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Twice in one day?!

Ok, I know the title sounds a bit dicey, but don't get your hopes up, this aint gonna be no story of me scoring two times in a day. [wink]

Yeh what actually happened is for one, I finally got my first damned raycasting engine up and running! woo! only took me about 2 bloody weeks *read: 2 weeks of painful torture and death*. But its done now! now i just gotta add texturing and collision detection and I'm on my way to stardom!! [lol] The other thing was while I was making my raycasting engine, I was running it and monitoring how much CPU it was using. I was quite shocked when it started reaching 50-60% on a 2.79ghz PC! So I kinda figured that it must be all this locking and unlocking the back buffer every frame (after always hearing in the forums how bad that is). So I made the move to using line lists and the IDirect3DDevice->DrawPrimitive() function. Oh. My. God. what a difference! The maximum CPU usage I got with the exact same level was 5% 5 GODDAM PERCENT!! So yeh, I'm laughing now and can't wait to start adding guns and enemies!

So I've had a pretty good day! And the weekend was good too! Arsenal opened up there premiership with a 4-1 win over Everton, Man U lost 1-0 to Chelsea! If your confused at this point I'm talking about Football, or Soccer or whatever you call it [lol].

Anyway, it's time for me to go home now. Another day of work, another night of Doom III... [evil]


Mosh

Mosh

 

Arrgh

Dammit!

My brother bought Doom III this morning and here I am at work NOT bloody playing it. Poo.

And now for something completely different;

I started to learn how to draw manga yesterday! woo! and about time too! Theres an excellent site just here that has some nice tutorials on it.

Anyway, must get back to work, gotta finish programming this damned database thingy-majiggy.

Mosh

Mosh

 

Numero Uno

So I have a journal eh?

Right then! I'll try and keep it up-to-date as much as possible (read: when i have nothing else to do). Im sure you'll see a lot of Badger related stuff in here.

As for the next entry, It'll probably not be for at least a week with the arrival of Doom III and Alien vs Predator (film) on Friday! And yes I know all you americans have Doom III already... well I fart in your general direction.

Mosh

Mosh

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