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Water Tent Ingame 0

The Water Tent

The Water Tent produces water to supply your citizen with water. The worker in the Water Tent walks with a bucket to the next lake or river and fetch some water. It is wise to build your village close to a water reservoir becouse the distance is shorter and your...

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The Smoker Tent

The Smoker Tent is a part of the food production cycle. The Smoker Tent grafts the raw food to smoked food. At the moment it is possible to smoke raw fish and row meat. The next picture shows the Smoker Tent in Blender. The basic products for the smoke process...

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Pathfinding

Hi folks, this article descipes the basic pathfinding algorithm of Drohtin. The algorithm we are using is called A*. A* is a graph based pathfinding algorithm. That means we need a graph with nodes and edges on the terrain. We ars using a Delaunay triangulation to create this graph. The...

Would you like to play Drohtin? 0

Would you like to play Drohtin?

Hi folks, you may noticed the first poll at our blog. We made this poll from January 1st until January 31st. The result is that 9 out of 10 people would like to play Drohtin. The turnout of the poll was not really high and the results are not significant....

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Multiplayer Architecture – Behind the Scene (3)

Hi folks, this article is the prosecution of Multiplayer Architecture – Behind the Scene ((1) Login of a new Player and (2) Sending Text Message to all Players) and Multiplayer Architecture – Behind the Scene(2) ((3) Start a Multiplayer Game and (4) Synchronize the Terrain). This is the last articel of...

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Multiplayer Architecture – Behind the Scene (2)

Hi folks, this article is the prosecution of Multiplayer Architecture – Behind the Scene. There you can read about (1) Login of a new Player and (2) Sending Text Message to all Players. Now I would like to go on to (3) Start a Multiplayer Game and (4) Synchronize the...

Berry Gatherer in Blender 0

The Berry Gatherer

The berry gatherer is the first food production in Drohtin. It is a very simple production cycle and it produces a low amount of food for you people. You can find berries at some bushes in the forest. The following picture shows such bushes. The bush has its own life-cycle....

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Tryout a new SkyControl

Hi folks, I want to show you a new SkyControl. I read about it in the JMonkeyEninge forum. The author is Stephen Gold. You can download the sourcecode and some other staff here. There is also a small trailer on youtube. At the moment the SkyControl is in an alpha version....

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Multiplayer Architecture – Behind the Scene

Hi folks, today I would like to indroduce the idea of the implementation of our Multiplayer mode. We are using a client server architecture. The server is a stand alone program and you must start it separate (probably on another machine). The Drohtin Server is very economically with CPU and...

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Woodcutter Tent

Hey folks, I just created a new tent for the woodcutter. This is one of the first buildings you must build because wood is one of the basic ressources in the game. Almost each building will need some kind of wood. The very basic kind of wood is a bole...