October 24, 2017
Archives  News  OBE Needs OS X Developers for Cipher Engine  


Wednesday, July 30, 2003
 
OBE Needs OS X Developers for Cipher Engine
6:51 AM | Zack Lipowski | Comment on this story

Recently, Out of the Box Entertainment posted a message on their website asking for OS X developers within the Mac community to help port their Cypher Engine to the Mac. Here's the message:

As the development for the Cipher Engine grows, OBE realizes the importance of great support for our great engine. Cipher is currently only for the PC, however, OBE has plans to port this engine to Mac OS X. Previous work has been done when Cipher was part of Synaptic Soup, thus the developer of the Mac version will take on from there.

For this development though, we are asking the OS X community to come out and help join this development. We need to make this engine work well on OS X and any additional help is greatly appreciated as our own projects continue to progress. Additionally, the Cipher Community has expressed a great deal of interest in the development of Blender and Maya tools for Cipher OS X. OBE will coordinate the creation of these tools and will release the tools to the community.

Developers that are interested in participating in the port of the engine and/or the tools should direct themselves onto the forum sign up and e-mail or message us at obe@outoftheboxent.com.

The Cypher Engine, as described by OBE, "is a 3D game engine that allows programmers to create state of the art games using a simple but powerful SDK. Cipher includes a range of powerful data driven tools to help improve artist workflow and time to market."

OS X developers that have an interest in the Cypher Engine can reach OBE's forums with the provided link.

OBE's Forums
Out of the Box Entertainment
OBE


Other Mac Games News for Wednesday, July 30, 2003

Ragnorok Clone for OS X?2:14 PM
Snood 3.0 Mac Announcement2:13 PM
Descender for Mac OS X Released11:51 AM
Blizzard Updates WC3:FT Tournament Page6:51 AM
Exult 1.1 Beta 1 Released6:51 AM
More Indiana Jones Info, Screenshots6:51 AM
Myth II 1.4.1 Final Beta Update6:51 AM
• OBE Needs OS X Developers for Cipher Engine6:51 AM
OpenGL 1.5 Announced6:51 AM
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 Goes Gold6:51 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Wednesday, July 30, 2003 on one page

Mac Games News for Tuesday, July 29, 2003

IMG Reviews SimCity 41:00 PM
Descent: FreeSpace, FreeSpace 2 for OS X Update12:30 PM
Tomb Raider Game Blamed for Weak Movie Opener10:55 AM
Aspyr Posts Indiana Jones Trailer10:23 AM
IMG Store: Dungeon Siege for $39.958:47 AM
GarageGames Interview at DailyGame8:35 AM
Neverwinter Nights Gold on July 25th8:35 AM
Wrestler Maxx Payne Sues Max Payne8:35 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Tuesday, July 29, 2003 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Monday, July 28, 2003
Friday, July 25, 2003
Thursday, July 24, 2003
Wednesday, July 23, 2003
Tuesday, July 22, 2003


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Archives  News  OBE Needs OS X Developers for Cipher Engine