POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.animations : Colony Ship Cylindrical City : Re: Colony Ship Cylindrical City Server Time
28 Mar 2023 06:49:23 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Colony Ship Cylindrical City  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 28 Apr 2021 12:50:50
Message: <6089926a$1@news.povray.org>
On 4/7/2021 10:04 AM, Kenneth wrote:
> An unfolding city! Wow, I can understand Chris Colefax's citigen macro being
> used for creating a 'flat' city-- but your cylindrical unfolding is really
> amazing to see. Nice!
> I downloaded that macro long ago, but still haven't gotten around to using or
> experimenting with it, to see how it procedurally generates its elements...
> thinking about how it might help my own 'city generator' scene-- which I still
> haven't finished
> :-(

I just replaced all calls to "box" with calls to a macro I created that 
builds a square chunk of a difference of two cylinders. Instead of 
vertical axis coordinates, you input the radii of the cylinders. Not 
complicated at all.


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