id Tech 4

606c4957-bad6-481e-a1ad-0b6a26430d39

Website:
http://iddevnet.com/

Developer:
id Software

Launched:
Not specified

Status:
Active

Supported Platforms:
Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Xbox, Xbox360, PS3

Languages Written In:
C/C++

Languages Supported:
C/C++

Graphics APIs:
OpenGL

Rating:
Not reviewed yet

Editor:
None (be one!)

id Tech 4, popularly known as the Doom 3 engine, is a game engine developed by id Software and first used in the video game Doom 3. The engine was designed by John Carmack, who also created previous engines such as those for Doom and Quake, which are also widely recognized as marking significant advances in the field. This OpenGL rendered engine has also been used in Quake 4, Prey, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Wolfenstein and Brink.

Supported Features

General

Support for file access and memory management

Lighting

Supported.

Shadows

Supported.

Texturing

Mega-texturing

Shaders

Support for high-level shaders

Meshes

Supported.

Networking

Supported.

Sound

Supported.

Tools & Editors

Supported.

Scripting

id Tech 4 has a comprehensive scripting language which can be used when creating mods.

Licensing

License Name Price in $US Source Code Included?
Proprietary Unspecified Yes
GPL Free Yes

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