4K GENERATED GFX RELEASE: OFF THE SHELF
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2nd at Breakpoint 2008
Add. Design: Laika
Requires a pixel shader 4.0 compliant graphics card, ie Radeon HD 2x00+ or Geforce 8x00+
This is a small (2.6k .exe!) raytracer on the GPU using a path tracing like approach featuring depth of field,
soft shadows and soft reflections on planes and cutted stretched spheres.
I wanted to do something more (CSG, refraction, fake caustics..), but neither the
hardware nor the drivers did quite as expected, so it became this simple thing instead
Final version adds ATI compatibility, improved noise reduction filter, basic error
checking (lots of space left..) and some minor adjustments.
Technically it is quite different and not quite like as I would like it, to work
around problems in the drivers of both vendors.
It's made on the 1k setup, so it's kinda dirty. Just hold escape, not the mouse to
exit during or after rendering.