The generation of planets in games like No Man's sky

by Jack Clerk   Last Updated August 15, 2018 13:13 PM

Considering that you have a "continuous transition" between the atmosphere and the surface of the planet in games like No Man's sky, the planets in games like these are acctually 2-spheres: $$\mathbb{S}^2$$ embbeded in a $$\mathbb{R}^3$$ space?

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