I apologize if this is the wrong forum for this, but I wasn't sure where I should post it.
I have an idea for a game, based off the old Star Wars Pod Racer games.
It would be an "MMO" style game, in the style of having a store, earned points, ranks, etc. You are given a choice of basic, no-frills racers, like a Medium-weight, Light-weight, and Heavy-weight. As you race, you are given points based on personal record times, overall record times, what you placed, damage to other racers, etc. You can then spend points to upgrade your racers, or buy new ones. Each racer would have a unique overall look, but able to be customized by the player with things such as fins, paint, etc.
This wouldn't be a "Car" game, but use the extremely fast-paced sci-fi setting similar to the Pod Racer games. Instead of speeds of 100 mph, it'd be more like 600-1000 mph. Outlandish planets and scenery, swamps, deserts, futuristic cities. Possibly add a "black market" that allows you to equip your pod with less... reputable items (flame vents, saw blades, blasters, bomb dispensers, etc).
It would either be F2P with a cash shop, or a small up-front fee ($10-$20) with no, or very limited, cash shop. However, either way you'd not be blocked from ANYTHING no matter how you chose to play. No direct pay-to-win. Like if you buy an item in the cash shop, it will change the matchmaking to put you with other people who have access to those items (either by playing and earning the points, or simply paying directly for the item).
For those unsure of what game i'm talking about, this should give you a good example.
So, what does the community think? Should I perhaps try to recruit some people and try to get this started, or scrap it and stick to my night job? =P