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Making an outdoor map? how?

Hello everyone. I wanted to make a nice outdoor map and I need a heap of help. I'm really bad at doing displacements, but I can learn quickly. I was wondering what is the best and most optimal way to make it and still look good. There are displacement tuts, but all they tell you Is how to MAKE them not MAP with them. I would appreciate all the help you can offer. (The aligning 3D skybox with world at the wiki confuses me 0.o)


  • 7y
    I wanted to try and do a 3D skybox but that means making another map and people on gun game don't usually care how the sky looks :D.
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    You don't map with displacements, they don't seal leaks; you sculpt them into something that could make sense, like a hill, or use noise to make a bumpy field. And 3D skyboxes are usually 1/16th of their visible size.
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