game prototype

Today I have started with a prototype for the game logic. Utopia Creation of a Nation is a military strategy game from the early 1990s. The player controls a simple economy, explores the map for fuel and ore, and tries to increase level of technology. There are two goals in the game: to raise QOL above 80%, and to find … Continue reading

the DX pipeline

This is how DirectX works. Geometry data is used for realtime rendering! The graphics card has own CPU. < IndexedFaceSet solid=”true” coordIndex=”0 1 2 3 -1 4 7 6 5 -1 0 4 5 1 -1 1 5 6 2 -1 2 6 7 3 -1 4 0 3 7 -1 “>< Coordinate DEF=”coords_ME_Cube”point=”1.000000 1.000000 -1.000000 1.000000 -1.000000 -1.000000 -1.000000 … Continue reading

LED matrix scrolling messsage tag

Recently I have constructed two small LED matrix scrolling message tag. A 16F57 controller was used. The program was written in XC8. Almost all of the program FLASH is used (nearly 90%). Since this is for demonstration only, I made the source code available: http://pic.hitechworld.org/data/ledmatrixtag/ One board has 10 columns and 5 rows, the other has 2 additional columns (12 columns, … Continue reading