If you’re a Packt Publishing customer, you have had the option to download their book « Torque3D Game Development Cookbook » for free on May 2nd, as part of the Packt Free Learning promo that’s going on now. I know, i’m late to the party, but it’s still worth mentioning .
Torque3D isn’t as popular as it was some time ago, but it is still a very competent game engine. Since the move towards the MIT license, development has been going on at a steady pace, with some more activity in the 3D branch of the engine.
With the reboot of the community site, now not as part of Garagegames, but driven by the community itself, the near future proves to be very interesting indeed for the platform.