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Big Mountain Snowboarding 2 (early)

01-05-2014, 11:12 AM
#11
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 107
Progress on the GIANT map



Some progress on the "whole mountain at once" level. That's 4km x 4km worth of mountain. We have code to reduce those 14 million verts down to a manageable level once we're happy with the layout.
01-12-2014, 12:58 PM
#12
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 107

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New video with flips. I replaced the vid in the first post with this. It's also on a new experimental huge mountain map that we're working on.

This video does a good job of showing off all the animation blending going on.

01-23-2014, 01:11 PM
#13
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 107
More progress on mountain creation



We're working out more of the details in the mountain creation. We're definitely going with whole ski-resort sized maps with lots of trails on them. These trails here are just rough outlines.

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01-24-2014, 08:13 PM
#14
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 624
This sounds like it could be a great game. I'll have to check out the first one now.
01-27-2014, 08:39 PM
#15
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 107
The mountain tool is getting a lot better now. There's still a lot of work to do on it though.


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01-30-2014, 10:52 AM
#16
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 107
Better cliff textures



Triplanar cliff textures help a ton.
02-21-2014, 08:48 PM
#17
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 107


Completely revised the skirt and added a lot of trail detail. The video is getting pretty out of date.
03-06-2014, 09:05 PM
#18
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 107
Brand new promo vid with actual editing. It shows stuff.


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