Luster Demos

Welcome to the demos section of the Luster website. Here we'll be listing small Luster applications that highlight the various technical features that Luster has to offer. Each demo highlights at least one feature, however some may include more than one.

Being a beta, chances are these won't work on everyone's computer. That's why it's crucial to report any problems you are having, so that we can properly diagnose and correct them. Please email detailed descriptions of your issues to feedback@luster3d.com. We greatly appreciate the time you spend reporting the problems.

Luster Technical Demonstrations

Overview

Blocks, The Game
Blocks
Blocks is a physics based puzzle game where playeres try to maneuver a platform powered by two rockets through obstacles, with a goal of landing safely on a magical floating island. Everyone at Darkwind Media is very excited to share Blocks with you. Enjoy!
Area Lighting
Area Lighting
A small demo that showcases an area lighting effect. There is a Flash panel used to control the color of the light, and standard FPS controls apply for navigation (WASD, Mouse-look).
Fur Shader
Fur Shader
This demo shows off a small fur shader on a World of Warcraft model that we were able to import into Luster. Standard FPS controls apply for navigation (WASD, Mouse-look).
Floys Flocking
Floys Flocking Simulation
Floys is a simple flocking simulation that randomly spawns red & blue organisms out of magical light clouds. The animated sperm-sharks show off some cool shaders and particle systems.
Music Visualizer
Music Visualizer
This music visualizer streams song files from our servers and visually reacts to the various effects in the music. This demo is graphically intense, so you may need a newer video card to experience the full effect.
Earth Demo
Earth Data Visualization
This demo queries a few different web services like Flickr and RSS feeds to find GPS-sensitive information and places it on the globe for you. Holding down your right click button will allow you to rotate the Earth. The data loads depending on where you are looking.
Depth of Field
Depth of Field
This demo showcases some shaders that create a nice depth of field effect. Move in and out of the scene to see it in action. Standard FPS controls apply for navigation (WASD, Mouse-look).
Arthas Dance Animation
Arthas Dance Animation
Arthas, from World of Warcraft fame, gettin' down with his bad self. Taking the WoW model file, we were able to up the visuals with a few shaders as well as show the world what Arthas does in his spare time. The playback controls are programmed in flash.
Hardware Survey
Hardware Survey
This demo will run a quick scan of your computer's hardware and output the results. If you are having an issue with another demo, this information will be very valuable. Uploading your info is completely anonymous, and is highly encouraged.