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ProcGen: pros and cons – procgen. In this post I discuss the pros and cons of using procedural generation (ProcGen).

ProcGen: pros and cons – procgen

This type of analysis is a good way for you to understand when you should use it and it varies depending on what you want to do. Some case examples in my previous post here. The root cause for some of these arguments in favor or against might be the same. Here are a few of the most common pro and con arguments: Développez des jeux sur votre Raspberry Pi grâce à AppGameKit. Si vous voulez initier vos enfants au développement, ou alors vous former vous-même, je vous invite à télécharger le logiciel libre AppGameKit qui va vous permettre de créer des petits jeux vidéos directement sous Raspberry Pi.

Développez des jeux sur votre Raspberry Pi grâce à AppGameKit

Assez simple à prendre en main pour les débutants, avec pas mal de documentation et d'exemple, AppGameKit permet tout de même certaines choses avancées comme la possibilité de récupérer ou envoyer des instructions au port GPIO du Rpi, afin de piloter une manette ou un joystick. Que vous ayez un Rapsberry Pi Zero, 1, 2, ou 3, ça fonctionnera. Après si vous êtes vraiment content de vous et que vous voulez passer à la vitesse supérieure, sachez que AppGameKit est disponible aussi sur les autres OS (Windows, Linux, OSX, Android...Etc) mais que pour cela, il faudra ouvrir votre porte monnaie.

Bref, de quoi s'amuser pendant votre temps libre. Vous aurez plus de détails ici. Source Rejoignez les 56950 korbenautes et réveillez le bidouilleur qui est en vous. Crytek unveils its next-generation, VR-enabled game engine CryEngine V. Crytek unveiled its next-generation video game development engine, CryEngine, today, and it supports virtual reality headsets.

Crytek unveils its next-generation, VR-enabled game engine CryEngine V

The Frankfurt, Germany-based company made the announcement at an event at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today. VR is expected to become a $30 billion industry by 2020, according to tech adviser Digi-Capital. CEO Cevat Yerli said that the announcement was one of the Crytek’s biggest efforts of the last few years. The engine is uses a “pay what you want” basis for its business model, Vitz said. “You contribute what you can,” Vitz said. Crytek licensed its CryEngine to Amazon, which used the technology to build its own freely available game engine, Lumberyard. Crytek acknowledged that other game engines have done a better job of making game development more accessible and intuitive. Many projects bog down because of the sheer amount of art and other assets required. The company is also investing heavily in tools for content creation for VR.

The User Experience of Game Development Tools. Procedurally Generating Wrapping World Maps in Unity C# – Part 1 - jgallant's Indie Game Developer Homepage. Table of Contents In Part 1 (this article): In Part 2: In Part 3: In Part 4: Introduction I always like to start these tutorials with an example of what the final output will resemble: The map representations you see above are: Heat Map (Top Left) Height Map (Top Right) Moisture Map (Bottom Right) Biome Map (Bottom Left) These are the kind of maps I will be showing you how to create, with these tutorials Noise Generation There are a multitude of different noise generators on the internet, most of which are open sourced.

Procedurally Generating Wrapping World Maps in Unity C# – Part 1 - jgallant's Indie Game Developer Homepage

The C# port was done by Nikolaj Mariager. Some minor adjustments were made to his port in order to get it to work properly in Unity. Getting Started First, we need some kind of container to store the data that we are going to generate. So, let’s start off by creating a MapData class. We are also going to create a Tile class, which will be used to eventually create our Unity gameobjects, from our generated data. We will expand on this Texture Generator in the soon. Top Android Game Development Tools - App Development Marketplace. As the old saying goes, everybody has at least one good game in them.

Top Android Game Development Tools - App Development Marketplace

To make a good mobile game, you’ll need the right development tools, and there’s plenty out there. In this article we look at the top game development tools for creating an Android-based game. We’ve covered a few engines, from the larger ones like Unity to more niche products like Moai. Not everyone has the time to learn C++, or their game might be simple enough to not need that kind of detail and control. Source 2, Unity 5 : Valve et Unity3D dégainent leurs moteurs.

La Game Developers Conference bat son plein, et les annonces de studios autour de leurs moteurs de jeu se multiplient.

Source 2, Unity 5 : Valve et Unity3D dégainent leurs moteurs

Après Epic c'est au tour de Unity3D d'annoncer le lancement d'Unity 5 et à Valve de dégainer son Source Engine 2, qui sera mis à disposition « gratuitement » aux développeurs. Il n'y a pas qu'Epic Games qui a profité de la Game Developers Conference pour abattre ses cartes dans le domaine des moteurs de jeu. Unity3D et, à la surprise générale, Valve, ont également dégainé leurs armes lors du salon. Pour autant l'avancement de leurs projets respectifs est loin d'être similaire. Unity 5 est disponible pour tous, John Riccitiello tacle les royalties Epic Games.