
especially if you have played alot of Quake II (I've got
blisters on my fingers!), the in car view control is a bit
difficult to get the hang of effectively. Driving was easiest
using the keyboard, while using the mouse to "freelook" while
aiming. The sounds where pretty average. Engine sounds, weapon sounds,
explosions. Nothing that really was earthshattering.
I fooled around with multiplayer a bit when the demo was out, and
it looked as if it has great possibilities. I still need to give
it a try though. Hmm maybe after we whoop on FUNK Saturday, we
can give this a whirl!
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