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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Finally, the engine update I have been waiting for has arrived. Rudimentary weapons can be implemented. I made a new video of the smallest and largest ones in EVE:WORLD and their effects on impact.

The Outerra engine's first iteration of weapons don't have full features yet. There's only one projectile type and no particle effects like muzzle flashes or smoke - something artillery based weapons will have a lot of. You can see the random inaccuracy added to the Autocannon's projectiles - calculated at +/-1.18 degrees - and the magnitude of difference between these frigate-sized weapons with the super-capital siege weaponry.

Beam lasers are already working and you can really feel the game elements coming together with the distinctiveness of each faction's weapon types helping to further differentiate them and give them a unique feel.

Video - Rudimentary AI

Video - Rudimentary AI

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This update details the beginnings of some ship AI.

Weapons Abstraction

Weapons Abstraction

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Today's update includes a wealth of images depicting the projectile size, explosion size, range, and angle-of-deflection for the weapons you will command...

Media - Procedural Fleet Generation

Media - Procedural Fleet Generation

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Whilst waiting for engine development to progress I have worked on a few ancillary features such as fleet formations. Included are some new screens of...

Video - Carrier Operations

Video - Carrier Operations

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

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EVE:WORLD is a free project that takes advantage of the Outerra engine's 1:1 scale rendition of Earth to bring you a planetary invasion simulator set...

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Bluedrake42
Bluedrake42

how is this going to compare to the I-Novae engine?

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jstubbles
jstubbles

Very impressive! I'd love to know what the licensing costs are for the engine.

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aloha2436
aloha2436

All very nice and all, but I want to see some supercars driving down those roads!

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XitArS
XitArS

Simply amazing. Will it support clouds, weather, rivers and waterfalls, dynamic lightning, day/night cycle, dynamic terrain deformation, more up-close details like grass, bushes, dirt and rocks? Will it only be able to support static models (think swaying trees). What is the performance impact of additionally added models? Say, would it be possible to have a city of thousands of buildings, cars and other items in this world. What price range will this be released at? Gettable for low budget indie-developers?

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cameni Creator
cameni

Yes, all those features are planned. Performance impact of additional models will depend on how good the LOD management on objects will be and how much resources their simulation itself will take.
The engine should eventually evolve into a platform that will support also indie developers, with some kind of royalties based licensing.

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LORDDEREX
LORDDEREX

Very impressive :)

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cinco
cinco

some of the scenery and lighting effects approach true photorealism. is this engine suited to humans or just vehicles?

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cameni Creator
cameni

Character animations will be added later

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AlfredG
AlfredG

How do you anticipate conventional game level-editing will conjoin with this engine? Or will it?

Looking great! I can't wait to see the finished product!

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cameni Creator
cameni

Hard to talk about levels in conventional sense .. but the world is persistent, next video will show some locations created there.

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gert7
gert7

Remember Civ, Warcraft, all the others?

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gert7
gert7

Maybe SimCity will finally get its extension =D

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