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What do I need to get an independent developer license for CryENGINE 3?

I have searched Google and CryEngine forums and I can't seem to get a solid answer to this question. I have seen threads where developers are complaining that they can't sell their game because they ...
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Endless level support in modern engines? [closed]

Do any of the "next gen" engines support endless 3d levels? The general idea for my game will require the ability to stream a level seamlessly (no loading screens), similar to games like for example ...
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Texturing issues in cry engine sdk

Sup? I've been working on a new environment scene inside 3ds max. It looks something like this - When I used the cry engine exporter to export my assets onto my level, I've been getting very weird ...
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Maya 3D to CryEngine3 Problem

I have an object that I am trying to export from Maya 3D to CryEngine3. In Maya the object appears fine but when I export it and place it in-game there are two problems. 1) The roof material seems to ...
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Specular Maps, understanding cryengine hints

i am reading the cryengine documentation, but i don't understand the following hint. Is there any reference to know the logic behind it? "Create proper specular maps for the objects, and then store ...
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Everything “invisible” when launching map from launcher

I downloaded the CryENGINE SDK, and I tried the map Forest from within the editor and it worked fine. However, if I launch it from the Launcher using the console it looks like this: I can use the ...
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CryEngine with Visual Studio 2015

I receive an error in Visual Studio when I open CESharpFramework from my project folder. I had assumed I could use Visual Studio 2015; but the error tells me I need an older version of Visual Studio ...
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3d Engine for corsair 3d Game [closed]

So I want to create corsair 3d game for PC, maybe Xboxes, PS and etc consoles. As the game is about corsairs, there will be a lot of water, ocean waves and etc effects. So I know this is not a ...
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UE4 or Cryengine for large forest wilderness open map? [closed]

I want to create a survival game FPS with large forest wilderness in an open map fashion. What engine should I choose and what tools do I pick for modelling and such?
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Realtime local reflections of particle system

I'm finding my way around CryEngine 3 (through Steam) and want to create a simple effect where a fire on shore is reflected in a body of water. For testing purposes, I've made the water dead calm... ...
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Is there a reason to keep maps in memory?

I've noticed for a long time that games (mostly FPSes) do not unload the map when the user has finished with it (aka, disconnecting from servers, server changing maps). The result of this is that the ...
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How to change CryEngine's user interface dpi setting?

I'm using CryEngine with latest update. I have a 4K monitor and the user interface is very small. How do I make it bigger, possibly with Windows DPI settings?
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Cryengine crashes at loading CryRenderD3D11

Starting the CryEngine Launcher, creating a new project runs a loading screen that always crashes on CryRenderD3D11. How can i fix that? The Editor.log file is: BackupNameAttachment=" Build(184) 19 ...
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Console Invoke from Lua

Is there any possible way I can invoke the console with lua? The documentation for cryengine lua functions isn't very helpful.
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OnClick events - using Scaleform UI with Cryengine 3.5.4

I've created a UI in Flash, set up an xml file for it and designed a flowgraph to ensure it displays when I launch. However, clicking on the buttons doesn't appear to do anything, despite me writing ...
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Zbrush transferring into Cry-engine

So say I make something Via Zbrush (A widely used application for game development) and I also have something like blender or Cryengine. I have yet to try but is it easy to put a model from Zbrush ...
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CryENGINE: Remove the default gun and put another thing?

I'm using CryEngine for a game that I'm working on for a while but it is not an FPS (it's a Sandbox) then I would remove the gun and put another thing (example: a shovel)
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Differences between textures? [closed]

Me and a small team of people are creating a video game in UDK. As i have heard, the game engine can only go up to 8192x8192px textures. In cry Engine 3, you can go up to about 16K px. Is there a ...
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Why do I see a lot of games using Unreal engine when there are much better alternatives? [closed]

I play games on my computer often and I see a lot of games using the Unreal engine. Can someone explain why do developers choose to use this engine? In my opinion there are much better alternatives. ...
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How does CryEngine track downloads of games using their engine? [closed]

CryENGINE 3 Independent Developers Platform offers a royalty-only license model, that requires you to pay 20% of your revenues. Their website says this about it: CryENGINE® 3 Independent ...