AtRandom #19: What makes a Game Engine

From retro 2D arcade games to epic story-driven 3D cinematic wonders, all of our gaming needs require thousands of man hours of work to drive each and every little piece of the action. Today we take a look at the programming and development that goes into creating a game-engine which handles all of the behind the scenes magic in a computer game.

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Join the AtRandom Podcast team as we take a short, but technical dive into the world of game engine development. In this episode of AtRandom Rick, Jack and John have a roundtable discussion about just what it takes to make a modern computer game tick on your PC, Xbox or PS3.

John Wordsworth

All round geek and gamer with extensive experience developing for the web and mobile platforms. Having spent far too many years in education acquiring a PhD in Applied Mathematics, John is now looking to keep up the fun by developing apps and games.

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