Submitted by , posted on 01 April 2002
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These are some shots from my last little project, called WorldMap 3D.
This started just as a simple test of my game system, but I got excited
and decided to finish something more usable.
The main features are:
Correct Earth orbit around the Sun;
Based on some orbit predictions, "correct" Moon orbit around the
Real clouds (yes, REAL), updated automatically from satellites;
Shows any of 1300+ pre-included locations around the world;
Built-in locations manager that can add/modify/remove locations;
Shows the approximated time of any location;
6 pre-defined, configurable cameras plus 1 draggable user camera;
Sun causes overbrights, glowing and lens flares;
Many items are configurable both inside the application itself and an
Can run as a normal application (windowed or fullscreen) and/or as a
Runs theoretically under Win98/Me/2K/XP, DirectX 6.1, 3D card
Direct download from http://www.virtware.net/downs/setup_worldmap.exe
Please visit my site at http://www.virtware.net and send me your
comments, suggestions and flames! =)
I want to thank DooMWiz here because this guy alpha-tested the WorldMap
after some insistence from my part in the IRC, heh. =) Hey, Doom, thank
you after all!