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From Python to Lua

(This blog was originaly posted at #AltDevBlogADay) All game developers, sooner or later, learn to appreciate scripting languages. That magical thing that allows for letting others do your job, better scaling of the team, strengthening the game code/engine separation, sandboxing, faster prototyping of ideas, fault isolation, easy parametrization, etc. Every game has to be somehow […]

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Sylphis3D lighting, shadows, physics demonstration

This is some “memory lane” kind of post. As you probably already know, I am working on an iOS port of Sylphis3d lately and I have been going through some old videos from Sylphis3D.¬†I must admit the feeling is overwhelming. All those nights strugling with algorithms, data structures, broken drivers, experimental scripting… The vibrant community¬†of […]

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24 hours and 3GB later…

Its been almost 24 hours since the release of Sylphis3D and the sourceforge shows that 3GBytes were downloaded already about 10 e-mails expressing unbounded appreciation and some very nice comments. People are already jumping in to help with the website, doing changes and cleaning up the mess! I would like to thank every one of […]

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Open Sourcing Progress Update

As an update, I inform you that I’m pasting the license on the source files and getting the release ready. I’m going to publish on the sourceforge site where the Sylphis Generalized Triangle optimizer is published at the CVS. The engine is going to be hosted using SVN. Maybe there will be downloadable versions too, […]

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