[project1dev] Re: canopy shadows

  • From: Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 19:40:26 -0700

yeah thats an idea too

funny enough we use volumetric shadows so if we wanted "true" volumetric
light we could shadow everything except the pillars of light comin through,
but it's not the same effect so volumetric light would be cool too
On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 7:28 PM, Chris Sherman <cshermandesign@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> I have an idea, mayhaps a transparent model shaped as volumetric light? Its
> cheap to render and fakes real light pretty well
> Sent from my BlackBerry
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> *From*: Alan Wolfe
> *Date*: Sun, 31 May 2009 17:52:31 -0700
> *To*: <project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Subject*: [project1dev] canopy shadows
>  Today while i was hikin i had an idea of how to do canopy shadows, like
> if you were walking through a forest and light was shining down through
> trees above you.
> I put the TDD (technical design document) on the wiki but just wanted to
> let everyone know so that if later on it would make a place look better
> someone might remember and say "hey Alan had an idea of how to do that" :P

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