Tagged:  shader

By Mak, May 19, 2017 Comments Off on Physically Based Rendering = Preposterous Level Of Detail Dev, Media

I donned my Rendering Engineer hat once again and decided to go back to the PBR system, with a view to nailing it well and truly on the head. In total it took almost four working days, including tinkering with… Read More »

By Mak, February 7, 2017 4 Books, Dev, News

I’ve not had much time for this dev blog of late as I’ve been throwing my spare-time effort into; Book Two, added ~14,000 words bringing the total to ~90,000, so just about two-thirds complete on the first draft. I’ve also… Read More »

By Mak, August 31, 2016 Comments Off on Grumbleshadersgrumble… Design, Dev

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 »

By Mak, June 5, 2016 Comments Off on PBR Article Published! Articles, Dev, News

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 »

By Mak, November 21, 2015 2 Design, Dev, General, News, Roadmap

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 »

By Mak, November 9, 2015 1 Dev, General, Media, News

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!

By Mak, August 14, 2015 Comments Off on Normal Normal Service is Resumed Dev, General, News

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 »

By Mak, September 24, 2014 Comments Off on Making noise with Maggy Dev, General

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 »

By Mak, September 14, 2014 0
By Mak, September 14, 2014 Comments Off on Maggy on the GPU Dev, General, News

This is very ‘warts and all’ this week. I’ve made some considerable progress moving the terrain deformation onto the GPU with some fantastic early results, but due to the work that needs doing on the patch visibility, and LOD’ing code… Read More »

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