How Do Video Game Designers Program Gravity?

Some video games have better in-game physics than others, but regardless, it begs the question, just how do video game designers actually program realistic physics anyway? The answer is a little complex, and it involves cutting up a player’s movements into incredibly tiny chunks.

In the video below, the narrator takes a look how designers commonly implement in-game physics utilizing libraries that are already well solved for and ultimately answers any questions you might have about video game physics.

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) by trade and an accomplished writer with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author and the producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.


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