JayisGames.com is now available ad-free!

Free: Amazon Lumberyard


Comments (1) | Views (8,673)

Amazon Lumberyard

DoraMaking games is good. Free, professional software that allows you to make and sell or share your games across multiple platforms? Niiiiiice. Amazon has just released Amazon Lumberyard, a 3D game engine currently available in beta for developers who want to make things for PC and consoles, with mobile and virtual reality platforms coming soon. It's based on CryEngine, though in addition to a complete lack of any subscriptions or fees (unless you decide to use any of the Amazon Web Services) and full source code included, Lumberyard makes a pretty good case all on its own. It's also geared towards being Twitch-friendly, with features that allow you to let players chat or otherwise interact through Twitch with their viewers, or even invite others to play in multiplayer set-ups through it. Though still in Beta, any potential tool to allow more people to create games is a good thing, and there are already plenty of tutorials on the forums, though time will tell how well Amazon Lumberyard actually stacks up against its competition once developers really start digging into it. It's a 10GB file, not including some free asset packs, so clear some space. If you need me, I'll be over here getting a head start on dreaming up all the projects I want to make that are far beyond the reach of my current skillset and experience. You, though? Get started!

WindowsWindows:
Get the free full version

Mac OS XMac OS X:
Not available.
Try Boot Camp or Parallels or CrossOver Games.

1 Comment

Awesome idea. Any chance this will be Mac compatible without Wine or Bootcamp or Virtualbox or Parallels?

Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
chrpa Jayisgames needs your help to continue providing quality content. Click for details Hi! Weekday Escape and Weekday Puzzle are here! First we have two new cans from tomoLaSiDo and then two small rooms from isotronic. That's all for this...  ...
6,365 Views
0 Comments
chrpa Jayisgames needs your help to continue providing quality content. Click for details Welcome to Mobile Monday! We have another beautiful game from Nicolet and it's a winter game as it should be. Tasuku Yahiro have released another of their...  ...
6,161 Views
2 Comments
chrpa Jayisgames needs your help to continue providing quality content. Click for details We've got a new game from Rinnogogo's magical world and this time it really is magical.. Not only do you get to meet cute animals that express themselves...  ...
chrpa Jayisgames needs your help to continue providing quality content. Click for details After a few weeks of patient waiting, we have been rewarded - the new game from Ichima Coffeedo is here. We got a wonderful new game - it's...  ...

HELP Jayisgames.com

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Game of the week


Dark Romance: Vampire Origins Collector's Edition

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives