[Mono-list] need some help abt .net

Michael J. Ryan tracker1_lists@theroughnecks.com
Tue, 23 Mar 2004 18:01:17 -0700

Dany Gates wrote:
> hi, first of all i would like to say that u guys are doing great work by 
> building such a project(mono)! Keep it up!!
> The Next thing is that i would like to know whether we can build High 
> Quality 3D games using mono in present or in future?  My aim is to build 
> a game which can be  used on both win and linux platforms ,so building 
> it on .net platform is the best solution. In case of win i would be 
> using managed DirectX9 which has been newly introduced by MS. So are u 
> even planning to introduce something like DirectX in mono so that apps 
> build using DirectX(Managed i.e .NET compatible) can be run on mono (and 
> in turn on linux).
> Or u are building 3D Graphics support in Graphics lib of mono?
> It would be of great help if u introduce some equivalent of DirectX in 
> mono.

AFAIK, your best bet would be to use the OpenGL Libraries, not sure if there
is a project to write a nice OpenGL Wrapper for .Net, but would be surprised
if there wasn't... most newer graphics cards have systems that are almost
as optimised for OpenGL 2.0 as they are for DirectX 8.1+ ...

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