Posts Tagged ‘3d in your browser’

Dark Magicks: Doom In A Browser

Doom! Dooooom! In a browser! Yes! It’s only the shareware chapter, and controls can’t currently be rebound from their archaic cursor key default, but what a proof of concept it is. Browser X-Com next, please.

I believe the old man’s been shoved rudely into Java or something before, but it’s very much a different affair for this one, as it’s realised in dripping-with-gaming-potential new Flash 10 format, thanks to Adobe’s Alchemy project – which handily enables programmers to use C and C++ code. Which in turn means it’s super-fast to load and run, dead pretty and should work on any browser/OS that Flash 10 plays nice with.

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3D In Your Browser

Sure, not inspiring when static, but go take a look.

This is a bit nifty. A Russian company called Alternativa are working on a 3D engine that runs in straight, browser Flash. And flipping crikey, it’s not bad.

There’s a couple of demo areas you can trudge about – a science fiction-themed bunker (with footsteps I’d swear are from Deus Ex, and I know the bleepy noises too – someone please tell me in the comments), and an outdoor ancient ruin in the sunshine. Check them out. Be a bit impressed.

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