Tuesday August 14th

The gameplay and technology of the Far Cry brand go hand in hand, so it’s no wonder that questions have been asked about our engine. We snagged Alex Amancio right before lunchtime to give you some details.

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1000s of fully physicalised trees?

In DX9?
With a High end single core PC?

Would be nice to see the engine specs and to learn of how this is achieved. (wrt view distances and LODs not to mention poly counts...)

Are you utilising a Physics Processor?

Nice teaser...
Posted by CuZtds_Lst_Stnd, 2007-08-14 17:14:41
Sounds amazing. What is the name of this new engine?
Posted by fabulouscoops, 2007-08-14 18:56:17
In regards to the engine name, we would have liked to announce it with this video but we're just waiting on a couple of things to confirm. It should be very shortly though. :)
Posted by kimi_, 2007-08-14 20:12:44
was that Zbrush I saw. :)

Will there be an SDK released for this engine.

It sounds better then Cryengine2 :D

I want more! Thanks Devs!
Posted by cubedude89, 2007-08-15 02:48:58
Ouch, the injury looked very lifelike - what happened to this guy? It looked a bit as if some lions faster than he was! :D

I love the tree animation in the background, but actually expected to see examples of the effects Alex was talking about (dynamic clouds, dynamic day-night cycle, fire and weather effects etc.)! :)
Posted by SC_SamFisher, 2007-08-15 06:20:10

Damn....I need some coffee! :D
Posted by SC_SamFisher, 2007-08-15 06:20:55
Wow, sounds like your environments are gonna be beautifully populated. I've yet to see truly dynamic wind pulled off in a game. You guys rock, this game sounds almost too good to be true.
Posted by bongomast3r, 2007-08-15 08:23:23
Brilliant guys!!

Sounds great..

Keep up the good work and blog updates, they are really nice to see!

Posted by srp12345, 2007-08-15 17:36:05
So is the physics system your own or is it third party like Havok or Ageia? Also since fires and trees and dynamic does that mean that a player can set off huge forrest fires that burn many square km?
Posted by Nutcrackr, 2007-08-15 22:28:06
Yeah this is looking really good, they possibly dont want to show too much right now to build anticipation or the technology is not ready to be viewed by the public yet, the game still has a way to go to its slated release...
Posted by bren2106au, 2007-08-16 03:39:18
The link says "Introduction to the Dunia engine" so I assume it's called the Dunia Engine? Am I right?
engine sounds HAWT, can u guys show us a tech demo of it, give a lil something to drool over?
lookin good anyhoo.
Posted by scottboy76, 2007-08-16 09:21:16
i like what is shown on the screen behind him !
Posted by anton_es, 2007-08-16 11:20:00
Wow! I'm looking forward to see some techdemo's or even gameplay movies!

Most likeley again a title for wich I would buy a system upgrade! Perhaps this one wil even look better than Cryis!
Posted by Mnstrspeed, 2007-08-16 12:40:37
Sounds AMAZING ::D:D:D:D::D:D:DD
Posted by Portchyboy, 2007-08-16 15:17:55
wow, attention crytek! far cry 2 or crysis? if crysis comes 2007 and farcry 2 2008 or later, i will buy both!
Posted by stefan2904, 2007-08-16 19:26:21
nice keep up the good work i want to see more
Posted by ZukeNaza, 2007-08-17 03:03:52
Will there be pilotable helicopters? I hope so. I would also like to see big Baobab trees, Mangrove swamps, Elephant grass (ideal for stealth play), Huge sand dunes, and thick jungles incl. Mosquitoes, Crocs and Hippos basking at the river beds. I saw the Mercs tie their shoe laces in FC, but what were they tapping their necks against, mosquitoes? Looking forward to FC2.
Posted by towncryer, 2007-08-19 13:12:37
... oh im in love with dunia, how should i explain it to my girlfriend
Posted by thespacehoshi, 2007-08-20 20:51:15
if the game look like as it is show on the screen it"s amazing !!
Posted by R3flex1988, 2007-08-21 23:07:52
Thank you very much starting this blog!
I still love "Far Cry" and cannot wait for its sequel now. Thank you for all the background info!
I cannot wait to see you at the "Games Convention" this weekend! When will you hold the presentations that were announced at
Anyway, thank you very much in advance for making the trip!!!
Posted by TheHade, 2007-08-22 12:18:37
Hi TheHade, I can't say for sure on this because it's written in German, but this might be the presentations times... check out the picture.
Posted by kimi_, 2007-08-22 17:45:50
Thanx a lot for your prompt and helpful reply, kimi_!!! I appreciate it!
Man, I'm so psyched for this event! "Far Cry 2" - wow!!!
By the way, being a narrow-minded PC gamer ;-) I love the fact there won't be console versions of the game.
Hey, is it true there won't be no HUD at all in the game, either?
If so, I'd love to know why you guys chose to go that unique way, please. Maybe you can talk about that in a future blog entry.
Posted by TheHade, 2007-08-23 09:46:10
Jambo vaheri, FC Team! (I hope I spelled that correct)! :)
Posted by SC_SamFisher, 2007-08-23 15:01:49
This game looks freakin excellent. I like the fact its not going the quasi futuristic route of Crysis.....keep it real with real weapons, just like STALKER!

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Posted by jusmeig, 2007-08-24 10:15:01
Great looking game, but MP needs to incorporate auto downloading of maps. Custom maps should have the feature where maps are auto downloaded as soon as a player enters the game (as in COD series).

Posted by RDX-RaDaR, 2007-08-29 14:13:15
Awesome engine! Why name it Dunia?
Posted by mikec1970, 2007-09-19 09:16:53
It looks like, and sounds like it is going to blow the Cryengine2 into flames.
Looks awsome, I can't wait for the release. Will there be a demo anytime soon??
Posted by j031872, 2007-10-08 01:41:37
Its pretty funny you guys called it the 'dunia' engine, because dunia means 'world' in indonesian and a few other languages

Posted by nicrip, 2007-11-14 06:08:38
Its pretty funny you guys called it the 'dunia' engine, because dunia means 'world' in Urdu and Hindi which is almost 3nd most spoken languages in the world
Posted by gmxXx, 2008-01-22 15:59:09
looks incredible...also looks like it will chew up and spit out my cpu!
Posted by jelly_donut_92, 2008-03-17 02:28:55
Ciao, Tib
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