In wich language is Prison architect made?

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In wich language is Prison architect made?

Postby Emsaic » Tue Feb 12, 2013 6:39 pm

I was just wondering in wich language (I mean the code not the text xD) is the game made :P

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Postby soul_rever38 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 6:51 pm

I cannot say for sure as im not the developer but I would assume that it would be in C++ like most games that I have come across are developed in, though I could be wrong
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Re: In wich language is Prison architect made?

Postby orangetayo » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:14 pm

Emsaic wrote:I was just wondering in wich language (I mean the code not the text xD) is the game made :P

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You can see some behind the scenes code here http://youtu.be/Xh93sAN_P7k?t=29m23s

I have no knowledge about coding, so I have no idea what I'm looking at.... but you might!
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Postby Emsaic » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:58 pm

Nope, no idea :(
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Postby frenchfrog » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:36 am

You don't really see any code in that clip. You only see the development environment which looks like Xcode on Mac. The thing is, you can code in multiple languages within Xcode.

Other Introversion games are coded in C++. If you look at the source code IV released from their other games, they always carry around a common library of functions which in coded in C++.

So it would seems logical that at least a part of Prison Architect is coded in C++. Also the fact the Prison Architect targets Windows, Mac, Linux also narrow the language choice.
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Re: In wich language is Prison architect made?

Postby PatrickV » Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:54 am

I would say C++ with support libraries such as SDL & Open GL are used to create Prison Architect.
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Re: In wich language is Prison architect made?

Postby EagleOne » Wed Jun 25, 2014 2:04 am

The core graphical engine is made with OpenGL, maybe a bit of DirectDraw, and the game is made in C/C++, which makes sense when you need straightforward CPU performance for your algorithms.
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Re: In wich language is Prison architect made?

Postby flarn2006 » Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:52 pm

Probably C++. Some of the game's internal functions use the _thiscall calling convention according to IDA.

Also OpenGL is a library, not a programming language. And DirectDraw is obsolete. Do you mean Direct3D? (which isn't a programming language either, btw)
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Re: In wich language is Prison architect made?

Postby EagleOne » Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:35 pm

flarn2006 wrote:Probably C++. Some of the game's internal functions use the _thiscall calling convention according to IDA.

Also OpenGL is a library, not a programming language. And DirectDraw is obsolete. Do you mean Direct3D? (which isn't a programming language either, btw)


I never said that OpenGL was a programming language.

The game uses DirectDraw DLL, so it's an assumption it uses DirectDraw functionalities, though I don't have much time to waste confirming that by looking at the import table of dynamic symbols in the PE Header...
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