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Member Since 26 May 2010
Offline Last Active Jul 09 2015 02:49 PM

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In Topic: Why use texture splatting?

09 July 2015 - 02:08 PM

My previous uses with texture splatting, that was the base diffuse textures. Every visible piece was a culmination of several detail maps combined via the texture splats.

In Topic: Why use texture splatting?

09 July 2015 - 11:46 AM

For 1024's, yes, but most detail textures are like 32x32 or 64x64.

In Topic: for amber waves of grain

06 April 2015 - 10:23 AM

Could you extend the wind emitter into a wind generator system? I mean you have to model the wind external from the shader in order to keep the vegetation in sync, what if you did something as simple as generating a series of spheres that modeled where the wind is coming from and apply the wind force from the nearest sphere to the vegetation. You then could control the expansion rate/direction of the wind spheres to get that gusting behavior. 

Just spit balling here, the problem interests me.

In Topic: Tips for reading mathematic formulae?

24 March 2015 - 02:20 PM

Wow, really guys, thanks for all the additional resources! I'll be sure to take them all in.

I went to a college here in America called Full Sail; they didn't teach much math. I had one month of calculus where I only remember that the inverse of an integral is a derivative, and one month of Linear Algebra where I got to the point where we could do cross products and such. So I'm pretty far behind the curve. Everything that I've done in my career has been me just learning shit as I go along. 



calculus - alternate edition with analytic geometry, by swokowski

back in the day it was THE calc text used by all major universities (probably still is), and it had all those cool symbols and formulas inside the front and back covers.


for the physics version thereof check out:

Physics, by Tippler.

it includes everything - even basic nuclear physics.

I'll look into those books when I get done with my linear algebra book, thanks!

In Topic: Tips for reading mathematic formulae?

24 March 2015 - 10:35 AM

That makes sense. My issues currently are with my reasoning abilities. I have a hell of a time trying to tie together concepts that I've learned to new techniques. That clicking point takes me longer than most people.