An idea for a game: You are transported back in time to 30,000 years ago, somewhere on Earth, maybe in the ice-age areas in the north, or the plains of Africa.
The animals are of that era (wooly rhinoceroses, giant squirrels) and the native peoples don’t have written language.
You however, have all the knowledge of a 21st-century person, and your quest is to introduce technologies of metallurgy and engineering to the societies you find.
It would be sort of like Age of Empires or SimCity except the goals would be much more practical, such as how to actually hunt down a mastodon while keeping safe from sabre-tooths and other predators – tasks usually hinted at but not developed in other games.
The first task would … Read the rest