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  Re: Mining operations in a new future world  
From: Hj  Malthaner
Date: 10 May 2019 22:21:07
On 5/10/19 8:45 AM, Thomas de Groot wrote:
> On 10-5-2019 4:09, Hj. Malthaner wrote:
>>  More work coming soon.
> He He! Those excavators remind me of the German browncoal pits where I 
> did research work in a dim and distant past... :-)

Many years ago I had a chance to do a sort of sightseeing tour there, 
with some explanations. I could see such a beast in action. Huge is 
still to weak of a word to describe them.

> Like Alain, I think they should be a tad larger. For scale, it would 
> help if some human(?) operators were seen nearby.

Yep. Once the scene gets more details the eye should have an easier time 
to compare. This was just to lay out the scenery. A person might only be 
2 pixels tall there, maybe 3 ... must see.

>> I also need a better heightfield generator some day but for this scene 
>> the image that I have must do.
> https://www.world-creator.com/
> http://www.daylongraphics.com/
> http://planetgenesis.sourceforge.net/
> http://www.cyberfunks.de/page/terrabrush/index.htm
> http://www.fracterra.com/wilbur.html
> http://www.world-machine.com/index.php

Whoo, thanks! Now I'll have some research to do :)

Some of my PovRay works:

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