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I am trying to generate labeled training data for an artificial visual cortex to learn on. I'm looking for a tool that will, instead of rendering the scene at each pixel just give me the pre-rendered data associated with each pixel. Presumably something like:

[x,y] -> [normal, depth, color, lighting, (lens flares?), texture, etc]

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Yes, it is possible. Easy? No idea. You might want to consider using an open-source game and modifying the source code. \$\endgroup\$
    – user253751
    Oct 12 '15 at 2:13
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    \$\begingroup\$ Yes, it is possible, and someone already did it with Starcraft (pretty awesome btw) -> graphics.stanford.edu/~mdfisher/GameAIs.html \$\endgroup\$
    – glampert
    Oct 12 '15 at 18:17
  • \$\begingroup\$ @glampert woo, thanks, hopefully this works for me. \$\endgroup\$
    – Zackkenyon
    Oct 13 '15 at 0:47
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RenderDoc can get you a lot, if not all, of that info.

I've previously used it during development to pull out my normal-maps, light maps etc. It also pulls out all the textures used in any fragment shaders etc.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ This is definitely what I needed, thank you for your help. \$\endgroup\$
    – Zackkenyon
    Oct 17 '15 at 1:27

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