Torque 3D is an open source game engine with integrated support for the Oculus Rift.
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Developer
GarageGames
Platforms
MS Windows
OS X
Linux [1]
Release date
April 11, 2013
License
MIT
Price
Free

Description


Features

  • Editor : shape, terrain, road & river, material, particle, decal
  • Asset pipeline : COLLADA support, live material updating, detailed first-person arms
  • Terrain : sculpting terrain, painting forests, texture blending, GIS data
  • Physics : PhysX integration, abstracted physics API
  • Lighting : deferred lighting (Light Pre-pass), basic forward lighting, pureLIGHT support
  • Rendering : per-pixel dynamic lighting, normal & parallax occlusion mapping, reflections, scattersky, particles (fire, smoke, explosions)
  • Post effects : SSAO, depth of field, light rays, lens flare/corona effects, refraction, glow, blurring, color correction
  • Audio : OpenAL, XAudio, 2D/3D sound, streaming sound, FMOD integration
  • Publishing : desktop, Web
  • Programming : TorqueScript (C++ like scripting language)
  • Networking : interpolation, extrapolation, client-side prediction, FPS deathmatch tutorial

Tutorials

Using the Oculus Rift Sensor Input Events at Github - April 10, 2013
Setting Up Your Project for the Oculus Rift at Github - May 9, 2013
Using the Oculus Rift Head Mounted Display at Github - May 10, 2013
Want to make games? Torque 3D Setup Guide at oculusdev subReddit - May 29, 2013
Torque 3D Tutorials for Rift

Media



Games and demos using Torque 3D

Demos


Games


In the media


Articles

Torque 3D and Oculus Rift (A Tale in Pictures) at GarageGames - March 25, 2013
Torque 3D Now Supports the Oculus Rift at GarageGames - April 11, 2013
GDC, Torque 3D, Game For Charity! at MTBS3D - April 11, 2013

Reviews

Stream Slice: Why Bruce Likes Torque3D by Cymatic Bruce - August 10, 2013

Relevant forum threads

Making Progress with Torque 3D at the Oculus Developer Forums
Torque 3D Now Supports the Rift at MTBS3D
Torque 3D Now Supports the Oculus Rift, plus Rift Valley demo for everyone to download and try at Reddit
X Post r/Oculusdev: Want to make games? Torque 3D Setup Guide at Reddit

References

  1. ^ Torque3D Linux OpenGL

External links

Official website
Torque 3D Wiki
Torque 3D at Wikipedia
Torque 3D Game Development Cookbook