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 Nov 7th, 2014

This week's update is a video of a Caldari single-seater fighter launching from a super-carrier.


There are two types of carriers: escort carriers and motherships, though both are classed as "super-capitals". They carry no weapons but have a host of fighters, bombers and drones. I am thinking about making a few changes from the original EVE Online stats as fighter craft have as much offensive power as a cruiser despite being a tenth of the size of just one of their turrets. This would be compensated by letting carriers hold more craft.

I'm also thinking about adding clusters of small turrets to the carriers for point defense, much like real-life carriers have. Finally, the throttles on fighter craft are configured to increase logarithmically instead of linearly due to their high speed. This means you have more precise control over mid-range "combat speeds" but can still punch it to 2 km/s if you need to.

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figalot
figalot Nov 14 2010, 6:33am says:

How is this even possible ? seems like it would be impossible to run unless you had a super computer

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gert7
gert7 Nov 28 2010, 6:46am replied:

It's possible with any regular GPU. It's just very good level of detail management.

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FelipeFR
FelipeFR Nov 1 2010, 1:17pm says:

Very amazing.

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Swaggletooth
Swaggletooth Oct 31 2010, 9:47am says:

I really like the look of this engine. How moddable is it - what tools are used for creating maps, and what scripting language does it use?

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cameni Creator
cameni Nov 1 2010, 2:34am replied:

It creates a whole planet from available data - heighfields in varying resolution and rough climate data (this will come later), refining it all down using fractals. There will be also tools for interactive terrain and land class editing.

Tool windows are currently coded in html & javascript and run in embedded Chromium browser, but another scripting language will be added for the game code.

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tormut2
tormut2 Nov 6 2010, 12:28pm replied:

Dear god, thank you

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Stogie83
Stogie83 Oct 31 2010, 5:37am says:

Combine this engine with Arma and OFP :P

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Ish1987
Ish1987 Oct 3 2010, 10:37am says:

This is very impressive.. I know devs hate this question but when could we see a game with this engine do You think? Armed Assault 3 *drools*
Their current engine lacks in so many ways. This would be what made it the best game ever made *jaw drop*

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cameni Creator
cameni Oct 31 2010, 5:00am replied:

Development of a combat flight sim game using this engine should probably start in 2011.

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GARYOSAVAN
GARYOSAVAN Sep 13 2010, 6:10pm says:

I like that engine. :)

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