OpenGeofiction

Khaiwoon terrain

Posted by thilo on 24 August 2014 in English (English)

Comment from Easky30 on 25 August 2014 at 00:02

It looks amazing. Is the terrain drawn in another program and then brought in to OGF?

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Comment from isleño on 25 August 2014 at 00:41

WOW, I am speechless. Thilo, you are awesome.

I'm actually working on a bunch of stuff right now for Khaiwoon's wiki article.

I'll try to make the wiki as interesting as your topo map... but it won't be easy, haha.

isleño

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Comment from thilo on 25 August 2014 at 20:53

Yes, the terrain is drawn in a completely different program (that I wrote myself). I can make it available for download if you want, but be warned that installation as well as using it is not exactly self-explanatory. Also, I consider it not completely ready, since it tends to create some ugly artifacts, especially near hilltops, like here:

http://opengeofiction.net/?mlat=18.4777&mlon=89.4116#map=15/18.4777/89.4116&layers=T

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Comment from isleño on 26 August 2014 at 02:32

Yeah, I noticed a few little glitches, but still... wow. It's really cool.

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Comment from histor on 26 August 2014 at 23:06

Wow - that looks phatastic!

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Comment from antoon on 27 August 2014 at 19:20

Really, really nice. It creates an extra dimension almost literally. I am interested in how to create such a visualisation.

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Comment from wangi on 27 August 2014 at 23:56

Fantastic, It'd be great to have this ahead of the flourish of highways on virgin land... But totally appreciate the task of adding randomness to this!

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Comment from Luciano on 29 August 2014 at 08:22

Yes, very impressive!

I would like to try that program too. I made an effort to make contour lines for Mahhal in JOSM as a separate layer but gave up. I just have been building rough watershed lines and ridge lines to give me a feel of contours, but I'd love to have this kind of ability.

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Comment from tom_m7 on 30 August 2014 at 20:51

That looks really awesome! I've been wondering how to add terrain to Akinyaka for a while. It would be really cool if you put the program/whatever you used to do this out for download.

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Comment from JBstad1 on 8 September 2014 at 01:55

Echoing others, I like how you did the terrain, and would love so much to get such a program to do that. I have 3d terrain software like Bryce, but don't know how to go about it, plus, I don't want to mess up my work - what's left of it, lol.

Anyway, great work you did and look forward to something from you soon.

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Comment from yanagi-chan on 25 September 2014 at 03:29

As everyone has said, the topo layer is beautiful (I notice Roantra has one too), and I'd like the program too. Also, I'm wondering how you upload a topographic layer once you have created it. I poked around a bit last night to see if I could figure that out, but it's not at all obvious.

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