Pyrogenesis is the nickname given to the custom built engine developed for 0 A.D. Featuring an enriched 3D environment, a particle system, OGL graphics and 32-bit color, it not only provides a powerful environment, but allows the game to have very minimal system requirements, which will be available for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. To cater to our Linux crowd, we've opted to use the OpenGL API rather than DirectX, which not only functions just as proficiently, but it's already bundled in your video card drivers, so there's no need to worry about downloading the right version to run 0 A.D.

Sounds will be handled by the .ogg encoding alternative, which does not require a licensing fee that cannot be financed by a non-profit team. Because it would be illogical based on our game's camera, the engine does not support 3D sounds. It could, in theory, be implemented, but we've decided not to include it in the release of 0 A.D.

System Requirements

Minimum
- Windows® 2000 or greater (or Linux®)
- 1 Ghz Processor
- 256 Mb RAM
- 32 Mb Geforce3/Radeon 8500 (or equivalent)
Recommended
- Windows® 2000 or greater (or Linux®)
- 1.6 Ghz Processor or greater
- 256+ Mb RAM
- 64 Mb Geforce3/Radeon 8500 (or equivalent)

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Beren&Luthien
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Have someone already said that it would be incredible if you created a strategic map? Like a World Map such as the Total War series?

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hola a todos como descargo pyrogenesis

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Play0ad.com de ahi lo puedes descargar y tienes acceso al engine(pyrogenesis) o revisa Trac.wildfiregames.com para que obtengas la version via SVN

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so download 0 A D

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TKAzA Staff
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If its open source, when or where can we get/expect a release>?

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Someone remake AOM :D

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GamerKnight
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Very nice work guys, I will be tracking this one.

Open Source as well, I tip my hat to you :-D.

Clearly you guys are truly indie developers, we need more people like you in the community.

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Best RTS engine!

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