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Flax Facts #19 – Decals

Feature Preview: Decals In the latest Flax Alpha update version 0.1.6156 we’ve shipped another exciting feature: Decals rendering. Decals are special objects placed in the world that use a material to project it onto the other objects surfaces (including models and animated models). For example, a blood stain texture and decal material can be used
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Flax Facts #18 – Discord

Flax Discord Channel Welcome! In today’s blog post we would like to announce our official Discord channel! If you want to be a part of the growing community come and visit it. Starting from now, it will be used as the main community platform where both new users, game developers, and Flax team can share
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Flax Facts #17 – Anim Graph

Feature Preview: Anim Graph Hello and welcome to the new Flax Facts! Every day makes us closer to the early alpha release. We want to finish all required features and prepare the editor/launcher pipeline for the future distribution. Also just to clear things out: alpha will start soon (late April or first weeks of May)
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Flax Facts #16 – Scripts Hot-Reload

Flax Editor and C# Scripts reloading Welcome to the newest Flax Facts! It’s time for another not/a little/very interesting blog post. You choose how interesting it is. But before, let’s dive into one of the coolest Flax Editor features which is C# scripts hot-reloading! Assemblies reload Flax Engine developers write game scripts in C# language.
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Flax Facts #15 – Documentation is Live!

Flax Docs and Samples Some of you already saw it but let’s announce it officially. Flax documentation is live!. It available to access on: www.docs.flaxengine.com We’ve also prepared a set of sample projects and features examples which will be included as a part of the starter pack. This will help you start games development as
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Flax Facts #14 – Volumetric Fog

Feature Preview: Volumetric Fog Hello again and welcome to the Flax Facts! Recently we’re doing many feature previews (profiler, game cooker) and that’s because there are tons of new stuff going on here. So every time something new shows up, we’re very excited to show it to you. Today we’re gonna talk about the very
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Flax Facts #13 – Profiler

Feature Preview: Profiler Welcome to the first Flax Facts in 2018! I’m very excited to show you our the latest engine feature: profiling tools set. Although Flax is running pretty good and has a great performance it’s important to keep eye on draw/update time charts and deliver games that run stable and smooth. So that’s
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Flax Facts #12 – Game Cooker

Feature Preview: Game Cooker Welcome to the new Flax Facts! We’re moving forward with development. In fact, a proper game input infrastructure is ready (with virtual axes/action mappings and gamepads support). Today is time to show you one of the coolest features we have in the Editor: Game Cooker. It’s an inbuilt tool used to
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Flax for Xbox One is here!

Xbox One and UWP platform support We’re pleased to announce that Universal Windows Platform support is coming to the Flax Engine! Development builds of Flax’s UWP technology already run great on Windows 10 and Xbox One. We also look forward to supporting innovative UWP powered devices like the HoloLens and Surface Hub! Universal Windows Platform
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Flax Facts #11 – Progress

Progres Update Welcome to the new Flax Facts! It has been very productive month. Many new improvements and features had been added including finished physics and game settings infrastructure. We also keep improving Flax Editor so using it constantly gets better and better. Now it’s time to show you some pics and gifs with all