How Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Got Ray-Traced

January 26, 2009

Since Intel’s ray traced version of Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars first surfaced last year, it has generated a fair bit of interest and excitement among graphics gurus and gamers alike. For those wanting to get an idea of what went into the thing and why it was created in the first place, Intel has now released a detailed Making Of in PDF form written by the man behind it, Daniel Pohl. The feature is quite detailed and goes over all the various bits and pieces Intel and Daniel had to create for the demo and concludes with a look at the future of ray-tracing in gaming. Go have a read!

If you prefer Deutsch, a (proper) German translation of the article can be found here at ComputerBase.