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Comment Re:Stage3D? (Score 2) 166

There are projects underway to create a common API which targets Stage3D, OpenGL and WebGL, but with a bit of work you can do 3D already. Whilst nobody to my knowledge is working on a port of Starling at present, there are great ports of Flixel and FlashPunk already, along with a range of alternative game engines.

Comment Re:To Clarify (Score 1) 166

Or as a way of targeting a range of different platforms using a familiar and proven API without needing to learn a different language or worry about understanding the low-level architecture for each platform. By producing a native application for each platform, which targets the hardware directly, it also maximises performance without the overhead of an interpreter or renderer.

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