Particles Video

in C#, HLSL, XNA

This is the video of the XNAGPUParticles project i have uploaded for those peeps who doent have the requirements to run it but want to check it out anyways. Continue reading

This is another submission of work i have done in my final year. This time the project is all my own work.

The project is a continuation based on work from before Christmas and is an experiment into state preserving particle systems. I started out with examining the basic particle systems such as a static system and one that updates on the CPU. I then moved onto more advanced systems such as the GPU based system described by Lance Latta and others. I soon discovered however that XNA doesn’t support “uber buffers” and as such had to invent a new solution using vertex textures. The result is a particle system written in XNA that is able to update and render 1,000,000 particles at about 22 frames a second with 4 forces.
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Mike Cann

A professional games developer that just cant stop tinkering with things


Head Software Wizard at TapSlots


Perth - Australia