id Software's Rage combines first-person shooting, vehicular action, and "open but directed" exploration in a post-apocalyptic world, to tell the story of Earth's wretched civilization after a cataclysmic meteor strike. Militaristic authority figures, freedom-fighting rebels, criminal raiders, and twisted mutants battle each other for control of the barren wasteland Earth has become. This is the first game to feature the new id Tech 5 engine.

John Carmack went on to note that the game was originally going to feature several wastelands, but the limitations of the 360's DVDs required the developer to cut them down to two. These changes were made for all versions of the game... The game got lots of flack for its rather linear experience, eventhough it seemed open-ended from the talk of it being a "sandbox"... the final product seems quite far from what is a traditional sandbox. It got a DLC, Wasteland Sewer Missions but for the xbox 360 only. A new DLC entitled Scorcher was released on December 18th.

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PsyWarVeteran
PsyWarVeteran - - 1,920 comments

I tried so many times to enjoy RAGE but man, it's just too boring. Installed it about ten times since release and deleted without making much progress everytime.

I adore it's animations though. Seriously, pay attention to any main character while they're speaking, not only they bothered to create unique animations for specific dialogs but each one is very detailed and smooth.

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Gzegzolka
Gzegzolka - - 352 comments

I know it is bit late but I am curious is it posible to open resource filed in base folder and edit them like ones in idtech4 games. I would love to do some small changes and tweaks.

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Avoozl
Avoozl - - 291 comments

As I recall John Carmack mentioned how this game was too big for digital distribution until Bethesda came along to buy out ID Software and downscaled the graphics so they could put it on Steam. I just really wish they didn't downscale the graphics. :P

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xdesertxpunkx
xdesertxpunkx - - 5 comments

I realize this is an older post but this game has so much modable potential..is modable a word? I don't care I'm so awesome I can make up words and spell already created ones however I want so there...anywho, my point is that I would happily pay a fair price for a mod that would keep driving in 1st person and maybe even be able to interact w/ the environment like shooting bottles unless that would be too much. The 1st person car view would make this game so much better in my opinion.

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Guest
Guest - - 695,357 comments

If I knew how to mod, the first thing I would do is make a truly open world. I wouldn't care if it reached 100Gb, RAGE had the ability to be something really great and it seems like the dedicated modders are the only ones going to get it there.

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sbseed
sbseed - - 499 comments

the problem isnt modders, everyone who has played the game wants to mod it... the problem is the learning curve and difficulty in using the (dumbed down engine) modding tools.

because the time to implement something is so long (30 days plus for the rebalance mod) nobody wants to invest that kind of time into making mods without some sort of recompense.

now if people were willing to pay a couple of bucks with a patreon, enough to hire people that would be dedicated to the mod/expansion/fixes or whatever, then we could even work on making the modtools easier to use as well.

any mod or set of mods would not need 100GB size to contain everything that people wanted... however, realistically it will take probably more than 1-2GB of space on the HDD.

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mtzbrandon
mtzbrandon - - 93 comments

Okay, I thought I'd update something people might not know.

There are mods being worked on, but apparently the AI can't even compile correctly for enemies, so modders are screwed at the moment until the next update.
That's why nothing is releasing.

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Guest
Guest - - 695,357 comments

carmack not working at iD anymore, so good luck with that =(

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Lespectraal
Lespectraal - - 57 comments

Modding tools are out, still no mods yet? I am disappointed.

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mtzbrandon
mtzbrandon - - 93 comments

There are people working on mods, rellax ;)

You can see what people are doing over at the official Rage forum. Some guys are working on maps, others on code-related mods, and some on both.

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