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The Broken Hourglass - Engine Abuses @ Official Site

by Dhruin, 2007-09-26 00:19:46

The latest update for The Broken Hourglass looks at using the game engine in weird ways:

Unlike some of the popular game engines in use today, WeiNGINE was designed from the ground up for a very singular purpose-to deliver a CRPG. That doesn't make it immune to tweaks and abuses-after all, a popular spreadsheet once shipped with an embedded flight simulator. It just makes them slightly less likely.

With a powerful and flexible scripting language, it turns out that a surprising range of abuses are possible. We thought we were pretty clever when we created an NPC who could play a credible game of cards with the player. We were recently taken to school by engine creator Westley Weimer himself, who decided to spend a few hours this past weekend taking our game engine in a slightly unexpected direction...

Information about

Broken Hourglass

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Canceled