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Ronrn projects

Discussion in 'Projects' started by ronrn, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. ronrn

    ronrn Governor

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    Hello all, not sure where my projects adventure may lead but here it is.

    Currently I use hand drawn greyscale heightmaps, created in a paint program, since the new XXL map editor allows the import of 8bit image files. Free version terrain apps (World Machine, Terragen) dont allow the export of the required 4096 resolution raw32 files. I can extract 8bit images from World Machine, but again with the low resolution.

    Starting simple with mostly flat maps with water features. Still practicing on hills and mountains. I've found that overcoming a "stair step" result to be the biggest challenge.
    First project:
    I'm attempting to fill a request by "harrysbird" for some coastal city maps along the coast of Vancouver Island.
     

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  2. Big Meany Mean

    Big Meany Mean Executive

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    Nah, just make Manhattan (flats) map that's fine by me.

    Is it just for CXXL?
     
  3. ronrn

    ronrn Governor

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    CXXL (2015) only with the new free XXL Map Editor.
    Nanaimo, the third Vancouver Island city map
     

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  4. ronrn

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    I'd like to thank everone for the nice comments on my first map pak.
    OK... moving on.
    XXL resources already has a lot of great maps so I think I'll work on a few map request.
    I'm gonna try some of the maps from this list requested by @Al town.
    Southern Asia:
    Chennai
    Delhi
    Dhaka
    Colombo
    Thimphu
    Kochi
    Hyderabad
    Port Blair
    To help avoid cluttering up the resource section, I'll put them in a multi pak.
     
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  5. Steven H. Endermann

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    That is a really good map! Nice!
     
  6. ronrn

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  7. Игорь

    Игорь Elite

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    Yes, you're right, Igor) So...maybe, this map will be better? But your map is good too)
     

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  8. ronrn

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    How about this?
    mafia 1&2_combined.jpg
    My goal is just to fill the map with some interesting/fun real-estate for building while keeping the original request in mind.:)
    Relative to XXL game maps:
    Lost Heaven is enlarged by about 60% (4 x 3.8 km to 10.5 x 8.6 km)
    Empire Bay enlarged about 60% as well (2.3 x 2.0 km to 4.8 x 3.7 km)
    Any larger would distort both map's proportions.
    A real world map of New Orleans, used in Mafia III, just will not work in relation to the other maps. Anyway, no Mafia III game specific map is available (that I could find), so one can use imagination to expand building or incorporate specific Mafia III road & building locations.
     
  9. Игорь

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    Cool! I like it)
     
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  10. ronrn

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    Just waiting for the site to stabilize before attempting to post this map in resources. Seems to be some problems with it for the last couple of days.(y)

    posted in resources 12-29-15, enjoy
     
  11. Игорь

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    Thank you!!!
     
  12. Игорь

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    The Mafia map is good, I like it)
    Now, can you make the map of Russian city- Novosibirsk?
     

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  13. ronrn

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    Yes.
    Do you have more map request?
    Perhaps Moscow & St Petersburg.
    If so, let me know, I'd prefer to condense them into a single pack for posting in resources.

    note: maps can cover an area of only 9 km for the best realistic results, 10 km at most.
     
  14. Игорь

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    Ok, maybe, you can make the map of Kaliningrad? 10x10 km. And Novosibirsk 10x10 km.
     

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  15. Игорь

    Игорь Elite

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    Hi! What's with the maps?
     
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    I've got 2 of 4(maybe 5) completed for soon to be released "Russian Map Pak".
     
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  17. Игорь

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    Good)
     
  18. Игорь

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    So, what do you think about Nizhniy Novgorod and Kazan'?
     

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    No problem(y)
    Make that a "Russian Map Pak" with 6 or 7 maps.
     
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  20. Игорь

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    What city will be?
     

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