Re: You think your pathetic desktop displays awesome graphics?
I'm really impressed with that, but yeah as David says, that would have took months to render on many batches of computers on a server, using very complex CPU calculating/lighting (of how it'll bounce to fill the scene), etc.
It'll be a while before that could be done in real time at that quality.
I mean creating the water etc, like the second one looking that realistic is even hard to do using 3D packages taking months to render. Theres alot of materials, etc blending together to make that water, and reacting with each other.
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