2040 Australian Outback Rally Games
Australia's Golden Age, The Age of Racing Legends
As Australia soon enters a golden age with an Asia trade based economy the urban landscape will adapt according to the needs of it's growing population. In 2040 Cultural epicenters will sprout within mega cities, filled with mixed-use housing, shops, restaurants, entertainment, parks, gardens, and local farming & manufacturers. Cities within cities. Urban planning will be based on proximity zoning epicenters, connected by a network of public mobility, like organs of a body connected by an advanced vascular system.
Utopian societies have historically been coupled with a form of entertainment for the masses, providing excitement for an otherwise uneventful daily lifestyle. Ancient Greece had chariot races. Ancient Rome had the gladiator games. Jousting in England's Elizabethan Era. Post WWII America thrived on boxing. In the golden age of Australia it will be the Outback Rally Games.
Based on the Australian sport of ROGAINE racing, the games start with each racer departing simultaneously, attempting to hit as many checkpoints as possible within a given time frame. Each checkpoint, is worth a different value depending on how far away or how difficult it is to get to. At the end of the race the winner is determined by the total number of points added up for each racer.