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Created23.07.2009 23:38


Petr Mátl (unknown) 23.07.2009 23:45
Hello

I have a problem. Im developing new maps to LS 09, for example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdmKLoJQWyM

And I don't need so many place. I need advice! In the Giants Editor is big map. Original map is for me grande too. I have got plan which will look like, that I need only 1/4 from whole map and 3/4 I want to delete. Please I dont know, how it do.! Thank you

K. Martin (NHG240) 25.07.2009 11:40
I think you should try to export the terrain, edit in AC3D, then convert to i3d.
I don't know how it's work, because I haven't tried yet, but I'll try it too, because I want to a little bit bigger map. :)


Stefan Geiger - GIANTS Software 26.07.2009 20:30
Exporting the terrain does not really make sense, since you cant edit it anywhere else, and then reimport into the editor.

To make the terrain smaller you have to rescale some of the terrain layer files in the maps/map01 folder:
1. map01_dem.png
2. all layer weight maps:
- shortGrass_weight.png
- wheat_weight.png
- grass_weight.png
etc.
3. all .grle files:
You can not edit them in an file editing tools, however you can delete the grle files, and create new .png files, with the same name
eg. remove cultivator_density.grle and create a new file cultivator_density.png
Resolutions of the original files:
cultivator_density.grle: 8192 * 8192 pixels
fruit_density.grle: 4096 * 4096 pixels
grass_density.grle: 1024 * 1024 pixels

If you want the map 1/4 of the original you would use half the resolution of these files, eg create
a 2048*2048 8bit (greyscale) fruit_density.png


The same works to create a bigger map, however this only works if you have a good computer with enough ram.

Petr Mátl (unknown) 26.07.2009 22:39
Hello Stefan Geiger,
I diminished pictures map01.dem, shortgrass.weight, wheat. weight, grass.weight on the 1/2 from all over sizes, but I dont know, how make second point, I deleted files "grle" (fruit density, grass density, cultivator density) and How make the same files with png. ?? Maybe Im very silly, bud I dont know..:-) I tried file with png. but this file need some photo or something else. I dont have to save a file where is nothing.

Stefan Geiger - GIANTS Software 27.07.2009 09:12
Just create a new black grayscale image in your image editing software and save it as a png. This even works with MS Paint.

(unknown) 27.07.2009 13:59
Thank you Stefan, thank you..and Im begin developing new map..:-)


Petr Mátl (unknown) 28.07.2009 02:52
Hello Stefan, sorry and I have a last question , I diminished map on the size 512x512 and for me always big and so I tried size 256x256 and it is very small..and my question is, Can I make compromise for example 450x450? Thank you

Stefan Geiger - GIANTS Software 29.07.2009 08:32
No you can only make a power-of-to size (64,128,256,512,1024...).
However it doesnt matter if you wont use all the terrain.

You can just move the heights at the border to 0.

Petr Mátl (unknown) 29.07.2009 13:57
Hello I must not telling word "last"! :-) I have a problem , and I diminished map and I start map in the Giants Editor. In tuck Terrain Editor Shall I on selection only Grass and short grass but in original maps ( texture layer) are Grass, short grass, gravel, dark granide..etc. how to do that, to it there had again on selection.? My diminished map has only "Grass" and "short grass"...

And my second problem is, that Im making objects to LS 09. And I made traffic sign..but in the Game texture is fuzzy ? when Im away by traffic sign bud I come near and texture is normal?

And you know some tricks? How make lower costngness game? In the map I have lot of buildings and sometime cut screen?

Petr Mátl (unknown) 29.07.2009 16:08
1. Hello I must not telling word "last"! :-) I have a problem , and I diminished map and I start map in the Giants Editor. In tuck Terrain Editor Shall I on selection only Grass and short grass but in original maps ( texture layer) are Grass, short grass, gravel, dark granide..etc. how to do that, to it there had again on selection.? My diminished map has only "Grass" and "short grass"...

2. And my second problem is, that Im making objects to LS 09. And I made traffic sign..but in the Game texture is fuzzy ? when Im away by traffic sign bud I come near and texture is normal?

3. And you know some tricks? How make lower costngness game? In the map I have lot of buildings and sometime cut screen?

Petr Mátl (unknown) 04.08.2009 15:39
Please I need Advice..please! I want to know three points from last text!

Manuel Adams (unknown) 05.08.2009 11:33
Bigger Map?

The physical boundaries are in the editor and Game at 8000 x 8000 set. That would quadruple the size of the current map.

So the Cultivator_desity.png must have a size of 32768 x 32768 Pixels?
or could the engine handle not more than the current size ?

and what about the Terrain....scaling is not working...how to make it 4 times bigger?

Alex Engel (unknown) 18.08.2009 06:53
Hi Stefan,

first of all thank you for the help that all you guys Provide. I have a question concerning the resizing of the Map, what are the other original values for the grle's.

or do I only need the ones you described a bit farther at the top?

Regards

CF


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