Terrain Tiles

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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by Trilarion » Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:56 pm

Nice idea. I'll make a note. If you want and have some time, why not give it a try yourself and show it here.

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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by pikovich » Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:52 pm

sry my photoshop skills aren not very good.... and this was just a 10 min work...... for tryout^^

But i think with some skills and a little bit of love.... it could get very good results....


Greetings.

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Edit: ok.... try 2 failed..... XD

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Maybe a good idea:

Make Farm tiles.... where you have to decide one time what you wanna upgrade to produce.... Sheeps or plants => More industry....

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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by Trilarion » Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:35 pm

The problem I see is that in order to stay visible you need to enlarge the sheeps and the farmhouse because there are soo many details. But then the proportions will be wrong and the graphics style of the map might look a bit cartoonish. Handmade drawings have the advantage that you can give the impression of a real perspective and proportion. You can more easily have a mountain range, a flock of sheep, big fields around a farmhouse.

But I leave the style of the graphics to the artists. And of course there can also aways be more than a single graphics tile set...

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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by Veneteaou » Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:24 pm

It's been a while:
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Right-click and select "View Image" so it scales down closer to game tile size.

This is just horizontal tiling. Once I get vertical done I will get the tile uploaded. I've also decided to stop stressing over every little tweak in the first iteration of tiles - it's far more important to finish the artwork than it is to spend the rest of my life tweaking terrain tiles. No matter what, they aren't going to look like they were done by a real artist anyway. I'm wrapping up terrain, resource, and unit tiles, and then I'm moving to buttons and sliders for the Transport, Trade, and other screens. Essentials first.

I'm also trying to secure software and a setup so I can work on music again, specifically for this project.

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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by Veneteaou » Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:48 pm

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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by Veneteaou » Thu Sep 25, 2014 12:35 am

Well crap there is an error with clipping. Eh, I'm going to fix it tonight hopefully.

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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by Veneteaou » Thu Sep 25, 2014 4:03 am

Alright let's try that again. Continuous Mountains:
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On to Grain Fields, orchards, Hills, Swamp, Desert, and Cotton Fields. That will wrap terrain.

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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by Andrettin » Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:40 am

Veneteaou wrote:Alright let's try that again. Continuous Mountains:
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Looks good :)

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Mountain tiles continuous terrain

Post by Trilarion » Fri Sep 26, 2014 9:33 pm

Here is how it would look like:
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Re: Terrain Tiles

Post by Earymgn » Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:10 am

Awesome!!!

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