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[–] [email protected] 10 points 2 months ago (4 children)

Wait, Godot isn't a game engine? I always thought it was one.

[–] ZILtoid1991 22 points 2 months ago

Godot is a game engine.

SDL, on the other hand, is not, and instead is a multimedia layer (middleware) often used for game development.

One could argue that game engines constitute as middleware, but in reality, most modern game engines are way more than that, and instead often rely on other middleware nowadays (e.g. OpenGL, or even SDL for some). This, alongside with people mistakingly calling SDL a game engine, leads to stuff like this.

[–] [email protected] 10 points 2 months ago

I think that remark was only meant for directx, and the ai lumps it with godot.

[–] [email protected] 7 points 2 months ago (1 children)

Pretty sure it is, might just be their grammar.

I read it as "Godot, or DirectX (which my aim hallucinated is a game engine)"

[–] [email protected] 2 points 2 months ago

Yeah, that might make sense.

[–] Wappen 5 points 2 months ago

It is but DirectX ain't