Cutting a arch

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  1. Infomaniac

    Infomaniac L6: Sharp Member

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    So i'm making a map (cp_estrange), and i'm having trouble figuring out how to ̶c̶a̶r̶v̶e̶ cut a arch around the stone arch, can someone help me?
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  2. MaccyF

    aa MaccyF Notoriously Unreliable

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    the way i do it is to use the arch tool to create the base shape, then vertex edit all the outer points into one corner, and all the inner points into the profile i want.
     
  3. Infomaniac

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    how do I use the arch tool?
     
  4. MaccyF

    aa MaccyF Notoriously Unreliable

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    switch from 'block' to 'arch' in the dropdown

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    select the number of vertices you want

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    draw a block, press enter, and play around with the dialogue box

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    vertex edit the result to something like this

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    the arch tool can take some getting used to, but it's really useful :)
     
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  5. Infomaniac

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    I don't have that on my sidebar.
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  7. Infomaniac

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    Thanks. So now, I need to figure out what's the best arch that can fit into the castle arch, let me just toy around with it a bit and see if I can try to make it work, somehow.
     
  8. Crash

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    Not gonna lie, I learned how to properly use the Arch tool like... two months ago. I've been doing that shit by hand tracing circular brushes for years and years. It finally clicked.

    Learn it sooner than my dumb ass. I wasted so much time.
     
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  9. Infomaniac

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    I can relate, somehow. o_O
    lock this thread and I'll maybe post my first map onto the site in a few hours.
    EDIT : Having a little trouble dealing with arches and vertices mode :I
    EDIT2 : These arches are too big for the door and resizing them is a pain :mad:
     
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