The C4 Engine is a comprehensive suite of professional, robustly implemented game programming tools for PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and iOS platforms.

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Hi people,
it was a pretty hard month and we are still fighting for success with Wind of Luck project.
Recently, we held a meeting with our may-be funding source, had some good promises, hard time and a complete change in marketing strategy.
After counting our resources and studying the market situation, we agreed that we will release WoL "in two steps".

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First, we will finish "battle part" and release free-to-play MMO "Wind of Luck: Arena", where players can fight Team vs Team (something like 5v5, 7v7, 12v12) in several "arenas".

In 6-8 months past release of WoL: Arena, with new funding source, we plan to hire additional staff and finish main WoL project (with name of something like "WoL:Pirates").

As for WoL:Arena - Ships will be partially upgradeable, with equipment and crew, and there will be some progression from smallest boats to 1-rate ships. players will earn fame and money in each battle and spend it to research and buy new ships, cannons and equipment. I.e. in "Asian" tree there will be like 9 tiers of ships starting from Hokulea and finishing in some really huge vessels like legendary Treasure Ship of Zheng He fleet.
Yes, it means that we will need to completely rebalance ships for WoL: Arena but it seems like the only way to make the game finally live.

That's the news.

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DrVonBraun
DrVonBraun

Finally the C4 Engine is off the market. Good for all the people who would otherwise have been lured into buying it

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Davaris
Davaris

Version 4.0 is out. Its their biggest release ever and they're selling it at a very competitive price, so do yourself a favor and check it out.

I've also updated my review on C4.

tl;dr version, I still think its the best.

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Slevo
Slevo

great engine :)

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Davaris
Davaris

Yup.

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fragfest2012
fragfest2012

How much does this cost to license? Not to be rude or anything, but I am a little curious, as people keep saying it is a really good price.

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Davaris
Davaris

Prices have gone up in line with new engine features, so check their website for the current price.

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Slevo
Slevo

the engine is great u have a choice of 3 versions to buy cheapest is like 100 dollars but its only if its a hobby then its 250 dollars if u want to sell the game and 400 if u want everything including the source code i deffinitly highly recomend you this engine i bought it and i love it :)

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Advoc
Advoc

A Basic license without source code is only $100. This would give you tools and examples equivalent to what you get with UDK. But you cannot sell a product you make.

The standard license includes source code along with the tools, you can sell your product for whatever price you want, so long as you dont receive more than $100,000 in funding from a publisher. I personally have a standard license. It's well worth the money.

Check out the website. www DOT terathon DOT com

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alicecarlyj
alicecarlyj

if for example you buy the cheapest bundle and you produce a game with it and then later you decide you really like it and buy a bundle thats more expensive can you sell the game then?

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FredDurscht
FredDurscht

we compared several engines and it seams like this engine has the best price/performance ratio, full source code in the standard-edition, a impressive community, fast support in the forums and a comprehensive wiki. but there are some cons (but this is just our point of view!!!): no deferred rendering, no SSAO-support for now (and afaik there no support planed) which is pretty sad, because it adds a lot of atmosphere to indoor envs.

nevertheless we┬┤re think about licensing the engine.

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stewiekern
stewiekern

The engine actually has really good SSAO now.

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It's the best engine for big and serious projects. The engine really shines at the tecnology side, with voxel terrain and dynamic fluid.

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I went through two other engines before I settled for C4, Irrlicht and Ogre. I wasn't necessarily looking for a free engine but at the time (7 resp. 4 years ago) there wasn't much choice. C4 works in the render department and if something doesnt work, it's a good chance it's you doing something wrong and not the engine. However, when it comes to other fields around it, like the User Interface, particle effects or usability, it begins to lack quality. One problem is that the engine is written in…

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