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Procedural Generation Fun

Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 6:05 am
by quickdan
Post any cool stuff you made using procedurally generated techniques, or interesting ideas, questions, or links you found about it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Procedural_generation

Posted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 3:20 am
by iestyn
[reposted from the 'suggestions' thread]

Check it out, even the Unreal engine is starting to use procedural asset creation (specifically, buildings):

http://unrealtechnology.com/Downloads/S ... dings.pptx

Pretty neat!

iestyn

(p.s if the file downloads as a .ZIP, rename it to .PPTX and MS PowerPoint should open it)

Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 5:31 pm
by quickdan
There are a bunch of websites about Minecraft's seed generation stuff, this was an interesting post on Notch's tumblr page
http://notch.tumblr.com/post/3746989361/terrain-generation-part-1

Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 9:45 pm
by robertus
Some interesting links


City Generator via Blender 3d
http://arnaud.ile.nc/sce/


Procedural City: City screensaver
http://www.shamusyoung.com/twentysidedtale/?p=2940

Pixcel City = Apple Mac port of the screensaver
http://emage-software.com/

Generating 3D Structures
http://structuresynth.sourceforge.net/

Contextfree: some sort
http://contextfreeart.org/

Paracloud
http://paracloud.com/

Substance
http://www.neuro-systems.net/documents/substance.html

Posted: Sat May 14, 2011 12:34 am
by NeatNit
Either you are a very good spambot, spamming links that are actually relevant... Or you're just a cool guy who likes making link-filled posts without previously posting more than once.


Either way, cool.

Posted: Sun May 15, 2011 2:24 am
by prophile
Altruistic spambots are a new one on me, I confess.

Posted: Sun May 15, 2011 6:52 pm
by robertus
No spambot

Just found some interesting links regarding procedural generation
I have not yet examples of stuff made by these apps

need some practice with Context Free to make something original not just modifications of the examples
I'm more Mac oriented, I have not found many more programs in this type of procedural genre.

Regarding sound produced by some sort of procedural generation: there are a few which produce "sounds", not quite music, imho
It seems difficult to produce music via this way

Sonic Mood
http://www.sonicmood.com/

Photosounder: not quit generative I think, but it's a special
http://photosounder.com/


Anyway: I think Subversion can be quite interesting to be used not only as a game
But also as some sort of City generator and then many possibilities !

I have posted this in the Subversion Development Suggestions Sticky

Posted: Tue May 17, 2011 5:48 pm
by Anticon
hi guys,
you can see some of my work using hand drawing and procedural generation here.

http://vimeo.com/channels/blobbybarack

have fun.
hop u like it.

Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 5:25 pm
by quickdan
that photosounder video was pretty cool

Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:54 pm
by taynaron
A few years ago, in graduate school at Texas A&M, I took a class about generative methods - kind of a superset of procedural generation. Check out my class website at http://students.viz.tamu.edu/bensuth/Generative_Art/Generative_Art.html. It's all a bit old now, but it was fantastic fun.

Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:06 pm
by Gemberkoekje
Some reckless self-promotion
http://projectdaedalus.tumblr.com

Re: Procedural Generation Fun

Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:35 am
by kenny.rene
Very interesting topic and blog in tumblr.com

Re: Procedural Generation Fun

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:55 pm
by thelifeofapanca
agree! great stuff!