Posts made in September, 2011

Lighting! (Now working as it should)

Posted by on Sep 14, 2011 in Archived | 0 comments

Light sources can now be removed and the sunlight is updated when blocks are removed or placed. Sorry it took so long…

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Video: Flight 3

Posted by on Sep 4, 2011 in Archived | 0 comments

Here’s ‘Flight 3′. Showcasing the new ambient occlusion lighting, rudimentary biomes and all the changes I made to the terrain generation process the last couple of days.

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Blockmania’s new look

Posted by on Sep 3, 2011 in Archived | 0 comments

I’ve made some good progress with Blockmania the last couple of days. I’ve replaced the lighting model with a smooth ambient occlusion based model and added basic support for biomes. And the terrain now has a much less abstract look… At the moment the terrain generator produces some hilly snow regions, a flat desert and the well known forest region. I’ve also added support for different forms of blocks, so water blocks can be lower than normal blocks and special blocks like cacti can be rendered. Make sure to have a look at the current builds starting at tag...

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