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Metus

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I've been playing around with OpenGL for some days now and finished some (that I think ) very impressive steps =) http://www22.brinkster.com/wixner/glengine.zip Read the ReadMe for keys =) Edited by - Metus on August 5, 2001 8:42:48 AM
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not bad, my only complaint is that the keys didn''t work on my system so I had to bust out good ole'' control-alt-delete.



How many Microsoft employees does it take to screw in a light bulb?
None, they just declare drakness as a new standard.
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None of the Keys. or only the Quit Key? (ALT+Q)
Well, It''s just a temporary solution with the ALT+[Key], Now I''ll try to open a Menu via the [TAB]-key where to toggle modes and see the FPS Calculator.. =)
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I checked out your 3D Engine. Not bad. It is certainly a good start. The "sphere" option didn''t seem to work for me. Also, there is an issue when you press a key combination that it goes really fast. Meaning, I press Alt + G to generate a new land and it looks like the landscape is jumping all around. I didn''t see anything that reported frame per second. Anyways, nice start. By the way, the ALT + Q did work for me. As did every other key. Just not ALT + S.
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The demo looks good, I initially thought that the keys wouldn''t work on my system. The problem is that Alt+key requires you to press Alt+Shift+key as the keys are in Capitals.



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Ok, I''ve updated the Demo, Now with full 3D Movement Support =)
The Keys Are Moved to the Numeric Keypad [0, 1, 2, 3, Enter]

The only reason why everything''s going to fast is that no Timing is implemented...no FPS Calculations either

Anyway, the Updated demo is:
http://www22.brinkster.com/wixner/glengine.zip
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Metus, I wrote a little movement routine a while back that lets you move in the quake3 ghost mode style. I couldn''t get the camera to look up or down with the mouse in your demo so I thought you might want to look at the way I do it. It took me a while to figure out how to make it work perfectly so if you don''t already have that working and you want to save some time I''ll send it to you.
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Sure, I''ll take a look at it, but ghost mode, isn''t that where you can travle at the Y-Axis as well? like "fly-mode"??

you can mail it to Wixner@Hotmail.com
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Yeah you can travel in the y axis. Its good for examining the scene from any point of view. You can disable it easily.

http://members.home.net/gradyfield/moving.zip
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Wow, very impressive for your first. Im also a newbie to OpenGL (newer then you) and im wondering, how did you make the landscape?

McDougal...DUCK McDougal
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Well, It''s pretty simple..
Just create a structure defining a vertex point
typedef struct
{
GLfloat vX;
GLfloat vY;
GLfloat vZ;
}Heightmap;

Heightmap hMap[10][10];

for(int i = 0; i < 10; i++)
{
for(int j = 0; i < 10; i++)
{
hMap[j].vX = i;
hMap[i][j].vZ = j;
hMap[i][j].vY = (Rand() % 1000) / 990
}
}

/*Draw*/
glBegin(GL_QUADS);
for(int i = 0; i < 10; i++)
{
for(int j = 0; j < 10; j++)
{
glvertex3f(hMap[i ][j ].vX, hMap[i ][j ].vY, hMap[i ][j ].vZ);
glVertex3f(hMap[i+1][j ].vX, hMap[i+1][j ].vY, hMap[i+1][j ].vZ);
glVertex3f(hMap[i+1][j+1].vX, hMap[i+1][j+1].vY, hMap[i+1][j+1].vZ);
glVertex3f(hMap[i ][j+1].vX, hMap[i][j+1].vY. hMap[i][j+1].vZ);
}
}
glEnd();

Basically: then you have to recalcualte the texture position to X / 10
Y / 10
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My third edition of my simple 3D engine "glEngine" is now up @ http://www22.brinkster.com/wixner/glengine.zip

The world''s a little bit bigger, better generated, but thus, a bigger texture has to be used (512*512) so therefore the bigger download
Furthermore, FULL 3D Movement support is implemented...

Have a Nice...Whatever it is at you place =)
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