✏️ The first post in a new series: "In Praise of Netpbm", where I demonstrate how to create procedural pixel art with no library support in basically any programming language: https://journal.infinitenegativeutility.com/how-i-do-generative-art-in-praise-of-netpbm
I've added a simple placeholder landscape, but I should probably add some invisible walls so you can't escape into the pastel void.
This is not a "Renaissance cat"; this is a 1972 painting by the Colombian artist Fernando Botero titled 'Still Life With Green Soup'.
Anyway, No Man's Sky is still very lovely and it has been nice to spend some calm refreshing times in space.
To give a bit of comparison, here's what the same scene looks like without normal maps on the models. I try to keep things detail-less and flat, using only the normals to give them texture.
that spooky janitor character in the direct-to-video movie of your life
formerly @keweddji as well as @aisamanra and @uzhdanra on birdsite. he/him
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