Author Topic: AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris  (Read 730 times)

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AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris
« on: April 13, 2017, 12:48:55 PM »


Just thought that this was a fun video to do, since a bug in the shot lerping made this an ideal case to show what the shot lerping IS and how it makes a difference in the final visuals of the game.

The video came out longer than I had intended, but it's a neat look into some of the math challenges behind having a "liar liar" 3D battlefield representation above an underlying coarser 2D simulation.

None of these are intractable problems, by the way, but if I waited to take a video after I fixed the problems, it would be a lot harder to see the innards of how this works. :)

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Re: AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2017, 02:50:47 PM »
That looks positively psychedilc. We should have an "Enable Trippy Lights" toggle in the finished game ;-)

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Re: AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2017, 03:21:46 PM »
Hahahaha.  Yeah, pretty much.  In the newer builds internally that has settled down some, at least.
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Re: AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2017, 10:59:12 PM »
Hahahaha.  Yeah, pretty much.  In the newer builds internally that has settled down some, at least.
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Re: AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2017, 09:58:10 AM »
I spy a sidebar ;p
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Re: AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2017, 09:35:14 PM »
I spy a sidebar ;p
Yep, just the basics from one of your suggestions, but it's there.
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Re: AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2017, 03:59:44 PM »
Great video. Problem solving thought processes and debugging are always interesting (when it is not affecting my work  ;D).
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Re: AI War 2 Video – Debugging Shot Lerping With Chris
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2017, 09:30:26 AM »
Thanks, guys. :)
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