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Dagon
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Genre: Adventure
Category: Utilities
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Oct 17, 2012 @ 5:00pm
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An Adventure Game Engine.

Dagon is a game engine developed by Senscape especially tailored for adventure games and based on open technologies. Featuring a deceptively simple scripting language, blazing fast performance and high portability supporting Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and iOS devices, the project aims to become a reference of the genre. This is also the backbone of the upcoming Asylum horror adventure. Dagon is free to use and will be open sourced soon.

Download Now
A brief playable demo or interactive teaser of Asylum is available with its fully commented source code. The download also includes the Dagon engine, and it's the ideal place to start getting involved.

Download here: http://www.Senscape.net/asylum-teaser

You are welcome to discuss Dagon in our forums where you can also download standalone builds for your platform of choice: http://www.Senscape.net/forum

Technical Overview
The engine allows easy construction of node-based (so called “pseudo-3D”) games with a custom scripting language based on Lua, which is simple to learn and features a reduced set of instructions. The rotation in each node is panoramic (360 degrees) with added effects such simulating the breathing of the protagonist. Transitions between nodes are also sophisticated including head-bobbing, thus giving the impression that the character is actually walking in real 3D.

Key among the features of Dagon are high performance and portability, which means that games developed with the engine are expected to run smoothly even on lower-end systems. Windows, Mac OS X and major Linux distributions will be supported right out of the box, with iOS support in the short term. Support for building third person adventures is also planned.

The engine is completely based on open technologies, and therefore doesn’t require paying royalties or depends on prohibitive licenses or patents. The complete set of used software is as follows:
Note: The text editor used in the screenshots is Sublime Text: [www.sublimetext.com]http://www.sublimetext.com

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343 Comments
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_Buck Apr 22 @ 2:14pm 
Yes dude
Satanic Mar 16 @ 6:33pm 
Voted up!
berelvis Mar 12 @ 2:17am 
Voted
Lordelder Mar 9 @ 1:24pm 
Looks good, can you also make horror games with it :D
MessaSensai Feb 23 @ 1:30pm 
it look so good
bluemax Dec 15, 2014 @ 2:58pm 
Great concept
Sargento Cara de Perro Dec 2, 2014 @ 12:14pm 
lo quiero jugar
- Meskalyne - Nov 7, 2014 @ 8:31am 
L'ambiance a l'air cool !!
jpjhalfpint2002 Oct 30, 2014 @ 2:07pm 
i like the look of this game as i like adventure. when this comes out i will look it up
Your_Psychiatrist Oct 26, 2014 @ 1:41pm 
nice!