That said, I think I'm on the verge of getting actor spawning done properly. Just have to get the loading done, and then implement "look-at" quaternions.
As a reward for following my journal to this point, I now give you a picture of a kitten:
Tonight, I will give you a screenshot with a new skybox filled with generated actors. Exciting!
P.S. in my "less code inspired" time, I've been producing ship models. They are all really ugly. Tips on improving model quality, plz.