My noob question thread

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by KineSquared, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. KineSquared

    KineSquared L2: Junior Member

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    How do you make small hills? Just for the ground, not any actually tall hills, just bumps.

    I downloaded the ultimate resource pack from the sticky, but how do I use it? aka, what do I do once I've installed it?
     
  2. henke37

    aa henke37

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    Try displacements. Note that they do NOT seal the map.

    As for the resource pack, try reading the description of it a few more times. Some part are passive improvements, some are just example content.
     
  3. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    As a note on displacements: Use power 2 displacements most of the time. If you have a very large flat plane (like 1024x1024+) then you can use 3. But just use 2 always to be safe.
     
  4. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    I would say if you have a 1024x1024 displacement, that's too big, just break it up into 4 512x512 ones. Large displacements can easily cause problems, besides which if you've got disps that big your areas are probably overscaled (though not always).