The game will have at least 5 different rally stages, because I have thought of 5 different themes or styles of track that I want to have. Each is located in a different country (hence the different characteristics of the terrain and road that make up the theme/style of each track). Each country MIGHT have more than one track but that would mean, if I decided to have for example 2 tracks per country, that I would then have to make 10 tracks instead of 5. And that’s a lot more work if I want to make them look and play good.
I’ve chosen these countries based on the typical rally roads in them having a distinct feel and character:
Wide gravel roads, little elevation changes except for some YUMPS, no hairpin corners except maybe at intersections. Forest, fields and lakes in the scenery.
Like Finland, but in winter.
Narrow tarmac and wet mud, hay bale chicanes, farm houses right next to the road, possibly tons of spectators.
Either Australia or South Africa
Varying terrain, loose dirt and uneven road surface. Rocks and bushes.
Twisty mountainside road with lots of hairpins.
There are other countries that would fit these themes but these ones felt right for me.