Project - Planetary Maps [Satelitte View]

Skolten

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I am working on retexturing the planetary maps of SWG. I always wanted some more detailed maps for SWG, i know my way around photoshop well, so i decided to go for a satelitte view of the maps, similar to original maps, but with a lot more detail. I considered the fantasy map style, but i think this is the best way to do it. I have never made maps before, so this is a new challenge for me. I am however up for the challenge.

If you want to keep track of the project i suggest you check in on the SWGCanon Client mods section, it is here i will update most frequent and beta versions for each map will be availible for download. Thread on there will also show progress and comparison pictures for each map. Reason i am not posting all updates here, is that these forums does not have the same formatting features.

SWGCanon Thread: http://www.swgcanon.com/index.php?topic=1257.0

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Corellia [Updated]

 

Rinzler

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Sometimes, you really have to stop and think about why they made the maps so inaccurate and indistinct...

Thank you for the beta. :)
I don't play much, but new mods make the experience that much better.
 

DavinFelth

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They look great, definitely something I would like to have on my client :)
 

Valkyra

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Might want to hit up Sytner for his overhead satellite renders of the trn's for a more accurate base for your textures... But they do look nice already.
 

Skolten

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Thanks, will base them off sytner's maps. Did not know they where that accurate.
 

Sytner

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Looking pretty good - I've attached the high resolution versions of the renders Valkyra mentioned in case they help you make it more true to the actual terrain.
 

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netyoda

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Is there a tool (perhaps from the Gods Sytner or Timbab?) that will allow us to point to a new planet's TRN file and have the overhead satellite map created?
 

Aeryna

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Looking pretty good - I've attached the high resolution versions of the renders Valkyra mentioned in case they help you make it more true to the actual terrain.
Eek, i never liked these NGE versions.
 

Aeryna

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Hey. don't be so critical. I just remember those big dots from NGE :D
 

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I think there is some misunderstanding going on here, I too frankly am unsure what you mean Aeryna. :D

Which NGE versions?

If you're talking about the maps, they were generated by his SWB tool.
 
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