Chrome effect paint... (blog post)


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Thinking about adding chrome effect paint to the game. Opinions welcome:

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https://www.positech.co.uk/cliffsblog/2018/09/25/chrome-paint-effect-production-line/

I now have a new shader in Production Line that gives a pure-metal chrome-style effect to cars in the game. Here is a car in the factory:

And here is one in the car design screen:

I like the look of these cars, and definitely will be including this in the game. Because the shader is different, it cannot combine with the ‘polished paintwork’ feature (or rather… the feature has no further visual effect), and for various reasons it simplifies things if this becomes an all-or-nothing option (so you can have a car model entirely in chrome, but not red or yellow or chrome at random). I am currently musing on the best way to slot this into the game…