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Flax Facts #19 – Decals


Feature Preview: Decals In the latest Flax Alpha update version 0.1.6156 we’ve shipped another exciting feature: Decals rendering. Decals are special objects placed in the world that use a material to project it onto the other objects surfaces (including models and animated models). For example, a blood stain texture and decal material can be used

Flax Facts #6 – Persistent Data


Game saved. Another Friday Flax Facts! Today we have a bold topic. How many times were you in need of writing your own system for handling persistent data between restarts: game states, configurations, local runtime asset storage and everything that needs to be held for the user until next session? Flax has an answer for this,
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Flax Facts #4 – Shaders Parser


Shading Surfaces using Shaders Hello! It’s Friday again! As always we have some news for you and of course interesting post. This time I will talk a little about our shaders, especially parsing shaders. But first the news. In this week we added more support for Compute pipeline in DirectX 12 and exposed more Engine

Flax Facts #2 – Moving Editor to C#


Open Source Editor Welcome to fresh Flax Facts post! Today I want to talk a little about our current task which is: Moving Editor to C#. Yeah, kind of dramatic change, especially because 3 years ago whole engine was running on C# 🙂 But we don’t move everything… Plug in baby The question is why
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Flax Facts #1 – Spring Refactor


Hello there! Welcome to the first pots of Flax Facts blog series! We have a lot of things to share from out development so every Friday we will try to write about something interesting (series inspired by the Factorio game blog). Refactor, refactor, refactor… Once in the past I wrote about Tech Demo production. It