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  1. Belgarath

    Terraining: Principles of Pitch & Roll

    Introduction Pitch and Roll are two extremely useful object data fields usable for many object data fields. This tutorial will focus entirely on the usage of doodads and destructibles. They can seem relatively complex when starting out to use them, but actually, they are quite simple. The two...
  2. Blood Raven

    Advanced Terraining Tutorial

    Hello there, terrainers! This tutorial reveals all points of the good terrain, which includes playable terrain and templates. For good terrain I will recommend you using The Ultimate Terraining Map (UTM). And for better results and more freedom, use the JassNewGen World Editor. If you don't...
  3. ~Void~

    Natural Environments

    Natural Environments Terrain tutorial by Void. (uses the Ultimate Terraining Map) Choosing a Camera Angle Creating Height Variation Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls Everything About Rocks Placing your Trees Shrubs and Grasses Tile Variation for Dipshits Choosing the Right Distance Fog Additional...
  4. ~Void~

    Hero Craft: Function, Role, Synergy and Balance

    Hero Craft > Function, Role, Synergy and Balance < 500 Foreword: The purpose of this tutorial is to guide new and experienced developers in the right path when designing heroes for their maps. I find the problem with heroes is that, no matter how polished and efficient the map's code, no...
  5. Mr.Goblin

    Mr.Goblin's Tutorial!

    For this tutorial you must have photoshop, gimp, or any programs that as the commends to change the opacity and the size of your pencil. My tutorial.doc = GOOGLE DOC DOCUMENT ^Since this Tutorial is really old, This document is the only version available with images. ^ DESCRIPTION: Greetings...
  6. KelThuzad

    How to make Icons - My style

    BTNSlash and BTNPotion - KelThuzad's style BTNSlash - Difficulty: Depends on the Art Skills, but NOT hard. - Requirements: Photoshop, Icon Layer for PS. Let's start by making 350x350 file. Create a new layer. Choose hard brush, 100% opacity and grey color, and draw the razor...
  7. ~Void~

    Polished Iron Texture

    Polished Iron This is more of a snippet than a tutorial, but hell if I know where else to put it. So here goes. This tutorial will teach you a texturing technique that will allow you to make things like this: First, start with an outline of what you're going to draw. I'm going to make some...
  8. Belgarath

    Playable Terrain: Islands

    Playable Terrain: Islands In this tutorial, I will teach you how to make a proper island using the Sunken Ruins tileset, without editing any object data, in only 5 quick steps. REQUIRED All you need for this tutorial is your World Editor. Nothing less, nothing more. PART ONE - LAYOUT Step 1...
  9. Oziris

    Make a good cave(recommended) [Reviewed: Hawkwing]

    Cave We will be needing the The Ultimate Terraining Map 3.0 for this here is the link: http://www.hiveworkshop.com/forums/f267/ultimate-terraining-map-3-0-a-45316/ I have not seen many cave terrains.I was thinking i should make one, so that there is more terrain of caves.Caves are very hard to...
  10. Belgarath

    Playable Terrain: Overgrown Forests

    Playable Terrain: Overgrown Forests In this tutorial, I will teach you how to make a good playable terrain using the Ashenvale tileset. There is also quite a bit about tile overlapping in this tutorial. The theme of the terrain is a forest. You can variate your doodad use during the tutorial...
  11. Hawkwing

    Anti-Noobism Texturing

    ANTI-NOOBISM TEXTURING Don't be offended by the name. It just means the basics and following the rules. Programs: Adobe Photoshop - Suggested GIMP - Does work but tutorial does not use this program. Other Requirements: Understanding of Texturing - Minimal knowledge of texturing. 3/10 - Easy...
  12. ~Void~

    Terrain: Advanced Lighting

    Advanced Lighting By ~Void~ 1: IntroductionFor those who don't know, the UTM stands for The Ultimate Terraining Map and can be found hereNow, this tutorial is fairly advanced and you should probably have some basic knowledge of how to make your terrain look good already. If you are only just...
  13. Jattenalle

    Terrain: Forest Cliffs

    Step by step tutorial for creating a small mountain/hill range, using cliffs (Yeah I know, I like to make 'pro' map makers squirm in pain) Difficulty: Very Easy Tools used: World Editor Step 1 Lets start off by creating a new map: It's 64x64, 5 as starting cliff height, shallow water...
  14. Dumblor

    Successful and productive map making.

    About This tutorial isn't about triggers, jass, modeling etc. It's about productive map-making. What's that? Productive map-making is working with heart, not like a machine. It's when you really want to make a make, work with it, not because you need, but because you want. Be sure, otherwise...
  15. Belgarath

    Terraining - Path by the Sea

    Terraining Tutorial - Path by the Sea Introduction In this tutorial, I am going to teach you (the reader) how to make a path, using the Sunken Ruins tileset and the Ultimate Terraing Map. The models used and the tileset as well are only recommended options, you can use ANY which you prefer...
  16. MindWorX

    How to run maps with high gamespeed

    This was a neat trick i found out today. I've always been annoyed that blizzard gave the AI editor a "Speed" parameter, but didn't add it to the regular editor. Usually you can only test "Melee" maps with high speed, but now i found a way to do it with triggered maps too. Open the map you...
  17. HermanTheGibbon

    The Ultimate Beginners Terrain Tutorial

    THE ULTIMATE BEGINNERS TERRAIN TUTORIAL PAGE I OF II By HermanTheGibbon TERRAIN CONTENTS: Main Structure: Hills Valleys Cliffs Mountains Water Features: Still Water Thermal Pools/Springs Flowing Rivers Waterfalls INTRODUCTION Hello all :thumbs_up: Welcome to THE...
  18. Elfsilver Lord

    RPG Do's and Don'ts

    Basics of an RPG In an RPG, there is usually three bodies. They are Selection The Body and the Ending I will go into them into more details further on. When you combine these three parts, you have to do it smoothly. You can't just go from the Selection Stage to the End automatically. Niether...
  19. PainMoth

    How to Make an Epic and Worthwhile Dungeon

    Hey guys I'm just here to post you all a copy of a tutorial in The Helper forum that I seem to find none in this forum relating to it exactly so here it is. It's how to make an epic and worthwhile dungeon. And I am Battlemapsta in The Helper forum and this IS my own tutorial. <pixel width>...
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