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[-50% SALE ! ✅]Infinigrass-GPU Optimized Interactive Grass-Trees-Meshes,work on mobile,HDRP-URP

Discussion in 'Assets and Asset Store' started by nasos_333, Sep 1, 2015.

  1. newguy123

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    Infinigrass looks awesome. Is the HDRP version compatible with Raytracing? (even if it means no wind animation is possible)
     
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    Hi, i have not done any raytracing specific code, so cant tell about this, but if raytracing is compatible with a random graph created shader then should work with it is my guess, as the new shader is using shader graph.
     
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    Can anybody test this for me please if it works with Raytracing (in 2021.2 and possibly also with 2022 beta) before I buy the asset...
     
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    Looking for the InfiniGRASS URP version. Sent PM on Discord.
     
  5. nasos_333

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    Hi, i sent the URP Beta link in Discord, let me know for anything else.
     
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    InfiniGRASS STUDIO work in progress on the new Geometry Shader based grass module.

    The top image shows the performance of the new module in a 5 years old laptop
    (DELL XPS 1050GTX) with full detail and no LODs (LODs are work in progress)

     
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  7. nasos_333

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    InfiniGRASS STUDIO work in progress on the new Geometry Shader based grass module.

    The video shows the the new module running in a 5 years old laptop (DELL XPS 1050GTX) with full detail and no LODs (LODs are work in progress).
     
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  8. nasos_333

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    New shader options for next update, blend with ground texture and full transparency shaders, those will be released as experimental stage and be updated in next versions as well.
     
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    UPDATE:

    InfiniGRASS URP Beta v1.9.9.3 is now available for download on PM request with the purchase invoice.

    v1.9.9.3
    - Addressed an issue where the wind parameters would not be passed properly to some grass brushes due to the materials not be referenced in the grass manager by default. This is now fixed and all sample brushes materials are referenced when creating a new Grass Manager.
    - Added URP version for the mobile oriented shader, for maximizing performance on mobile platforms.


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  11. sirMagicyan

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    Hi,

    I would like to have the URP version of the grass system, what i need to send ?

    Thanks
     
  12. nasos_333

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    Hi, please send me the invoice or order number in a PM and will send the links asap.
     
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    Thanks, have sent along with the sky master invoice.
     
  14. nasos_333

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    UPDATE:

    InfiniGRASS STUDIO next milestone has been finalized, addressed a few issues with the interact - grass shaping control texture and a next Beta version will soon be available.
     
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  16. superMario99

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    hi, is this new mode released yet ? thanks
     
  17. nasos_333

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    Hi, this is still worked on and will release in the next update, also is the base for more things to come based on this module, so will be a few updates down the line that will be fully realized.


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  18. lod3

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    Hi @nasos_333

    World Scale option seems broken in 2020.3.30f1 LTS. Cannot enter any values. Everything is really big :)
     
  19. nasos_333

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    Hi,

    Try to resize the inspector window, make bigger or smaller until the value box appears, i think this is the issue.

    Note that this value only scales the default size values when press the icons and not the actual grass (so could just enter very small size directly in size slider)
     
  20. lod3

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    Hi @nasos_333

    Thank you for the reply. It turned out my Inspector window was far too wide, so reducing its horizontal width flipped the dialog box so the value could be seen. However, as you pointed out, this has no effect on vegetation scale.

    Is there a reason grass is so massively scaled up by default, compared to real life scale? Object scale was able to get grass to a more realistic size, but very noticeable warping occurs when doing so, illustrated by the attached image. The grass will skew to one side, and often appear nearly flush with the ground rather than having a 3D silhouette above the ground. I read the manual but feel like my issue could be something simple that I missed. Also note that I am painting on meshes, in case that is a factor.

    Please advise! Thank you :)
     

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  21. nasos_333

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    Hi,

    Will check this out, note there is small grass scsle demo to check and here is a video on smaller scsle placement.

    Also can alternarively scale the prefabs directly, e.g. to lower grass scale and move brush little lower on ground, also can apply a uniform height factor in the grass grower and have same height per brush stroke.






    Let me know if these help and for any more help, will also check bit more on this and get back with more videos
     
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  22. lod3

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    I will give this a try later and let you know! Thank you :)
     
  23. nasos_333

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    Np, you can find the related prefabs by click on the grass grower bark and branch slots, then can drag to scene and edit like any unity object. Note that should edit the items inside the parent object of the prefab.
     
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    Regarding prefabs, does this include billboard grass? If so, that's probably the easiest and cleanest way to scale to my needs. Also! I forgot to ask before, but does the GPU batching feature also work on foliage painted on meshes, or only terrains? Thanks again!
     
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    The system does not support billboards, the coming STUDIO version will have a new batched billboard system though.

    The batching works on all grass, no matter where is painted. Note that grass will be batched per object, so can also follow object transform if needed.
     
  26. lod3

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    Hi @nasos_333

    Is hand-placement an option? If not currently, could this be added? Re-sized all the foliage prefabs to realistic scale, and finding hand-placement to be absolutely ideal. The painting feature can be very rigid when working with very small spaces to paint on.
     
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    hm, i have not tried hand placement, but i think should be possible as the system is based on InfiniTREE system that does not have a manager and all grass - trees are hand placed and then deployed by the grower script on the near ground. I will do some tests on that, since InfiniGRASS does do some registration of the object the grass had been planted on etc so might have some restrictions if grass is moved manually.
     
  28. lod3

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    This is very optimistic to hear! Please keep me posted!
     
  29. nasos_333

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    Hi, i tested and cant make it work directly as seems to have registered all grass positions to plant in.

    One thing that can be done is add a script to a grower prefab that grow it and will self register it in the manager, same process as done in all my real time planting scripts that instantiate a grower and register it to the manager, though this would mean that cant have preview of the grass.
     
  30. lod3

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    Hi @nasos_333

    Thanks for checking! Regarding adding a script to a grower prefab, how does this work exactly? Would every placed grass prefab need this script? If so, there any risk of having too many instantiate simultaneously at runtime? And why would there be no preview?
     
  31. nasos_333

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    Hi,

    This is due to how the system applies the grass and optimizes it, the grass is instantiated by the grow script, multiple blades for each stroke find a placement in every stroke and follow ground normal etc

    So if were to move the grass directly would need to recalculate this, plus rebatch the near models, which is generally not real time.

    So that is why the system uses a stroke based mode, so can do those middle steps.

    The coming STUDIO version uses a pool of pre-batched once models, so would make a better case for real time move of brushes for example.
     
  32. lod3

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    Gotcha! Understood on why grass cannot be previewed when placed individually. However, could the grass be placed by hand, then replaced with the grower gameobjects using the same transforms as the placed grass? That way you have a copy of the grass you can see, but also the growers needed to instantiate them at runtime.

    Lastly, do you have any kind of timeline for the upcoming STUDIO version? I'll likely not have the time to wait unless it's soon, but was curious.

    Please let me know if my suggested workflow above would work.
     
  33. nasos_333

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    The problem would be that each grass brush stroke is unique, so one applied to one ground place would differ from another ground place.

    So would still need readapt per grass place, or manually set each grass blade, which would be impossible.

    Plus if not batch the grass could get very slow.
     
  34. lod3

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    I see. That's a shame. Any ETA on STUDIO?
     
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    I can send the pre-Beta version already if you want, there is tutorial also on it.

    The closest to what you need achieve is the new ground adapt method shown in the above videos, which you could use, this works by batching models - grass with the current infiniGRASS system and then use a shader to adapt them to any ground formation, so can potentially freely copy and adapt the grass as needed and be already batched.

    This needs some manual work to create the batched models and export them to your assets, so can avoid using the grass managers.
     
  36. lod3

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    Yes, please send it! I'd love to give it a try and see, and provide any feedback I think of. Thank you! Not giving up hope :)
     
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    InfiniGRASS v1.9.9.7e has been released at the Unity Asset Store !!

    v1.9.9.7e
    - Added new blend method using a top down rendering camera to grab terrain color and texture. The module is in experimental stage and will be updated in next versions as well.
     
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  38. nasos_333

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    InfiniGRASS STUDIO (v2.0)





    InfiniGRASS














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    Looking forward to infinigrass studio!!!
     
  40. nasos_333

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    Hi, i sent the pre-Beta link in PM, let me know for anything else.
     
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    InfiniGRASS - Upcoming major new feature, permanent grass shaping, in both editor and play times. The shaping supports any number of simultaneous brushes or interactors that will push the grass towards their motion vector. Also the system will allow to use a single material with a sprite sheet and paint the various sheet grass types directly and also shape the grass up or down to open paths or interactor trails.
     
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    InfiniGRASS - Upcoming major new feature, permanent grass shaping, in both editor and play times. The shaping supports any number of simultaneous brushes or interactors that will push the grass towards their motion vector. Also the system will allow to use a single material with a sprite sheet and paint the various sheet grass types directly and also shape the grass up or down to open paths or interactor trails.
     
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    InfiniGRASS New major feature, permanent grass shaping, in both editor and play times. Video showcases painting of grass types with a single material.
     
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    InfiniGRASS New major feature, permanent grass shaping, in both editor and play times. Videos showcase painting of multiple grass types with a single material in URP version and Interactors shaping the grass.
     
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  47. drupaljoe

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    @nasos_333 InfiniGrass Studio is a new asset you're working on? The geometry shader looks nice but will it work with Mac/Metal?
     
  48. nasos_333

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    Compute shader based grass


    Hi,

    yes, this is a new system that uses InfiniGRASS v1.x batching at its base and expands with a compete new system that allows for five new optimization methods. Also while i work on this geometry shader, which will probably wont work on Mac, i plan this system as a framework, so i am also actively working on a compute shaders version of grass (like Vegetation Studio uses) in parallel that will appear in the system.

    In all cases those two will be extras to the main system that uses the batching optimization, since this is the most compatible mode, both compute and geometry shaders will be companion modules, if the hardware allows.

    A sample of the base work on the compute shader grass can be previewed in the coming GIBLI asset, where i will be using a single toon grass type for that system.
     
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