Recently there has been a flurry of news items related to GarageGames (GG) and their Torque engine:
- Version 2.1 of Orbz (based on the Torque engine) has been released. This version includes reduced download sizes and better support for lower-end video cards. Demo download: orbz_gg_2_10.sh.bin
- GG have made available a demo of Mutant Storm, a RoboTron style arcade game, which was previously unavailable for Linux. Demo download: MutantStormDemo_1_33.sh.bin (8.8MB)
Update, Thu Sep 25 02:37:48 CDT 2003: OK, it’s way past my bedtime, so I apologize for the confusion; there has been a demo of this for a while now.
- GG will be present at this year’s Indie Games Con (IGC) which is taking place Oct. 10-12th in Eugene, Oregon. The IGC is “a fun, informal and informative gathering of independent game developers from around the world.”
- GG has relaunched their GameMechanic (GM) newsletter with a August 2003 Issue. GM is a monthly newsletter “focused towards providing valuable and inciteful articles and information on the issues and concerns that matter to our ever growing independent development community.”