Good Setting for Night Time theme'd maps?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by shadowslasher11, May 15, 2014.

  1. shadowslasher11

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    Having difficulty with this kinda. I'm trying to get the lighting to look as though it's around midnight out, and I can't seem to find a decent setting with this. Someone mind helping me with this?

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  2. Berry

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    Not sure what you mean, but Pipeline's industrial setting works best (imo) because it gives excuse for it to have normal lighting.
     
  3. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Pipeline and doublecross are the best examples I have ever seen of night-time lighting for just about any game.
     
  4. xzzy

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    The basic trick is cut and paste the lighting scheme from one of the Valve night maps, use spotlights pointing downwards to light the play area. Dark roofs and lit ground creates a nice mood and keeps the map playable.
     
  5. shadowslasher11

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    Just did it with pipeline, gonna see how that works out.
     
  6. shadowslasher11

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    Thanks, I can tell the lighting works, I just need to add the other entities to make it look good.
     
  7. puxorb

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    I would also recommend looking at the entities in koth_king as well, that map is surprisingly bright for its night time setting.