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  • Ken Silverman's BUILD2 Engine

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    After two attempts, Ken Silverman began writing a successor to the popular Build engine while mentoring a smart local kid in 2006. It eventually became BUILD2 and he continued working on it until 2011.

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    • Ken Silverman's Build Engine - Duration: 7 minutes, 44 seconds.

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      In this video, you can see the test game which Ken Silverman used to develop his sector-based Build engine since 1994. It demonstrates most of the things what the engine was able to do, even though...
    • Warcraft II ⭐ Pre-Release Alpha Demo - Duration: 7 minutes, 49 seconds.

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      • 4 years ago
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