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Crytek has posted the first 2 official screenshots of the Sandbox 3 editor on Crymod.

Posted by Duruk on May 5th, 2011

Crytek has posted the first 2 official screenshots of the Sandbox 3 editor on Crymod:

The full screen images can be viewed here.

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bobtheturtle May 5 2011, 9:52pm says:

this engine looks amazing!!!! Cant wait

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architectts May 5 2011, 9:57pm says:

OMG. Looks like they've added a bit of accessibility to learn it.

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thunderising May 5 2011, 10:26pm says:

i hope dx11 is in by then, I cant wait to play around with the dx11 exclusive tech

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De.Facto May 5 2011, 11:03pm says:


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JPC May 6 2011, 12:56am says:

Very interesting.

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aszkanfederation28 May 6 2011, 3:19am says:

wht in the heaven is 'sandbox' ?

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Vengefulnoob May 6 2011, 4:05am replied:

Sandbox refers to an editor where you can do pretty much anything I think... I'm not really a modder myself.

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DanielleEber May 15 2011, 5:24pm replied:

The Cryengine developer pipeline has two stages. First is preparing your assets such as 3D models and textures. That part is done in outside programs like 3ds Max and Photoshop. The second stage is assembling the assets into a game level. That is done in the Sandbox Editor program. The Editor runs on the same game engine as the final game does. So things look like they will in the final version, and you can drop a character into the scene at any time in game mode and test how things are working. Crytek calls this "what you see is what you play".

Besides showing you what the level looks like in final form, there are tons of windows you can open for specialized purposes, and helpers that are invisible in the game, like an "area trigger" that starts an action when you enter the area.

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Lion2 May 6 2011, 4:02am says:

What's the scripting language with CryEngine 3 ?

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TurnWolf May 6 2011, 4:27am replied:

The scripting languages are Lua and C++ for CryEngine 3

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s87 May 6 2011, 4:57am replied:

Most scripting is usually done using the visual "Flowgraph" system that can be compared to UnrealEd's "Kismet". AI and entity behaviour is defined in Lua.
While you'll have access to some C++ code and headers, still C++ isn't a scripting language :P

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TurnWolf May 6 2011, 5:30am replied:

Yes sorry, thank you for correcting my mistake :)
I had not heard about the CryEngine 3 having a visual flowgraph system ...I would be interested to see that.

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SteveUK May 6 2011, 12:44pm replied:

CE2 has it.

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Squiggers May 11 2011, 6:01am replied:

XML is also used for some of the other bits and pieces.

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[TZP]LoNer1 May 6 2011, 6:52am says:

Awesome! Thanks Duruk, you are my hero ^^

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