Godzone - depicting New Zealand in Flight Simulation
"That's what we call New Zealand sometimes...
"Not in a religious nutter way, we're just smug, 'cause we're the best."
'Drew', Shortland Street.
Godzone has been producing New Zealand scenery for simmers since the days of FS2002. By 'Godzone' I really mean me, Robin Corn, although sometimes I do collaborate with other local developers.
The current project is Real NZ Christchurch, which was initially released for Prepar3d, and will be followed by FSX, and then versions for Aerofly FS2 and X-plane, to test the demand for quality scenery in these alternative simulators.
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Real New Zealand features
About this site:
Mainly, though, it is the new Godzone Store, where you can see details and purchase 'Real New Zealand' and 'Godzone' scenery. Currently there are just a few 'Real New Zealand' products, but hopefully I can release new scenery as it is completed.
When I release a scenery, there’s the obligatory landing video — I don’t think I’ve actually flown in the sim for a couple of years, so don’t watch the flying, just the scenery! This is Prepar3d v4.5. I do like to keep my eye-candy high, and for this video I…
Having easy access to the LINZ aerial images, plus their generous licensing, gives us the opportunity to see some quality photoscenery, and Godzone/Real New Zealand has always been based on this LINZ imagery. However the NZ coverage, although vastly improved over the old days of 2.4 metre coverage, is not…