Newsletter โ€“ Issue 009

๐Ÿ“† 2023-02-15

๐Ÿ”ฅ Headlines

PlayCanvas Solar Games (opens in a new tab) released their Uranus Tools (opens in a new tab) for PlayCanvas (opens in a new tab), a collection of drag-and-drop scripts that extend the PlayCanvas editor with features such as automatic GPU instancing, open-world terrains, advanced material effects, a cross-platform multiplayer-enabled player controller, 3D spatial audio chat, video and screen sharing, and a lot more. They use Uranus Tools in the updated demo of Aritelia (opens in a new tab), which looks better than ever!

Three.js Roman Liutikov (opens in a new tab) open-sourced ThreeGN (opens in a new tab) (repo (opens in a new tab)), a port of Blender's geometry nodes system for the browser using React Flow (opens in a new tab) and Three.js (opens in a new tab). Read his devlog article (opens in a new tab) for more details. Note that Roman doesn't intend to evolve the project. It is a proof of concept that others may use as a foundation to build upon.

WebXR Three.js Felix Zhang (opens in a new tab) published LogXR (opens in a new tab), a WebXR console for Three.js (support for Babylon.js coming soon). Felix also developed the Immersive Web Emulator (opens in a new tab) mentioned in last week's issue.

Godot In the native world, Godot 4.0 RC 1 (opens in a new tab) got released, and the Godot Editor is now available on Google Play (opens in a new tab).

๐Ÿ›  Tools & Updates

โœ๏ธ Content

I also added a ๐Ÿ“ Fundamental Math (opens in a new tab) page referencing Gustavo's article and other video resources.

โœจ Games & Demos

See more on the โœจ Games & Demos (opens in a new tab) page or ๐ŸŽฎ (opens in a new tab).

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