"Powerslide remake" project remakes main features of video game Powerslide - arcade racing in non-limited 3D environment, with advanced AI based on neural network and multiplayer gaming. It has been implemented using programmable rendering pipeline and is cross-platform (windows, linux, android).

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Additional information about upcoming Powerslide Remake 1.18 release

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Remake v.1.18 technical features:

  • Original physical model and neural networks based AI has been implemented
  • Customized resolutions, glide wrappers not needed anymore
  • Programmable graphics pipleine based on OpenGL 2.0 (Ogre3D v.1.9 engine used)
  • Per-pixel lighting (Phong shading) for vehicles
  • Per-vertex attenuation for user vehicle
  • Level-of-details maximized for tracks / vehicles
  • Soft shadows based on shadow map technique
  • Server based multiplayer

Other features:

  • Single player: single race / championship / time trial modes available
  • Multiplayer: single race mode for 12 tracks, up to 12 players
  • Ghost vehicle added for time trial mode to simplify hot laps improvement
  • Bomb / Burn weapons implemented
  • Light cheat implemented
  • Experimental feature - control by mouse
  • Ported to android platform, mobile ready
  • Source code (C++) published under MIT licence (bitbucket.org)
  • For enthusiasts: tweakable graphics (through Lua / Ogre scripts)

Issues / To be done:

  1. Known issues for integrated graphics on windows platform: Intel cards are supported but there’s a lot of versions and specific support depend on the model. (Ogre3D Requirements)
  2. Fox&Hounds mode not ready
  3. Camera positioning issue
  4. Vehicle - terrain collision visual artefact
  5. Implementation of other cheats - under consideration
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