A philosophy, or pragmatic methodology that promotes free redistribution and access to an end product's design and implementation details.

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Open Source Analysis

There are a lot of code in open source projects, looking at all of the code is time consuming and can be confusing to a novice like me. Are there any sections of open-source projects that should be ...
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FOSS games using original assets, is it legal?

Can I make a game that uses the assets of another game on the users' computer, without legal issues? For example, I make a game that requires the user have game X installed, and I use the assets of ...
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How difficult is it to add vibration feedback to a open-source driving game?

I'm looking to use SuperTuxKart as a basis for a PhD research project. A key requirement for the game is to provide vibration feedback through the controller (obviously dependant on the controller ...
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Ranking system in an Android Open Source project

This is my first question in any stackexchange board, but I've been reading Stack Overflow answers for a few months. I hope this question is appropriate for this one. I am developing a simple Android ...
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3D game editor with C++ support and Bullet Physics [closed]

I am very new to game development and hence the question. Is there any open-source game editor that uses Bullet Physics engine with C++ code edit support.I have read about blender but it allows python ...
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Open Source HTML/JS game(s) with license that would allow embedding in my app? [closed]

I'm working on an educational app for kids. At the end of the sign-up process, the kids must wait for a confirmation from their parents in order to gain access to the app. While they wait for this to ...
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How would the GPL apply to these generated source files? [closed]

I am currently using Love2D as my game engine of choice and have come across the situation where I have had to retype out similar code over and over. In particular, if I want to add a new color to a ...
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Is Minecraft's source code available? [closed]

I recall Mojang stating they would release the source code of Minecraft sooner or later, but searching both on google and on Minecraft sites I wasn't about to find it. So... is it available ...
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Could this MMORPG project-model work?

This is an extension of my previous question. Recently I had an idea of making an, as I could describe it, agile open-source player-financial-profitable MMORPG, which has an interesting (from my POV) ...
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Is it possible to run other doom3 engine based games using the open sourced version of the engine?

Other than the doom3 mods, is it possible for example to run Quake 4 or Prey using the game data? Let's say that I purchase Quake 4 or Prey (or any other idTech 4 game) can I just point to the game ...
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3D Game Engine comparable to UDK that's not GPL'd [closed]

Are there any good, free 3D game engines similar to UDK that are under open-source licenses without copyleft provisions?
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Working on an open source game [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get involved with open source game projects? I am trying to get involved in working on an open sourced basic game, but I've never attempted this before. I ...
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3D open source physics engine suitable for mobile platforms (Android and iOS)

I have made some research and found that bullet, ode, newton and some others are open source physics engines that should be portable enough (but I have never tried to comile/use anyone of them on ...
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Simple, casual open source OpenGL games to implement other things in [closed]

I am looking for a simple casual game (open source) done in openGL. I need it to implement communication component i build this is not for learning opengl and to implement some other stuff into it. ...
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Which are the most complete DirectX game or technical demo with source available

I have found plenty of games with source for OpenGl, but so far I haven't found anything like that for DirectX. There are plenty of examples in the SDK, but they are very basic and usually they just ...
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cocos2d looks like it is well supported and widely used, are there other good choices?

I've been googling a bit and looking for ios game frameworks. It looks like cocos2d has the mindshare, and it looks like it has an active community. It also fits my budget ($0.00), as this is really ...
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Best open-source 3D game engine for a first person shooting game? [closed]

What is the best opensource 3D game engine suitable for 1st person shooting game? This engine should be script-able with lua.
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Can other programs and tools be emedded in a video game for games downloaded on line? [closed]

I have a two questions about video games I'd like to ask that I bet you can answer. Can someone embed a separate free-standing program or separate tool inside of a typical video game that would be ...
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2D game development with C++

I'm pretty newbie in this things and I've never really had particular experience in game developing. I started learning something about 3D (using 3Ds Max and then Blender) and then 3D game developing ...
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How do I fix these compiler errors in Apple Crunch?

I've been looking around and I finally got the full source code for a game called Apple-Crunch from Google Code. But when I put it into my project, the source code included so many errors in the ...
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Farseer Physics Engine and the Ms-PL License [closed]

Am I able to produce code for a game which uses the Farseer engine and release my code under an open source license other than the Ms-PL? My concern is with the following section from the license: ...
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xbox open source project

im looking for some open source xbox project, I just wanna join it and try myself as game programmer, does anybody know such project?