Requesting a 2D Skybox

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Crimson, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. Crimson

    Crimson L3: Member

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    I have been working on a map for a few months now and I am just in kind of a jam. I have no photoshop skills at all, and I really want to do my map as a night map as a break from the norm. I would like to ask for some help from someone in regards to making a night time 2D skybox. I don't just want a dark color with stars on it as I could do that in paint. I would like to get something fairly well made with maybe a dark color with just a hint of clouds and so on, but also cartoony at the same time.

    Right now as a place holder im using the sky01_09 or whatever it is. It is okay but it just doesnt match the theme of TF2 at all, and its really rather bland. I have downloaded some others but they definitely were not cartoony enough either to match this game.

    I would gladly do whatever it takes to get this made and would really appreciate it.
     
  2. Armadillo of Doom

    aa Armadillo of Doom Group Founder, Lover of Pie

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    Admitedly, photoshop is not my forte either. Try using the GravelPit skybox; turn down the brightness and crank up the ambience. It's not night-time, but done correctly, can be very moody and atmospheric.
     
  3. Crimson

    Crimson L3: Member

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    Thats what I was actually using for a month or so, and finally started using this HL2 skybox for now. Gravel pit just didn't fit at all, but it was the closest I could get out of the TF2 skyboxes.