Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Second Life 2.0 - You Tube Video comes close to Blue Mars.
AdeonWriter pushes Second Life visualization to the edge on his You Tube channel. Here is one of his videos called Blue Galaxy Flyby (Second Life 2.0). I do not know where Blue Galaxy is on Second Life, but this is an amazing Video. Here is what Adeon Writer writes:
Blue Galaxy as seen on a foggy morning just moments before sunrise.
Blue Galaxy is created and maintained by Ash Soyinka
View 720p for full detail.
All settings are set to max, this includes Deferred Rendering (shadows), normalmappeded bump surfaces, per-pixel lighting, ambient occlusion, and Global Illumination.
CAVEAT: Full-Environment Water Reflections are absent from this video. Second Life can display full-environmental normal-mapped reflections on ocean water surfaces.
AMD Phenom 9950 Quadcore
8 gb RAM
Nvidia Geforce GTX 260
Second Life is owned and operated by Linden Labs Inc.
Camera control is using a SpaceNavigator