There aren't any commercial names for the game engine used by Frozenbyte, but internally it's been called "Storm3D". Storm3D is partially based on work by the awesome Finnish programmer Sebastian Aaltonen, from whom Frozenbyte team bought the original code in 2000/2001. Originally intended for an RTS game, it is now used by many Frozenbyte games, including Trine, Shadowgrounds & Shadowgrounds Survivor, and also an unfinished prototype Jack Claw.

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46 comments by joeka on Apr 26th, 2011

UPDATE: Less than a day left, so get in before it is too late!

Wolfire's indie game pack, The Humble Indie Bundle is back with 5 games from Frozenbyte. As per usual there will be no DRM and we are humbled that Desura will again be helping to distribute the purchased games!

You can pay what you want and even donate part of it to help charity (Electronic Frontier Foundation  and Child's Play). The big titles included are:

All of the games but Jack Claw will be release for Linux, Mac and Windows. But the Jack Claw source code will be published, so there are good chances that it gets ported by the community.

Jack Claw

Jack Claw Jack Claw Indie

Updated 3 years ago TBD Single Player Adventure

A third person game where you play as titular Jack Claw that possesses a claw extension instead of an arm.


Shadowgrounds Shadowgrounds Indie

Updated 1 year ago Released Nov 13, 2005 Single & Multiplayer Arcade

Shadowgrounds breathes fresh air into the action genre with explosive combat sequences, an innovative weapon upgrade system, and an intriguing storyline...

Shadowgrounds Survivor

Shadowgrounds Survivor Shadowgrounds Survivor Indie

Updated 2 years ago Released Nov 9, 2007 Single & Multiplayer Tactical Shooter

Shadowgrounds Survivor tells the story of three survivors who join forces with the last remaining human resistance in the heated battle against the ongoing...


Trine Trine Indie

Updated 3 years ago Released Jun 30, 2009 Single & Multiplayer Platformer

Trine is a beautiful fantasy action platformer with a fairytale-like atmosphere, following the journey of three heroes - a Wizard, a Knight and a Thief...

Trine 2: Goblin Menace

Trine 2: Goblin Menace Trine 2: Goblin Menace Indie

Updated 1 year ago Released Sep 7, 2012 Single & Multiplayer Platformer

Tthrusts the heroic trio of Amadeus the Wizard, Pontius the Knight and Zoya the Thief into an adventure chock full of goblin villainy.

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RogueKnight24 Nov 9 2011, 2:47pm says:

Also used for Star Trek Armada 2 :P

Are there any details on how to tweak the renderer?

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Hell_Diguner Jun 22 2011, 5:38am says:

"[Storm3D was] originally intended for an RTS game, it is now used by many Frozenbyte games"

Oh I'd love to see you guys make an RTS game or series.

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