The engine was renamed to FyroxGeneral ·
The engine was renamed from rg3d to Fyrox. There are multiple reasons for that:
- rg3d is hard to pronounce.
- It has
3din it, which has become confusing after adding proper 2D support.
- It is not memorable - some random letters and numbers.
The new name is not ideal too, but it is somewhat memorable, easy to pronounce, and less confusing.
Meaning and origin
So what does the new name mean and how it was created? Originally I proposed
Feox as a new name, but a lot
of people from the community told me that is sound like it missing
r letter, so I added it, and it became
Ferox. As with any good name it was already taken, and I decided to change a single letter and the
After this somebody noticed, that the name is actually sounds like
BillyDM created the
logo with the “flaming bull”. This is an excellent example of community work!