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by smcameron
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Screenshots
Replies: 5614
Views: 1045014

Re: Screenshots

Cool. Looks like the square texture at the bottom of the planet in that picture may need to be rotated before the conversion to equirectangular though. Of course you're free to use those assets from Space Nerds in Space (license is CC-BY-SA 3.0). If you run "make update-assets" it will suck down a w...
by smcameron
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Screenshots
Replies: 5614
Views: 1045014

Re: Screenshots

If only there were someone able to replace and enhance the tremendous work which is Povray Planets with something even more tremendous What are you guys doing for gas giants? I made a gas giant texture making program called gaseous-giganticus which works pretty well. It produces cubemap images (not...
by smcameron
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Split: Re-scaling experiment
Replies: 717
Views: 199967

Re: Split: Re-scaling experiment

Speaking of this magic formula: totalColor.rgb = (x * (6.2 * x + 0.5)) / (x * (6.2 * x + 1.7) + 0.06); If you graph it... https://www.desmos.com/calculator/bgnp6yu96l You can see that it starts off quite steep, boosting levels of dark areas quite a bit, and also that y asymptotically approaches 1.0 ...
by smcameron
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Shaders’ Outpost
Replies: 425
Views: 254764

Re: Shaders’ Outpost

As some of you know, I have been working on an update for the System Features Rings OXP and there were some discussion about it in the Screenshots thread starting with this post . Because the discussion was out of topic over there (sorry again!), I thought of continuing it here. I currently have th...
by smcameron
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Introduce Yourself.
Replies: 1097
Views: 308268

Re: Introduce Yourself.

Hello fellow space nerds. I have been working on my own open source space game (called Space Nerds In Space) for the last roughly six years, and I see some interesting topics around here so I thought I would join.