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This post gives a brief overview of how Kongregate uses Locust.io to perform distributed load testing of our infrastructure on AWS. It explains how we defined and ran our tests, along with covering...

Shadow Map Silhouette Revectorization (SMSR)

SMSR is MLAA based post-processing algorithm which aims to revectorize low res shadow maps.

Vulkan 101 Tutorial

From WinMain to triangle on the screen.

Procedural Generation: Implementation Considerations

This article discusses considerations when you are implementing procedural generation (procgen) systems.

Math for Game Developers: Graphs and Pathfinding

Jorge returns with another series of his popular YouTube videos, covering AI techniques to make your agents smarter about moving around your game world

Procedural Generation: Pros and Cons

In this article I discuss the pros and cons of using procedural generation (ProcGen). This type of analysis is a good way for you to understand when you should use it and it varies depending on wha...
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