Category: Flax Facts

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Flax Facts #31 – VS Code


Visual Studio Code Support Welcome to the new Flax Facts! Today we will showcase one of the features in the latest Flax 0.7 version which is: full support for Visual Studio Code in Flax. This includes both C++ and C# scripting and deep integration with Editor. Setup After downloading and installing Visual Studio Code (from
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Flax Facts #30 – Gameplay Globals


Feature Preview: Gameplay Globals Welcome to the latest Flax Facts! This time we gonna have a quick roundtrip around one of the latest features coming to the next version of Flax. It’s Gameplay Globals! What’s that? How does it work? And how it can be used to make game development faster, better, stronger? Let’s dive
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Flax Facts #29 – Update


Today we’ve published the first update of Flax in 2020. This includes lots of bug fixes of issues you’ve reported to us. We also added some minor features such as: Channel Mask parameter type to materials and particles for simple masking of the color channels (RGBA) – useful when creating PBR materials with customizable masks
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Flax Facts #28 – Scene Animations


Feature Preview: Scene Animations Every major Flax update brings lots of improvements and new features. For the upcoming Flax 0.6 we’ve prepared Scene Animations. (among tons of other cool stuff!) Scene Animation is an in-build tool that is used to animate objects on the scene. For instance, to create cut-scenes, game objects animations, UI animations, etc.
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Flax Facts #27 – Particles


Feature Preview: Particles Flax gets new and shining features every update! This time we are adding complete particles system into the engine. This is a massive leap and makes the engine feature complete. You will be able to start using particles right in the upcoming Flax 0.5 Alpha, alongside other great enhancements. Particles are one
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Flax Facts #26 – Build System


How we build Flax? Hello and welcome to the Flax Facts! It’s our dev blog series that showcases some of the engine development highlights. This time we are going to talk a bit about build system we use to compile and deploy Flax Engine. This will include many interesting insights and discussion related to this
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Flax Facts #25 – Vulkan


Introducing the Vulkan renderer Today we’re announcing the upcoming Vulkan renderer support for Flax! Vulkan is a next-generation graphics and compute API that provides high-efficiency and cross-platform access to modern GPUs for PC and mobile platforms. We’re working towards enabling Flax developers to boost the graphics performance of their products. What’s so great? Now, Flax
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Flax Facts #24 – Foliage


Feature Preview: Foliage We keep improving Flax all the time. It’s time to introduce you to the new Foliage system that has been added to Flax and will be ready to use for the next major update. This will definitely improve open world games development and complete the recently added terrain system. Without further ado
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Flax Facts #23 – Terrain


Feature Preview: Terrain During the last months, we have been working hard on improving Flax Alpha performance and stability. At this point, we can say the overall results are pretty satisfying so we focused on adding new features to the engine. One of the latest major updates to the engine is a new terrain system!
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Flax Facts #22 – New features


Flax Facts Hello and welcome to the Flax Facts blog series! Today we will do a round trip over the brand new features added to Flax in the latest update (version 0.2.6168). We try to push as many exciting things to the engine as it is possible and again this time there is a lot