GearStorm is massive in scope and mashes-up several different types of games into one persistent world. It has a large, open world with destructible terrain, destructible buildings, building, crafting, automated machines, mining, colony building, and farming all on top of a detailed military combat simulator with powered armor, futuristic weapons, equipment, and vehicles. GearStorm is also gives players a more in-depth experience than they get now from mainstream games. Everything is customizable, configurable, damageable. Everything has a lot of settings you can change, look you can customize, and things don't just die or blow up, they have damage consequences that affect their performance as they are damaged. As a server admin, you have control over every aspect of the game like how tough things are and how much damage they can do. You can make your own quests and stories from inside the game.