What would be the easiest and most maintainable way to create (or use an already existing technology) a sort of Google Maps in 3D for a galaxy? Its not the main focus of my game, but I would like it ...
I'm working with some friends on a browser based game where people can move on a 2D map. It's been almost 7 years and still people play this game so we are thinking of a way to give them something ...
I have a very good knowledge about Java, C++, Qt, C# etc... and I wanted to start making a game... most the engine that the game per se since I don't like the "design" part of making a game.. I have ...
Animal Crossing has a unique way of scrolling the world map: When the character moves down, the the world rolls around and over at the top, like it's stuck to a cardboard tube: This video shows how ...
How can you 'tile' a 3D globe if your existing artwork and maps are simple 2D grids? Are there approaches that can re-use much of the artwork and such?
Is anyone aware of a nice 3D map tutorial (how to import and use the map) using XNA without any engine but not limited to an external application (like Tiled for 2D maps) ? I did a search arund here ...
I'm a programmer but have not yet developed any games. I have played various 3D games and always wondered how the Map of the field is stored and rendered. I know some acceleration card is a ...