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Topics - Althaen

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Works in Progress / 'Black Mountain' WIP
April 13, 2014, 12:44:05 am
Going for a Mordor, darklands sorta deal.

So far:


My setup:


Comments?
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Geology and Terrain / Interior World
April 12, 2014, 09:07:56 pm
I'm currently thinking about how I would create an interior world. I think it would be pretty awesome to be able to see thousands of miles off in the distance. Imagine seeing the lights of Chinese cities from Europe at night. I suppose creating it would involve similar techniques to creating a planet but inverting the heightmap so mountains appear on the interior.

Any advice or theory that could help me in my endeavour?
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Feature Requests / 3D splines
April 12, 2014, 03:08:47 am
3D splines

Some uses:

- Ability to create relief maps by drawing splines and moving them in 3-dimensions and converting to a heightmap. I find that using polygon or circle leaves the top very flat and would love to have more control over the geometry of continents/islands.
- A river tool that carves out a river realistically, a spline placed within the terrain that works similar to Cryengine's road and river tool.
- Defining the sharp peaks of mountains. For example: