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Title: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: WASasquatch on September 05, 2018, 07:28:02 PM
Working on a new planet from orbit. This time Earth-like. So far I just have in continents, and lowland and highland colours and the ocean.

To do:

Suggestions? Comments?
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: archonforest on September 05, 2018, 07:30:13 PM
Wow looks pretty cool already man! ;)
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: DocCharly65 on September 05, 2018, 08:14:28 PM
Wow... cool already! On the first glew I thought the thumbnails were the Earth itself :)
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: Oshyan on September 05, 2018, 11:35:33 PM
Looks quite promising. The clouds are procedural as well?

- Oshyan
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: WASasquatch on September 06, 2018, 12:21:46 AM
Looks quite promising. The clouds are procedural as well?

- Oshyan

That's a cloud map projected in spherical with v2 clouds with albedo higher and fake darkening. I have an idea for "somewhat" procedural clouds by mixing in various masked sized clouds and than warping them all on a "global scale.
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: the first seer on September 06, 2018, 03:41:51 PM
Great stuff!
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: bobbystahr on September 06, 2018, 05:14:28 PM
I'm convinced, really well done and I can't wait to see your finished product Jordan...
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: mhaze on September 09, 2018, 09:02:55 AM
Very nice!
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: masonspappy on September 09, 2018, 09:48:26 AM
Echo others. Quite well done!!
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: cyphyr on September 09, 2018, 10:23:56 AM
Good progress :)
For added realism think of climatic zones ... Jungles on the equator, deserts in the tropics, temperate, tundra and arctic etc.
This will also reflect in weather/cloud patterns/distribution.
Something to do with the Coriolis effect and jet streams :D
Title: Re: Earth-Like Planet WIP
Post by: WASasquatch on September 09, 2018, 04:27:09 PM
Good progress :)
For added realism think of climatic zones ... Jungles on the equator, deserts in the tropics, temperate, tundra and arctic etc.
This will also reflect in weather/cloud patterns/distribution.
Something to do with the Coriolis effect and jet streams :D

That's all to do with polar regions, or more specifically, altitude constrains on the Y axis.

Specific regions and clouds are not possible with TGs current setup procedurally. All the mixing, masks ans merging would be too much if the current setup speaks anything. They'd have to be basic and more faked, the illusion of.

As it is now with the new node changes the shaders get pretty slow. Things are a stutter show trying to work with nodes in bigger projects in latest version.