Planetary engine that can be used with real elevation data of arbitrary resolution, while being progressively enhanced by fractal algorithms. The fractal algorithms refine and introduce details down to centimeter resolution and can be parametrized by elevation and land class data. A completely random fractal terrain is possible too, or a terrain can be sketched in rough resolution with fractal generating the details. Level of detail ranges from thousands of kilometers down to centimeters, with full visibility. The engine is fully asynchronous, majority of the algorithms running on the GPU while the rest is distributed to multiple CPU cores.

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About EVE:WORLD with 1 comment by Mob11 on Mar 30th, 2014

For the past 2 weeks I've been working on creating texture masks for all 127 combat ships (at time of counting).

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In EVE Online every object model has a base hull colour. In the case of Gallente, a solid grey like above. Then an individual texture mask comprised of two patterns and 3 colours is overlaid on top. This means that instead of creating large textures for every ship variant and manufacturer the game engine can change the ship colours on the fly. So Navy ships can have their camo patterns and Blood Raiders can have their red highlights without needing a whole new set of textures. Minmatar sails are a different kettle of fish altogether and their colouring and transparency won't be fixed until all the other model attributes are locked down.

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Another person has been working on the flight models. We have a spreadsheet of every ship and missile's mass, top speed, max acceleration, turning radii and so on ready to go. However at the moment the Outerra engine only supports JSBsim flight dynamic models. JSBsim is an industry-grade flight model for simulators. You input attributes like wing span, thrust, fuel weight and the model calculates the resulting speeds, lift, effects of altitude, etc. This is overly complex for our needs and relies on real-world data. An anti-gravity engine type has been created by us to provide a simple impulse-based flight model. It is functioning in JSBsim's native FlightGear and we are working to transplant it to Outerra.

Bonus announcement: The engine has native support for the Oculus Rift.

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3rdguards
3rdguards Feb 26 2012, 7:38pm says:

I also agree. I just played the demo and although I can barely run it, to say the least I found it amazing, truly amazing work you have here guys!.

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CaptainLagfail
CaptainLagfail Feb 28 2012, 12:35pm replied:

Seems a lot of people can play the demo fine... I opened it, created an account, logged in and it's not giving an option to demo... I get 'pay $15' or 'cancel'.

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cameni
cameni Feb 29 2012, 4:06am replied:

You don't have to create an account at all to play demo. Just press that big "DEMO MODE" button. Once there's something written in the login name, it changes to "Login"

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xilefian
xilefian Feb 25 2012, 11:08am says:

After trying the demo I'm still very impressed, I have one gripe and that's the stream times for data, it's partly my fault though, I have a very slow hard drive and my CPU is getting old, the rendering on land is rather sluggish, my GPU is quite top-end so I'm guessing my CPU is bottle-necking me.
I can think of some great applications for this tech, it would be brilliant to see where this goes in the future.

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OzuFin
OzuFin Feb 25 2012, 7:15am says:

Never thought I'd live to see this.

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Hell_Diguner
Hell_Diguner Sep 16 2011, 12:57am says:

Hey, long time no update?

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Willium_Bob_Cole
Willium_Bob_Cole Aug 7 2011, 3:13pm says:

create an awesome HD creature creation with actual DNA so they can go off and evolve on their own, and you can have an EPIC spore clone here... I'd love to see what else could be done with this engine =]
edit: also minecraft building abilities. in HD. so much potential here =D

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HerrGeneral
HerrGeneral Jul 14 2011, 1:50am says:

Are you planning real time terrain deformation? Imagine grabbing a spade and digging yourself a hole in this engine...

That, and if you could make a particle system that's good enough to match the rest of the engine, you would have one of the greatest possibilities ever, especially for war games.

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cameni
cameni Jul 14 2011, 4:11am replied:

Yes, realtime deformation is in the plan, the way the roads are done is also a type of terrain deformation. It just needs some additional support to make it realtime, with larger and more complex changes possibly hidden behind a particle cloud while the terrain gets reprocessed.

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cameni
cameni Jul 14 2011, 4:06am replied:

We plan to release one later this summer, if all goes right.

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