Effectively using the Vertex tool?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Eris, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. Eris

    Eris L2: Junior Member

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    Title is self explanatory. I've never really been able to figure out that tool.
     
  2. nightwatch

    aa nightwatch

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    Stretch your brushes around by dragging the vertices to new locations.
     
  3. Lain

    aa Lain meep meep

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    The vertex edit tool is pretty self-explanitory. I mostly use it for resizing specific areas together (since you can edit multiple vertexes and brushes at the same time).
     
  4. radarhead

    aa radarhead Level 20 "Mapper"

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    And always remember: you can't make concave shapes!

    The vertex tool, mainly, is used to create ramps, roofs, and angled walls. Try to stick to easy slopes (1:1, 1:2, etc) to avoid geometry that is off grid.
     
  5. Eris

    Eris L2: Junior Member

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    So how would I go about making realistic looking cliffs? Is that requiring a different tool?
     
  6. sooshey

    aa sooshey :3c

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    Realistic looking cliffs (and natural ground) is done with displacements. Here is a video.
     
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  7. Eris

    Eris L2: Junior Member

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    I did not know they were separate, thank you.
     
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