These older planet experiments are the ancestor of the Brush Planet algorithm based on my Planet Creator code.
They have a cool space to surface transition effect with their atmospheres (if available) so don’t miss the demo and the four videos below. I don’t know which planet template is the best but my favourite is the Jupiter with its rotating clouds.
Because I’ve been disappointed with the polar distortion and the poor Temperate Planet template I started working on the Temperate Planet demo, which is more advanced than this one (but with no atmosphere transition effect yet). The Demo music is from the great musician Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the CC-BY.
|demo.exe [width] [height] [fullscreen] [sectorx] [sectory]|
|Sector X/Y is limited to 0…255 and should not exceeded!|
|G||Toggle Radar Mode|
|12||Toggle Galaxy Texture / Galaxy Detail Texture|
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