Is snow a no-go?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Nosher, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. Nosher

    Nosher L4: Comfortable Member

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    Made a snow blend texture a few weeks ago and now just tried it in my map.

    I know that it doesn't leave footprints, but what are the other reasons why peeps don't use / like it.???

    It doesn't look that bad in my map.......

    Your thoughts?

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    Cheers
    Nosh.
     
  2. BagOfChips

    BagOfChips L5: Dapper Member

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    Yours doesn't look amazing or terrible. :) however I saw someone making a snowy CTF map with really good custom building / snow textures.

    maybe you could beg them for 'em?
     
  3. Nosher

    Nosher L4: Comfortable Member

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    Do you remember the name of the map?

    Cheers
    Nosh
     
  4. StoneFrog

    StoneFrog L6: Sharp Member

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    It's nice, but maybe it should be a bit smoother and more uniform-looking. Maybe even a bit brighter (though a good color correction setup can do that for you). Right now it kind of looks like giant heaps of salt.

    Keep at it. I love snow environments.
     
  5. medd

    medd L2: Junior Member

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    Go go snow! <3 snow!
     
  6. Altaco

    Altaco L7: Fancy Member

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    The snow maps, being made by MangyCarface and Acegikmo, are ctf_icefield and cp_glacier, respectively.
     
  7. l3eeron

    l3eeron L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    I think your tex looks like snow, but it's too dirty looking, like it would work for HL2 or DoDS. I'm picturing a bright white/blueish sparkley, smooth and puffy snow fitting a lot better with the TF2 theme.



    after thought:

    You could make the blueish tint the alpha blend, that would give the illusion that the snow was deep in that area....
     
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2009