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 3 comments by Mob11 on Sep 13th, 2014

Combat Visualisation 13/09/14

This Caldari fleet in orbit above Chile is actually quite small by EVE standards. At the moment the engine can sustain hundreds, possibly thousands, of objects and fleet battles in the final version will be as big as my computer can handle. Fleets will also have formations and structure instead of ships being randomly placed like above.

As we wait for the weapons API to be developed I thought I'd show you a representation of the weapon capabilities.

Combat Visualisation 13/09/14

A single Thorax class cruiser confronts the fleet. Like 95% of all the ships in the game it carries a mix of short range and long range weapons, with the choice between two loadouts that favours one range type over the other.

Combat Visualisation 13/09/14

I added translucent yellow cones to the barrels of the weapons, with the lengths representing the weapon's maximum range and the width its cone of fire. Weapon projectiles, typically only a few meters wide, will travel in a straight line at any angle from its emitter that lies within the confines of the cone. This means if the entirety of the cone's base is intersecting with a ship's hull it has a 100% chance of hitting it.

Combat Visualisation 13/09/14

As you can see in the images, some areas of the cone do not intersect with the enemy ships at all. This should help atmosphere immensely with balls of energy and streams of tracer rounds making close calls with your hull as you manoeuvre through battle. It also makes the distance from your target an important factor.

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Updated 4 days ago TBD Single Player Futuristic Sim

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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SinKing
SinKing Aug 10 2010, 2:32am says:

really interesting! Outerra is a perfect simulation engine. I just wonder how that will feel in first person. In Armed Assault walking always felt kinda stiff. Like gliding and sliding, often.

Are you actually putting together a game, or is this going to be a techdemo of your engine. Either way, I must say I'm impressed!

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cameni
cameni Aug 10 2010, 3:43am replied:

So far it's a tech demo, but we definitely want to do a game on it as well.

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bioswat
bioswat Jul 28 2010, 11:25am says:

IMAGES ARE LIKE IN REAL!!!I WANT IT!!!PLZ MAKE FREE VERSION OF IT!!!

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aloha2436
aloha2436 Jul 28 2010, 3:24am says:

O.o. Whoa.

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HerrGeneral
HerrGeneral Jul 14 2010, 1:46pm says:

Simulate Nelson Rocks in WV well and I will love you forever.

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camz123
camz123 Jun 26 2010, 6:17pm says:

oops i was testing something with an unusual web browser and i got tons of error messages and when they dissapeared it reported abuse really sorry

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fier_
fier_ Jun 15 2010, 5:39pm says:

Is this going to cost money to use (not a freeware license)?

I also need to ask, will vegetation (grass, trees, shrubs, flowers, etc.) become 3d models closer up?

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cameni
cameni Jun 16 2010, 11:11am replied:

Licensing is not yet determined but some kind of a free for non-commercial use is an option.

Vegetation will transition to models on close ups, we want this to be smooth without pop-ups, this will be shown when we perfect the technique.

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WarlockSyno
WarlockSyno Jul 16 2010, 12:04pm replied:

So you're going to integrate tessellation?

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nokanomi
nokanomi Jul 4 2010, 1:39pm replied:

what if you sold the liscence for a game to use the engine, so if they didnt have the liscence, you sued them, but if they had one, they would probobly spend say, a quarter of what you would sue the for, to "reccomend" that they buy the liscnece, but people who just want the engine to play the games, could get it for free?

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