The NASA Mars Rover were the inspiration for the idea over great distance to control vehicles delighted the young game forge Farloc the start of their real Browsergame YouTank, which involves real mini tank remote control. In contrast to normal computer games, there really is the mini tanks. They are about as big as a PC mouse and can be moved freely through a richly detailed world in the North of Osnabruck. Each of the vehicles is equipped with a video camera, the screen will be broadcast live. This adjusts the feeling to sit in the tank. To play, you enroll for free on YouTank.com and can move directly to one of the mini tanks in the battle.
Since YouTank runs entirely in the browser, to not even install. The player can the keyboard control the chain-driven tank like a car, but turn also to the point, precisely align the tower and fire with the on-board laser cannon on the opponent. Every shot is as intense red line on the whole playing field visible. A shot-sensitive sensor that lights up when a hit is at the top of the tanks. In addition all players get displayed who shot and who was hit. When the round is over, evident at the award ceremony, as you did well when compared to the other. The points and medals also incorporated into an eternal leaderboard.
All players can play basically free, but sometimes need to bring patience. Want to play more people than there are tanks, a queue forms. Who has not the patience to wait, can give off similar as in eBay bids. Is under the highest bidder by the end of the round you must immediately assume a tank. The offer is not enough nothing will be paid. The NASA Mars Rover were a strong inspiration for YouTank”, Stephan Rolfes, one of the creators of YouTank. We had the idea to use model tank for our game, because they are extremely maneuverable with the chain drive and introducing a playful element in addition shooting could. The first players are excited, how much fun is the driving and shooting with the vehicles. I look forward, with YouTank now everyone can know how it feels, hundreds or even remotely control a real robot vehicle thousands kilometres away.” A player from the 10,000 km from Blagoveshchensk in the Russian East had the largest distance to the playing field in Northern Germany. Despite the huge distance, the players could easily control his armor. Even if the infighting of the tank is actually fought armored steel on the armored steel, tipping for the tanks is not still long. How it goes? In the introductory video on YouTank.com, there is the answer.