Middleware is computer software that provides services to game beyond those available from the operating system. Middleware is sometimes used in a similar sense to a software driver, an abstraction layer that hides detail about hardware devices or other software from a game.
Usually, you would include splash logos at the beginning of a game to credit various middleware that you've used. Say the company has dissolved or for open source the supporting group has simply moved ...
I am working on simulation middleware which is applicable for game engine implementations. What I would like to do is to make it freely available for use for all non-commercial purposes, while at ...
Beginner basics requested here, While i'm familiar with the basics of OOP programming i've just started looking as UnrealScript for a game i had made in the UDK editor up to now. I have a class that ...
ChatBlade is an MMO middleware for handling client side chat in (massively) multiplayer environments. I am looking for a royalty-free, cheaper (<1k) alternative (C++ or dll preferred) that would do ...
What are some popular commercial middleware? I know havok and fmod are extremely popular. What are other popular commercial middleware?
(This question was split off from http://gamedev.stackexchange.com/questions/3345/) Are there any recommendable middleware available for 2D collision detection? I believe I've heard that Box2D could ...
(I've split this question into two. For 2D, see: http://gamedev.stackexchange.com/questions/3431/) Are there any recommendable middleware available for 3D collision detection? I believe I've heard ...
Kynapse Autodesk® Kynapse® game middleware is a leading artificial intelligence (AI) solution for game development and the creation of real-time simulations for nonplayer characters (NPCs). ...
A useful list of AI middleware. Please provide URL, free/open-source or licenced, and brief description of abilites. Format: *Package* (License) Link Pros Cons
If you have any experience with any MMO middleware packages and have any positive or negative experiences with them, your feedback will be appreciated. Specifically I'm looking for server packages. ...