Cube is a landscape-style engine that pretends to be an indoor FPS engine, which combines very high precision dynamic occlusion culling with a form of geometric mipmapping on the whole world for dynamic LOD for configurable fps & graphic detail on most machines. Uses OpenGL & SDL.

Allows in-engine editing of geometry in full 3D (you fly around the map, point / drag stuff to select it / modify it), which can even be done simultaneously with others in multiplayer (a first!). Has simplistic but effective fine grain vertex lighting that looks like lightmapping and can do dynamic lights & shadows. Doesn't need any kind of map precompilation, even lighting is done on the fly. Has very simplistic quad-tree world structure that can do slopes (heightfields with caps) and slants, water, does decent collision detection & physics, has client/server networking that goes a long way in giving a lag-free game experience, and features a Doom/Quake-style singleplayer (2 game modes, savegames) and multiplayer (12 game modes, master server / server browser, demo recording) game with some uncompromising brutal oldskool gameplay.

Most of the engine design is targeted at reaching feature richness through simplicity of structure and brute force, rather than finely tuned complexity.

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GETLUCK2000
GETLUCK2000

Download for Cube Engine go Cubeengine.com

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SillyGandalf
SillyGandalf

Where can i get this engine. email me here: dragonaxewarrior@gmail.com

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D3XtheG
D3XtheG

where to download the engine???

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JFreakXD
JFreakXD

you can only have the source code for stand alone games.

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Dr.Styropore
Dr.Styropore

So many maps in just 35 megabytes.That's art.All Cube games are good :)

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OrangeNero
OrangeNero

cube sauerbraten, weird name but a hell of a game.

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Admiral_Nemo
Admiral_Nemo

Sauerbraten is Cube 2, this is Cube 1. Still, both engines are brilliant! =)

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