You are playing Mario’s latest Call: Deathdoot Battleyard on your perfect gaming PC. You’re looking at a beautiful 4K ultra widescreen monitor staring at the stunning visuals and intricate details.
Ever wondered how those graphics got there? Want to know what games your PCs make?
Hundreds of new games are released worldwide every year – some for mobile phones, some for consoles, some for PCs.
The range of formats and genres covered is equally broad, but there is one genre that one game developer can explore more than another: 3D.
Ilk’s first was relatively open to debate, and a quick scan of the Guinness World Record database gave mixed reactions.
We can choose Knight Lore as the Ultimate Starter by the Ultimate Ultimate released in 1984. But the scenes created in the game are strictly 2D – none of the information used is actually 3D.
So if we get a sense of how today’s 3D games are conceived, then we need a different example, like Winning Run by Namo Circa 1988.
Probably for the first time, calculating everything in 3D from scratch, using technology less than a million miles away from what is happening right now.
Of course, no game over 30 years old will actually be like Codemaster’s F1 2018, but the basic layout of doing them all is no different.
In this article, we describe the process by which 3D games are used to create an original image to display on a monitor or TV. We’ll start with the end result and ask ourselves, “What am I looking for?”
Then we analyze each step to get the picture we see. In the meantime, we’ll neatly cover corners and pixels, textures and lines, buffers and shading, as well as software and guides.
We will also see how graphics cards match these and why they are needed. In this 101, you will have a fresh look at your games and PCs and appreciate them with a little more appreciation.
Frame Style: Pixel and Color
So let’s start with the 3D game, so we’ve got something to start with and other than that may be the best meme-worthy game of all time. We will use the Crisis 2007 version of Cretis.
In the image below, we are looking at the camera footage of the monitor showing the game.
We can see that the frame on the screen is made up of a grid with individual color elements, and if we look really closely, this block is made up of 3 bits.
Each twin is called a pixel. (Short for composition), and most monitors color in three colors: red, green, and blue. (Also known as RGB)
For each new frame displayed by the monitor, a list of thousands, if not millions, of RGB values must be calculated and stored in a portion of memory that the monitor has access to.
Such a memory block is called a buffer, so the monitor naturally receives the contents of something called a frame buffer.
This is the end we are starting, so now we have to go towards the beginning and take steps to get there.
Title rendering is often used to describe it. But the truth is, this is a linked list. But separately, it is quite different in terms of what happened.
Think of it as a chef and cook a meal that deserves a Michelin Star restaurant. The end result is a tasty dish, but much more is required before you can get into it. Cook some basic ingredients
Required Components: Model and Texture
The basic structure of 3D games is visual content that forces the world to display.
Movies, TV shows, dramas and all require actors, costumes, theater, backgrounds, lighting – the list is huge.
3D games are no different and in everything they create, they see that they are designed by artists and modelers.
Quake II started 20 years ago as a technical tournament, though it’s fair to say that like any 3D game, that’s two decades old. But the model looks like a blog. But this makes it easy for us to see what this material is made of.
In the first picture we can see that the fat man is made up of connected triangles – the angles of each are called vertices or vertices for one of them. Each vertex acts as a point in space, so x, y, z are at least 3 numbers to describe the coordinates.
However, 3D games require more, and each vertex has some additional value, such as the color of the corner, in the direction it faces. (Yes, the point can’t really be encountered the way it is … just turn it on! How shiny, whether it’s translucent or not, etc.)