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Need help on which game engine to use:
First of all, I would like a free engine because most are overpriced... so what is the best fps engine with shading and all that crap, same for rts, rpg, and simulator (need to figure out what i'm best at...)
If I can't find any that are free that are good, whats the best one for it's price?
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Does anyone even know what game engines are on this fourm????
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What exactly are you looking to use these for?

I'm not so sure I understand entirely what you want.
    
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by thE_iyE View Post
Does anyone even know what game engines are on this fourm????
.... No. we don't.
Btw waiting 20 minutes of not getting an answer is no excuse to rage...

Use the source engine with it's build in SDK. It's really flexable for different
styles of game. Personally i think the Cryengine 2 is in a sense easier to work
with but for the complete package go for the source engine.
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Originally Posted by [FH415] LOKI View Post
.... No. we don't.
Btw waiting 20 minutes of not getting an answer is no excuse to rage...

Use the source engine with it's build in SDK. It's really flexable for different
styles of game. Personally i think the Cryengine 2 is in a sense easier to work
with but for the complete package go for the source engine.
The Source Engine isn't free. It sounds to me like he wants to make money off what hes doing. You can't charge money for mods you make using the Source Engine unless you want Valve knocking at your door.
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I'd say get a V8 with dual-exhausts
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post #7 of 11
Ogre 3D is free, and fairly advanced. Lots of support for it too.

Torque is good for its price. The advanced version with shaders costs $300.

Both engines can be modified for any sort of game you want.
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post #8 of 11
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I don't really wan't to make money off it, but it is a benefit =)

I just want to play around and see what I can do. I am currently looking at the stuff that the game creators (thegamecreators.com) have, like DarkBasic



As far as "Raging" over the 20Minute no response time, I was tired and it actually felt like hours (shouldn't start fourming at 11)
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post #9 of 11
Source Engine FTW.. but it's not free.
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post #10 of 11
Well there is a free RTS engine called Spring. http://spring.clan-sy.com/ Create all the mods you want for free.
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