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Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy
02/14/11 05:58 AM


> Since the last update, I've been spending a lot of time looking at lighting and
> texture modulation in Scud Race. I've figured out some important things but there are
> still more questions than answers. Overall, various shading effects look better than
> they did before, and the changes have also generally benefited Sega Rally 2 and
> Virtual On 2. Elsewhere, they may be causing problems.
>
> I've also discovered the source of some of the missing geometry in Scud Race. The
> tiki head and staircases on the mountain course, the ship on the beginner course, and
> the circular tower on the night course are all visible now.
>
>
> I have a better understanding of the source of some annoying graphical glitches in
> Sega Rally 2 relating to polygon RAM. I'm not yet sure how to fix them but similar
> problems are also showing up in some other games I added over the weekend, so now
> that I have more data to compare against, I'm hoping that a precise solution will
> become apparent.
>
>
> I added Le Mans 24 and got it up and running. It is very playable but suffers from
> some graphics problems that I suspect are related to polygon color and fog
> modulation.
>
>
> So far, Le Mans 24 holds the dubious distinction of being the ugliest Model 3 game.
> It appears to have been released after Scud Race and features many of the same
> vehicles, making its sub-par quality all the more noticeable. It would have made an
> average-looking Model 2 game.
>
> Today, I hooked up Fighting Vipers 2. It runs pretty well on the whole but it appears
> to be referencing objects in VROM that are not actually models. The result is that
> very large polygons are sent to my renderer, dramatically slowing the game down. This
> is loosely related to some issues I've encountered in Virtual On 2 during boot-up and
> Sega Rally 2.
>
>
> Star Wars Trilogy mostly looks nice but I haven't spent very much time playing with
> it. I'll return to it later down the road.
>
>
> And last, but certainly not least: about those lighting effects I mentioned at the
> beginning...
>
>
> Look closely at where the vehicle is hitting the wall. See the pale yellow circle? My
> top priority right now is to figure out the Model 3's spotlight effect. The devil's
> in the details

Wow! Nice!







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* Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T. 02/14/11 05:34 AM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Cyberzinho Punk  02/21/11 07:16 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Jitterdoomer  02/19/11 04:12 AM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/19/11 04:44 AM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Nomax  02/17/11 05:00 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/17/11 09:28 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy R. Belmont  02/17/11 07:38 AM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy ranger_lennier  02/18/11 03:25 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Shoegazr  02/17/11 03:12 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Jitterdoomer  02/15/11 05:36 AM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy CptGuapo  02/15/11 01:28 AM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy AnimalBear  02/15/11 02:47 AM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy MAMu_  02/14/11 06:06 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/14/11 06:21 PM
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. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy R. Belmont  02/24/11 07:58 PM
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. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy CaH4e3  02/15/11 01:43 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/15/11 05:58 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy CaH4e3  02/15/11 06:50 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/15/11 07:00 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy AndyGeezer  02/18/11 03:07 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/18/11 08:35 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy R. Belmont  02/18/11 09:41 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/18/11 09:45 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy VirtuaIceMan  02/21/11 04:08 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy CaH4e3  02/15/11 07:09 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/15/11 07:14 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/15/11 06:53 PM
. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy CaH4e3  02/15/11 06:58 PM
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. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy R. Belmont  02/16/11 06:08 PM
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. * Re: Supermodel WIP Update: LeMans 24, Fighting Vipers 2, and Star Wars Trilogy Bart T.  02/15/11 09:29 PM
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