Date

6-2015

Degree Name

BS in Computer Science

Department

Computer Science Department

Advisor(s)

Zoë Wood

Abstract

The Ground Is Lava! is a three dimensional video game written in C++ that uses OpenGL as its graphics API. The game is competitive, with two to four players controlling characters from a first-person perspective. The project implements multiple graphics technologies in order to achieve a consistent, pleasing visual style, including shadow mapping, sky rendering, and procedural animation. The engine built to power the game was developed in a flexible manner, allowing the code to be reused for future projects.

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