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pjmlp · 2022-11-30 · Original thread
While not about specific engines, I am quite sure that there is enough literature about "how to build your own engine", as I have enough of them on my bookshelf since MS-DOS days.

These were my first two books on the subject:

So I imagine a local library or bookstore might have some dusty books from Andre Lamothe, Game Development Gems book series, and whatever else came after.

pizza234 · 2022-07-23 · Original thread
> One is about doing a return to castle of wolfstein clone

Is it "Tricks of the Game-Programming Gurus" (

> a 3D engine in C++ for a space shooter

The other seems to be "Building a 3D Game Engine in C++" (

It's amazing to see old gamedev books :)

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