Author Topic: Outpost 2 Map Editor  (Read 1881 times)

Offline Kramy

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« on: June 02, 2004, 02:13:37 AM »
Hi, I've noticed that for many people Op2Hacker's editor doesn't display tiles right. I decided to try making my own editor. You can download the Beta Viewer here: (1.34 mb)

http://www.kramy.net/stuff/Outpost2%20Editor.zip

Note that all it can do is view maps(no tile editting yet), and the save feature does nothing. :D But it loads maps(on my computer) without all the graphical junk! (thumbsup)

Please test it out and tell me if you encounter any maps it can't load. Use arrow keys to scroll 8 pixels at a time in any direction.

I consulted Hooman on features, and he thinks I should add mult-tile selection(once I add tile-selection), to make dropping crators, etc. easier. If you have suggestions, feel free to leave them aswell.
« Last Edit: June 03, 2004, 11:04:00 PM by Kramy »
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Offline Leviathan

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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2004, 05:27:06 PM »
great.

suggestion:

b able 2 draw land types, wen land is drawn it blends with the land next 2 it.

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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2004, 06:11:35 PM »
Yes, I thought that would be a good idea too. Unfortunately, Op2's tiles aren't arranged in any particular order, so I'd have to map each one as to which type it is <_< (left dirt-rock, right dirt-rock, top-right dirt-rock, etc.).
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Offline BlackBox

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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2004, 03:50:08 PM »
The first letter of the 4 letter hexcode is the terrain type (you'll notice that the sand colored stuff has a diff letter than the black stuff, etc)

We could perhaps work on this together.... I could write a mission editor once Hooman and Cynex figure out the rest of the functions (I could help but I have way too little time to do stuff like that nowadays) because I know the structure of the DLL files, etc. I've written scripting languages before, also.

Kramy, if you want the source to my map editor (like it may be useful for seeing how I did the hex translation code, and loading and saving of maps) PM me.

If you want any help with the formats or the program whatsoever PM me.

Offline Kramy

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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2004, 11:03:50 PM »
Hmm...Thanks for the offer Hacker. :) I think I already figured saving out, but it would be neat to work with the 3 of you, so sure. :) I'm best at coding, so if you want I can code an editor or scripting language for you, but if you want me to work on hacking, I'll be lost unless you give me a good start-point(like you did for the map format).

Oh, and I'm absolutely useless when it comes to graphics. :P

See other thread: http://forum.outpostuniverse.net/index.php?showtopic=910
 
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