modern 3d game engine. Cross-platform, optimized tool with complete development environment, specially targeted to an indie game development.

License: free and pro version with extended features.
Site:, twitter: @glow3d_engine


  • Rendering: Deferred shading, HDR, linear space rendering, shadow maps, cascaded shadow maps, bump+specular+self-illuminating materials. Reflective-refractive water, cubemap or dynamic sky.
  • Physics: Havok, ODE, PhysX, physics based particles.
  • AI: Lua Scripts, dynamic navigation meshes (Recast), hierarchical state machines.
  • Concurrency: Scalable multi-threading. All major modules are independent and can be executed in parallel, more cores - more performance.
  • Networking: Client-Server + client side physics, delta-compression + bit compression.
  • Nature: Clipmaps for landscapes, grass (with wind), trees with billboard optimization.
  • Sound: 3D sound positioning, spatialisation and attenuation, streaming with OGG.
  • UI: Scriptable 3d UI -buttons, combos, lists, panels, collapsed areas etc.
  • Data: Several data sources available - File system, Web, Zip-archives.
  • Memory - memory leak tracking, report for every module, garbage collector for major consumers.
  • Editor: WYSIWYG, easy to use editor, with Undo-Redo, drag and drop assets from explorer, property editor, assets manager.
  • Modularity: every module of engine (physics, audio, navigation etc) is independent and can be dropped.
  • A lot more, please refer to


  • Intel Perceptual Computing Challenge 2013 First prize winner.
  • Intel Level Up 2009 1st in "Best Game Optimized for Intel® Graphics" category, 2nd in "Best Threaded Game" category.
  • Intel Game Demo 2008, Judge’s Choice Award-1st prize, 5th in "Best threaded" category.

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0.31 release for Iron Cube, tank multiplayer combat in a voxel world.

Iron Cube 0.32

UPD: 0.31 was removed and 0.32 release added here.
0.31 contained couple of bugs.

New features and fixes:
* 3 different levels
* 2 tanks with different characteristics
* map is displayed
* robust online gameplay for 2 players ( currently )
* tank on client is simulated locally, so no lags on a client
* game till 5 frags, enemies will respawn on the opposite side of the map
* new start UI
* startup made much faster
* damage indicator
* 3d sound
* bots are currently disabled, but will be restored soon.

New official trailer!


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Iron Cube is available on Android!

Iron Cube is available on Android!

2 years ago Iron Cube 3 comments

Iron Cube, tank multiplayer combat in voxel world, is ported to Android and available on Google Play store for free!

Iron Cube pre-alpha release 0.15

Iron Cube pre-alpha release 0.15

2 years ago Iron Cube 3 comments

I spent several weeks on preparing Iron Cube release 0.15. Added a lot of new functionality, AI bots, dynamic navigation meshes, new voxel based lighting...

Project Mercury

Project Mercury

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I participated in Intel Perceptual Computing Challenge with project Mercury, Digital Sculpting Application - voxel-based 3D mesh edition with bare hands...

New game on Glow engine

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Iron Cube added to the list of games on Glow engine.

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Iron Cube

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kjfytfkytfyt Nov 28 2010 says:

Can I get this engine? cause i could really use it if its easy.

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yak32 Creator
yak32 Nov 29 2010 replied:

yes, first alpha will be available at January 2011, with free and pro license. Also pro version will be cheaper during alpha stage of develpment.

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bioswat Aug 6 2010 says:

Maaaaan i want this engine(((

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yak32 Creator
yak32 Aug 7 2010 replied:

Why you need it? Are you working on game?

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lightning_games Nov 28 2010 replied:

I am working on a game how do i get it?

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yak32 Creator
yak32 Dec 1 2010 replied:

Alpha version will be ready at January, 2011, it needs more polishing after that. What kind of game do you do?

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lightning_games Dec 22 2010 replied:

Well me and my Gaming company are working on a lot of projects that this could be used for, we are making an RPG, and a war game, and a Zombie Game. and the zombie is a survival game were you have to find food, and you have to sleep, kind of like a real life strategy game. do you think i could do something like that?

Small question does this software involve a lot of programing and designing

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thunderising Jan 25 2011 replied:

lot? work on one project 1st, make it a perfecto and u'll be rewarded. lots of projects isnt the right road

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yak32 Creator
yak32 Dec 29 2010 replied:

so you are using our demo I know your Deeds ( in your downloads without any agreement from our side( and also want to use our engine to develop it?
It's funny :)

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lightning_games Jan 6 2011 replied:

One more thing Were can i get the software? any games we make, we will be sure to credit your company for making the wonderful software

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lightning_games Jan 6 2011 replied:

yeah sorry about that, i took it off, however i do want to try to make a game like i know your deeds. (good game i love it)

PS, i wasn't trying to steal it, i was only trying to get more people to play your game... i'm really sorry, and if you didn't notice we did credit you, so please don't hate up :)

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