Video Devblog #38 - Zooming from space to the ground

In this video I show the new map mode that allows quick zooming between space and your sapiens on the ground. The global map is also now used to locate a starting location and tribe for the game. I’ll talk a bit about how the terrain engine works, and in particular how the server loads up areas of the map as needed. And I’ll show off the new advanced building placement tools.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at