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2K Games sent us the second part of the behind the scenes dedicated to the Duke Nukem series. Dukem Nukem Forever will drop in a month.

martin1841
martin1841
Commented on 2011-05-16 15:30:33
Duke nukem 3d was not a 3d game it was more like 2.5d but far from 3d.
Enemies, objects in game etc were normal 2d pictures not 3d polygons.
Quake 1 was first "trully" 3d game.
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Drow
Drow
Commented on 2011-05-16 17:02:12
no shit.
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FreeSwag
FreeSwag
Commented on 2011-05-16 18:24:10
Posted by martin1841
Duke nukem 3d was not a 3d game it was more like 2.5d but far from 3d.
Enemies, objects in game etc were normal 2d pictures not 3d polygons.
Quake 1 was first "trully" 3d game.
Not even close. Quake did not come out until 1996, but was preceded by Virtua Racing and Comanche, in 1992. And both of those were preceded by Hard Drivin', as far back as 1989. And even that was preceded by wireframe, vector 3D games like Tempest (or almost every game that ever shipped on the Vectrex game console) going all the way back to 1980.

But for the first 3D FPS that used polygons instead of sprites or voxels to render the 3D effect, then yes, it is Quake.
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Fr0gg0
Fr0gg0
Commented on 2011-05-16 18:25:11
Depends on what you mean by 3D, there were "trully" 3D games before Quake. Quake was the first using poylgons.


Edit: Damn you FreeSwag
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PlumbDrumb - Still drinking
PlumbDrumb
Commented on 2011-05-16 19:19:21
shoot, some games that are coming out still use some sprite based stuff.

Seems like I've been waiting forever to see who voiced Duke.
I'm so relieved!
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Janman
Janman
Commented on 2011-05-17 00:33:18
Corporation should be remembered, when talking about 3D first-person shooter games.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corporation_%28video_...
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digi_matrix
digi_matrix
Commented on 2011-05-17 08:35:11
I love these videos about the history of development. The Volition stuff was equally great.
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CEZARR
CEZARR
Commented on 2011-05-17 11:33:13
2,5 D - sounds funny
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ninjagoat
ninjagoat
Commented on 2011-05-19 06:36:27
You know you've made it when you have carpet on your walls ^^
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CEZARR
CEZARR
Commented on 2011-05-28 11:27:33
Deep thought...
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