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Heightmap Displacement

effect dx11 Heightmap displacement
Credits: Desaxismundi / "displace.fx" by Sanch


deform a mesh by texture with normals and texturing
the new Version has a additional Phong Directional LightSource


04.04.13 [12:52 UTC] by colorsound | 1747 downloads
DX11 version
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Older Revisions

08.04.12 [18:27 UTC] by readme | 1003 downloads
Another fix, see comments
07.04.12 [23:39 UTC] by readme | 482 downloads
Small fix for Amount-Pin
07.04.12 [16:06 UTC] by milo | 498 downloads
Heightmap Displacement.zip
07.04.11 [04:20 UTC] by Desaxismundi | 1100 downloads

jenifer 25/08/2010 - 14:28

Awesome work. I really like it. This is a very good way to show your creativity.

Meierhans 07/04/2011 - 09:49

Hey Desaxi, I´ve seen you uploaded a new version of your shader. What did you change?

Desaxismundi 07/04/2011 - 15:24

minor changes...as spotted by antokhio.

majo 21/04/2011 - 00:25

Adding this to a patch gives me an instant bluescreen, what are the minimal requirements for this?

antokhio 07/04/2012 - 23:39

seems fine here

readme 07/04/2012 - 23:39

He milo,
I've been trying to do the same, thanks for the hint towards this Sobel-Filter stuff ... I've been trying to do the calculation in VS.

Small fix though:
Neighbouring-Pixel-Calculation ignores amount-Pin for Displacement.
0 or negative values seemed pretty awkward.

So I changed

float tl = abs(tex2D (SampDisplace, In.TexCddispla +texelSize * float2(-1, -1)).x);


float tl = tex2D (SampDisplace, In.TexCddispla +texelSize * float2(-1, -1)).x*amount;

and so on ...

Hope I didn't break anything, but looks good.

readme 08/04/2012 - 18:36

Normals were computed for Displacement along Y-Axis, but all helppatches displaced along Z-Axis. Also I changed the float4 normals' w-component to 0 ...

I changed this line:
float4 N = float4(normalize(float3(dX, 1.0f/normalStrength, dY)), 1.0f);


float4 N = float4(normalize(float3(dX, dY, 1.0f/normalStrength)), 0);

StiX 12/04/2013 - 20:02

hi, is there any way to make this work with fog renderstate in dx9? thx!

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