Love your stuff! thanks for the info. You achieve surprising graphics using Unity which is great news.
is that images related to coc generals 2? zero hour ?
@Tristan: I studied computergrafics for 5 years. I'm making 3D art now since about half a year fulltime, but I had some experience before that. Its hard to focus on one thing, it took me half a year to understand most of the vegetation creation pipelines. For speeding up your workflow maybe spend a bit time with the megascans library. Making 3D vegetation starts from going outside for photoscanns to profiling your assets. Start with one thing and master this. @Maxime: The difference between my technique and Z-passing on distant objects is quiet the same. (- the higher vertex count) I would start using this at about 10-15m+. In this inner radius you are using (mostly high) cascaded shadows, the less the shader complexety in this areas, the less the shader instructions. When I started this project, the polycount was a bit to high. Now I found the best balance between a "lowpoly" mesh and the less possible overdraw. The conclusion of this technique is easily using a slightly higher vertex count on the mesh for reducing the quad overdraw and shader complexity. In matters visual quality a "high poly" plant will allways look better than a blade of grass on a plane.
The notorious game designer John Romero (Doom, Quake, Daikatana) has finally announced his next bit project – a new fast-paced first-person shooter Blackroom. The game is being developed in Ireland with the help of another Doom-developer Adrian Carmack. There’s not a single frame of in-game footage yet, but the game does feature a nice concept.
BLACKROOM takes place at one of the world’s leading tech companies, HOXAR™. HOXAR has created a technology that allows people to be anywhere at any time, creating fully-realized holographic worlds that are indistinguishable from reality, all inside of a giant black room. Finding early favor amongst military and police organizations, BLACKROOM continues to be prized for its life-like ability to train specialists against the horrors of war and urban terror. Even commercial clients have lined up to develop HoloSims that might terrify adults and delight children. Now, though, simulations are being twisted and warped into each other, and blending with something even more sinister.
Like any classic Romero game, Backroom promises great visuals (powered by UE4), multiplayer, a lot of opportunities for modders. They believe the whole thing will be ready someday in 2018, if the Kickstarter campaign is successful that is.
Blackroom team wants to get over $700k, but so far this project only got $26k. Let’s see how it all goes. The promise sounds pretty interesting.