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Beginning Game Development with Amazon Lumberyard: Create 3D Games Using Amazon Lumberyard and Lua by Jaken Chandler Herman

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© Jaken Chandler Herman 2019
J. C. HermanBeginning Game Development with Amazon Lumberyardhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5073-0_6

6. Components

Jaken Chandler Herman1 
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Conroe, TX, USA
 

Entities make up the core content of an entire game project in Amazon Lumberyard, but components are arguably the most important thing you need to know about when creating a game – as they are what make entities come to life. Entities in Amazon Lumberyard are merely identifiers that link to a collection of components. Entities have no functionality associated with them on their own – their functionality comes from the components added to them.

Components in Lumberyard will each provide independent functionality for things like artificial intelligence, gameplay, ...

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