A second post on Crysis as we continue to experiment with the game engine for importing architectural and city models direct from Sketchup/3D Max and ESRI ArcScene.
Embedded below is a movie detailing progress on importing sections of our Virtual London model. Note the landmark buildings – St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tate Modern. Also note the satellite photograph which can be used to trace in the road layout, placement of vegetation etc:
Our previous movie for reference is embedded below, illustrating a textured model originally constructed in SketchUp:
We should have an update movie later today with road layouts and reflective water etc, once we have the import path complete we will also upload a tutorial.
At the moment Crysis is proving to be an extremely effective engine for both city and architectural visualisation…