Upload GIS Data to Your War Game


Battlefront.com has announced DropTeam “a multiplayer capable, real-time, tactical simulation of mechanized ground combat set in the far future.” The interesting part for our world: “Game engine reads data from professional GIS (Geographic Information Systems) packages such as ArcGIS and Terragen. This is the same industry standard data formats that are used by the Department of Defense for simulations and by engineers for land work, surveying, etc…” Is this a first?


Published Thursday, May 19th, 2005

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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