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Question about games, libraries, etc. for which source code is available in some way.

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Why don't game developers release their source code?

I was wondering why don't developers of AAA games release their source codes after their game has sold out and support is long gone? Of course there is this list, where you can find a lot of AAA ...
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How can I customize the DefaultInput.ini?

I need to make some bindings false. The ones are: .Bindings=(Name="W", Command="GBA_MoveForward") and the same for S, A, D, LEFT, RIGHT, and LeftControl.
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How can I modify PlayStation 1 games?

Is it possible to modify Sony PlayStation 1 games? For example I'm planning to modify a soccer game called Winning Eleven 3. What I'm exactly trying to modify is player properties such as speed, shot ...
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Structure of Visual C++ Projects in Visual Studio

In particular, I was wondering if it was possible for Visual Studio to treat source files in different directories as all in the same directory. I first saw this after purchasing the Introversion ...
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is a good practice to orgnize MVC classes in diferent packages? [closed]

Im,working on a project where the classes are organized by subject like gameplay, menus, utilities etc... Basically this 3 packages. is a good practice to organize classes in controller, view and ...
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How to understand huge code bases? [closed]

I read about game loops, read tutorials of simple games like Asteroids and programmed them by myself. Nevertheless if I try to start reading code of a game with many many thousand lines of code, I ...
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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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Pick and Drop the Ball Testing Without Replicating the Physics Frame

I am making a program that pick, drag, and drop the ball. In real life, once you pick the ball and drop it, whenever the available object is (what you see is what you get) will only be picked and ...
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What programming language were PS1 games written in?

Is there any common language that is used to create Play Station 1 Games? Or how can I find out what programming language is used for one of those games?
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Variables in static library are never initialized. Why? [closed]

I have a bunch of variables that should be initialized then my game launches, but must of them are never initialized. Here is an example of the code: MyClass.h class MyClass : public BaseObject { ...
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Radiosity lightmap generation

Is there any working C++ source code for a lightmap generation algorithm using Radiosity or any other GI system? I've found technical papers only, but I can't really find any implementation.
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TF2 plugin signature (Source SDK)

I am working on the server plugin for TF2. I need it for getting some stats from game (no hacking and cheating). My problem: I got message "No valid signature found..." while testing my plugin. But I ...
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How is JS source protected in Chrome games?

I was playing a space arcade shooter https://moonbreakers.com/ and tried to see some of the JS and shader code. However, I was unable to find anything but some server communication code. Game code is ...
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Why wont SVN work on the Google Code Source? [closed]

I installed SVN Toroise. I then proceeded to the desktop and right clicked and clicked on SVN checkout. I then entered under the URL of Repository "http://apple-crunch.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ ...
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How do I get the source code from a Google Code game project?

I'm trying to get the Hedgewars source code. When I went to the downloads tab, it doesn't specify which is the actual game. I tried downloading it using the SVN Checkout on Tortoise, but it seems ...
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naming conventions in game code / vocabulary

I'm just starting out as a game dev, and I'm finding some difficulties at the time of naming classes. I usually call the one that handles everything World or Map, or Grid. Then there's the stuff ...
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What's a good Open Source game to learn from?

I want to download the source code of an Open Source game, so I can get familiar with game architecture. Does any one know of a game with source code that's legible, and easily understandable? Edit: ...
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Are there any top down view sources available for SLICK/LWJGL? [closed]

I've been working with java for a few months now with my girlfriend and we're moving along at an expected rate. I understand the concepts of OOP, we've built many pseudo code starter games from ...
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Java code for client-server game on Android

I have developed a game on Android. Now I want to play it on wifi or 3G. I have game packets which I want to send form client (mobile) to server then to another client (mobile). I don't know how to ...
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Flash game size and distribution between asset types

I am currently developing a Flash game and am planning on a large amount of graphics and audio assets, which has led to some questions about Flash game size. By looking at some of the popular games ...
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Open source component-based game or engines?

I've read some about component-based game design but am still having some trouble figure out how exactly you'd go about implementing it. Are there any good examples of component-based games or game ...
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MUD source code [closed]

I haven't been able to find a lot of the old, open source mud source codes. I find the way they did things very applicable to text-based/browser based games, and I'd love to be able to skim through ...
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Learning to write a solitaire game

Many years ago I did some programming in TurboPascal (on DOS!), but have not programmed since. Since retiring, I have "invented" a few solitaire games that I have given to people who sell solitaire ...
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What is the best designed open source game engine to take example? [closed]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find good (well organized) examples of game code? I have coded several C++ games and now I'm building my own game engine and editor. I have some doubts ...
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Are there any PS3 games whose source code is open source? [closed]

Random question, but are there any PlayStation 3 games whose source code is available to the public to view? I have no experience developing computer games (my experience is in developing websites ...
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How can one compile Darwinia under Linux? [closed]

Introversion is now offering the Darwinia+Multiwinia source for sale, stating Note: You will need Windows and Visual Studio 2008 to build the games. We have tested that the code compiles correctly ...