In Sunrise Village you can explore a beautiful world full of lush vegetation. The ground and many objects are covered with grass, flowers, ferns and water plants. We call this kind of ground foliage “MicroVegetation”. MicroVegetation is not just static: When you chop down a tree grass regrows at the new empty spot and when you build a house the vegetation is removed from the building’s footprint area. We created a custom system to render and edit MicroVegetation system.
Curves are used in many areas of gaming such as graphics, motion and visual effects. To demonstrate many characteristics of curves, this article will walk you through a project of making a procedural road editor, from the requirements to the thought process and solutions in solving the challenges. Procedural Road Editor using Curves Our editor […]
Gaining enough visibility on what’s going on in your services can be a struggle. Here I will show how distributed tracing can help with that and what some of the benefits are that we encountered while implementing it.
If you ever played idle games before, you surely noticed how fast numbers in these games grow, even after only playing for a short amount of time. This exponential growth poses some challenges for developers though.
Quality Assistance… a new term? No, but an alternative name for QA which traditionally stands for quality assurance. Quality Assistance offers a fresh, automated approach to testing that complements the development of high-quality software. It allows the whole software delivery team to contribute across the entire software development life cycle, from planning to post-deployment. This […]
Marie Kondo got famous by teaching people how to tidy up their homes – only once! It is so effective because she makes people really think about what kind of life they exactly want to live in these homes. She also brings several practical methods for tidying up.
Can these methods be applied to old, messy, untested, legacy code?
Testing in-app purchases can be a challenge, especially if you want to cover edge cases.
In this blog post, I discussed some of the difficulties we faced with the in-app purchase tests for iOS and an easier way to simulate payments without App Store Connect.
Jenkins is an open source continuous integration server to automate build, test and deploy pipelines and even more. Jenkins pipelines and libraries have a big benefit as they can be added to SCM. However, testing of pipelines and libraries can be a hassle sometimes, especially when not dealing with it on a daily basis. One […]
I’m a software developer. I love to write code, design architectures, implement complicated algorithms and I refused to give up my passion to a schedule dictated by my environment.
I’m Friedrich Wessel, Senior developer at InnoGames, and I’m going to talk about how to be a productive developer within a distracting environment.
In this blog post I will continue the series on how to use Unity’s EntityComponentSystem as well as Burst compiled Jobs to build a dungeon builder game like the good old DungeonKeeper.
This time its about adding creatures that can navigate through the dungeon using pathfinding