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Criterium: Initial Thoughts

For my CS248 project at Stanford, I have to make a video game. My idea is to create cycling game called "Criterium."  In cycling, a criterium is a short race that tests the cyclist's skills.  The idea came to me as I was playing the cycling game on Wii Sports Resort and wondered what it would be like if the game was more realistic.  I'm setting my goals pretty high for this game:  I want polished graphics, and good game mechanics.

One of the coolest things about cycling is riding in the peloton and excercising bike tactics.  I want to try to recreate that experience in my game.  As far as I know, no game has done that yet.

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