Grass

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by pastuh, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. pastuh

    pastuh L1: Registered

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    Hello , i have problem.
    I want creat small map with nice grass.
    Texture: nature/blendgroundtograss007
    When im using displacement nothing happens... Ground still without grass, only hill with texture..
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    I tryed type in map>properties some different .vbsp and detail materials... but nothing.
    How fix? With other (desert) texture works.. but not with green..
    Please help.
    Already googled.. but still nothing.
     
  2. Gadget

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    Usually you don't need to change anything in map properties except for the sky name. I guess what you're looking for is the "Paint Alpha"-Feature for displacements. You can use that for adjusting the blending between grass and ground.
     
  3. pastuh

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    This small area and was done with "Paint Alpha" .
    Im talking about grass... (flowers, etc.). I dont want naked hills.. :/

    Look here, how it looks:
    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  4. Icarus

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    Map -> Map Properties

    Detail.vbsp -> detail_trainyard.vbsp
    Detail Material File -> detail/detailsprites_trainyard

    Hm, Could leaks prevent details such as grass from generating?
     
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  5. pastuh

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    I tryed this type in properties, but thought i can see theas plants if none skybox.
    Desert texture with grass i can see.. but i will try again..

    Edit: still nothing..
     
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  6. Icarus

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    Could you show us your compile log?
     
  7. pastuh

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  8. Psy

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    Grass isn't displayed in Hammer for some reason. Follow Icarus's post about VBSP and it should appear in-game.
     
  9. Icarus

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    No idea.

    Works perfect for me right off the bat.
     
  10. pastuh

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    "Should appear in-game" its a joke? How i can to know where need more grass and where low?
    Ok, im going to cry..
     
  11. Spike

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    I'm on exams period, I end this Friday. I'll take a look at that on Friday, if you don't mind to wait.
     
  12. DaBeatzProject

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    you have to make sure your texture is nature/blendgroundtograss007 instead of nature/blendgroundtograss007_nodetail. Otherwise, your grass won't appear. I had problems with it, and that solved my problem, I used the wrong texture.
     
  13. pastuh

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    I tryed different textures.. and no one green texture worked.. Only desert/sand type.
    Now im trying reinstall sdk
     
  14. l3eeron

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    detail props (grass/flowers) should show up in the 3d view if you have the right option checked. I see all the grass in my 3d view in hammer....


    If you want to use the detail prop grass in a 3d skybox, you would have to create a custom texture with the detail prop scaled down to 16th, but I dont even think that's possible. There's no "scale" variable for detail props, as far as I can see. I say, that's all unnecessary, just use the _nodetail in the skybox. I made an alpine map, I used detail props in the playing field and nodetail in the skybox and it looks awesome.
     
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  15. pastuh

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    10 times looked with 3d camera..
    Not works f****** grass... 6hours spend for this... and still nothing.
    Tired... im going sleep and forget this map.
    Thx 4 help
     
  16. l3eeron

    l3eeron L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Relax man...

    It's OK to get frustrated and put it down for a bit, just don't give up!!!

    See:
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    Here's your setting for it, make sure you have it like mine. Depending on how good your graphics hardware is, you can adjust your prop detail distance.


    [​IMG]
     
  17. Psy

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    You can't! Blame Valve for this but it doesn't matter anyway. Wherever there is green there will be grass and that is all that's important.