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As I’ve been tinkering far too much with the visual niceties of late, I decided to make a deliberate and concerted effort to concentrate on gameplay for a change. I disabled and reverted all the hacks I’d put in around… Read More »
Hi folks! I’ve finally managed to polish up the article – it’s amazing how much time it takes to put something together, then edit and format it to be suitable for an article, and then do it all again to… Read More »
Hi folks, I’m afraid time is tighter than usual, so this is a fire-and-forget-keep-alive post, with a purdy 4K picture from the Physically Based Rendering work being done behind the scenes. It’s shaping up very well for the first pass,… Read More »
Whilst BT – yet again – fail to provide the service I am paying for, I decided to take some time to reflect the current State of Dominium, from a development & feature point of view. “Why?” you may ask…… Read More »
Sorry, couldn’t resist it 😉 Here I conclude (for now) the work being done on the Polylux Lighting System – as it’s nearly production ready, and fairly efficient as it stands. Enjoy the video blog!
It’s been yet another good week! NPC’s can now leave local space – so after they have ‘done their business’ (in this instance, docked and undocked from the local station) they can choose a destination and head off into the… Read More »
This week, I distracted myself from NPC’s (again) by looking at the planned procedural shaders. Initially it was to be a short distraction – as a short mental ‘vacation’ as it were. The metal shader is just an ongoing experiment… Read More »
Well… I’m not sure what I did – if anything – which worries me, a lot… but, here I am standing on Ashworld, with not a wibbling vertex in sight… hmm. I know this has not magically been fixed by code-pixies. I know floating… Read More »
This past week or so, whenever I can I’ve been tinkering with the visibility testing, and LOD’ing – but having no real success. Nothing I’m trying seems to either a) work, or b) work as I’d expected. I get something… Read More »