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by Jimbo Jambo
28 Oct 2020 12:01
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Strange sightings
Replies: 220
Views: 63026

Strange sightings

I keep getting strange lighting artifacts close to the ground on planets with atmospheres. It's much more noticeable with the right conditions, such as this canyon at sunset. Perhaps it has to do with my settings. The second images shows the terrain "pinching" which seems to be somewhat co...
by Jimbo Jambo
26 Oct 2020 00:01
Forum: Gameplay Discussions
Topic: Astrobiology in Space Engine
Replies: 71
Views: 17463

Astrobiology in Space Engine

Okay, well, the forum butchered my post for some reason and put the images out of order... and I can't edit it. Sorry.
by Jimbo Jambo
25 Oct 2020 23:55
Forum: Gameplay Discussions
Topic: Astrobiology in Space Engine
Replies: 71
Views: 17463

Astrobiology in Space Engine

I'm bumping this topic to restate the pretty uncontroversial opinions that tree-like organisms will likely arise on planets with abundant light and that implementing procedural trees would be cool and is within the realm of possibility. As cool as it would be to run a Species: ALRE  simulation for e...
by Jimbo Jambo
29 Sep 2020 23:20
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Planets with potentially breathable atmospheres
Replies: 364
Views: 88655

Planets with potentially breathable atmospheres

Something I've been finding is that some worlds are uninhabitable at the surface, but are more hospitable at higher elevations. scr00039.jpg This planet is unbearably hot and high-pressure at the surface, but at about 22km up, the atmosphere significantly thins out and cools down. There, at 10 atmos...