Tech 5 is a next-generation engine from id Software. Used on their most recent title 'Rage' it has also been announced that it will be the technology behind the upcoming 'Doom 4'.

Upon announcing id Tech 5 one of the first features presented to the public was the inclusion of Virtual Texturing supporting textures with resolutions up to 128,000 x 128,000. This technique allows the engine to automatically stream textures into memory as needed, meaning that the developer need not concern themselves with memory restraints or texture limits. A stand-out feature of id Tech 5 to developers is it's resources for cross-platform development allowing both consoles and the PC audiences to take advantage of it.

Some other features of the id Tech 5 processing structure include:

  • Collision Detection
  • Animation Blend
  • Obstacle Avoidance
  • Transparency Processing
  • Cloth Simulation
  • Water Surface Simulation
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Riker7 Apr 4 2012 says:

Doom 4 To be able to get to success this time, will have to show far more than new graphics. From what I saw, we have great competitors. In Doom 3 where the climate is very dark and scary was very good. Now this concept needs to keep terror and add new features to be implemented in the game, as most players offer WHAT expect from Doom, A version totally gore, with mutilations (Improve gibs system), more realistic EFFECT blood, organs to every corner . (gibs system again). Imagine using that chainsaw mutilating zombies and demons in the game would be incredible.

Well this was for me the very basics that should have the game.
I found the rage very limited in some aspects.

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Cuthberth Oct 10 2011 says:

No, you wish :)
id soft always have the best engines of all times maybe this don´t like to no fans of id but is true.

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ice_trey Jun 19 2011 says:

this engine will easily rap3 anything that crytek could ever accomplish

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OrangeNero Oct 7 2011 replied:

you wish

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czerniu1996 Jun 19 2011 says:

Make Quake 1 Only Multiplayer in browser PLEASE!!!!

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InStars Oct 19 2012 replied:

I think that is possible, Quake1-engine (idtech1) is already open-source, so anyone can make a Web version. ;)

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JamyzGenius May 24 2010 says:

Please a Jedi Knight 4 XD

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SairenSA Dec 6 2009 says:

make it Quake 5 Arena :P~~ still with the same gameplay

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Ichiman94 Jan 2 2010 replied:

make you quake 5 if you know how is will be better

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xalener Aug 1 2010 replied: +3 votes     reply to comment
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