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In the past days InfinityAdmin has been working on 'strange attractors' in order to get nice looking nebulae. Like any procedural algorithm, it's easy to code the basics, but hard as hell to find the good parameters so that "it looks good". After a lot of testing of new colors,

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In the past days InfinityAdmin has been working on 'strange attractors' in order to get nice looking nebulae. Like any procedural algorithm, it's easy to code the basics, but hard as hell to find the good parameters so that "it looks good". After a lot of testing of new colors, new algorithms and new variations of existing algorithms the results are starting to look very good. All the nebulae in Infinity are unique and will be fully volumetric.

the next two images are a nebulaes deformed with Perlin noise and rendered from 2 different viewpoints (work-in-progress):

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By popular request, here is a 1024x768 screenshot.

We also want to thank the moddb crew for giving us the Visual Delight award, we appreciate it!

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Black_Hand
Black_Hand

is there any chance that any fly-through-nebula video will be released?

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ComradeTiki
ComradeTiki

Oh wow... this is a first in 3D gaming history, I think.

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Zirty
Zirty

This man is a genius.

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Docm30
Docm30

Looks really cool.

But the plural of Nebula is just Nebulae.

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kaiserpanda
kaiserpanda

Showed that on IRC, and someone said "that would make a good screensaver." It would. Flying through that. :D

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rofl106
rofl106

i so saw this before it made the news page!

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coughsyrup
coughsyrup

wish i had a real space ship so i could float aimlessly through your universe

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Mefusta
Mefusta

So, theoretically, a player could create something similar to that of HW1's 'Garden of Kadesh', setting up bases hidden within the nebula, and destroying all who enter the holy place...

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Shrimp
Shrimp

Looks rather like Apophysis fractals :).

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ChromeAngel
ChromeAngel

oohh pretty :D

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Leedeth
Leedeth

Amazing! Excellent.

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