UPDATE: Myrgrim posted a link to another, much more interesting video of Altdorf. So now I’m a little bit confused. Does anyone know if the first video above is from WAR? I believe it is, since the plaza with the statues in it is in there, but Myrgrim’s link seems more like the real deal.
That movie blew my mind, and right now I’m thinking of subscribing to the game just so that I can have a fully realised Altdorf in 3d on my desktop. That would just be … unlike anything I’ve seen before. How could I use it? Well, maybe take screenshots and turn into handouts … maybe change iAltdorf to better fit with the Altdorf of the MMORPG. And I think that I will get a lot of hits from the WAR crowd looking for game info on Altdorf … it’s gonna be a challenge to supply them with interesting bits as well.
The one thing that is on my mind is what input the Mythic gang is using to model the basic geography of Altdorf. Hopefully they will use the map from WFRP but I’m not at all confident about that happening. I haven’t seen enough of the city to know whether it reflects the information from GW sources, but I have seen shots of places I recognise, so there’s some sort of research going on.
I’ll get back to this and the Warhammer Online web site at a later date. There’s plenty of good stuff to mine from there!