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Amethyst vs Godot: What are the differences?

Developers describe Amethyst as "Data-oriented and data-driven game engine written in Rust". Uses gfx-rs to render graphics with OpenGL, and soon Vulkan and Metal. It is meant to be used for 2D and 3D, with various utilities for both types of games. On the other hand, Godot is detailed as "Free and open source 2D and 3D game engine". It is an advanced, feature-packed, multi-platform 2D and 3D open source game engine. It is developed by hundreds of contributors from all around the world.

Amethyst and Godot can be primarily classified as "Game Development" tools.

Some of the features offered by Amethyst are:

  • High Performance
  • Built for 2D and 3D
  • Uses all CPU cores to run internals and logic

On the other hand, Godot provides the following key features:

  • Innovative Design
  • Gorgeous 3d graphics
  • Create 2d games with ease
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Pros of Amethyst
Pros of Godot
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      Open source
    • 4
      Easy to port
    • 2
      Cross-Platform
    • 2
      Supports both C++, C# and GDScript
    • 2
      Simple
    • 1
      Very Popular in Reddit
    • 1
      GDScript is Based On Python
    • 1
      Avaible on Steam For Free

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    Cons of Amethyst
    Cons of Godot
    • 1
      The Big Gay
    • 1
      Need opengl 2.1 / 3.3
    • 1
      Performance in 3D
    • 1
      Somewhat poor 3D performance and lacks automatic LODs

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    What is Amethyst?

    Uses gfx-rs to render graphics with OpenGL, and soon Vulkan and Metal. It is meant to be used for 2D and 3D, with various utilities for both types of games.

    What is Godot?

    It is an advanced, feature-packed, multi-platform 2D and 3D open source game engine. It is developed by hundreds of contributors from all around the world.

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