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    Software & Tutorials    


Gamestudio / A8 (free version / update V 8.47.1 - ~80 MB)
Lightweight authoring system by oP group Germany. 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.



Artwork and Tools (A8 Extra and above - password required):
(~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.




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



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



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


    Games, Demos & Videos    

  Süpercan (A8 engine)
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 by Sobee Studios.

  AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! (50 MB - A7 engine)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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    

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.

    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)
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).

  Randombyte Online promotion services for game developers
We offer search engine optimization (SEO) services, online reputation management (ORM) services, pay per click (PPC) management, free information and tools to all of our clients, to help them achieve success online. We focus on generating website traffic that will buy your products, sign up for your newsletter and share your content.

  Terminal26 (artwork and resources)
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.

    Old Versions    


Gamestudio / A7 + A7.866 patch (update to V 7.86 - ~70 MB)
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)
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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