Forza introduces peer to peer trading. Velocity girl...get ready!

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  1. scooby_dooby

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    Finally MS has introduced the first example of the peer to peer trading system they lauded at E3 2005. It's the Forza online auction house, which is essentially an ingame EBAY, and given the great decal editor in Forza this could be extremely cool.

    http://forzamotorsport.net/auctions/
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    The only potential problem is exploits, in Forza 1 there was a free money exploit, that would ruin the entire concept of an online auction house. I guess with XBLive patches, this is not a big issue though.

    Some examples of cars people created in Forza 1:
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  2. Qroach

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    wow that's awsome!
     
  3. mrcorbo

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    I like this concept a lot. It adds depth to the customization aspects of the game. In fact, trying to become the #1 "professional" customizer could be a game itself. I think that I'll leave that to those with a more visually artistic bent and stick to the racing myself, though.
     
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    sweet! I'm guessing payment will be through MS points so now all they need is a cash out option.:grin:
     
  5. Cheezdoodles

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    TD:U has peer to peer trading..

    Which has allready been out for 6months or so..

    As far as payment goes, TheCheF:
     
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    baahh! :evil:

    How am I supposed to pay the rent by playing games then?!

    :???:

    Oh well ... would have been nice to at least have the ability to charge MS pts.:sad:
     
  7. Nesh

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    You cold use yoru own custom painting? Heheh it would have been funny if someone used some inappropriate "skin" for their cars :lol:
     
  8. Inane_Dork

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    Is there anything that keeps a person from selling copies of cars or skins? I certainly hope so, 'cause if not then people could resell items without creating anything.
     
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    Maybe I'm too cynical. This looks like a wonderful idea, but I can't believe that none of the copyright holders have ever objected.
     
  10. PG2G

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    And who would they go after? The guy that spent hours using a bunch of circles and rectangles to create something that looks like Yoshi?
     
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    Wait, are they saying that I can't literally paint a car to look like a car that is selling on the marketplace?? How are they gonna do that?
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    I think they mean there is no quick and easy way to take a paint job and copy it onto a bunch of cars. If you wanted to recreate it, you'd need to go through all of the manual steps.
     
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    That's awesome! I can't wait! :grin:
     
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    another quality game only few people's going to play
     
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    Nah, this wil top the charts in Europe and NA I bet, and is one of those games that will sell all year, and during the holidays. I predict 3million by the end of 07.
     
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    I reckon it will sell very well.

    The problem with the first Forza that it came out when the Xbox was basically allready dead, and everybody who liked car games played the PS2.
     
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    It still managed to sell over a million copies
     
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    may 2005... time when 360 was announced... you are right!

    i thought this game's success was affected by announcement of Project Gotham Racing 3 that time in some way... lol
     
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