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Voxel Ocean

Procedurally Generated Coral Reef

What is it?

A procedurally generated coral reef to explore.

What's the backstory?

This project was developed by myself and students in DAGD 420, Spring 2019

What did I contribute?

First, I used simplex and perlin techniques to generate wildly different voxel fields and combine them in interesting ways. I use a modified marching-cube algorithm to create a mesh for the "terrain". The mesh is generated in real-time and the reefs are infinite. The reef contains biomes, and each student was assigned one biome. Within their biomes, students added their own procedurally-generated and animated wild life. I programmed a system to stream in and out chunks of the reef.

Who has worked on the project?

Students from DAGD 420 and myself