Bloxel is a flexible, lean, and fast voxel engine written in C# with the XNA framework. It can be used for a plethora of games, including RPGs, shooters, and sandboxes.

Bloxel supports both cubic "blocky" terrain and smooth terrain. The engine utilizes BEPU physics for smooth terrain and its own lightning-fast AABB collision system for cubic terrain.

What games run on Bloxel?

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Last week, I showed a "sphere" generated from dual contouring.

I'm pleased to now say that the new engine has advanced a lot, and is now capable of producing terrain!

Take a look:

As you can see, there are still some lighting artifacts, but the terrain itself seems to be properly generated. The next step is probably adding functionality to modify the terrain, and after that, some level of detail code to possibly triple the render distance.

Well, that's it for this week! Next week, expect to see a video (although I can't guarantee it) showing the ability to modify the terrain.

If you're looking for more frequent updates, check out the forums! I generally post daily there about what I worked on for the day.

Forum: Warofthevoxels.com

Quick Update - June 10, 2013: Octrees and New Forums!

Quick Update - June 10, 2013: Octrees and New Forums!

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A new octree system is in the works for terrain! Also, we've upgraded our forums! Check there for more frequent development updates.

Development Journal - June 9, 2013

Development Journal - June 9, 2013

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Work has begun on the new engine! Take a look at this week's progress.

Development Journal - June 1, 2013

Development Journal - June 1, 2013

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War of the Voxels is due for a major makeover... read to find out!

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The lighting system in War of the Voxels has been drastically improved! Take a look at the lighting in action.

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supertrentyguy
supertrentyguy

THIS IS AWESOME! Now even I can make a minecraft clone! Thank you! ^_^ I hope the mac version gets released the same time as windows... mac user.

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carlosgaaf
carlosgaaf

I will use this engine when it comes out, can you make zombie games in it?
"ZombieBlock"

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All the engine is, well, an engine. It doesn't have any preset gameplay; all it does is manage and render a gameworld.

(So the answer is yes)

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LikwidX
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I am geting this for sure I going, make a game called UnlimtedCraft anyone, welcome to help soon it, comes out.

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