For several weeks now I have been learning how to make a map by learning various things at a time. Well now I have come to terrain and I absolutley am having a difficult time. To all mappers out there, plz post your favorite tutorials and your recommendation of the best terrain editors. :cya:
I don't spend enough time here
15th February 2002
Well you can use the radiant terrain generator that comes with gtk, or you can do what I do(alot more control and freedom), and use easygen. Go to http://www.planetpointy.com/wolf/mapping/tutorials/easygen1.shtml, here you will find a tutorial along with a link to get this nice little tool. Have fun mapping:rock: .
Terrian is not all that complicated once you do it the first time.
easygen is best for making a .map what has terrain. the problem with that is that you have to do alot of terrain deleting once you want to add buildings.
gensurf is a awsome program for just putting down hills and things where you need them. the terrain manuel is included in GTKRadiant. I use both and love gensurf for making rocky backgrounds behind walls and such.
Thank you for help........I'll dl easygen and give it a whirl. I could make hills and stuff with the prog that comes with gtk but it didnt look that good, so i'll give easygen a try.....Thx again
Hey the links u guyz left are no longer available......doh
Well keep playing with gensurf as you can make alot of cool things with it.
www.planetpointy.com wolfcompile, easygen tutorial,link downloads
my link seems gone. it was a good link to........oh well.
np.........i found it anyway...oh i know im troubling you guyz, but i would really really like to find a tutorial on how to create greyscale map on paint so i can use it in eastgen.....i tried this earlier and omg it was horrible..lol...if you have a link handy, thx. I'll keep looking till then
Should have been a complete tutorial at www.planetpointy.com
thats how I learned it. just go there and look for the tutorial. Its easy to follow.
I'm too cool to Post
19th April 2002
heres the link that will take you straight to the tutorial.
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