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Irrlicht 1.8 is released!

Irrlicht version 1.8 is finally here 🙂 Some of the new features are: New loaders for mdl, wal, smf Cg support Support for custom hardware cursors Improved support for 64-bit platforms Major OSX device improvements Occlusion culling Improved collada support Improved shadows Polygon offset support ISceneLoader interface Supporting now MSVC 2010 and 2012 New versions […]

Monthly Screenshot Contest – September & October 2012

Here is the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for October 2012: Samuncle with “Supertuxkart: Blackhill’s mansion track screenshot”. As always, you can find the screenshot and all contestants in the forum and the gallery. Here is also the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for September 2012: Sio2 with “Irrlicht DirectX11 […]

Monthly Screenshot Contest – July & August 2012

Here is the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for August 2012: Auria with “Supertuxkart: the minigolf track” As always, you can find the screenshot and all contestants in the forum and the gallery. Here is also the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for July 2012: Mel with Material parameter tuning […]

Monthly Screenshot Contest – June 2012

Here is the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for June 2012: Suvi with Höperiym Wars As always, you can find the screenshot and all contestants in the forum and the gallery.

Monthly Screenshot Contest – May 2012

Here is the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for May 2012: Squisher with Ships MMO. As always, you can find the screenshot and all contestants in the forum and the gallery.

Monthly Screenshot Contest – April 2012

Here is the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for April 2012: Escen with Overheat. While the competition submissions were regarded as very high quality, Escen won with an impressive percentage of the votes: 64%. As always, you can find the screenshot and all contestants in the forum and the gallery.

Monthly Screenshot Contest – March 2012

Here is the winner of the Screenshot of the Month contest for March 2012: Nikoomba with Rin’s Quest. Its a nice and retro block style game. As always, you can find the screenshot and all contestants in the forum and the gallery.

Monthly Screenshot Contest – February 2012

Here are the winners of the Screenshot of the Month contest for February 2012: mel with PSM, the Perspective Shadow Mapping algorithm and Auria with SuperTuxKart: The Zen Garden Pond. Like last month, two winners and a close third. As always, you can find the screenshots and all contestants in the forum and the gallery. The previous […]

Irrlicht 1.7.3 released!

We just released Irrlicht version 1.7.3. This version contains numerous bug fixes and will hopefully be the last update before 1.8. All users which are using an 1.7 Irrlicht version should update to this version for the best experience. See changes.txt in the SDK for a complete list of changes. Happy downloading!

New website!

Irrlicht’s website is now powered by WordPress, which means we don’t need to edit the raw HTML each time someone (usually Christian or Niko) posts a news update. Now that any of the devs can post news and edit pages without risk of destroying the site, you should see lots more news updates! You can now […]