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Drone The Game Review

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Posted: 7 months ago.

Author: Thom Robertson and @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Drone The Game is a shooting battle with a highly controllable drone against other online players in arenas like maps. It's unusual because you build and customize your drone by dragging and dropping functional blocks that affect how the drone will fly. This is paired with a high-skill piloting challenge where players must practice to work with their honed craft and the game's realistic physics.

The drone building is extensive and must be carefully balanced. Design will determine whether it can run, jump, fly, hover and so on. The parts all have different strengths and weaknesses, these are based on the weight, durability, power consumption, heat and noise production of the part. Currently the game offers mainly flying vehicles, and will expand into other areas.

You compete in a range of modes: Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, Racing, Powerball. Each has different objectives to win and require different strategies. There are many environments" Earth, Desert, Ice, Oceanic, Lava, Gas and asteroid planets that have unique terrains and weather conditions. You can create your own arenas with unique appearance, environments, gravity, game mode and geography. These can then be publish for others to play with and experience the arena you created.

The mechanics of flying the drones is nuanced and unique. Whether learning how to quickly manoeuvre or take on barrel rolls, swivels or dives, practice is essential. This lends the game to esports competition in a similar way to Rocket League's mechanics.

Drone The Game not currently on Xbox or PlayStation but hope to come to those platforms in a year or so.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: Not rated by PEGI

Release Date: 02/08/2020

Platforms: PC

Genres: Action, Creative, Racing, Shooting and Simulation

Developer: @Drone_The_Game

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 3 minutes and 5 minutes to play a round of this game. Depends on the skill of the players. Match completes when a player hits 30 kills. You can also customise the length of the match.
 
Players: You can play this with 16 players online.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.  

You don’t need a paid subscription to play this game online.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Although not rated, likely to be PEGI 3 and ESRB EVERYONE like Rocket League as "there is no harm caused to any living. Only drones compete at each others."


User-Generated Content: This game includes content created by other players, such as maps, outfits and items, that are not reflected in the game rating.

Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

AccessibilityAccessibility

You can add stabilisers to make the drones easier to fly. You can also add auto aiming to the drone to make it easier to target. The robot players are kinder to beginner players.
 
Our Drone The Game Accessibilty Review details 23 accessibility features:

Difficulty

Difficulty Options: Customise Difficulty
Assistance: View Control Mapping
Assistance: Assistance With Controls
Assistance: Rubber Banding
Assistance: Tutorials

Reading

Reading Level: Simple Minimal Reading
Subtitles: Any spoken content has subtitles

Controls

Gamepad: Multiple Buttons & Two Sticks
Mouse And Keyboard: Mouse and Keys
Remap Controls: Remap Buttons
Remap Controls: Swap Sticks
Remap Controls: Remap Sticks
Remap Controls: Remap Mouse and Keyboard
Remap Controls: Invert X/Y Axis
Controller Vibration: Vibration Optional
Sensitivity: Adjust Mouse/Stick Sensitivity, Deadzones and Thresholds

Image

Visibility: Bright Colourful Palette
Visibility: High Contrast Mode
Audio Cues for Visual Events: Audio Depiction of Event Location
Motion sickness friendly: Motion sickness friendly

Audio

Audio Events: Visual Depiction of Directional Audio

Communication

Player-to-Player Communication: Text Chat
Player-to-Player Communication: Filtered Chat

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