(Very) serious games
From my primary school in the 60’s, I remember that we flew hundreds of paper planes in the school yard. Depending upon the way paper was folded, these planes would be fast or fly long distance or be able to perform some sorts of acrobatics figures (Mostly unexpected I must say).
At the same time clubs were flying the early model planes, powered by micro fuel engines and controlled by cables.
These archaic model planes became real serious games thanks to advanced technology and composite materials. the even get larger, heavier in order to match their sometimes deadly tasks.
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