Graphic engines used in the latest videogames are set to be see more and more service in the French aerospace industry, according to reports. French aviation and techweapon firm Dassault Systemes is especially keen on the idea, according to its R&D veep Pascal Lecland. "We want more and more realistic simulations and we want to …
If their kit gets Hijacked by Somali pirates the simulation can be turned into a FPS for a reclaiming mission.
I always find it touching when people outside the industry think that game code is anything other than a huge collection of hacks intended to give interesting visual results.
The idea of using it to simulate actual stuff in actual industry, on the other hand, fills me with dread. No way I'm tendering for that contract. World of pain as expectations crash head-on.
I could see future hackers just breaking in juts to use the engine for some multiplayer fun.