Planet Renderer – Week1: LOD Terrain Research

I have put some time into researching the topic of generating terrain at the size of planets with level of detail dependant on the distance of the camera.

There are a lot of different approaches to solving this problem, and it is already clear that I won’t have time to test every one of them myself, but I have identified some reoccuring themes during my time scavenging the internet, and I willl put together a summary of that. Continue reading “Planet Renderer – Week1: LOD Terrain Research”

Planet Renderer

Announcement: Starting this week, every sunday I will be writing a blog post about the progress of my graduation work.

The topic is researching and implementing the creation of a real time planet renderer, with the deadline at some point next January. This is a topic I have been wanting to approach for a while now, so I have been pushing to be allowed to implement this topic as my graduation work.

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