Ray Tracing #4

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Two updates in one day. This is probably a first on my blog 🙂 Here’s an image of a single reflective sphere in the middle of three other spheres of various colours with lighting and shadows: Here’s a quick look at all of the spheres featuring reflectivity and how they look when recursively casting off […]

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Ray Tracing #3

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Just a little more to add. I have shadows working but there’s a bug or two in there that I can’t seem to shift, but here’s what I’ve got anyway:

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Ray Tracing #2

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Here’s what I have so far: Of course, it’s still very much some ways off the high quality rendering that ray tracing can be known for, but it’s a good learning experience all the same.

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Ray Casting and Ray Tracing

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Having spent a lot of time on rasterizer based rendering, I’ve wanted to learn more about ray tracing, if only for the sake of curiosity. I also wanted to revisit ray casting, as it had been some time and I took some of the finer details for granted the first time around, so this time, […]

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MOD Monday #11

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This is another of my favourites called “Jonas the Barbarian” by Leinad (Daniel Falk) whicht actually came from an old What PC magazine cover CD back in 1995. I’ve still got the CD hanging around here somewhere. Read more about the MOD collection on that disc and more here. Download MP3 Download MOD

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MOD Monday #10

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Another Monday gone! Enjoy! 🙂 Here is Binary Sound by Rez (Christophe Resigné). Download MP3 Download MOD

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MOD Monday #9

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This is “Arcane” by an unknown artist (Please do e-mail me if you know who the original author is). It’s something a little different this time. It’s a shame the excellent bit in the last 27 seconds or so doesn’t make more an appearance throughout the song. [audio:https://www.terrybutler.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/arcane2.mod.mp3] Download MP3 Download MOD

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MOD Monday #8

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Here we go again 🙂 This is a song that was also on the March 1995 What PC? Cover CD and therefore I’ve had this song for many years and it’s still one that I love to listen to! This is “Magical Towers II” by JS (Janne Salmijärvi). Download MP3 Download MOD

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MOD Monday #7

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Late again.. Wow.. MOD Tuesday, anyone? 😛 This is another song that caught my ear on my travels through the MODArchive. It’s called “Alone in the Castle” by Unison (Sébastien Gallot). Download MP3 Download MOD

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New Website!

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Check out my new website, Portable-Net. It’s designed to be a comprehensive database for portable devices (PDAs, Netbooks, UMPCs, MIDs, Notebooks, etc) listing detailed specifications. The plan is to implement an advanced search engine to help users locate a specific portable device from broad details such as screen size, weight, down to the most minute […]

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