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Using Prime Numbers to Generate Backgrounds

April 7th, 2011 04:21 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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bpeh123 pointed out an article about generating organically tiled backgrounds inspired by the life cycle of cicadas. The trick is to overlay multiple background tiles with prime widths thus generating a series that does not repeat for a sufficiently long period. This introduces a seeming irregularity and makes the background appear much more natural.

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