Night Day Cycle Scene Switcher with timer



Night Day Cycle Scene with timer - a demo / reusable project I have created that you can fork and re-use in Playcanvas that switches before day and night scenes after a given set of time

Direct Link to fork project - https://playcanvas.com/project/680901/overview/night-day-cycle-scene-with-timer

video covering using it here - https://youtu.be/jlgPfXwRbA8

Thank you for sharing, @Chris_Godber!

I wonder if you could make the day gradually change to night? I have no idea how to do it, honestly :slight_smile: Probably by doing some magic with the cubemap? Thinking out loud.
Don’t give up on your mafia game :slight_smile: I will look forward for the next update.

Play around with this inside the update() of the orbit-script;

    var camera = this.app.root.findByName("Camera");
    this.app.scene.exposure = camera.getEulerAngles().y/180;    
    this.app.scene.skyboxIntensity = 6/(camera.getEulerAngles().y+1);

and one/you will get the effect of cubemap and/or background fading in/out while preserving light on objects (like at the BMW i8 example here)

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PS: Not sure there is a cubemap on the orbit-example, though - to be put there for ‘full’ effect

Yes, @Thomas_Due_Nielsen gave a good option. This would mean you would need to stay within a single scene - which is a good thing, as you would no longer need to sync the game states between day and night.

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