@theshrubber: Well Driveclub was such a Hot Mess that it prevented Sony from delivering on their announcement promise of a PS+ version of that game despite it basically being the centrepiece of their PS+ pitch for PS4, it has to win IMO.
@mosespippy: That's certainly an interesting way to look at it, and also very valid, I chose the word 'better', and told you to make a snap judgement, as I wanted to keep it as subjective as possible since I already have most of the objective proof I need.
So far I feel this will make for a more interesting report than I first thought.
Would you say that given the other differences between them like file size and time invested, that A is still preferable?
And about the random peaks and valleys, that is something that is definitely going into my "disadvantages" pile, most of the terrain the generator seems to spit out looks like that, a big part of my report so far has been:
"Here are the good parts of procedural generation, but here's why you will always need an artist to touch it up".