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Critical errors in CryEngine V code

In May 2016, German game-development company Crytek made the, decision to upload the source code of their game engine, 'CryEngine V' to GitHub. The project is in active development, which leads to a large number of errors in the code. We have already checked the project with PVS-Studio for Windows, and now we can also analyze it using PVS-Studio for Linux. There was enough material for an article with the description of only crucial errors.
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A Game in 14 Days

NB: English is my second language. There is Russian language in videos and screenshots. There are a lot of “teams” that have existed for years. Their list of developers consists of dozens of people, plus, “everyone needed!”. But they don’t have any adequate demo planned even for the nearest future. Looking at all of this, I feel like saying: “What are you doing, damn it?”. But it’s destructive. It’s not enough to criticize.
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How I built my first Android Game and realized creativity is all about iterations

Last week, on 27th February 2015, I released my first android game Rocket Romeo. As I started to spread the message to my friends, the game built traction. The graphics, mechanics and experience of the game has been greatly appreciated so far. In the midst of appreciation, I found that most of the people recognized my attempt to be creative. I have been wondering what creativity really is because for the past 45 days all I have done is tried to build a game which is loved by masses.
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A Short Course in Computer Graphics. How to Write a Simple OpenGL. Article 2 of 6

Hi, everyone. It’s me. It’s a model of my head rendered in the program we will create in the next hour or two. Last time we drew the wire mesh of a three-dimensional model. This time, we will fill polygons, or rather triangles, as OpenGL triangles almost any polygon, so there’s no need to consider a complex case. Reminding you, that this series of articles is designed for your own programming.
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A Short Course in Computer Graphics. How to Write a Simple OpenGL. Article 1 of 6

Describing the Task In this series of articles, I want to show the way OpenGL works by writing its clone (a much simplified one). Surprisingly enough, I often meet people who cannot overcome the initial hurdle of learning OpenGL / DirectX. Thus, I have prepared a short series of six lectures, after which my students show quite good renderers. So, the task is formulated as follows: Using no third-party libraries (especially graphic ones), get something like this picture:
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Creating a Game Character

Today we are going to review the process of creating a game character for the game engine. The article is mainly addressed to those being interested in the process of the NextGen models development. But it will be also interesting for those wanting to have a look at the backstage of the modern game development. I created the character for a portfolio. I guess this character is the first one I brought into shape.
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World of Minecraft: full-scale model of Denmark

The Danish GeoData Agency launched a full-scale model of Denmark. The model is very detailed and was generated with real geographical data — it includes not only relief but also buildings, vegetation, parks and attractions Only the location of rocks and minerals on the ground and color facades of buildings are randomly generated. The Model cannot fit entirely on a single server, so it was divided into three parts. Denmark Area — 16,638.