Hallucinated HD textures and distorted deep dream tilesets

Posted by: [email protected] (Alice O'Connor) on rps February 1, 2019

The hot new way to create high-resolution texture pack to fancy up old games is ‘deep learning’, feeding the original textures into a computer so algorithms can draw more-detailed versions of what they imagine the images look like. It has… varied results. I’m a hoary purist who still plays Quake pixellated without texture filtering so I’m not mad keen on these hallucinated manglings, but I do like the technique as an act of creation rather than replication. Which leads me to coo over Everest Pipkin’s Mushy, a new free tileset for isometric games generated by machine learning with the intention of creating a glitched-out look that’s just not right.


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Doom Eternal new release date, gameplay, trailer, multiplayer

DOOM - October 10, 2019

So Doom Eternal has been put back a few months into an already busy March period. Not the best of things to have to report, but at the very least, those who will be getting the game via a pre-order are now getting a port of Doom 64 as an apology. Below is an updated version of everything you need to know about Doom Eternal.

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The Masters of Doom television series casts Carmack and Romero September 26, 2019

Doom 2016 fell through a time-warp and became a DOS-compatible mod September 1, 2019

Doom Eternal release date, gameplay, trailer, multiplayer August 16, 2019

There's a new teaser for that Doom movie they're making August 16, 2019

This mod turns Doom into a delightful Mario 64-inspired platformer August 13, 2019

Tim Willits has joined World War Z developers Saber Interactive August 13, 2019

Doom Eternal release date, Battlemode, trailers July 30, 2019

Doom 64 pops up in an age-rating listing for PC and PS4 July 27, 2019

Tim Willits is leaving id Software July 18, 2019

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Now includes all three premium DLC packs (Unto the Evil, Hell Followed, and Bloodfall), maps, modes, and weapons, as well as all feature updates including Arcade Mode, Photo Mode, and the latest Update 6.66, which brings further multiplayer improvements as well as revamps multiplayer progression.

Developer: id Software

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks