Help me pick an engine.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 02:30 PM
1) What is the best free engine for something like this.
2) What is the best engine that is not free.
I was messing around with Blender until I read that from a lot of people that it's really bad for making games.Also I have basic knowledge of Python, if that makes a difference.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 03:46 PM
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 03:56 PM
If you are looking for Python specific engines, that narrows it down to 2. Blender Game Engine and Panda.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 11:52 PM
Python is a great choice for a beginner or professional, so I hope that you stay with it to get skilled with the language.
Some awesome games have been made with the Blender game engine area of Blender, but generally you need to be careful with what and how you render in it. The game engine is quite powerful now with the latest release a few weeks ago, actually.
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Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:43 PM
Follow your gut, there are some good suggestions from these replies also. Personally I liked using Blitz3d, it created random maps and the Torque engine as well.
Look into Serapht's link he posted!