Procedural Planet Generator
December 26, 2017 7:42 AM   Subscribe

Procedural Planet Generator
A procedural planet generator that uses a clever templating system and a mildly terrifying shader to produce an endless stream of pictures and descriptions of alien planets.
Role: Developer
posted by Zarkonnen (6 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite
This project was posted to MetaFilter by ignignokt on December 27, 2017: Procedural Planet Generator

This is really impressive! Nice work!
posted by candasartan at 4:23 PM on December 26, 2017

This is fantastic.
posted by ignignokt at 11:58 AM on December 27, 2017 [1 favorite]

Holy shit this is good.
posted by Literaryhero at 5:18 AM on December 29, 2017

PLEASE tell me Elite's universes are a subset?
posted by Dub at 3:50 PM on December 29, 2017

OH my god, I adore this.
posted by Sokka shot first at 9:06 PM on January 1, 2018

I'd like to play around with this kind of thing. I was poking around in your source, and I see the code responsible for the fancy 3D stuff, but...what is it? And—if you happen to know where I should go to learn more about it, I'd love a recommendation. :D
posted by Sokka shot first at 7:38 AM on January 5, 2018

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