Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker 2.6 Release

The 2.6 version for the popular 3D Game Maker Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game has been released! If you have questions or feedback please post it in the forum. Also enjoy our new webpage! In celebration of our new release and webpage we'll soon be having a contest so check back for info on that. Also there has been a lot of discussion about creating a Sandbox Social network for users to share Sandbox pictures, maps and send out community updates. Let us know what you think and if you have any feature requests and/or ideas.
http://forum.sandboxgamemaker.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1825

In addition http://FunFreeGamesHQ.com has been created as a site to host Sandbox games. It is very much a work in progress but it will soon have a Sandbox section. It also features free flash games, tower defense games and free game downloads. If you want your work posted on there please contact us.

Feature List:

  • Vehicle mode. Features NOS (/newent nos) and add bots for opponents to race!
  • Lots of new maps including racetrack by Mortar and International Airport, Space, and a race car track for vehicle mode by Esequiel!
  • New widget menu interface in the works. Compile with -DNEWGUI to activate
  • Video recorder menu for easily recording videos! If you post them on youtube please include our webpage link :D
  • Lots of various Moviecube updates and improvements for creating your own Machinima.
  • SMD and IQM model support
  • For those of you wanting a human playermodel type /playermodel 9
  • Maps are now sorted by gametype in /packages/base
  • The RPG now features melee combat, charged weapons such as fireballs and bows, ammo, teleports, triggers, cutscenes, savegames and movable boxes.
  • Lots of new textures. Also beginning of the move to remove all Non Commercial content to make it an easier process to release commercial games! The goal for 2.7 is to be completely NC free.
  • Sandbox Book (will be posted in the wiki) and many more tutorials on the way soon.
  • Lots of other various features and bugfixes!

Videos:
Vehicle Mode - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2Upl0s9HJQ
Cutscenes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EyMViAeYK0
RPG Features For 2.6 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWjyoRCRCNk

For additional information on the news that is the subject of this release (or for screenshots and/or videos) please contact http://SandboxGameMaker.com

About Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker

Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker is a 3D game creator and 3D game design tool based on the Cube 2 engine that allows users to quickly and easily create and edit their own worlds in game, even cooperatively. It is free, open source, and easy to use for Kids and Adults. It features a create mode, RPG Maker, Sidescroller Maker, MovieCube for Machinima, and Vehicle Mode for making race cars and other vehicles.

About Platinum Arts LLC

Platinum Arts LLC is dedicated to providing the best in fun and free software and game design tools. The projects Last Man Standing Coop (http://Doom3Coop.com) and Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker have in total been featured in over thirty magazines and received many awards including Best Doom 3 Mod Of The Year at the IGF for Last Man Standing Coop. Both Last Man Standing Coop and Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker have been in the top 10 for best mod/indie games of the year at moddb.


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