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Zetkut
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#4441

Posted A week ago

@Zetkut: Your San Diego seems a bit too close to LS. I suggest you make California bigger in the south or leave San Diego from the map.

Yes but I did not know how, but now I realize how easy it is to edit it xD


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#4442

Posted 6 days ago Edited by RedDagger, 6 days ago.

Here's an update on my B&B map of San Fierro + Las Venturas + surrounding areas.
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I've learned since jumping into mapmaking blind over two years ago that doing so is kind of - I don't know - stupid. I've restructured my map quite a bit in the last little while, and the major changes are as follows:
 
- Finished adding structures to Las Venturas, including McCarthy Airport (McCarran IA).
- Added Lake Monticello (Lake Berryessa) east of LV.
- Began working on Birchwood (Oakland) across the bridge from SF. I had originally intended for it to be southeast of it, but that didn't pan out.
- Mapped out Lincoln Pull (Boulder City) in the southeast corner of the map. Added a mini Lake Mead called Rum Lake.
- Added mountain ranges surrounding the major cities. 
- Sprinkled a few motels across the desert highway.
 
As usual, any suggestions are welcome. :)

Can you expand the southeastern city a little bit more to north and east?

Upickeddawronghausfool
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#4443

Posted 6 days ago

Wow, it's crazy how we've got to page 147 to 149 in a week!

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#4444

Posted 6 days ago Edited by Ohhh123r, 6 days ago.

*Final Fight Intro music plays*

Metro City: Update 4

New Update and dramatic changes..

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Changelog

- Middle Island is now less road to look like Algonquin from GTA IV

- North Island about 65% completed

- Multi-Island Tunnel is added (just like Porter Tunnel from GTA 3 and Unfinished Tunnel from LCS)

- Starting to make south island

- New Logo and moved to bottom-left

- R* and Capcom logo added on bottom-right

 

Bonus: Here the map that i never posted here, Southtown which is based on SNK Series like Fatal Fury and Art of Fighting which these 2 game were takes place in Southtown and attached to Paleto Bay from GTA V (It's still WIP and Southtown is too small)

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Upickeddawronghausfool
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#4445

Posted 6 days ago

https://imgur.com/gallery/o7D3m

 

Liberty State Update 1.1 Changelog:

 

  • Changed up the edges of most of the newly added terrain to make it look more natural.
  • Added a mansion in Natocke (Nantucket). This mansion will be unlocked upon completion of the storyline.
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#4446

Posted 5 days ago

I may or may not be redoing my entire map twice as big just so I can add more detail. Whoops. Honestly, if my computer could handle it, I would make it even larger...

work in progress

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#4447

Posted 5 days ago

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Wow... Real nice job.

 

May I ask, by re doing it, do you mean actually re drawing everything? Or doing something else?

 

Thanks!

 

@Cebra, Looks fantastic, something about it just makes it pop.

 

@Zetkut All of north and South America? Very ambitious, but I love how San Andreas looks so good luck!

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#4448

Posted 5 days ago Edited by RedDagger, 4 days ago.

-snip-


Keep up the good work.
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#4449

Posted 5 days ago

@Digweg: I trace over the old map at a larger scale. In the end, the new version will look very similar to the old one, only with more details and smaller changes if I feel like it is needed. Many buildings will be carried over from the old 2015 map. I also add some more details like trees and better elevation, instead of just cliffs.
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#4450

Posted 4 days ago Edited by David_Loco, 4 days ago.

GHIAB

 

Edit 3:

-Changed the colors of the map to a brighter ones

-Added Buildings to the Principal Area of Philippa

-Added Buildings into the roundabout in Philippa

-Added Mount Ikay (Mountain)

-Added Blessed Oak (City), in the north of Ñuñopolis

-Added Little Clover (City), in the northeast of Ñuñopolis

-Added Principal Highway to Ñuñopolis City

 

Names:

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Now:

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Before:

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I think that soon i should made a "remastered" version, because of the image (i guess) is 800x600 and maybe in other devices the image doesn't look so good...

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#4451

Posted 4 days ago

 

Here's an update on my B&B map of San Fierro + Las Venturas + surrounding areas.
-image-
 
I've learned since jumping into mapmaking blind over two years ago that doing so is kind of - I don't know - stupid. I've restructured my map quite a bit in the last little while, and the major changes are as follows:
 
- Finished adding structures to Las Venturas, including McCarthy Airport (McCarran IA).
- Added Lake Monticello (Lake Berryessa) east of LV.
- Began working on Birchwood (Oakland) across the bridge from SF. I had originally intended for it to be southeast of it, but that didn't pan out.
- Mapped out Lincoln Pull (Boulder City) in the southeast corner of the map. Added a mini Lake Mead called Rum Lake.
- Added mountain ranges surrounding the major cities. 
- Sprinkled a few motels across the desert highway.
 
As usual, any suggestions are welcome. :)

Can you expand the southeastern city a little bit more to north and east?

 

Yeah, I don't see why not. I wouldn't want to make it too big since Boulder City in the 1960s was still rather compact and the map's focal points are more up north, but I could definitely extend it a bit above Rum Lake. I think I'm going to have to expand the canvas size anyway - considering I went into it without planning I'm now realizing that I should make the map boundaries clear. To the west and north it would be infinite water as has always been the case in GTA, but to the south and the east I would cap it off with endless desert and an unscaleable mountain range, respectively. It doesn't affect too much in the grand scheme of things, but I think it would be a welcome change to have a different kind of map barrier that still fits in with its surroundings.

 

 

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@Cebra, Looks fantastic, something about it just makes it pop.

Thanks man. The one thing I believe I did do right initially was pick a consistent color scheme to run with. I tried to base it off old 1960s maps to fit the time period, and when the actual making of the map is over with I plan to add a semi-transparent overlay of a folded map to give it a real feel with faded colors and such. Hopefully it turns out. :)

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#4452

Posted 3 days ago Edited by Zetkut, 3 days ago.

GHIAB

 

Edit 3:

-Changed the colors of the map to a brighter ones

-Added Buildings to the Principal Area of Philippa

-Added Buildings into the roundabout in Philippa

-Added Mount Ikay (Mountain)

-Added Blessed Oak (City), in the north of Ñuñopolis

-Added Little Clover (City), in the northeast of Ñuñopolis

-Added Principal Highway to Ñuñopolis City

 

Names:

 

 

Now:

 

 

Before:

 

 

I think that soon i should made a "remastered" version, because of the image (i guess) is 800x600 and maybe in other devices the image doesn't look so good...

i really like your map xD

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#4453

Posted 2 days ago

 

GHIAB

 

Edit 3:

-Changed the colors of the map to a brighter ones

-Added Buildings to the Principal Area of Philippa

-Added Buildings into the roundabout in Philippa

-Added Mount Ikay (Mountain)

-Added Blessed Oak (City), in the north of Ñuñopolis

-Added Little Clover (City), in the northeast of Ñuñopolis

-Added Principal Highway to Ñuñopolis City

 

Names:

 

 

Now:

 

 

Before:

 

 

I think that soon i should made a "remastered" version, because of the image (i guess) is 800x600 and maybe in other devices the image doesn't look so good...

i really like your map xD

 

Thanks xD :lol:  :beerhat:  :colgate:


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#4454

Posted 22 hours ago Edited by LibertyKing, 22 hours ago.

work in progress 2 - labeled edition

 

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image is zoomed in 200%. cliffs and other terrain features are subject to changes. #nocaps

 

Edit: Also I wanted to ask: Does the water look too green to anybody? When I look at the map on my phone, the water looks almost turquoise. My computer monitor sucks an can't display all colors properly.

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#4455

Posted 19 hours ago Edited by Digweg, 19 hours ago.

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Edit: Also I wanted to ask: Does the water look too green to anybody? When I look at the map on my phone, the water looks almost turquoise. My computer monitor sucks an can't display all colors properly.

Wow looks great! Water is a tad bit green, but to be honest matches very well with the rest of the color scheme.

 

Edit: How to you make the text have two colors, like black and white?

 

Thanks!

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#4456

Posted 19 hours ago

work in progress 2 - labeled edition

 

5kebpkL.png

 

image is zoomed in 200%. cliffs and other terrain features are subject to changes. #nocaps

 

Edit: Also I wanted to ask: Does the water look too green to anybody? When I look at the map on my phone, the water looks almost turquoise. My computer monitor sucks an can't display all colors properly.

It looks awesome, i always liked the way you do the maps. :colgate:

keep up the good work. :)

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#4457

Posted 7 hours ago

 

Spoiler

Edit: Also I wanted to ask: Does the water look too green to anybody? When I look at the map on my phone, the water looks almost turquoise. My computer monitor sucks an can't display all colors properly.

Wow looks great! Water is a tad bit green, but to be honest matches very well with the rest of the color scheme.

 

Edit: How to you make the text have two colors, like black and white?

 

Thanks!

 

I use a very old plugin for Paint.NET. I found it here. If you want to download it, go on the page and click on the link that says to download in zip, Once downloaded, extract the one called "Outline Object" on your desktop (Unless you want them all). Then, copy paste or move it to Program Files\Paint.NET\Effects. If you want to use it, you can find it in the Effects tap in the Object category.

I usually put the settings at 1 thickness and 251 softness.

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#4458

Posted An hour ago

 

 

Spoiler

Edit: Also I wanted to ask: Does the water look too green to anybody? When I look at the map on my phone, the water looks almost turquoise. My computer monitor sucks an can't display all colors properly.

Wow looks great! Water is a tad bit green, but to be honest matches very well with the rest of the color scheme.

 

Edit: How to you make the text have two colors, like black and white?

 

Thanks!

 

I use a very old plugin for Paint.NET. I found it here. If you want to download it, go on the page and click on the link that says to download in zip, Once downloaded, extract the one called "Outline Object" on your desktop (Unless you want them all). Then, copy paste or move it to Program Files\Paint.NET\Effects. If you want to use it, you can find it in the Effects tap in the Object category.

I usually put the settings at 1 thickness and 251 softness.

 

Thank you for providing the link for the plugin, I think it's very cool!





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