POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : POV-Earth thread : Re: POV-Earth thread Server Time: 9 Aug 2020 14:42:23 GMT
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From: Mike Horvath
Date: 29 Jun 2020 06:57:58
You could also try generating polygons with more points.

http://experilous.com/1/blog/post/procedural-planet-generation

Mike



On 5/25/2020 7:42 PM, Bald Eagle wrote:
> So, I played around with this a bit more.
> 
> Got some tile face normals, used the array indices to generate tile labels.
> Reworked the cube-to-sphere transform.
> 
> Need to write an animation to step through a cubic map and generate image maps
> for all the tiles.
> 
> 
> I'm not exactly sure how to generate a tile, map it, then translate/squish it to
> fit in its proper space.
> 
> 
> This is at a "face resolution" of 12, which give an 11x11 tiled side of the base
> cube (so the labels are legible)
> 
> The idea here is that at full resolution, each tile will have an associated
> image map or include file for rendering whatever goes there.
> 
> This only took 2 seconds to render.
>


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