While I was wrapping up the final touches on my Ultima VI map at the end of 2016 I was already brainstorming how to go about making a map of one of my other all-time favorite RPG video games, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
If you’d like to skip ahead to see the final result, see the images at the end. Otherwise, read on to find out how it was made!
The new Raspberry Pi Zero is only about $5 but has 512MB of RAM, a 1GHz ARM11 processor, HDMI out, USB, and a micro-SD slot. This puts a respectable amount of power within easy reach for hobbyists for all kinds of clever DIY applications. I love this.
Adrian Courrèges breaks down a still from Grand Theft Auto V and painstakingly describes every rendering process involved to create the final image. It’s fascinating to anyone who’s dabbled in 3D graphics programming or even just someone who appreciates good game graphics.