Torque Game Builder is defined as “professional game creation for any user”. GarageGames indicates that it is accessible to beginning, intermediate and expert programmers who want to create 2D games. The software incorporates controls for sprites, background scrolling, simple 3D objects, network connectivity, and collision detection and physical properties.
Version 1.5 adds a new Behavior system. With such a system, developers can associate a certain functionality with specific game objects to define how those objects will react to certain events in the game. A new BehaviorPlayground project has also been added so that this feature can be seen at work.
New features have also been introduced in the physical properties, in addition to having improved the support for the platform and solved the problems detected in the previous revision of the product.
System requirements call for a G4 or better, 512MB RAM, Mac OS X v10.3 or later and Nvidia or ATI-accelerated 3D graphics. A 30-day trial version is available for download.
The system requirements are a G4 or higher, 512 MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.3 or later, and accelerated 3D graphics (ATI or nVidia).