Simul at GDC

Simul will be in San Francisco for this year’s GDC. If you want to talk to us, then please email [email protected] for an appointment, or stop by the UKTI Best of British Showcase, Stand BS236.

Simul Weather Version 2: trueSKY

ADVANCED SKY SEQUENCING FEATURES
HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE CINEMATIC SKIES
Simul Weather v2.0, available now for evaluation & licensing, offers the following new features:

* Sky Sequencer. A production-quality toolset for designing weather effects – keyframe control of clouds, time of day and atmospheric effects.
* High dynamic range – all outputs in 16 or 32-bit floating point HDR.

Announcing the Sky Sequencer

Simul announces the Sky Sequencer – a new tool for technical artists, animators and programmers. The Sky Sequencer edits a track of cloud and sky keyframes, so artists can plan out a series of weather and time-of-day events. The sequence can be played back in real- or accelerated time, to show the interplay of sky, clouds, atmospherics and weather effects. …

Simul Weather article on MODSIM.ORG

Top commercial simulation site, MODSIM.ORG has a review / product description up of Simul Weather (direct link). There’s some new video and screenshots, as well as some comparison shots of Simul’s time-of-day lighting with real photos.

Simul at the Intel GDC stand

Head over to the Intel® stand, #1212 at the GDC 2010 Expo, from 2 till 6, to see Simul’s new tools and technology for dynamic skies and volumetric weather effects. Intel have kindly hosted Simul on their stand today, which features a selection of the best high-performance software for games, running on the latest multi-core Intel processors.

Spellbound chooses Simul Weather for ArcaniA – A Gothic Tale

Real-Time Volumetric Weather Effects Simul Software Ltd has announced that Spellbound Entertainment AG, a leading independent studio based in Kehl, Germany, has chosen the Simul Weather SDK to generate real-time weather effects for the forthcoming multi-platform  fantasy action RPG ArcaniA – A Gothic Tale, to be published by JoWooD Productions Software AG. The award-winning Simul Weather SDK allows developers to …