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eleinvisible

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Lighting?
« on: April 18, 2008, 12:07:15 am »
I was just "checking under the hood" and from what I see SFML is OpenGL based for graphics. So I was wondering if their is or will be support for lighting?

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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008, 03:10:41 am »
Lighting is mostly a 3D thing, to provide real 2D lighting I'd have to use pixel shaders which is not an option in this context :)

However, you can easily fake some lighting by using colored shapes or sprites with additive or multiplicative blending.

You could as well use pixel shaders through post-fx for more complex lighting.
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2008, 09:55:20 am »
Isn't per-sprite-pixel-shader a planned feature?

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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2008, 10:11:37 am »
Yes it is.
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