Blender Game Engine written in C/C++

Blender is a free and open-source 3D graphics production suite. It is primarily suitable for making interactive real-time content. This amazing game engine is purely written in C/C++ from scratch.

Blender includes support for many unique features such as OpenAL 3D sound and Python scripting. If you are looking for to extend this game engine, you just need a set of python bindings to accomplish the task.

Blender is cross-platform, it runs on every major operating system:

Windows 10, 8 and 7
macOS 10.12+

Blender is very popular Game engine as well as 3D graphics production suite.

Since 2005, the download count has tripled and is approaching an average of 1M downloads per month. It’s safe to say that during 2019 Blender was downloaded well over 10M times.

Blender by Numbers 2019

Blender Features

  • Vehicle dynamics support
  • Fully defined advanced game logic
  • Python Scripting API
  • SDL Toolkit for Audio
  • Multi layered scenes for overlay interfaces
  • In-game dynamic constraint activation support
  • Discrete collision detection

Games Developed using Blender

Sintel the Game
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Useful Resources

Official Website:

Source Code:

Blender Developers Blog:

Blender Network:

Blender Developers – YouTube:

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