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#ActualHelixirr

Posted 13 February 2013 - 09:40 AM

Hi, there! smile.png

 

When programming games, it is mandatory to know something about vectors. They are neat, and well represent... Wait, what do they represent?

 

Yeah, my problem is that I have come across vectors called forward, left/right and up. As far as I know, these 3 vectors were put to use in at least one commercially successful video game franchise, Ratchet And Clank:

 

 

In the video, two game developers, who worked on Ratchet And Clank: Up Your Arsenal, talk about problems they were having with vectors on spherical worlds. Very interesting, but difficult for me to internalize.

 

What do these 3 vectors represents and how could one put them to use? unsure.png


#1Helixirr

Posted 13 February 2013 - 09:38 AM

Hi, there! smile.png

 

When programming games, it is mandatory to know something about vectors. They are neat, and well represent... Wait, what do they represent?

 

Yeah, my problem is that I have come across vectors called forward, left/right and up. As far as I know, these 3 vectors were put to use in at least one commercially successful video game franchise, Ratchet And Clank:

 

 

In the video, two game developers, who worked on Ratchet And Clank: Up Your Arsenal, talk about problems they were having with vectors on spherical worlds. Very interesting, but difficult for me to internalize.

 

What do these 3 vectors represents and how they be put to use? unsure.png


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