VRscosity is released!

November 16, 2017

After much toil, VRscosity earned me a first-class mark. Now I have some actual time on my hands I’m proud to announce that VRscosity has been publicly (if belatedly) released! It is in the prototype stage currently, and is unlikely to move much past that as bigger projects are in the works. But… Read more

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VRscosity Dev Blog #5: Fail faster

March 15, 2017

In design of all forms, there is the beautiful mantra of “fail faster.” The idea is essentially that you will never get any idea right in the first try – and ultimately, boiling something down to a high level idea, trying it, and seeing what works and doesn’t is the best… Read more

VRscosity Dev Blog #4: Lasers of culling

February 24, 2017

After a data structure is decided upon for a Voxel system, you run into the problems of rendering. As mentioned in a previous blog post exploring a screw up of mine, the crux of my solution is this: “In brief, the final render system works similar to how other such systems… Read more

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VRscosity Dev Blog #3: Mind your loops

February 17, 2017

In an upcoming DevBlog I’m going to be talking at length about the steps taken to generate the graphical side of VRscosity. It’s relatively boilerplate stuff – Voxel engines have effectively been long solved, so it’s simply a case of implementing something I’ve done a couple of times before. …Which… Read more

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VRscosity Dev Blog #2: 500 million bees

February 7, 2017

There is an old saying that a single bee sting hurts, but a thousand kills. If you ignore the reality of this idea (there are plenty of other factors that affect your reaction to bee stings) the premise is that enough of any small thing can eventually overwhelm. In software,… Read more

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VRscosity Dev Blog #1: Not Minecraft

February 5, 2017

Many years ago, when the internet was only just maturing into what we know of today, I would spend many hours fluttering between various free games as they came up. Be it Runescape, some cheap thing from Kongregate or Albino Black Sheep, as was typical of youth I found ways… Read more