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1st terrain - small island in the middle of nowhere

Discussion in 'Terrain Board' started by Squiggy, May 20, 2008.

  1. Squiggy

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    Well, this is my first try.. could look a bit crappy but whatever ^^

    //Edit: Here my 2nd try - Starfall Bay
    Don't mind the purple cube - forgot to disable it -.-
     

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  2. operator

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    Even though it's not good technially. I like it :) Reminds me of those early days of wc3 modding
     
  3. Mr.100

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    Looks well um weird and pretty plain and the portal doesn't really fit in:D
     
  4. TheDivineBoss

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    Looks empty but it's quite a good start for a newbie.
     
  5. Belgarath

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    The first one isn't so great, but I still like it, like operator, reminds me of what you'd do when you want to create some epic map for me :)
    The second one is a great improvement. It looks very nice. Only plainly see able bad thing is the cube :p
     
  6. Naze

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    The second one is much better then the 1st one. Yes, those starfall models looks pretty nice...

    Well, as you already have some terraining skills, I'll suggest you these things:

    1) If you're going to use something in mass (as you did with the flowers, in the 2nd terrain), never show space between the doodads. I mean, next time you'll make a terrain like that, place the flowers (or shrubs, whatever you want) closer. It is going to look cooler!
    2) Don't use cliffs!! Repeat with me > DO NOT USE CLIFFS! No! Never! Try to do this instead of placing those cliffs (it will look a lot better)
    3) Don't give up, keep terraining! Practice, and you'll be earning lots of reputation in a short time!

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  7. Gilles

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    Have you checked out other peoples terrain? Studying others can help a lot. I recommend someone like frsotwhisper or Belgarath, for starting out. Later when your a little more advanced check out Tassadoom, MadseN, Void (his new stuff), and Correx.

    2-P is another good one. He uses doodads so well.