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Daytona Sandown UK Track (WIP)

Started by Ozzy_UK, July 09, 2014, 06:08:35 pm

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Ozzy_UK

here is another few shots of the work in progress....

Oz.

Ozzy_UK


Ozzy_UK

sorry for the lack of updates, had some family problems that have taken my time away from this little project...

here is some updates...

Ozzy_UK


LauZzZn

Quote from: Ozzy_UK on September 02, 2014, 01:29:11 pm
sorry for the lack of updates, had some family problems that have taken my time away from this little project...

here is some updates...


No Need for Grid positions, they will ne Generated in tracked later


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Ozzy_UK

Quote from: LauZzZn on September 02, 2014, 03:18:34 pm
Quote from: Ozzy_UK on September 02, 2014, 01:29:11 pm
sorry for the lack of updates, had some family problems that have taken my time away from this little project...

here is some updates...


No Need for Grid positions, they will ne Generated in tracked later


OK, cool, can you define the length/how many are generated?
also is there a polygon limit on tracks/scenes?

LauZzZn

Quote from: Ozzy_UK on September 03, 2014, 11:20:24 am
Quote from: LauZzZn on September 02, 2014, 03:18:34 pm
Quote from: Ozzy_UK on September 02, 2014, 01:29:11 pm
sorry for the lack of updates, had some family problems that have taken my time away from this little project...

here is some updates...


No Need for Grid positions, they will ne Generated in tracked later


OK, cool, can you define the length/how many are generated?
also is there a polygon limit on tracks/scenes?


No, no polygon limit.

You can manually generate them.. From 0 to 999.. Its easy, nothing to think about now!


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Ozzy_UK

realistically what can the engine handle poly count wise?

what are the max texture sizes (would like to use some 8192 square textures if i can...)

thanks
Oz.

LauZzZn

Quote from: Ozzy_UK on September 09, 2014, 03:32:59 pm
realistically what can the engine handle poly count wise?

what are the max texture sizes (would like to use some 8192 square textures if i can...)

thanks
Oz.


Max texture size is 4096, there isnt really a poly limit. The highest poly count I had yet was 350k I think.


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Ozzy_UK

Hi all
Quick apology for all of you following this...
Birth of child number 3 somewhat killed any free time, along with work going mentally busy (most of my work on this was in my lunch breaks which are now non-existent).

I hope to get back on this in the new year! Until then, I plan to go drive the circuit for some up to date data!

Happy Christmas and new year all!

Ozzy.

Taddzy

:) congrats on the child and cant wait to see this project continued some time in the new year
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Ozzy_UK

Been beavering away on this when I am up in the night with my new born on my lap :)

Should be ready to do a beta 0.1 export soon to start play testing this. However i only have max 2015, 2014,2013 and 2012.

Anyone able to export his for me? Or is there a Newer version of max exporter yet? Thanks!

Cory_Hayes

There is the fbx to edf exporter that comes with the track tools.
Obviously, you just export your track as an FBX, open the converter/exporter load the FBX into it, and then pick a place to save it, and hit ok.

Some times it might crash, but if it does, keep trying and it should work :)

Ozzy_UK

does max support fbx, does all the texturing info and data work correctly too? does it support normal or bump maps, transparancy maps etc?

only ever used the directx exporter before from max... most game tools we have work from within max/maya for working with our frostbite game engine (or unity or UE4).

many thank
Oz.

LauZzZn

Max supports fbx. Yes textures come with it but for bump and shaders you need to use the "piboso format". Take a look at the track creation rules


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