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Posted 7/16/16
Installed the glorious DX 6.1 SDK today. Found this impossible to explain 3d sample:
What was Microsoft smoking when they thought "This is a good example!":



What do you think this represents? An UFO? A great D3D sample? Sock smoking?
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If I had to guess I'd say it's highlighting some shading or shadow/lighting functions. Today that image gets a "WTF?", 17 years ago you would've been amazed by the shadow actually appearing on the moving object in the middle and the, I'm assuming, animated textures. Then the gradients on the main object would really blow your mind.. Different times, man. Different times.
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No its so good you can't even see whats there is to see.

It will blow your mind when you figure out all thats behind the scenes of that bad boy!
Its one of the most "ultra real" graphics you will ever see!
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Posted 7/16/16 , edited 7/16/16

mlchanges wrote:

If I had to guess I'd say it's highlighting some shading or shadow/lighting functions. Today that image gets a "WTF?", 17 years ago you would've been amazed by the shadow actually appearing on the moving object in the middle and the, I'm assuming, animated textures. Then the gradients on the main object would really blow your mind.. Different times, man. Different times.


Fabulous! This changed my life. ^^ wut

The shit wont compile however damn.~

EDIT: Fuck yeah, managed to compile the shit. Now i can create a next gen graphics game.

EDIT 2: Fuck yeah.



Admire its beauty.
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I have a CD with the DX8 samples on them. I'll get it and check them out.
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Radraymond01 wrote:

I have a CD with the DX8 samples on them. I'll get it and check them out.


DX 8?

Is it the August 2007 SDK?
It also contains DX 7 c:


Wut
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Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:

I have a CD with the DX8 samples on them. I'll get it and check them out.


DX 8?

Is it the August 2007 SDK?
It also contains DX 7 c:


Wut


The disk is from 2002.
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Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:

I have a CD with the DX8 samples on them. I'll get it and check them out.


DX 8?

Is it the August 2007 SDK?
It also contains DX 7 c:


Wut


The disk is from 2002.


Oh fhak! So it is the original thing!
Awsome, post some screenshots pls? c:
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their probably trying to showcase some early version of global illumination rather then a good looking thing. But that's just me guessing, so I don't really know
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TheOmegaForce70941 wrote:

their probably trying to showcase some early version of global illumination rather then a good looking thing. But that's just me guessing, so I don't really know


>global illumination in 1998
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Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:

I have a CD with the DX8 samples on them. I'll get it and check them out.


DX 8?

Is it the August 2007 SDK?
It also contains DX 7 c:


Wut


The disk is from 2002.


Oh fhak! So it is the original thing!
Awsome, post some screenshots pls? c:


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Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:

I have a CD with the DX8 samples on them. I'll get it and check them out.


DX 8?

Is it the August 2007 SDK?
It also contains DX 7 c:


Wut


The disk is from 2002.


Oh fhak! So it is the original thing!
Awsome, post some screenshots pls? c:



:o Awsome thx!

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Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:

I have a CD with the DX8 samples on them. I'll get it and check them out.


DX 8?

Is it the August 2007 SDK?
It also contains DX 7 c:


Wut


The disk is from 2002.


Oh fhak! So it is the original thing!
Awsome, post some screenshots pls? c:



:o Awsome thx!


https://0x0.st/mL8.zip
That should be the entire SDK.
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Posted 7/16/16

Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:


Jophar_Vorin wrote:


Radraymond01 wrote:

I have a CD with the DX8 samples on them. I'll get it and check them out.


DX 8?

Is it the August 2007 SDK?
It also contains DX 7 c:


Wut


The disk is from 2002.


Oh fhak! So it is the original thing!
Awsome, post some screenshots pls? c:



:o Awsome thx!


https://0x0.st/mL8.zip
That should be the entire SDK.


:OO THX! THX!
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