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New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/3/2011 10:07:37 AM   
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Decided to try out new textures for the Nancy map to spruce it up a little bit.Will post this map and scenario soon.I do not believe any OOB changes for the patch are going to be needed.Just need to remake the 92 Flieger regiment.



















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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/3/2011 12:47:33 PM   
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I like!!! Exceelent work. Was thinking the game could do with some graphic mods allround.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/3/2011 4:19:35 PM   
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After another round of adjusting the contour colors.The distance between the 50 meter contours is what prompted me to add the textures.Also helps to smooth out the rough job I did on the contour lines.
















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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/3/2011 4:53:39 PM   
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Nice idea, but you want a texture that tiles better, I'm finding the repeat more eyecatching than the underlying terrain form.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/3/2011 4:57:19 PM   
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Yes ...I do not like the repeat either...I do like it better overall than before.....going to go over it again and try to trim down the repeating tiles.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/3/2011 8:44:15 PM   
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Difficult at least to eliminate every repetition unless you use a solid color tile.A bit better though.









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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/3/2011 11:45:43 PM   
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Here are views of the last contour texture edits.Have gotten rid of the majority of the repeating tiles.Not perfect but not too bad.Going to leave it this way.



















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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/4/2011 12:22:29 AM   
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sweeteye,

Thanks for spending the time on modding the graphics. It can take a quite a while to get things right. A lot is subjective. What appeals to some doesn't to others. However, there are some usability issues you should be aware of. One that hits me straight away with your set is that a lot of the detail is lost in the blurr created by the fine high contrast dot mesh you use. This tends to make any text hard to read. Also the high contrast strains the eye over extended viewing. However, you are perfectly entitled to stick with it and I don't want to unduly inhibit your expression as a designer. All the best.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/4/2011 12:45:50 AM   
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I think the noise function needs less contrast at wide scale - it is hard to distinguish ground cover from elevation. Where the tree graphic is larger, the effect is better.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/4/2011 12:59:43 AM   
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I'll see what I can do to lower the contrast.I know my eyes get a bit fuzzy after looking at the PC screen even with optimal viewing.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/4/2011 5:03:46 AM   
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Here is what I ended up with.



















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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/4/2011 12:02:39 PM   
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Excellent work there my friend.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/4/2011 3:43:32 PM   
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Much better - the landform and cover are distinguishable again.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/4/2011 3:55:46 PM   
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Cutting back on the contrast helped enormously to clarify the details as well as eliminating the duplicate tiles for the most part. I do not really like the transition between the light green contour area to the yellowish one on the 32 meter per pixel zoom but I can live with it......I don't know.... maybe I will change the yellowish contour to a shade closer to green......

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/5/2011 7:49:22 AM   
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Outstanding texture work.
Could you please post these up.


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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/5/2011 7:59:04 AM   
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Do you want just the texture files?I could post them.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/7/2011 7:29:39 AM   
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Bingo!
Texture files as an attachment, please.


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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/7/2011 2:14:35 PM   
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Here are the graphics files....MapPat is the only one I edited....I am not sure how they might work on a map using different contour intervals than the Nancy map.Also some of the higher elevation tiles have not had the contrast reduced...You might have to make some adjustments...If you decide to use them for another map and run into problems let me know and perhaps I could help set them up.

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RE: New Textures For Nancy Map - 10/10/2011 10:08:41 PM   
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thanks will have a go with them tonight. Much appreciated.

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