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rlmergeuser
04-16-2012, 08:07 AM
Let's face it. While many people will have great ideas for tracks, few people will be able to adequately make that idea come to life in the form of a solid, entertaining track. This thread is here to allow people who may have great ideas for tracks, but cannot see themselves being able to invest the time into (or simply don't have the creativity associated with) physically manifesting a track in a way that will truly equal the quality of their original idea. Even if the idea is a little rough around the edges, I believe that track creators will be able to scroll through this thread and find fresh ideas that will inspire them to make new tracks.

To give you an idea of what I'm talking about, I'll provide an example.

A Titanic-themed track. By this I mean a ship that is sinking at an angle and taking on water. This provides an uphill design, with the track becoming increasingly more challenging as the ship nears vertical and more objects are being destroyed. The track could end with the player reaching the front of the ship and launching off the front(or top by this point) of the ship onto a little raft or boat and floating away.

stiggyhead
04-16-2012, 11:31 AM
I want to do a recreation of this video of the song Larvae by PORTAL.

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But I'm not really sure on how to do it http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon/shifty.gif

rlmergeuser
04-16-2012, 11:39 AM
I want to do a recreation of this video of the song Larvae by PORTAL.
But I'm not really sure on how to do it http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon/shifty.gif

Easy man. Just make a track that really goes nowhere, remove all colour so it's black and white, then finds the worst music that comes with the game. Hey Presto - there's your track!

Just kidding. The visuals would be good. Especially that old timber house/building. Would make for a really good backdrop to a race through Deadwood or some similar 1800's american western frontier city.

rlmergeuser
04-16-2012, 04:07 PM
My idea from the Track Editor Tutorial Thread:


Just got an awesome idea for a track that i thought i'd share, seeing as how i'm not patience enough to build a long and detailed track.

It's such an awesome idea (imo) so maybe there already is a track like it in the game already, but anyways...

Imagine a track starting out in the open, then you ride into a warehouse and the decoration in the fore- and background is a track from HD. The track then continues and you crash out of that building, ride outside for a bit and then go into another factory type building with another track from HD.

That would be pretty sweet, don't you think?

rlmergeuser
04-16-2012, 04:28 PM
XBLAFans posted an article What we expect to see made in the Trials Evolution editor (http://www.xblafans.com/what-we-expect-to-see-made-in-the-trials-evolution-editor-44533.html)

Some good ideas there, pretty much a list of other games the author would like to see remade in Trials Evo. I'll list them here for your convenience, but definitely click through and see what he says about each one:

[list:2fhphd1n]
[*:2fhphd1n]Trials 2 and Trials HD remakes[/*:m:2fhphd1n]
[*:2fhphd1n]Plants vs Zombies[/*:m:2fhphd1n]
[*:2fhphd1n]Ikari Warriors[/*:m:2fhphd1n]
[*:2fhphd1n]Monster Trucks Nitro[/*:m:2fhphd1n]
[*:2fhphd1n]Micro Machines[/*:m:2fhphd1n]
[*:2fhphd1n]Arkanoid[/*:m:2fhphd1n]
[*:2fhphd1n]Hoganís Alley[/*:m:2fhphd1n]
[*:2fhphd1n]Smash TV[/*:m:2fhphd1n][/list:u:2fhphd1n]

Regarding Smash TV, the author says:


Letís be as direct as possible here. If thereís a worthy Smash TV clone made that author can contact our Managing Editor directly for two free XBLA games of their choice from his personal code collection. It doesnít need human players, but it does need to play the same way.

rlmergeuser
04-20-2012, 05:22 AM
So far my track's a free roaming adventure on a dying alien planet lol.
I love the editor in this game, it feels as good as Farcry 2's editor and in some cases better.

How about making your local area in your city? It'd be a little tricky getting it to look the same, but would be great fun for friends or those who recognize it.

emcee
04-20-2012, 08:17 AM
Jaws 4

You are racing along the debris of a shipwreck bobbing in the water, with a shark fin just inches away.. Better keep that speed up or the shark will catch you and take you under http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon/smile.gif

rlmergeuser
04-20-2012, 07:56 PM
Miniature Golf skill game. You are the ball (Camera is above and behind ball), Aim with Left stick, power up with A (use a meter), let go to "hit" the ball. Physics ensues.

nannerdw
04-21-2012, 03:43 PM
Just thought of a really awful idea for an "educational" mini-game: a track with a giant grid, where you're not following the visible driving line; you're following its derivative http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon/geek.gif

rlmergeuser
04-21-2012, 04:06 PM
I have an idea for a track that remember the boss of the 2nd level of metalslug 2.
Imagine: your riding your bike and passing obstacles around an enormous obelisk while a few meters down there's that machine following you. If you fall nearby the machine, you crash. If you complete the track, the machine explode! It could be improved making the obstacles you already passed destroyable by the machine, and adding some missiles going from the bottom to the top of the scene. Off course some random attacks would be nice, but that requires HOURS of programming...

rlmergeuser
04-22-2012, 02:42 PM
Donkey Kong screen 1 clone....If anyone can figure out how to make barrels roll down girders and get a small man with a moustache to jump and climb ladders then they will be the King of Kong

rlmergeuser
07-24-2012, 12:32 AM
theres a bit towards the end when you being chase by cars and a helicopter going through industrial estate and train yard which is blowing up and collapsing in front of you if you. I think that would be a great idea for a track.

Chicago__AJ
07-24-2012, 01:32 AM
I want someone to make a skill game where you jump to a bar on your front fork and you have to fly as far as you can from said bar.

rlmergeuser
07-24-2012, 09:18 AM
A Titanic-themed track. By this I mean a ship that is sinking at an angle and taking on water. This provides an uphill design, with the track becoming increasingly more challenging as the ship nears vertical and more objects are being destroyed. The track could end with the player reaching the front of the ship and launching off the front(or top by this point) of the ship onto a little raft or boat and floating away.
That's been done, I've got the track downloaded somewhere, I'll post up the GT when I'm home (if I remember).

It was a crap track though so there's a chance I deleted it in a rage http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_lol.gif

As for ideas, I have a few I plan to do myself so I won't give them away here, but some I might not get round to are:

A series of trials tracks/skill games based around the Cube films:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cube_(film_series)

Basically each room in the "cube" has a different lethal obstacle the contestants must pass to continue. Highly recommend watching Cube and Cube Zero. Cube 2: Hypercube was just terrible so don't bother with that one.

I wanted to do a Pilotwings style skydive game, although the game world may not be high enough. I planned to get around this by freezing the rider in mid air and having clouds rush past to simulate falling.

Additionally I had the idea of a surfing based skill game, whereby points are scored for flips and tricks, good luck with anyone that takes that on though!

geordiedeviant
07-24-2012, 12:45 PM
I slowly attempted to try and make an AC-130 mini-game but quickly realised I haven't got a bloody clue what I'm doing.

rlmergeuser
07-25-2012, 10:55 AM
A series of trials tracks/skill games based around the Cube films:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cube_(film_series)

Basically each room in the "cube" has a different lethal obstacle the contestants must pass to continue. Highly recommend watching Cube and Cube Zero. Cube 2: Hypercube was just terrible so don't bother with that one.



I Would so play that track i love the cube films there awesome major gruesomeness.

rlmergeuser
07-25-2012, 02:54 PM
OHHHH shi* sorry i created a thread on User Created Tracks about track ideas too but mine is about game ideas are you ok with this?
Sorry if you think i stole your idea i didnt know this was here. http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon/biggrin.gif