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Tutorial How to make a map with a Google map overlay 1.0

Google map overlay tutorial

  1. skullz613
    • CitiesXL 2009
    • CitiesXL 2011
    • CitiesXL 2012
    • CitiesXL Platinum
    This tutorial is for those who would like to know how to get a Google overlay onto their maps. It's actually not that hard to do

    This tutorial sometimes assumes that you already know how to make a map in World Machine and use the Map Maker. If you don't then I recommend you follow the following tutorials for help.

    - An Evening With Funky - Let's make a map by Funky (3 videos, first one is about setting up World Machine)
    - Adding maps to CXL with UIM by Funky
    - Tutorial Mapping I by Alex

    I used Funkys video tutorials (An Evening With Funky - Let's make a map) to build my template in World Machine. Since then I have added stuff to it as I have learnt more about World Machine.
    I will however, try to cover some of the basics. I will also include tips to help making maps a little quicker and easier.

    Copyright 2015 skullz6.13 This item is not authorized for posting on Steam, except under the Steam account named skullz6.13
    huan, AlexArtAndros, izackds and 5 others like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. Drazicdesign
    Version: 1.0
    Excellent tutorial, easy to use!
    This well help me to achieve the google map of FLORENCE
    Thank you!
  2. Monty
    Version: 1.0
    Excellent. I have to try making a map some day. Btw, about taking pics of Google Street, I would recommed using Google Earth Pro (which is free since January 2015 if you use the GEPFREE code) You can take HD pictures up to 4800x2700 pixels. This means you can cover the whole area with less screenshots and more detail. Also the controls are much more precise, you can pan around the map using the arrow keys.
    1. skullz613
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the info Monty. I will check it out and will update my tutorial to cover Google earth
  3. The Funky Monk
    The Funky Monk
    Version: 1.0
    Choice work bro. I never knew you could weld polygons together.
    1. skullz613
      Author's Response
      I think I found out about the welding by accident then read up about it.