Happy Holidays (…and other stuff)!

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Hope everybody has a good time. Things have been a little slow at this end. Just been mainly been recovering from a very tough last weekend. Stereoscopic Imaging I went to see Avatar in “Real D 3D”, which was really good and obviously I had to have a quick read around into the topic of […]

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MOD Monday #16

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It’s that time again! Here’s a rendition of the well known Tetris music by Beldoroon (a.k.a Dubmood) (Kalle Jonsson). Enjoy! Download MP3 Download XM

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MOD Monday #15

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“Bloody Tears” is one of my favourite Castlevania (Vampire Killer) songs and this particular rendition is by “Soft Maniac”. Download MP3 Download XM

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Ray Tracing #5

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Things have been a little slow recently. I’ve been generally reading about other aspects of graphics programming as well as generally being busy and now I’ve come down with something. Blocked ear, runny nose, bad headaches, dizziness and more. My best excuse for not getting as much programming done has to be that I’ve given […]

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MOD Monday #14

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DirectX 11 Update – Driver Issues

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I came across my first significant bug in the DirectX 11 Compute Shaders (Using CS_4_0 for compatibility with my DirectX 10 card) although it’s my fault for using old drivers 🙂 When filling my RWStructuredBuffer with something easy to debug such as: float4(1.1, 2.2, 3.3, 4.4); What actually occurred, when checking on both the CPU […]

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Impending DirectX 11 based fun

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I’ve just started dabbling with DirectX 10 and learnt enough to convert the basic Microsoft triangle demo over to DirectX 11, which is my primary goal given the nifty compute shaders. It’s worth noting that it’s quite a savage humbling to be taken back to being capable of rendering just a single primitive to the […]

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MOD Monday #13

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Monday again! This is “For the Real” by ToK. Happy listening! Download MP3 Download XM

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Ray Casting #2

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Finally got around to adding those few lines of code to add textured walls to the ray caster. (Click to Show Full Size) (Click to Show Full Size) A few details: 1) The texture isn’t mine, I merely found it via Google Images with the term “wall texture” and it has the filename “Wall_Texture_by_shadowh3.JPG” 2) […]

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MOD Monday #12

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One of my absolute “favourite favourites” in my collection. This is “I Have the Key to Your Heart and Mind” by Floppi (Tero Laihanen). Enjoy! Download MP3 Download XM

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Terry Butler