Help! Need to know what engine to use for the type of game I want to make.

Skye 102 Dec 26, 2013 at 10:02

Hello! I’ll start off with saying I have no experience with making a game, nor do I understand languages used like Java/CC+ ETC. But I would like to know what engine I should use to create a game like Runescape. No I don’t mean what it is now, I mean what it was in 2006. Something as simple as that. I’m not making it like runescape literally. Just as in click to move, skills, quest, simple graphics/animations/textures/sounds. Basically the concept of it. Now I know RS was made using JAVA. But we also got a lot easier engines out there now a days for inexperienced people like me, who can learn a lot just from tutorials, unlike something like java coding/making own engine. The question is do I need java to make a game like RS, or can I use unreal engine 4/Cry engine 3. If I can make a game just like runescape by using cryengine or unreal, then please let me know.

Because right now I just see people making rpgs like archage type of mmos with Cryengine, & Gw2 type of mmos with unreal engine.. Things like that take a long time and a team. An RPG like RS would take a lot less work. Obviously still a lot of work, but nowhere near as much as a full legit mmorpg. Because if I can make something like RS with those 2 engines it will be a lot easier than learning java/making own engine. I can learn though. Like with FL studio I made my own music using presets/samples. Now I create my own unique sounds to use in my music.

Anyways an answer would be very great! Please & Thanks.

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fireside 141 Dec 26, 2013 at 21:50

If you are talking MMO, your best bet would be Hero Cloud.

Skye 102 Dec 27, 2013 at 01:41

Eh Hero doesn’t look that great, but isn’t free.. Yet cryengine/unrealengine is : /

Skye 102 Dec 27, 2013 at 02:05

I may use something called Jmonkey. It seems to have what I want, plus it’s commands are easier to follow.

@Override public void requestClose(boolean esc) { if (!esc){ System.out.println(“The game was quit.”); }else{ System.out.println(“Player has Collided. Final Score is “ + Score); } context.destroy(false); }”

Alienizer 109 Dec 31, 2013 at 22:19