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vertex colors in iminib3d?

BlitzMax Modules Forums/MiniB3D/vertex colors in iminib3d?

Kryzon(Posted 1+ years ago) #1
(for non-believers only:)

Don't underestimate the power of some custom painted vertex coloring. It can really bring out the life in your low-poly enviroment.

Check the Iglu's entrance. Vertex-coloring was responsible for making the entrance have that smooth blackness:

Banjo-Kazooie


Vertex-Coloring can also be used to darken general parts of the environment and highlight the "important" parts, contributing to lead the player wherever you want (also making it much more visually interesting):

Rayman 2 - The Great Escape


Here's a test I was doing, using that "black door vertex-coloring" from the first picture:

The top-picture is from 3DS Max, the one below is from Blitz3D (mB3D would have the same result).