No more dark ages…….. some people from a modern civilisation known as engineers have transported us to a time where everyone seems to be connected in a world of wireless signals and radiation lol 😛 So what does this all mean… Well, We finally have the internet again and it feels good!! 😀 😀 😀
I must admit, being without internet or connection to the rest of the world has its privileges and leads a slower, less stressful life but it has many downsides especially when you are trying to create a software for the public that requires uploads and downloads and tech support to help our fellow users.
Originally we were meant to get the internet last friday, but we only received it last night (monday) around 6.30pm at night. As it goes, we ended up getting messed around by the company which they say it should be installed within 15 days and it took 26 days…. oh well. at least we finally have it haha 😛
All that remains is routing an ethernet cable up to the studio for a solid and fast connection on the main dev machines. I would say that should be all thats needed for us to be connected and develop as we were but i don’t want to jinx anything lol.
So, see you all on the forums in the next day or 2
Wow, its been so long since i wrote a blog letting everyone know how things are going with the development of the skyline game engine. As i sit in the baking summer heat of 36 degrees and sat in the top floor of our new house overlooking the fields with a minimal connection to the internet.. i think to myself… what has changed with skyline.
The answer, a lot…….
The new renderer has come leaps and bounds as we changed codebase which broke many ported features but after some time spent fixing these, we now have the start of a terrain system working with full PBR. It has a few bugs which make it not usable for public. Currently the editing features are being built as we can only generate a tile so far, but the framerate and shadows look amazing..
On top of this, gui is complete and the material editor is coming together and the engine itself is feeling more stable in the core.
We are awaiting our connection to the internet which should happen this friday with any luck and i can upload some pictures of where we are.
The current version of skyline is also being developed and fixed with a few users requests, once the internet is solid here, then we can look at another release to fix some of the other problems you are having.
To new users of the community and to those who have recently purchased and those that have been long standing users, we are sorry for the lack of appearance and we are doing our best. It isnt usually like this and will improve in the time to come
Enjoy the development on your projects 😀