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Old 15-04-2008, 06:33 PM   #1
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Default normal vs. Parallax mapping

whats the difference? they sound the same to me...
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They are very similar, I would say that it is a kind of mix between bump maps and displacement maps, well not actually disp' maps but a more realistic/enhanced bump map.

Give it a google, it seems to be a more accurate bump map tbh.

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http://www.spinquad.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4478

basically it says that bumpmaps are 1 dimensional... normal maps are 3 dmaensional
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