The IW Engine is a game engine developed by Infinity Ward, based on id Tech 3, which was first used on the highly successful game Call of Duty 2. Since then, it has been continually upgraded and used on the games Call of Duty 4, Call of Duty: World at War, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Call of Duty: Black Ops.

The engine features the following technologies:

* True world dynamic lighting
* HDR lighting effects
* Dynamic shadow
* Depth of field
* Dynamic physics system
* Radgoll physics
* Realistic fire
* Advanced weather effects
* Realistic character animation
* High detailed objects

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Back in 2009 a little game called Modern Warfare 2 disappointed pc gamers by removing everything that makes the PC version of the game superior to any of its console brethren. I am talking about dedicated servers. The act disabled any sort of real modding to the game along with the ability to make custom maps, build communities and not be forced into waiting for the develoepr to patch the multiplayer with extra content.

Good news everyone, Modern Warfare 3 will have dedicated server support for PC players! This was revealed today at Gamescom by the associate manager for Call of Duty Digital, Jay Frechette, and reaffirmed by Sledgehammer boss Glen Schofield on Twitter.


It is good to see developers learning from their mistakes, the mapping community will not be silent if you cross them! *fist pumps and so on*

Source: 1up.com

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UKGameDev
UKGameDev

foxwolf445: Search ID Tech 3 engine or something in google.

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pizzalover101
pizzalover101

ok i did, but i cant find a download link, any help?

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UnLeAsHeD-LoRd-
UnLeAsHeD-LoRd-

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Note - Who ever posted this Engine here is a scammer first you need premission to make it here Seccond the company that made World at War did not used IW Engine for your sake Second tere isnt any updates and any news ever posted here? where is Screenshots of Working Progess? where is in Game Engine screenshots?

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ytres
ytres

Vrah2, you fail in general.

Don't need permission to list it here.

Treyarch, who made World at War, did use this engine.

There's a ton of screenshots...

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Corncobster
Corncobster

**** ON YOUR FACE

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r

What is wrong with you, Idiot?

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SairenSA
SairenSA

Shaders are probably hard to script... I would like to make Warcraft 3 a little bit HD'ier ect..

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SairenSA
SairenSA

True you two... :) Basicly emerged from Quake 3 and added some tweaks and ect. to it. Still nice though. Just wish quake 3 can get a make over. :/

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leilei
leilei

This is the funniest id tech 3 derivative i've ever seen. You read that right, it's just idtech3 with a physics engine and a pixel shader subsystem.

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Juniez
Juniez

Why is it funny?

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GravityCat
GravityCat

juniez its funny because people are so far up call of duty's *** crack they think that infinity ward made the engine when its just a modded id tech 3 engine. so this page should honestly be deleted because its like saying 2k made an engine for bioshock when its just heavily modifyed unreal 2.5.

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Juniez
Juniez

yeah and source is a derivative of id tech 1 so that shouldn't have a page either, along with Darkplaces, Goldsource, Qfusion, and Telejano.

you need to realize that especially with an engine like quake people are allowed to make significant changes to an engine and call it their own.

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Kyou.
Kyou.

i no lol

i told my freind its just from id modded but he thinks that IW made the engine

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leilei
leilei

yeah the press releases always mislead. that's why people think valve totally made Source themselves in the first place, too, denying any q1 origin evidence as malarkey.

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 8/10

Shadowmapping, phong, dynamic lights and shadows, impressive animations, and physiscs all rolled into an engine that's about as technically demanding as Left 4 Dead. It's a nice little engine. I think all of the hate for this engine just is sprouted from the hate for Call of Duty.

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Old shitty engine

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