January 19, 2022

According to Wikipedia, a skybox is a method of creating backgrounds to make a video game level appear larger than it really is.

This week I decided to experiment with skybox techniques, and landed on the spherical approach. Having a sphere helps visualize where objects appear from the center, and made it easier for me to add clouds in the sky.

With a sphere, I can also automatically rotate the world around the player to create the illusion of motion.

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