Conclusion: Detour is to RTS as Speed Chess is to Chess BUT with one caveat. Detour has no single player, well it does but it’s not worth it at all. It serves only as a method to introduce you to the game. Outside of that, the AI is pretty worthless and the story that exists isn’t compelling.
Summary: Detour is a road-oriented Real-Time Strategy game that takes a satirical twist on highway construction, environmental activist groups, and cartoon humor. Players compete against each other and/or AI opponents to outsmart and out-build them.
Excerpt: I am a road geek. Exhibit A: I take pictures of the ends of
U.S. routes. So it should come as no surprise that a strategy game where you
build roads has an added amount of interest for yours truly.
Excerpt: I’m not a huge fan of Real-Time Strategy games. This is mainly because I think they turns into a click-fest at higher levels and whoever clicks fastest wins the game. Sometimes though, there is a good balance and the RTS can play much more like an actual game of strategy like the turn based strategy...
Excerpt: DETOUR is a real-time strategy game that sees players wanting to get from point A to point B faster than the opposition with the promise and allure of sabotage getting in the way. When players land on the main menu, they might notice that the keyboard can’t be used for navigation on it or any of its...