In my Game I'm currently have "Scene Coordinates" which are the X,Y coordinates relative to a Game Scene.

In that Scene there are Game Entities, let's say there's a GameEntity A in x=100.0, y=100.0 ( scene coordinates )

Which is the best way to have "Entity Coordinates" so that from GameEntity A point of view, he's standing at x=0.0, y=0.0 with OpenGL transformations?

In that way if I apply something like

glRotatef(angle, 0, 0, 1) 

The entity will rotate around it's own origin and not the scene "global" origin.


The order of transformations in OpenGL is the opposite order than for DirectX. For DirectX its the SRT-Rule: Scale, Rotate, Translate - for OpenGL its: Translate, Rotate, Scale

    // move entity to its position
    // rotate entity around its origin
    // drawn entity

DrawEntity must render the entity using its local space coordsystem, they are fixed if there is no animation.

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