How can they be creating the game and the graphics engine at the same time?

#1XenosheartPosted 6/29/2013 1:37:23 PM
How would they apply the game in the new engine when it's done? If the game is complete on the current engine is it possible to move it on the new one? Wouldn't that take time?
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#2ShinGundamPosted 6/29/2013 1:45:59 PM(edited)
Xenosheart posted...
How would they apply the game in the new engine when it's done? If the game is complete on the current engine is it possible to move it on the new one? Wouldn't that take time?

Just like FFXIV ARR.
#3BlazingRainPosted 6/29/2013 4:00:50 PM
A graphics engine can be built while the rest of the game is being developed.

In fact I had a class where we developed a multiplayer game where the graphics, networking, and gameplay/physics were all being developed simultaneously by different people.
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