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CryEngine is a game engine designed by the German game developer Crytek

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How to rotate model in character tool in Cryengine V?

I am trying to rotate a model using the character tool in Cryengine 5.6.2. I tried to post this question in the cryengine forums but community are dead and there is no help to understand how thys ...
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How to open .xml files in Cryengine 5.6.2?

I am new at this engine and I am trying to understad its stuff before developing a game(I have good prior experience with unity and UE4) and this got me lots of headaches trying to understand it. My ...
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Which language for CryEngine apps?

My company is considering using CryEngine to develop a product. Basically, we will acquire inputs from some proprietary sources and use those, plus the engine's built-in physics capabilities, to ...
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How game engines generate single executable games?

I was taking a look at Cryengine's and Unreal's code and when built both engines generates lots of dlls. Inside Cryengine's System code I could see that it calls LoadLibrary to load the dlls and ...
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Why Godot over Cryengine, UE4, Armory3d or Unity3d? [closed]

Godot have a low performance in linux systems and lack of functionalities? This appear not been in account when peoples vote for him over other engines and i wonther whi. I know it is under MIT ...
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Large Scale GIS in a AAA-Quality Game Engine? (Unreal, Cryengine, Unity, Etc.)

I am working on a new simulation project that requires large scale, real-world terrain and imagery (GIS). By large scale, I mean that I would like to support databases that cover something on the ...
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Error to open Cryengine editor

I am having problems with Cryengine 5, every time I open the editor through the launcher, it appears an image speaking Traceback (most recent call last): File "cry run", line 722, in module File "...
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Is CryEngine documentation compatible with Amazon Lumberyard?

We are considering using it instead of UE4, and we're curious if the Cryengine docs could be used to help with developing in Lumberyard. I imagine they'd have diverged a bit by this point since Amazon ...
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How do I sign up and download CryENGINE?

I cannot sign up for Cryteks CryENGINE, at this site. When I click on the "sign up and download" button, nothing happens. I would ask this on their forums, but for that, you need an account. How do ...
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Enable debug to show values in the flowchart editor

I am starting to learn to use CryEngine V, and have found documentation lacking, in some aspects. Following the initial game logic tutorials, I observe the instructor selecting "debug" from the menu. ...
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Servers are never available to download CryENGINE

I have been having some trouble downloading the CryENGINE. I am directed to log in and download the engine through the CryENGINE Launcher, but whenever I try to log in, I get the error "Login failed. ...
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How is Crytek going to make profit from making their tools free? [closed]

Middleware companies like Epic, Crytek, Unity are offering their tools, essentially, game engines, for free. Crytek, for example, never had distributed their engine for free before, but started doing ...
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New Project Basic Structure [closed]

I had originally asked this on the Cryengine forums but I received no replies. I know stackexchange to be a much better community. I am just starting out with Cryengine 5 and created my first blank C+...
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No assets in CryEngine V?

I just downloaded and installed CryEngine 5.0.1. I am trying to follow the Island tutorial but I don't have the assets the tutor has. I have installing CryEngine Game SDK but I still don't see any ...
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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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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: ...
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Open CryEngine console from lua script

Is there a function in the CryEngine Lua API to open the ~ Console? I cannot find it in the Lua (ScriptBind) API reference.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 a ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...