So, why exactly have YOYO not started developing a 3D Engine?

Discussion in 'Community Chat' started by Amon, Dec 9, 2019.

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  1. Amon

    Amon Member

    Sep 13, 2016
    It would be cool if an in-house 3d engine was developed that supported all platforms. Why exactly haven't they done this yet?

    For the record, I can't code my own and wouldn't know how.
  2. Cofefe

    Cofefe Member

    Nov 29, 2019
    The main reason is because Game Maker is for making 2D games, not 3D. They're much more focused on making Game Maker the best at what it is, rather than making it a jack-of-all trades.

    That said, they really do need to add some more 3D functionality. Even drawing a 3D cube in Game Maker Studio 2 is a pain. I just think that this is a lower priority than implementing new features, such as sequences, and I think that their priorities are probably in the right order in this respect.
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  3. TsukaYuriko

    TsukaYuriko Q&A Spawn Camper Forum Staff Moderator

    Apr 21, 2016
    Before this ends up in speculation...

    Topic closed - this is something only YoYo Games can answer.
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