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What is the lightest C++ 3D game engine for Linux?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 23 Dec 2021
You might be interested in Urho3D.
I need a REALLY lightweight engine
3 projects | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 20 Dec 2021
If you don't mind something experimental, there is a C# version of Urho3D that is in fairly active development. There is also a C#-scriptable branch of the Urho3D fork, rbfx, located here. Both of these projects are still pretty in-the-works, but are still pretty usable.
achieving 00's / ps2 graphics
1 project | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 25 Sep 2021
Twitter's new font, Chirp, is apparently giving some users headaches
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 12 Aug 2021
This looks very much as if the font renderer is aggressively hinting to the pixel grid vertically, but not horizontally. That’s a known trick for getting a decent compromise between crisp text (along the baselines and tops of letters) with subpixel horizontal kerning.
I doubt the Android renderer is really broken and no-one has noticed until now, so I’d guess the font either has bad hinting, or more likely it’s just being displayed at an awkward size and vertical positions are being rounded in an awkward way. You can see the slight deviations from the baseline in the iOS screenshots, it’s just much more subtle as it isn’t being hinted.
(Source: I contributed a little bit to font rendering in Urho3D, to fix some similar text aliasing glitches: https://github.com/urho3d/Urho3D/issues/1953)
What code only engines for C or C++ are there?
1 project | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 8 Aug 2021
I've heard good things about Urho3d, but have never used it.
3D game engine for lower end pcs
2 projects | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 1 Jul 2021
Urho3D works on mobiles, Windows, Mac, and even on the R Pi. It's a code-first engine with a minimal editor.
2D game framework/engine that is mostly code driven (not GUI-driven)
7 projects | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 2 Jun 2021
Godot support for 3D is too primitive, and Unity has become a wild mess over the years. Is Unreal Engine the only remaining option for 3D projects?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 24 May 2021
You might give rbfx a look. It is an actively developed fork of Urho3D that has pretty decent, and actively developed, 3D rendering.
Best library for 3D development that doesn't require GLFW/GLAD etc
1 project | reddit.com/r/gamedev | 8 May 2021
You might give rbfx a try. It's a fork of Urho3D which is also good, though aging. While they do verge into engine territory, they're not editor-based as Unity and Godot are, and in fact the editors for each are quite rudimentary and unfinished. For a programming-centric workflow, they're pretty nice.
Alternatives to Scratch
2 projects | reddit.com/r/WatchScratchDie | 30 Mar 2021
Urho3D (it does 2D too)
What are some alternatives?
bgfx - Cross-platform, graphics API agnostic, "Bring Your Own Engine/Framework" style rendering library.
OpenSceneGraph - OpenSceneGraph git repository
magnum - Lightweight and modular C++11 graphics middleware for games and data visualization
GLFW - A multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, window and input
Irrlicht - An automatically updated mirror of the Irrlicht SVN repository on sourceforge
Skia - Skia is a complete 2D graphic library for drawing Text, Geometries, and Images.
Open-Source Vulkan C++ API - Open-Source Vulkan C++ API
o3de - Open 3D Engine (O3DE) is an Apache 2.0-licensed multi-platform 3D engine that enables developers and content creators to build AAA games, cinema-quality 3D worlds, and high-fidelity simulations without any fees or commercial obligations.