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Gamestudio Download Page - Trial Version, Tutorials, Demos, Updates
  Last changed 10-Jun-2014
    Software & Tutorials    

 

Gamestudio / A8 (free version / trial version / update - V 8.45 - ~80 MB - February 2014)
Lightweight authoring system by Conitec and Atari. Create 2D and 3D interactive applications with only a few lines of code in a C-like language. Check out the samples folder for getting an overview; download the tutorials below for getting started. When upgrading from A7, please read the feature list. For installing under Windows 8, please run the setup in Win7 compatibility mode.

   

 

Artwork and Tools (A8 Extra and above - password required):
textures8.rar
(~120 MB), levels8.zip (~60 MB), goodies8.zip (~28 MB), rpgtemplate.zip (~22 MB).
More than 400 MB (unzipped) of sky textures, surface textures, WAD files, sounds, sprites, levels, vehicles, aircraft, weapons, and actors created with Gamestudio, as well as useful tools, templates. and add-ons. Can be downloaded and used for projects with the Gamestudio/A8 full version.

   

 

Tutorials

Lite-C Workshops Online English German (Game Development - ~15 MB - July 2010)
Level/Model Design Online English German (WED & MED Editors - ~9 MB - July 2010)
Shader Workshops Online English by Taco Cohen (~2 MB - Jan 2010)

   

  Source

PhysX Plugin Source (40 KB - VC++ 2010 - October 2011) - source code of the PhysX plugin.
T7 Game Engine Source (200 KB - VC++ 2005 - Aug 2008) - a game engine created with A7.

   

  SDKs

Delphi SDK (2 MB - Feb 2011) - develop A7/A8 games and engine plugins in Delphi.
C# SDK (1 MB - December 2010) - develop A8 games in C#.
MED / WED SDK (2 MB - January 2012) - create MED / WED plugins.
MDL / WMP SDK (1 MB - March 2010) - read/write WMP, MDL, HMP model and level files.
SED Plugin SDK (100 KB) - add user functions to SED.

   

    Games, Demos & Videos    

  Süpercan | Video Trailer (70MB - A8 engine - January 2011)
50 acres of forest are destroyed every minute on the earth. While the Bad Robots are mercilessly destroying forests, our young hero Süpercan makes a stand against them, and Marvel Comics characters support him in this war... 3D action adventure game by Mevlut Dinc (Last Ninja 2, First Samurai, Street Racer, Kabus 22), developed in 2010 by Sobee Studios.
   

  AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! (50 MB - A7 engine - Jan 2010)
You perform stunts, weaving around the bustling city for points, making split-second decisions: do you snake around those girders to earn a dozen "kisses," or glide along the side of that steel super-skyscraper for massive "hugs"? Nominated for the Excellence in Design award for the IGF 2010. Free demo, $9.99 full version. Created by Dejobaan Games. DirectX 9.0c or above is required.
   

  The Wonderful End of the World (30 MB - A6 engine - July 2009)
You can't save the world. It's going to be eaten by a fish-headed demon. But as a puppet that absorbs all it touches, you can try to rescue as much of Earth's greatness as possible before the end arrives. 12 unique locations with over a thousand treasures to gather. Free demo, $9.99 full version. Created by Dejobaan Games, published by Valve Steam. DirectX 9.0c or above is required.
   

  Shader Viewer (10 MB - A7 engine - Jan 2009)
The Shader Viewer can be used to look through the scene and model shaders that come with Gamestudio, optimize shader parameters for your game, add new shaders to the library and modify them in real time. Program written in lite-C by Andre Weiss. DirectX 9.0c or above is required.
   

  Venice Demo (30 MB - A7 engine - March 2008)
Reflection and weather demo created by crew51. Use the mouse or cursor keys to rotate the camera, and hit [PgUp]/[PgDn] for good or bad weather. Source code and artwork is available here for Gamestudio/A7 Commercial or above. DirectX 9.0c or above is required for this demo.
   

  Warehouse Demo (30 MB - A7 engine - March 2008)
Light and shadows demo created by crew51. Use the mouse or cursor keys to rotate the camera. Source code and artwork is available here for Gamestudio/A7 Commercial or above. DirectX 9.0c or above is required for this demo.
   

  Car Demo (20 MB - A6 engine - May 2008)
Vehicle demo created by Czeslaw Gorski, improved and adapted to lite-C by George Pirvu. Drive along a dangerous race track through desert and woods, over broken bridges and along an active volcano. Joystick is recommended, DirectX 9.0c or above is required.
   

  KABUS 22 Video Trailer (~25 MB - A6 engine - January 2008)
In the 21st century a new religion spreads like a virus over the earth. Its nameless founder divided the world into 22 zones and sent his most loyal 22 men to govern them. Still, there is resistance in the city of Istanbul... Horror game by Mevlut Dinc (Last Ninja 2, First Samurai, Street Racer), © 2007 Son Isik Ltd. Warning: this game is not for the faint at heart!
   

  3D DRIVING SCHOOL (~30 MB - A5, A6, A7 engine)
Driving academy by Bezier 3D-Edutainment, published by Sybex in Europe. Contains a practice level and the first driving lesson. Different cities (Paris, London, Berlin), cars and motocycles are available. Most successful Gamestudio project so far with over 250,000 retail copies sold.
   

    Books, Magazines & Services    

  ACKNEX USER MAGAZINE (Free Magazine)
Online magazine by George Pirvu. Contains a Beginner's Corner, the Hot Feature of the Month, Screenshot of the Month, code snippets, example games, and interviews with game developers.
Online-Zeitschrift von George Pirvu. Enthält eine Einsteiger-Ecke, das Feature des Monats, die Screenshots des Monats, Instant-Skripte, Spiele, und Interviews mit Spieleentwicklern.
   

  Spiele entwickeln mit Gamestudio/A8 (Game Development Book, German)
By Jonas Freiknecht, Hanser 2012. Dieses umfassende Handbuch vermittelt die Basics für den Einstieg in die Spieleprogrammierung mit Lite-C, und gibt auch einen Einblick in fortgeschrittene Themen wie Physik, Shader-Programmierung und Multiplayer. Neben mehr als 70 Beispielen enthält der Buch-DVD noch über 2 Stunden Video-Tutorials zur Bedienung des WED, MED und Earth Sculptor. Paperback, 462 Seiten, ISBN 978-3-446-43119-5.
   

  New York Film Academy Game Design Curriculum
The New York Film Academy (NYFA) Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Game Design is a four semester conservatory-based, full-time study undergraduate program. The curriculum is designed to give gifted and energetic prospective video game designers and storytellers all the tools they need to succeed in their chosen sector of the video game industry. The game design school of film academy provides a creative setting with which to challenge, inspire, and perfect the talents if its student body.
   

    3rd Party Tools, Artwork & Resources    

 
You can find many more plugins and tools on the Forum and the Wiki. If you want to advertise your commercial Gamestudio tool, plugin, service, magazine, or artwork in this section, please enter it first into the Wiki, including a 120x80 image and a brief description. Then notify webmistress (at) conitec.net with a link to the Wiki page.
   

  Acknex Unlimited (100 GB free download - monthly updated)
Official Gamestudio resource site with thousands of levels, textures, models, prefabs, scripts, tutorials, and other contributions from the user community. Most resources are either totally free, or free for commercial use when the author is credited.
   

  HiRes Textures by Czeslaw Gorski (Texture collection, $ 19.90)
Replacement for the Gamestudio standard.wad file. All surface textures were carefully remade in true color and double resolution. Supports normal and specular bump mapping through included normal maps. Replace the standard.wad file with this wad and greatly improve the look of your levels!
   

  100 Low-Poly Models by Geo-Metricks (Model collection, $ 29.90)
Gamestudio model pack, including 30 animated actors and animals, 40 cars and planes, and 20 weapons in low polygon count. Free for commercial use in Gamestudio applications (license).
   

  Terminal26 (artwork and resources - monthly updated)
Huge collections of skies, terrains, models, weapons, and textures for Gamestudio. Free artwork is published regularly for download. A new CD collection is released every 2 months.
   

  Milkshape 3D (3D model editor - April 2009 - $35)
The grandfather of all low poly game model editors, initially designed for Half-Life. By and by many file formats and features have been added. Create, edit, and animate models, and export them to the Gamestudio/A7 MDL5 and MDL7 formats.
   

  fragMOTION (3D model editor - March 2009 - $50)
3D modeler specifically for the creation and animation of characters, with export to the Gamestudio model format. fragMOTION is intuitive and easy to use and contains many features that are only found in top of the line modelers. The event driven scripting system makes it a breeze to add your own features.
   

  ANET (multiplayer plugin - December 2008 - free demo - € 59.-)
ANet, an alternative to the built in multiplayer system of Gamestudio, can also be used when your version supports no multiplayer. The plugin is based on the open source library ENet. It has around 40 functions in the Standard Version that allow you to create easy and efficient your own multiplayer projects. It supports up to 32 Clients (Standard Version) or unlimited (Professional Version).
   

  GS Tools (freeware)
GST Builder, enhanced development environment for Gamestudio: script editor with color syntax highlighting, codesense feature, error checking, project support, element view/jump over the whole game project, asset center, plugins, and more. The obfuscator makes your scripts unreadable yet still executable. Auch in deutsch.
   

  the3dmodelstore (artwork - November 2010)
Affordable 3D models for your games, animations and movies. Visit our store for a selection of game-ready models at unbeatably low prices. Plenty of free sample models are also available for download.
   

  Accelerated Adventures Toolkit (adventure template - December 2010)
The Toolkit allows developers of any skill level to create a 3D adventure game quickly and easily using Conitec’s Gamestudio. The template comes complete with starter files including models and songs which can used immediately in the creation of your own games. Free edition available for personal use.
   

  3d-game-studio.de (artwork - May 2010)
Deine Quelle für hochqualitative 3DGS Resourcen. Lade dir lowpoly Modelle, Texturen, Sprites, Scripte, Tools, Tutorials, Sounds, Prefabs & Terrains herunter.

   

  Dexsoft (artwork - November 2007)
Low-poly, game-ready 3d models in more than 10 model formats,  high-quality textures up to 2048*2048 px.
   

  Tronitec (artwork - August 2009)
Tronitec Game Studios is a company mastering in the art of game design and game asset creation. Designing your own game? Check out our collection of top quality game assets all made for real-time applications. More games and game assets coming soon!
   


    Old Versions    

 

Gamestudio / A7 + A7.866 patch (update to V 7.86 - ~70 MB - July 2010)
Last version of the predecessor to Gamestudio/A8. Contains the lite-C programming language, the A7 engine, shader collection, shader viewer, level editor, model editor, game templates.
A7 Template Tutorial English (T7 / lite-C Game Templates - ~24 MB - December 2008)
T7 Game Engine Source (200 KB - VC++ 2005 or above - A7 Pro only - Aug 2008).

   

  Gamestudio/A6 Version 6.40 Update 6.60 (~20 MB - A6 password required - May 2007)
Update from all A6 versions (except Standard Edition) to V6.60. Read the instructions before downloading. Update von allen A6 Versionen (ausser der Standard-Edition) auf 6.60. Lesen Sie vor dem Download bitte die Hinweise. Archive of games: Games.zip (~30 MB).
Game Template Tutorial English German (A6 / WDL Game Templates - ~24 MB - May 2007)
   

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