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SpeedTree 8 – Free for Lumberyard Developers

Following the release of Starter Game, we’re thrilled to give you another tool for building imaginative worlds in Lumberyard. Introducing SpeedTree 8 for Lumberyard, available free to all Lumberyard developers starting today. You can download it here. The combination is a powerful one: take the industry-standard in 3D vegetation modeling, seamlessly integrate it with Lumberyard’s […]

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Now Available – New Particle Editor Features

Whether it’s adding atmosphere to environments or imbuing characters with special powers, particle effects help set the tone of your game. With the release of Lumberyard Beta 1.9, we’re excited to announce a slew of updates to the particle editor, introducing dozens of new features, a host of usability improvements, and new platform support — […]

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Now Available – Lumberyard Beta 1.9

Today, we’re excited to announce the availability of Lumberyard Beta 1.9, our biggest release yet. With over 473 improvements, fixes, and features, this release includes a new Player Account Cloud Gem for implementing player authentication in under 30 minutes, Component Entity workflow updates for building complex content faster, new GPU features and emitter types for […]

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Now Available – Lumberyard Beta 1.8, Introducing the Cloud Gems Framework

We’re excited to announce the release of Lumberyard Beta 1.8, which you can download here. This release contains over 234 new improvements, fixes, and features, and introduces Cloud Gems Framework, a new framework designed to help you build popular cloud-connected features in as little as 30 minutes with one engineer. As AWS, we are fortunate to […]

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Now Available – Lumberyard Beta 1.7

It’s hard to believe it’s been less than a year since we launched Lumberyard. Customer response and engagement with Lumberyard have exceeded our expectations, and we’re really excited to accelerate our progress for customers in 2017. We are getting continuous feedback from game developers of all types, including some of the industry’s most ambitious developers, […]

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Lumberyard in 2016 – Looking Back, Looking Ahead

December is a busy month for teams at Amazon, and the Lumberyard group is no exception. There’s lots of bustle in our four offices as we wrap up features for the next release, look deep into the data from our last user test to see areas we can improve, review animatics for the GDC surprises […]

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Now Available – Lumberyard Beta 1.6, Introducing Twitch Metastream

We’re excited to announce the release of Lumberyard Beta 1.6, which you can download here. This release contains over 337 new improvements, fixes, and features, and introduces Twitch Metastream, a new feature designed to help you build games that are as fun to watch and broadcast as they are to play. Streamers are huge influencers […]

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Now Available – Lumberyard Beta 1.5

    We are excited to announce the release of Lumberyard Beta 1.5, which you can now download here. This release contains over 210 new improvements, fixes, and features. One of our teams’ tenets is to move fast and give customers early access to the technology we are building. This gives you the opportunity to […]

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Now Available – Lumberyard Beta 1.4

We are excited to announce the release of Lumberyard Beta 1.4, which you can now download here. Lumberyard Beta 1.4 contains over 230 improvements, fixes, and new features. With each release of Lumberyard we get closer to our vision of an ideal game engine – a collection of tools and services, deeply integrated with the […]

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New Cloud features and improved workflows in Lumberyard Beta 1.3

In his post, Hao Chen covered HDR, VR, and other graphics improvements in Lumberyard Beta 1.3, available for download here. I wanted to tell you a bit more about some of the other 130 improvements, fixes, and features this update includes. Our character team has updated the FBX Importer with the ability to import multiple […]

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