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No details, just some videos? Not sure why this is being compared to what Euclideon is working on, this doesn't look like a voxel/point-cloud engine, just looks like your standard CLOD (continuous LOD, notice this link is 11 years old) implementation with large/infinite world. This kind of tech exists all over the place, however due to data being largely randomized it isn't used much by game developers because they cannot create directed content that is story driven.
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No details, just some videos? Not sure why this is being compared to what Euclideon is working on, this doesn't look like a voxel/point-cloud engine, just looks like your standard CLOD
Dunno why it's being compared to Euclideon, it's something different:
3D planetary engine for seamless planet rendering from space down to the surface. Can use arbitrary resolution of elevation data, refining it to centimeter resolution using fractal algorithms. Unlimited visibility, progressive download of data, procedural content generation. Integrated vehicle and aircraft physics engines. Embedded web browser for web service integration.

Renders whole planet earth using real data, augmented by fractal techniques to fill in the ground level detail, seamlessly from space to ground level. Intended for games where the whole world can be the playground, simulators, etc. Surely you can come with an idea for its use.
More details outerra.com

I wouldn't say this tech exists "all over the place" ...
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I wouldn't say this tech exists "all over the place" ...
That's because you haven't seen developers using it. I've seen 3-4 different engines in the last 5 years that can do this. What the public sees and what developers see are quite different, as the public really only care about what they're going to get their hands on. An engine like this is not terribly difficult to create (relative to other engines).
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Not the best I have seen, but it does have potential!
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Does anyone know what song plays on both videos? Would love to find those songs if I can.
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Does anyone know what song plays on both videos? Would love to find those songs if I can.
The one on the ocean video is My Dream by ibaudio.com
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I like the music more than the rendering.
 
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That's because you haven't seen developers using it. I've seen 3-4 different engines in the last 5 years that can do this. What the public sees and what developers see are quite different, as the public really only care about what they're going to get their hands on. An engine like this is not terribly difficult to create (relative to other engines).
Can you say which engines were those? I can only think of I-Novae that can render planets with some detail, though not to the centimeter levels.
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Not the best I have seen, but it does have potential!
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Dunno why it's being compared to Euclideon, it's something different:
3D planetary engine for seamless planet rendering from space down to the surface. Can use arbitrary resolution of elevation data, refining it to centimeter resolution using fractal algorithms. Unlimited visibility, progressive download of data, procedural content generation. Integrated vehicle and aircraft physics engines. Embedded web browser for web service integration.

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More details outerra.com

I wouldn't say this tech exists "all over the place" ...

I want Escape Velocity 3D RPG NOW!

land on the planets, fps up the natives, do some ship outfitting, fly out of the atmosphere....."demand tribute"


been my dream for years. I suppose EVE is the closest thing.
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