In doubt if Java is capable of handling 3D environments? Check this out:

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ok, Java/3D Java just moved up my list of teks to pickup by about 5 places!!! i'll post a ? on the approp brd in a few... thanx 4 the links!!!! :D

Programming 3D in Java is neat. Although I'm still speculating... I'm thinking of starting a game, and at work they're stressing that I use Flash (I work with web developers), but I have a stronger background in programming in non web languages such as C++/Pascal and assembly. I think if I do start creating a game, chances are that it will be in C++.