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This is a discussion on OpenGL within the Game Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; Are games made entirely from openGL or do they just use it for effects? (By entirely I mean like the ...

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    Are games made entirely from openGL or do they just use it for effects?

    (By entirely I mean like the tutorials at NeHe's site how you actually put objects in the openGL code)

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    it is used entirly for the Graphics part of the game.

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    It can be used to determine what the player clicks on with the mouse, but thats about the extent of game interaction of opengl, you can basically look at it as an output device.

    The game has the run on its own behind the scenes, GL just shows whats going on on the screen.

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