Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Getting Started with the Programming Assignment Pt 5 A starmap

In the previous pos I got the ship moving, and on the way to work I decided it would be good to make a better background to the game, so I created a very simple StarMap class which loads two textures and creates two rotating sphere with alpha blended textures. This is shown in the following video and I will write a more detailed explanation when I get a chance. I've also got a new model form Turbo Squid until I get a better one.

The star map image is from here and I recommend this site in general especially the cool geometry stuff here. The planets were taken from here

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