Cracked Ice Shader (using Parallax Effect)

Over the holidays I have decided to spend some time learning a little more about shaders, and this time I wanted to investigate a little more about parallax effects. Due to the recent weather...

A Look at Spyro’s Portals – Outline Effect, Extra Stuff & Fixes

This is a continuation of the previous post: A Look at Spyro’s Portal – Part 2 Fixing some more issues I’ve been quite ill recently, thus why the last part has been missing, but...

A Look at Spyro’s Portals – Distorting the Background

This is a continuation of the previous post: A Look at Spyro’s Portal – Part 1 Fixing Some Bugs Now that we have our background rendering we can actually start applying some effects to...

A Look at Spyro’s Portals – Rendering the Background

While I was at university I discovered shaders, and I instantly became very interested in writing my own shader to the point that I used my dissertation to learn the basics of shader writing....