Beams

This is (yet) another beam node for Irrlicht. The concept is simple, rather than using the X-quads approach this is just two screen facing “billboard” quads with another quad stretched between them. The difference between this node and its rivals is that the end caps are actually half width so that they don’t ever overlap the connecting quad, they are split along the right correct in screen space to give a healthy 3D effect from near or afar.

To see what I mean you can grab a binary demo for Windows, plus of course get the latest source and readme.txt from IrrExt.