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February 6th, 2013, 05:35 AM
Join Date: Aug 2012
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Do you have any specific points to talk about in reference to the mapping? I would also like to point out some of the maps are actually outdated.
Here is the whole list:
Before we begin, your indoor mapping is okay. Just thought I'd say that first.
1) 3rd row, 4th screenshot. (all will be counted from the left.)
The grass (
note: grass, not bush
) needs darker coloring, and a bit more detail, but don't overdo them.)
2) 4th row, 1st screenshot.
The map looks really plain. Add more flowers or maybe a tree or two.
3) 4th row, 2nd screenshot.
That line of green stone thingies (which I'd call ''plant'' from now on) seem really unnatural. Try adding a variety of restrictors like fences, green hedges etc.
Same applies for the 3rd (and 4th) screenshots.
4) 5th row, 1st screenshot.
Looks plain too, add those smaller trees, or even bigger trees if you are confident about your tiling. (By bigger tree, I refer to the 12-blocked versions)
5) Final row, 2nd and 3rd screenshots.
Add more rocks. The cave looks very unnatural.
6) Final row, 5th screenshot.
Way too little details in the in the dessert.
Don't worry, beginner mappers are like that. The thing u must remember is to never
get help for your mapping. Advices and tips from others are okay, but don't depend on other mappers or you will never learn mapping yourself. I will VM you a small mapping tutorial my cousin made.
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