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jon_hill987
04-25-2004, 10:59 AM
I don't know if this is where I should ask this but anyway...

Could someone plz tell me what a shader is and what it can be used for, thanx.

Fracman
04-25-2004, 03:39 PM
A shader is a configuration script, like a small program, that is used to modify textures, surface parameters and even modify the form of objects.

For the JA and the Q3 engine series games, shaders are relatively short text scripts, with the suffix .shader.

razorace
04-25-2004, 10:00 PM
http://www.qeradiant.com/manual/Q3AShader_Manual/

jon_hill987
04-25-2004, 10:22 PM
Thanx, that looks like it could be usefull.