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Minecraft like block game engine?

03-13-2014, 12:00 PM
#1
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Minecraft like block game engine?

Are there any block game engines out there or would I have to start from scratch? I don't want to make a minecraft clone or anything just a game that uses blocks. Thanks
03-13-2014, 03:26 PM
#2
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Depends how many blocks you need to if you need to use chunking or not.

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03-14-2014, 07:41 PM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Destined View Post
Depends how many blocks you need to if you need to use chunking or not.
What?
03-14-2014, 08:03 PM
#4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ipodrocks123 View Post
What?
Is your game restricted in a small amount of place or do you require an endless world with infinite blocks.

If you want the larger world you need to redraw the geometry.

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03-14-2014, 08:54 PM
#5
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The one map I am wanting to make wouldn't be too big at all. Nothing infinite.
03-14-2014, 10:00 PM
#6
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well then it would be a simple of matter of just instantiating objects and deleting them as you need. Most engines should handle that out of the box.

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03-14-2014, 10:07 PM
#7
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Which engine should I use. Unity or what?
03-14-2014, 10:35 PM
#8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ipodrocks123 View Post
Which engine should I use. Unity or what?
unity would be fine. I made a quick minecraft clone in AR if you look at my twitter feed you can see a few screenshots

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The light box, can you solve it (free) (on google play too)
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03-14-2014, 11:19 PM
#9
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That's pretty cool. I really appreciate your time responding to this thread.