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vonJohannes Hoppe

SolarTournament – November 2012 Update

On 30, Nov 2012 | inNode.js | vonJohannes Hoppe

After some busy months I published a new version of SolarTournament to Azure. The public git repository was updated, too.

Under the hood it’s a massive rewrite of the client-side code. I would like to thank Ingmar Wietig for his great work. He is definitely more skilled in math and general game related concepts than me! :-)

Improvements of the physics engine:

  • free 360° movement; it’s now possible to fly a loop
  • the spaceships model gets a tilt when changing direction
  • new collision detection that calculates the intersection of meshes
  • third-person view