Amazon’s Lumberyard Engine

Lumberyard is a free game engine developed by Amazon. A branch of the Cryengine, it is fully featured, and already has a lot of built in functionality. Although Amazon is making a lot of changes/additions to it, it looks to be competitive. This wiki will be a repository of information for the Lumberyard engine. As of the creation of this wiki, Lumberyard is still in Beta, version 1.12.0.0.

To begin, let’s take a look at the video below. Recorded in May 2016, it compares Lumberyard to Unity, Unreal, and the Cryengine. Several updates have been made to the Lumberyard engine since, including the addition of an FBX importer.


 

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