Tools

Development Environment

Games/Graphics Libraries and frameworks:

  • OpenGL (Graphics Library)
  • DirectX (Games Library)
  • XNA (Direct X based framework)

Game/Graphics Engines

  • OGRE (Graphics engine only – open source)
  • Unreal Dev Kit (Commercial engine – free for non profit)
  • Unity (Commercial engine – free for studios with less than 100k/year turnover)

Graphics Tools

  • InkScape (Vector drawing tool – open source)
  • Gimp (Raster drawing tool – open source)
  • Blender (3D content creation suite – open source)