Derek Paxton explains why 64-bit gaming is a big deal

Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2013

Stardock Entertainment VP and Legendary Heroes designer Derek Paxton spoke to Rob Zacny at PCGamesN at length about how 64-bit strategy gaming takes the shackles off of modders and designers, among other things.

“If I know that my game is going to support 32-bit, some people are going to play my game in 32-bit mode. I know that I can’t design more stuff in my world, no more can be accessed at once than what fits on a 32-bit amount of memory, which is about two gigs. ....You can never go outside of those boundaries,” Paxton says.

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