XboxAddict writes: "Imagine if humanity's efforts to curb the global warming trend failed. Water levels rise, and globally, people are forced to higher ground. Unfortunately, there isn't enough "high ground" for everybody, so a science is developed that is referred to as "terrain deformation." TD, as its called, allows humanity to raise or lower the terrain as need sees fit. The "needy" apparently reside on the East and West coasts of the US, since the Midwest is handed over to the fishies."