what is the best engine for 2.5d game

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  1. sonckc2001

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    I was wondering what would be the best engine for a 2.5d SLG game.So, what is the best engine for 2.5d game in andriod?
  2. Fishman92

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    Unity with a 45Degree orthographic camera?
  3. hippocoder

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  4. rea

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    Unity :-"
  5. DanielQuick

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    Either
    or
    will work.
  6. OldRod

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    I've heard Unity is good...
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  8. ivanzu

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    every game engine is good but unity is the best :)
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  9. returnString

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    8/10 cats prefer Unity.
  10. CharlieSamways

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    Do I need to say more?
  11. PrimeDerektive

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    I love when people ask what engine they should use on a specific engine's forums and expect an objective answer.

    Also, Unity is your best bet.
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    For this kind of game i must say Wintermute is the best 2.5D game engine. You can mix 2D backgrounds with 3D characters (or 3D static meshes). They can also cast shadows (If you place custom geometry to receive shadows). It have a very nice scripting language (with a C-like syntax). The engine also have build-in interaction support (like inventory, conversation, dialogues, in-game cinematics, point and click out of the box, etc). I should say, if you are really tagging this kind of genre (2.5D), Wintermute is the way. But if you are looking for a more general purpose game engine, greater features, mufti-platform support, Unity is zillion times better.
    Though, I've developed a 2.5D game kit for a client last year, completely made with Unity and yes it is possible to make any kind of game with Unity. ;)
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  13. arvzg

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    Obviously the best solution for you is Straight up OpenGL with C++
  14. justinlloyd

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    Nonsense. Z80 assembly language with 48KB RAM. If it was good enough for Ultimate Play The Game then it is good enough for sonckc2001.

    @sonckc2001: You're ten years old?
  15. arvzg

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    To be fair, he did ask for a game engine. Neither OpenGL nor Z80 are game engines :p

    But seriously, @sonckc2001. If you are new and want to get into some serious game development, it doesnt get any easier (or better, in a lot of ways) than Unity.
  16. KHopcraft

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    Any 3d Engine with good people behind it. So... Unity.
  17. Arowx

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    *** Warning Unity may contain a few bugs so save often! ***

    But what do you mean by SLG?
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    Only if you're on PC and haven't removed DEP system wide.
  19. Arowx

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    @ hippocoder could you provide a link to an official statement on this please?
  20. Schlumpfsack

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    all this trolling in this thread :(

    Just tell him the truth and link to the best engine he should use LINK