I think the problem is when they *try* to make realistic graphics, but end up looking very dated due to lack of time, funds or knowledge. Little tip I've learned the hard way: Make games, not game engine! Get a working game engine, so you're programming gameplay, tweaking and polishing things, not reinventing theā€¦ » 5/03/11 1:57pm 5/03/11 1:57pm