I tried to gather support for a community game project (FeedBack). Lots of interest, but nobody actually joined the party when I kicked it off.
On 15 May 2014 05:04, Andrej Mitrovic via Digitalmars-d-announce <email@example.com> wrote: > I am starting an initiative for everyone interested in D game > development by creating the github organization d-gamedev-team. > > The first project hosted here is the the freshly created > opengl-tutorials project. This is a long-term project that aims to > collect as many modern OpenGL examples ported to D or even provide new > examples created from scratch in D. All the examples should be easy to > build, provided you have a fresh D compiler and a recent version of > the dub dependency manager / builder tool. > > Currently the project contains an almost-complete port of the samples > contained on the website opengl-tutorial.org - which cover OpenGL > v3.3x and were created by Sam Hocevar. The D examples are not straight > ports, they have been D-ified and may contain more features than their > original counterparts. They also use 3rd-party D OpenGL wrappers to > avoid a lot of scaffolding work typical of OpenGL applications. > > Thanks to dub you won't have to manually install the D > dependencies. However you may have to install some C/C++ 3rd-party > library dependencies, such as GLFW, SDL2, SDL2 Image, and potentially > other libraries depending on the ones the samples require. The > dependencies are documented in the project's readme. > > Additional OpenGL example ports are planned and some are already in > progress but have not yet been pushed upstream. See the > opengl-tutorials github repo for a list of ports which are in > progress and a list of desired ports. > > If you wish to contribute with your own ports or with brand new D > OpenGL examples don't hesitate to make a pull request. I want the > d-gamedev-team organization to gradually grow and have it host as many > useful projects, whether it be libraries, tools, tutorials, tips & > tricks, assets, or anything else related to D game development. > > I am strongly interested in game development in D, and although I'm at > a starting stage I'm very much committed to working on this project to > the best of my abilities. Hopefully in a few years we'll see some > major titles made entirely in D. But before that can happen we have to > make a collective push to bring D to a higher stage where it's > acceptable and viable to game developers, whether it be through > language support (@nogc/allocators) or library and tooling support. > > We'll see where this goes, but I'm very excited for the future! Cheers. :o) > >  : https://github.com/d-gamedev-team >  : https://github.com/d-gamedev-team/opengl-tutorials >  : http://code.dlang.org/download >  : http://opengl-tutorial.org/ >  : > https://github.com/d-gamedev-team/opengl-tutorials/tree/master/ports/opengl-tutorial.org