[Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

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[Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Sun Jun 22, 2014 07:10

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Download, rename folder to 'projects' https://github.com/paramat/projects/archive/master.zip
Code https://github.com/paramat/projects

projects 0.1.7 by paramat
For Minetest 0.4.8 stable onwards
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FInd a flat area and place the "projects:vertenta" / "Spawn Vertical Entrance Above" spawner.
The building entrance (20x30 nodes) will have a floor 1 node above the spawner, with it's minimum point directly above the spawner. Corridors and flats only spawn where there is empty space, so the building wil shape itself around terrain and trees. Entrance and vertical space above are force-placed.


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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.0] [projects]

by Krock » Sun Jun 22, 2014 08:02

I love it already.
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by HeroOfTheWinds » Mon Jun 23, 2014 21:28

This is really cool. I must say it is a unique and fresh way of approaching the concept of pregenerated buildings, and perhaps the cleanest I've seen. I look forward to seeing how work proceeds on it...
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by DS-minetest » Tue Jun 24, 2014 17:47

Please let Jotrx's skystation generate.(4:40)
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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Wed Jun 25, 2014 04:27

Version 0.1.7
Mod in basic form.
FInd a flat area and place the "projects:vertenta" / "Spawn Vertical Entrance Above" spawner.
The building entrance (20x30 nodes) will have a floor 1 node above the spawner, with it's minimum point directly above the spawner.
Corridors and flats only spawn where there is empty space, so the building wil shape itself around terrain and trees. Entrance and vertical space above are force-placed.
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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by philipbenr » Thu Jun 26, 2014 22:11

Wow. This could be made into some sort of alien world with space colonies and the like. I love it even in basic form.
 

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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Sat Jun 28, 2014 09:47

Thanks for your support i appreciate it.
This method of generation has so much potential, since the elements are small this splits the server lag into many small parts, which is more acceptable to players than a long chunk generation time.
Next the corridors will spawn new ramp towers at their far ends, and i'll return to the 4 directions of the earlier experiment shown below, which looks better than the brutal tower block.
A massive generative building can spread unlimited slowly across a terrain. Another advantage to ABM generation is the surrounding terrain is already complete, so the voxelmanip can update the lighting acoss chunk borders without glitch.
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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by emugod » Sat Jul 05, 2014 17:09

paramat wrote:A massive generative building can spread unlimited slowly across a terrain.

Now can you make it wither and die, collapse, spreading slowly outward from the center?
 

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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Sat Jul 05, 2014 22:36

No idea how to do that, but slow decay ABMs could be added, so building maintenance wouold be necessary.
 

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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by AMMOnym » Mon Aug 04, 2014 14:09

This is good way to do "tardis" interior infinite big :D
 

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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Mon Aug 04, 2014 22:53

Just started work on an unlimited dungeon generator, not much here yet https://github.com/paramat/catacomb
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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Tue Aug 05, 2014 19:36

Ah i see a computer game ... i don't remember it, i was a sinclair ZX spectrum 48k teenager.
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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by Kilarin » Wed Aug 06, 2014 05:06

Casimir wrote:Nethack?

Ah! One of the most complicated games ever written!
 

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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Thu Aug 07, 2014 02:50

Unlimited dungeon generation by abm and voxelmanip https://github.com/paramat/catacomb

Version 0.2.2 has the basic insane generation in all 4 directions. To test place a chamber spawner node underground. Beware this is not an 'on generated chunk' mapgen so the catacomb can and will spread through old world areas and destroy your creations, so set the limit parameters in the init.lua to contain the spread or test in a new world.
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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Thu Aug 07, 2014 06:21

Enabling chamber intersection (easily done, i'll make it an option) makes stuff go really wild, and the structure changes around you as you explore.


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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by taikedz » Sun Oct 23, 2016 13:12

vladimir37 wrote:I am just a newbie but how do you set the spawner?


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/giveme projects:vertenta


Then just place the block and wait a few seconds.

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I very much like this :D

The on gripe I have is that the materials are limited.... though I do have a plan to make it more customizable though... :) Will adapt and publish/PR ;-)

Would it be of interest to rename the mod to something other than "projects".... more like, "generative-buildings" ...?
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Re: [Mod] Generative architecture [0.1.7] [projects]

by paramat » Sun Oct 23, 2016 22:29

You can name your version whatever. Best to fork and publish your own version, as i don't tend to accept PRs to my mods, as i want them exactly as i want them.

This is named after the 'russian projects' as in housing projects, i have a love of some of the massive 'brutalist' / modernist russian (and elsewhere) high-rise apartment buildings of the 60s, 70s and later.

As with many of my mods this is somewhat a proof of concept, and could do with improvement and development. I often wish people would develop my mods further.
 


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