Anyone else disappointed by the Geosynchronous World Spinner (If it was Geosynchronous it wouldn't move!)? I was hoping it would be something interesting, turns out it's a generic rocket; doesn't even look particularly Gnomish to me.
Now the Depleted-Kyparium Rocket not only looks Goblin, cool and it has a Radio and a Machine Gun that you can shoot for visual effect... If we ever see any features given to the World Spinner what will they be? The model has nothing, it's bland.
Looking at the screenshots of the Geosynchronous World Spinner I have to say I agree with you in that it does look a bit generic. I don't get the sense of anything particularly Gnomish from it...no bulging pipes, whirling gears, articulating arms or anything really. The Depleted-Kyparium Rocket has goblin slathered all over it.
I did not notice any requirements other than Apprentice Riding...will these be available to all like the chopper/hogs?
I agree. I thought it was going to be something much more out there then a rocket. Furthermore, since it is just a rocket, they should have given it the Planet Express Ship color scheme... I mean come on! That description...
What do gnomes use to fly though, I'd love that inspector gadget chopper thing we get when we we being cleaned in the starting zone. Or the planes we see in gnomeregan. Just reskin it with a nicer texture and blam, a cool new nice looking gnomish mount.
Notably, people confuse Geosynchronous with Geostationary. A geostationary world mover would not go anywhere. A geosynchronous would be able to move back and forth... Of course, if its synchronous path were constantly changed, it could move the world as it wished.
I was hoping it was going to be some kind of disc that you stood on.
Part of me thinks that as a rocket it's a reference to the ship from Futurama, which is revealed in one episode to move by staying still and causing the universe to move around it. The little fins on the back are also kind of the same shape as the one on the show.