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geertjan88
06-29-2007, 04:53 PM
Hey guys,

I am new to hammer tool and i want to create some terrain but i dont know exactly how to make it look neat can someone please explain it to me. Here is an example

http://developer.valvesoftware.com/w/images/c/c5/Demingame1.jpg

blacksmith123
06-29-2007, 06:32 PM
Generating terrain can be pretty easy, you just have to use displacements (http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Displacements). It takes a while to get the hang of, but you can make some really cool stuff with them.

Frodo Greenman
06-30-2007, 02:14 AM
There's a huge thread here on using a programme that generates terrain.
http://www.chatbear.com/unity2/4989/424,1102888916,7007/752365?v=flatold
A video here on making cliffs
http://tutorials.moddb.com/90/displacement-maps-in-half-life-2-video/

http://www.snarkpit.net/editing.php?page=tutorials&game=HL2&id=112 (basic displacements - and 113 for alpha masking

Couple of tutes on my site too.