Experiment

Experiments: Perlin noise 2D and 3D worlds

Have you heard of Perlin noise? It is quite an amazing thing that has a wide range of uses in games (and in other stuff). Basically, Perlin noise is a random number generator between 0 and 1 with inputs. But instead of generating pure random numbers, it generates numbers that…

Experiment of the day: Procedural wallpapers

Today was experiments day. Yesterday I was reading the first chapters of The New Turing Omnibus which is a very good read, both entertaining and instructing. One of the first chapters presented a pretty simple algorithm to generate wallpapers. It strucked me how simple it was. Basically: 1. Input corna,…