DarkBASIC

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Website:
http://darkbasic.thegamec...

Developer:
The Game Creators Ltd.

Launched:
Not specified

Status:
Active

Supported Platforms:
Windows

Languages Written In:
Basic

Languages Supported:
Basic

Graphics APIs:
DirectX

Rating:
  (1 review)

Editor:
None (be one!)

DarkBASIC allows you to create your own games, demos, slideshows, even business applications using the easy to understand BASIC programming language. Even if you’ve never coded before, just follow the in-depth tutorials and you’ll be generating results in minutes! Harness the power of Direct X and make 3D objects come to life in just a few simple commands.

Supported Features

General

  • Save/Load System
  • Command Line Interface
  • Save As Single Executable
  • Over 750 game orientated commands
  • Automatic camera and orientation commands
  • Fixed-function
  • Built-in 3D Primitives
  • A wide range of 2D features like mirroring, sprites, gamma control, scaling, blurring, etc. are supported
  • Alphablending
  • Sky
  • Fog Control 3D Fog depth, distance and colour

Lighting

  • Per-vertex
  • Ambient lighting and directional lighting
  • Create, position and colour lights

Texturing

  • Basic
  • Mipmapping Supports BMP, JPEG, PCX, TGA, Photoshop, and TIFF image formats

Meshes

  • Mesh Loading
  • X and 3DS Files Supported
  • Dynamic Model Space
  • Full Model Manipulation
  • Create and Delete Object Meshes

Scene Management

  • General

Animation

  • Skeletal Animation

Physics

  • Collision Detection Global or Object based automatic 3D Collision Detection

Sound

  • 2D Sound
  • 3D Sound
  • AVI Animation Control and MIDI/MP3 Music Control
  • Supports MIDI, RMI, MP3, MPEG, AVI, and CD Audio
  • Set and control sounds in 3D space
  • Load, Play and Loop music files

Scripting

Supported.

Licensing

License Name Price in $US Source Code Included?
Proprietary $49.99 No

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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful

Good not great

  by 00000000000000000000000000000000 Jon_on_Toast Apr 16, 2007 at 12:49

this really costs 39.99

Very easy to use

only really good for making simple puzzelers

games don't run smothly but in a puzzeler thats ok

YOU SHOULD GET PRO.
(Its much better)

good for people with ideas for puzzelers not FPSs

PUZZELERS!

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