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The Ultimate Beginners Terrain Tutorial

Discussion in 'General Mapping Tutorials' started by HermanTheGibbon, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. avatar-rokku

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    never touch this box or you will die lol
    exelent tutorial
     
  2. Vojife

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    y, but I am czech and I don't understand excelent!
     
  3. Lucianus

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    It's a great and extensive tutorial. Good job and thanks alot for it.
     
  4. Shizune

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    This is going to be very helpful for my RPG maps and my new project,Its a battle map but i havent got a name for it yet. 5/5 +rep
     
  5. Hero_Lief

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    Holy sh-
    Nice work. I can see you put a lot of effort into this. Definitely deserves some rep.
    +Rep
    ~Hero_Lief
    The one and lonely.
     
  6. HermanTheGibbon

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    Hi dudes. Well I've just decided to start updating this stuff with new content at long last :ugly:. Took so long to get motivated to do it :wink:. I have just added a Winter Wasteland feature to the texturing section, and I will come up with more stuff soon, but I would appreciate suggestions in the mean time. :thumbs_up:
     
  7. PAINdeer

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    Nice

    Wow thanks that helped a lot in my map
    awesome tutorial
    +rep.
     
  8. Atami

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    Woow Realy Awesome And Amazing
     
  9. Zenerik

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    This is a great tut as it's name! Absolutely +rep.

    But, still I am wondering, if we set the initial water level to Shallow Water, then later we will have to re-raise it. This action can not be done by increase cliff level, as if we lower the increased area there will be no water. Thus, it can only be done by the raise terrain tool, which will take too long if we have like, a 320x320 map. So I wonder, is there any shortcut to raise the entire map, not just a 8x8 rect? Or do I have to take my time? I've just started my map and I want it's terrain to be decent at least.
     
  10. Silverfish423

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    This is going to help me out a lot!! Thanks! +Rep
     
  11. PlayersFear

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    I forgot to look at this before i made my map, so I had to go through my map and change all the terrain to Shallow and raise one section, plateau it, then yea... I'm like half way done with that :p
    Stupid me...
    I dunno how to just change the floor (without remaking my map)
    Oh well, least I'm almost done :D
    Thanks for this tut!
    I'm a horrible terrainer in some areas :p
    Now hopefully, since i have most of it all down, I won't need to request anyone to terrain my maps and what not :p
    I'll have to train on the hills though ;)
    +REP
     
  12. huiren92

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    i want to now how to increase max level of heros!!! pls reply and make another gudide
     
  13. Mr. Awsome

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    Didnt have enough time to read,just skimmed over.Looks like a great guide:thumbs_up:Im gonna try it later.Thanks for writing this guide:grin:
     
  14. Bloodlust__

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    Hey great tutorial, my terraining sucks lol..

    Just one question how do you get the still watter evect thing ive tryed manytime but i just dosent seem to want to work..

    Oh yea and +rep
     
  15. DreadLordS

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    Thanks a lot!I would give +rep but i cant
     
  16. Dreadnought[dA]

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    I have been modding Warcraft 3 since 2003, yet I've always sucked at terrain (vJasser myself). This tutorial gives me a headache, yet writing a script for realistic airplane movement doesn't phase me. @_@
     
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    Excellent tutorial,my terraining is horrible:grin:
     
  18. Partaholicinism

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    I read the most of the tutorial and noticed it was a lot of terraining in outside, ad natural environments. This tutorial helped me soooo much with parts of my mapping, but is it possible you could make a section over inside features, such as making a proper dungeon/jail or something of the like?
     
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    cool. i realy neaded that tutorial. im a bad on terrains^^
     
  20. siegaeditor

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    how can I transfer data