Blog

Featured

Welcome !

Hey all, this is HardTop with HARDTOPnet. Let me briefly introduce myself.I’m a software engineer and computer nerd at heart, always have been. II’ve always been very interested in technology and computers so naturally I wanted to have a carreer in that field. I studied computer science in undergrad college.I’ve worked around 15 years in […]

Read More Welcome !
Featured

Gallery

Here are some screenshots showcasing my various projects (Vanillaccurate, Vanillaccurate RTX, Realaccurate, …)I’ll update this page often, showcasing different shaders. (Header shot was done with SEUS Renewed) For videos, check out this page Vanillaccurate (Java Edition) BSL Shader Continuum (1.3 / 2.0.2-4 / 2.1 Alpha/RT) Kappa Shader Spectrum shader SEUS (Renewed & PTGI) Chronos Path […]

Read More Gallery
Featured

Upscaled vanilla packs

PLEASE READ THE WARNING NOTE BELOW BEFORE DOWNLOADING THE UPSCALED VANILLA PACKS Quick notice if you want to use my Vanillaccurate pack with some shaders.A few of them ask you to specify the resource pack resolution in order to compute correct reflections. Best known example is SEUS PTGI from Sonic Ether which displays garbage in […]

Read More Upscaled vanilla packs

HardTop Vanillaccurate v1.9.0

THIS IS THE JAVA EDITION PACK. FOR THE BEDROCK/WIN10 PACKS WITH H/W RAYTRACING SUPPORT CLICK HERE. FOR MCPE PACKS CLICK HERE, HERE OR HERE. CLICK HERE TO JUMP DIRECTLY TO THE DOWNLOAD SECTION QUICK NOTE: WITH VERSIONS STARTING FROM 1.15 YOU WILL SEE A WARNING MESSAGE ABOUT THE PACK BEING OF AN OLDER FORMAT. YOU CAN […]

Read More HardTop Vanillaccurate v1.9.0

HardTop Vanillaccurate YSS 64x v1.9.1

Here is the latest Vanillaccurate pack for the YSSBE shader! It brings support for all 1.17 blocks so far. Please note that while most blocks work, all animated blocks are currently broken. It seems that YSSBE doesn’t support changing animated blocks. I’ll revisit and release an update if/when I have more info/YSS gets a fix […]

Read More HardTop Vanillaccurate YSS 64x v1.9.1

HardTop Vanillaccurate OSBES v1.9.2

This pack is to be used with OSBES 1.13x and Minecraft 1.17.For the MC 1.16 and OSBES 0.12.x compatible version check out this post. This version fixes the issues that came up with the release of Minecraft 1.17.10. This version broke compatibility with Vanillaccurate OSBES v1.9.1 so this new version fixes that. This version has […]

Read More HardTop Vanillaccurate OSBES v1.9.2

HardTop Vanillaccurate OSBES 64x v1.9.1

THIS PACK IS FOR THE MCPE EDITION ON MOBILE/CONSOLES.FOR JAVA EDITION CLICK HERE, FOR BEDROCK/WIN10 VERSION WITH H/W RAYTRACING SUPPORT CLICK HERE. THERE IS A BUG WITH LATEST MC 1.17.10 RELEASE. VANILLACCURATE WON’T CURRENTLY WORK WITH THIS VERSION. This pack is to be used with OSBES 1.13x and Minecraft 1.17.For the MC 1.16 and OSBES 0.12.x compatible […]

Read More HardTop Vanillaccurate OSBES 64x v1.9.1

Dev news : next VA almost ready

I’ve spent a bit of time trying to remove unnecessary data from the normal- and material-maps. The blocks with alpha stencil are mostly prone to having useless data where the alpha value is transparent. Here’s an example with the blue orchid flower. Notice how the mask was spreading the stem pattern everywhere except where the […]

Read More Dev news : next VA almost ready