Online Gaming Architecture

New gaming Engines

There are several online gaming engines that are now available to anyone under creative license agreements.  Developers can get a free engine and make money from the project as long as they leave the code open for others to redesign.  

Game Engines

One of the first gaming engines that were made available for free 

One of the first engines that was released under a creative commons license or a GNU license was the Quake Engine by IdSoftware.  The system is versatile and can create some amazing landscapes and engine physics control.