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Panda3D 1.6 Game Engine by Dave Mathews

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Time for action - populating the sky with stars

There's no better teacher than experience, so let's get some stars in that sky. To get the variety we want, we'll be using nine-point star layers and five billboard star layers. Once we finish with all the layers, we'll do an export to make sure they look how we want them to.

  1. Starting from where we left off, click on the New Layer button to create a new point star layer.
  2. Select the new layer and click on the Move Down button to move the layer down in the stack. We want it to be between the Purple Nebula Ridged Mask and the Purple Nebula Smooth Mask layers.
  3. Change the settings on the new layer to the following:
    Layer Name: Dark Purple Stars Near Colour: 96, 0, 96 Number of Points: 10000 Point Size: 2 ...

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