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In a modern game engine, what parts of the rendering process needs to be handled by the CPU?

With modern rendering APIs, one of the main ways that the CPU remains involved with the rendering process is with draw calls. The process that you've described of passing rendering parameters (such as ...
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How to add natural barriers or obstacles without impeding vision?

Cliffs. You can place an object on top off a cliff to make it visible to the player, but not make it immediately obvious how to get there. Scaling a cliff might be a jumping/climbing challenge or a ...
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How to add natural barriers or obstacles without impeding vision?

This reminded me of Hidden and Dangerous 2 mission 1 where player can go through swamp, but only with guide knowing the route otherwise you die. As I understand it, this is not exactly your point 1 ...
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