Firesphere Project

Project for Shader Programming class in Hagenberg.

We wanted to create a spherical object with a distorted surface. Distortion was to be created using perlin noise and depending on height we would apply colors from the texture. By making the noise time-dependent, the surface would be constantly changing. By varying parameters and using different textures, different effects could be achieved.

Our main idea was to get an effect of a magma-surfaced planet. As a background we used space texture implemented as a skybox.

Additionally, we added shortcuts for the user to be able to manipulate the simulation.

Date: 2016
Technology: C++, OpenGL, GLSL

Team:
Roman Luks
Łukasz Strzelecki

Demonstration:

Game Names Analysis and How to Write Product Descriptions

https://fix.pubg.com/
PUBG viva la transparency – website for public roadmap and bug fixing progress.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dw_oH5oiUSE
Red Dead Redemption 2 lookin’ good.

https://tombraider.square-enix-games.com/en-us/news/shadow-of-the-tomb-raider-difficulty-and-accessibility
Fine-grain difficulty setting in the new Tomb Raider game (individual combat, exploration and puzzle difficulties).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chipseal
Fresh asphalt is sometimes sprinkled with white tiny stones called chip seal for a couple of reasons (one being to provide a highly skid-resistant surface).

https://www.reddit.com/r/gamedev/comments/7ti6n1/some_rough_indie_game_marketing_notes_that_might/
Indie Game Marketing Notes by u/chicken_ramen_games

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Wolf and Fractionalized Art (TWIL)

https://twitter.com/CouchGameCraft/status/1007970284417224704
Using shaders to make animated cartoonish pipe

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mont_Blanc_Tunnel#Mont_Blanc_Tunnel_1999_fire
Some victims escaped to the fire cubicles. The original fire doors on the cubicles were rated to survive for two hours. Some had been upgraded in the 34 years since the tunnel was built to survive for four hours. The fire burned for 53 hours and reached temperatures of 1,000 °C.

https://medium.com/great-products-dont-happen-by-accident/great-products-dont-happen-by-accident-f46323d8ad94
The work of Taylor and Gantt was widely discredited and largely abandoned by the 1930s. The theories were so dehumanizing and morale crushing for workers, the implementation were failures. Scientific management relied on embracing the notion that there was “one best way” to perform a task. It believed that through scientific measurement you could determine the most efficient movement of workers (e.g. the best way to shovel coal) and then prescribe this movement to all workers.

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Kinect is Alive! and Where Does the Money Go When You Buy a Domain? (TWIL)

https://twitter.com/MaxCRoser/status/993770636441989120
All the land in the solar system without the space (map)

https://www.datacamp.com/
Learn R, Python & Data Science Online | DataCamp

https://renderdoc.org/blog/Graphics-in-Plain-Language/Part-4.html
Technical detail about moving and animating objects

Every week I read a bunch of articles, watch videos, chat with people, discover new websites, tools, games, books and then some. This amounts to a lot of new information to absorb. So I figured why not write it down and make a summary every now and then to keep track of it all? That’s This Week I Learned (TWIL) in a nutshell. And what did you learn this week? 🙂

https://fgiesen.wordpress.com/2011/07/09/a-trip-through-the-graphics-pipeline-2011-index/
A trip through the Graphics Pipeline 2011

https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/8/17319908/microsoft-build-conference-2018-news-recap-highlights-windows-10
Microsoft Kinect is alive

https://hackernoon.com/what-actually-happens-when-you-buy-a-domain-name-9c996d352af3
Who do you pay when you buy a domain?

https://www.chargebee.com/blog/user-onboarding-getting-little-things-right/
Permission priming and other onboarding approaches

https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2018/04/think-macro-google-sheets.html
Record actions in Google Sheets and easily apply them again with macros

How to collaborate in Unity team and Horses were faster than cars (TWIL)

https://www.airbnb.com/events
Airbnb for Events

https://qz.com/1245933/twenty-years-ago-netflix-com-launched-the-movie-business-has-never-been-the-same/
Netflix is 20 years old! And coincidentally it was founded on the Judgment Day when Skynet is activated and becomes self-aware.

https://growthlab.com/evergreen-funnel/
Automate emails and sell

Every week I read a bunch of articles, watch videos, chat with people, discover new websites, tools, games, books and then some. This amounts to a lot of new information to absorb. So I figured why not write it down and make a summary every now and then to keep track of it all? That’s This Week I Learned (TWIL) in a nutshell. And what did you learn this week? 🙂

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