Category Archive: developer

CONTENT CREATION TOOLS & DX12

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Steam distributes Blender and Autodesk distributes 3D Studio, Maya and AutoCAD. These tools are the most widely used ones for creating 3D game worlds. Blender is open source and it has a large community of contributors. Many game studios have used Blender successfully. DX12 uses multiple GPU cards to manage rendering and this makes it …

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CONVERTING OLD GAMES TO DX9

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Many early Windows games were developed with DX5, DX6, DX7 and DX8. Windows XP introduced DX9 which finally added strong support for the GPU. DX3 was a developers nightmare so no serious games were developed with it. DX4 was not released and DX5 was the next release which was used by a few early Windows …

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