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[REBOL] Re: ANN: 3D game engine

From: moliad:aei:ca at: 11-May-2004 22:40

> PS: REBOL/view rendering speed isn't so slow, is it?
depends... when setting view port to 1200x1000 game is at about 3-4 fr/sec... (no scientific calculations... just a rough visual estimate) considering a c compiled source might run at around 2000-4000 fr a second for a similar display (with your typical one/two-year old gfx card) rebol is not very fast... it would benefit greatly by using OpenGL internally for most of its raster drawing, simply because all modern gfx cards support it in hardware. you know OpenGL isn't just a 3d engine... I know I'm always complaining... that's my lot, I just like to keep myself realistic less than optimistic. There are things that ARE and things that could be... fast view is still of the later... BUT YOUR DEMO KICKS ASS !!! it definitely shows that rebol's DATA processing is extremely efficient if used properly :-) -MAx