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This is a link post The Evolution Of...
...Real Time PC Graphics.
Real nerdy stuff if you want to waste a few hours......
(, Tue 12 Feb 2013, 23:30, Reply)
This is a normal post Remember Zoltar?

(, Tue 12 Feb 2013, 23:38, Reply)
This is a normal post Nothing prior to 2000?!
It was pretty much all over bar the shouting by then, the rest was hardware evolution and refinements.
(, Tue 12 Feb 2013, 23:53, Reply)
This is a normal post I think you're on to something there.
Isn't 2000 roughly the time when programmable shaders became the norm?
(, Tue 12 Feb 2013, 23:56, Reply)
This is a normal post Yup.

(, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 0:04, Reply)
This is a normal post Not only that,
but only Nvidia GPU demos are included.

It's one thing to concentrate on the evolution of 'real time' PC graphics (rather than including non-'real time' or non-PC platforms), but limiting it to a single manufacturer's hardware and a selected period of time is hardly representative.
(, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 0:02, Reply)
This is a normal post 3DMark, idtech and Source to name a few are also included.

(, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 0:08, Reply)
This is a normal post I haven't watched it,
but according to the intro, it's all running on Nvidia hardware, which, to my mind, means that it ignores the driving force behind the evolution during the selected time period, which was the competition between the different GPU manufacturers.
(, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 0:19, Reply)
This is a normal post What no Elite, Doom, Wolfenstein or Quake?
Did complex shaders just magically pop out of someones backside?

Were Henri Gouraud and Bui Tuong Phong not about in the 70's doing ground breaking work? Why yes they were!
(, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 9:11, Reply)
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This is a normal post Where's Jet Set Willy??

(, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 9:58, Reply)
This is a normal post Lost all his money after Thatcher closed the mines.
Killed himself in the attic.
(, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 10:04, Reply)
This is a normal post TWO AND A QUARTER HOURS!?
Does it do it in real time?
(, Wed 13 Feb 2013, 11:12, Reply)