Matrix Games Forums

Battle Academy 2 Out now!Legions of Steel ready for betaBattle Academy 2 gets trailers and Steam page!Deal of the Week Germany at WarSlitherine Group acquires Shenandoah StudioNew information and screenshots for Pike & ShotDeal of the Week Pride of NationsTo End All Wars Releasing on Steam! Slitherine is recruiting: Programmers requiredPandora: Eclipse of Nashira gets release date
Forums  Register  Login  Photo Gallery  Member List  Search  Calendars  FAQ 

My Profile  Inbox  Address Book  My Subscription  My Forums  Log Out

Drawing Maps

 
View related threads: (in this forum | in all forums)

Logged in as: Guest
Users viewing this topic: none
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [New Releases from Matrix Games] >> Command Ops Series >> Mods and Scenarios >> Drawing Maps Page: [1]
Login
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
Drawing Maps - 1/3/2012 2:22:42 PM   
xavutrecht

 

Posts: 158
Joined: 10/31/2011
From: NL
Status: offline
After reading the MapMaker manual and almost throwing the keyboard by the window, I was wondering if there is any sofware one can use to create a map from a scan?

How do you people proceed?
Post #: 1
RE: Drawing Maps - 1/3/2012 3:03:05 PM   
sweeteye


Posts: 437
Joined: 8/8/2011
From: Ohio USA
Status: offline
First decide to either draw a free hand map or to create an underlay map for tracing over.....for using a scan of a map,create a bitmap underlay.. Read the Draw Map/Use Bitmap Underlays section of the MapMaker Manual....Not difficult to do after a couple of tries..For the most part I just have used maps I have downloaded off of the internet..Though quality of the downloaded maps can be poor sometimes..
Not sure about other software for creating scans....Have not tried that yet...Perhaps a library could make a scan for you?

< Message edited by sweeteye -- 1/3/2012 3:32:06 PM >


_____________________________

Headquarters Company
422nd Regiment 106th Division
Sons of World War II Veterans


(in reply to xavutrecht)
Post #: 2
RE: Drawing Maps - 1/3/2012 3:19:46 PM   
xavutrecht

 

Posts: 158
Joined: 10/31/2011
From: NL
Status: offline
I'm using maps found on the internet and google earth.
So it's back to create an underlay map and start drawing on it.
Thanks for the advice sweeteye


_____________________________

Xavier

(in reply to sweeteye)
Post #: 3
Page:   [1]
All Forums >> [New Releases from Matrix Games] >> Command Ops Series >> Mods and Scenarios >> Drawing Maps Page: [1]
Jump to:





New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts


Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.4.5 ANSI

0.078