At a recent trade show, Carolyn Koh found a happy surprise in the form of a Bigpoint booth featuring a single monitor showing off Battlestar Galactica Online. She's got a write up of the things she both saw and heard about Battlestar Galactica Online. Check it out and then leave us a thought or two in the comments below.
What’s interesting about Battlestar Galactica Online is that it is browser-based. Using the Unity 3-D engine which has come a long way since the Cartoon Network Universe: Fusion Fall MMO, it looked “freaking marvelous” on the big screen there at the Syfy booth. Instead of downloading and installing many gigabytes of data. All players will need to do is to install the Unity application on their web browser of choice and the game will be served to them through the cloud to their browser. Battlestar Galactica Online is a game of ships and skills. The roles that players choose to fill will depend on their ships, their equipment and the skills they choose to invest skill points in.
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