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Focus On 3D Terrain Programming (Game Development) (edition 2002)

by Trent Polack

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Welcome to the world of 3D terrain programming. Now you can break away from the computer game mold of lackluster backgrounds and create amazing landscapes for your characters to explore. Focus On 3D Terrain Programming gives you the skills you need to do just that. This book brings the high-talking, abstract concepts down to earth so you can actually put them into practice. It covers the three most widely accepted terrain rendering solutions - geomipmapping, quad trees, and ROAM. Texture mapping and lighting techniques are also discussed, as well as cool special effects. Plus, the author provides the code so you can readily implement the solutions into your own games!… (more)
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Welcome to the world of 3D terrain programming. Now you can break away from the computer game mold of lackluster backgrounds and create amazing landscapes for your characters to explore. Focus On 3D Terrain Programming gives you the skills you need to do just that. This book brings the high-talking, abstract concepts down to earth so you can actually put them into practice. It covers the three most widely accepted terrain rendering solutions - geomipmapping, quad trees, and ROAM. Texture mapping and lighting techniques are also discussed, as well as cool special effects. Plus, the author provides the code so you can readily implement the solutions into your own games!

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