How to make your own game engine (and why)

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  • GLFW

    A multi-platform library for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, window and input

    SDL is great, yes. I just want to mention that glfw is also an option if you're using OpenGL or Vulkan. I used it this time around because I had used SDL in the past for another engine and had the desire to use something different for no other reason than exposure. Things aren't very different and I don't think switching from one to another would be hard. It depends on implementation of course, as always.

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