Some time has passed since we have posted anything, so we are going to try to write something somehow interesting. This post is versed about the making of the one sweet project developed in our studio, it is called #translatingmelvin.
On December of 2011 we received one call from Ruben Martínez of Hommu Studio, he wanted to talk to us about one crazy and funny idea that we loved the first minute we heard about it…
The idea consisted about translatin ...
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The next video is recorded on real time with an AMD Radeon 6970M HD (2Gb), feel free to watch the video if the simulation does not run in your computer.
Some links to start
When I was reading information about shadows particles for the previous posts, I saw one demo that really called my attention, this demo used one technique for fluids simulations that I really wanted to see how it worked. If you have seen the demo you will probably know this blog, here I found th ...
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A good link is a good gift...
When we try to code anything in our studio, the first thing we do is to search for information about the subject in order to find papers and techniques that could help us to develop what we want. The bad thing about it is that you loose a lot of time in Google trying to find that specific paper that reveals the “secrets” of the math behind the code.
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In the last post we talked about the implementation of volume shadows in a particle system, this last approach used a couple of for loops in order to define the final shadow intensity for each particle. This loops could make that the application has to evaluate 32 * nParticles the shadow map, making the process somehow very low.
So we tried a pair of optimizations that would deal with the defects of the previous work, the first thing we have done is to change all the texture ...