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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2017, 11:57:50 AM »
Don't give up mate, and don't rush. Have you tried making jumps the same as in my tutorial?

As long as they are mellow and curved you shouldn't go too wrong.. View them from the side regularly to make sure they are curved and not lumpy and if you need to, bulldoze it and start again.

If you make all the jumps best you can, I don't mind touching them up if you need it :)
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #16 on: January 27, 2017, 12:19:20 PM »
Cheers ike,  my trouble is getting everything rideable like your tracks,  it all kind of moulds together and has no definition.  Even triples that have the right trajectory just isn't working out lol.  Yeah tried the tutorial for jumps but mines on an uphill.  I'll keep working away but I may take you up on that offer mate. Plus texturing will define it more,  I have inside and outside lines which you can really tell apart, I'll send you a beta later
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #17 on: January 27, 2017, 01:47:46 PM »
Hey Gdub,

If u are using the satellite photo as a texture layer in L3DT to place the jumps etc.. you can also use the same pic as a texture in-game (temporarily/hmf).. just set it as "repetition = 1"..

This way you will have an immediate texture placeholder and will be able to see the track as u test it much better! (And requires no time wasted texturing the track until u are further in the heightmap or complete at that matter.
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2017, 01:57:57 PM »
From one newb builder to another..

I'd love to see a small vid of you building one of the jumps on the hill..just to see

You never know, Fats or whomever may see something that would help u.

Also, don't always worry about the math behind the jumps, if they are in the right spot on the track..go more by "feel" in-game.

And excuse me again as I only have so much I can say as I'm learning also.
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2017, 03:42:37 PM »
Hill or no hill, the concept is the same. First thing I would do is horizontally level the track surface using bulldozer at 0, make it the width of the track and just redraw it to make it level, then I would smooth it, then worry about jumps and track features.

Badstar is spot on again, use the image you took at the same time as the heightmap As a 1x repeated texture, works perfectly for a guide and a temp texture in game.

For example https://youtu.be/aJjpGvwTbhU
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2017, 03:56:20 PM »
Jump for the jumps: the profile should be like this more or less (awesome exagerated drawing):


You need a slow ramp up and then a flat part before take off, otherwise you'll throw the bike soff balance. You can roll off the top no problem too, but there needs to be a flat part at maximum slope.
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #21 on: January 28, 2017, 01:39:25 AM »
https://youtu.be/-8FbOOmwvU0

On phone so can't embed,  but the scale on jumps is way way off lol man this sucks!

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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #22 on: January 28, 2017, 02:40:31 PM »
Thatīs directly from google maps?  :o
looking good mate, itīs actually a sweet base terrain to mold

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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #23 on: January 29, 2017, 06:38:18 PM »
Thatīs directly from google maps?  :o
looking good mate, itīs actually a sweet base terrain to mold

yes looks like it is :)

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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #24 on: January 29, 2017, 07:22:19 PM »
thats a 2d pic of highpoint as a texture layer on the track, i created the heightmap
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #25 on: January 29, 2017, 07:26:04 PM »
From what I have seen, you might want to plane the track down. Way too much of it is to strongly off camber, in particular given how the bike handles of camber leaning in MXB. The elevation looks awesome though!
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #26 on: January 29, 2017, 08:16:31 PM »
From what I have seen, you might want to plane the track down. Way too much of it is to strongly off camber, in particular given how the bike handles of camber leaning in MXB. The elevation looks awesome though!

lol what does that mean mate? flatten it?
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #27 on: January 29, 2017, 08:18:23 PM »
I meant keep the slope back/front, reduce the slope left/right from your perspective when you are on the bike.
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #28 on: January 29, 2017, 09:10:23 PM »
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Re: Highpoint Raceway - WIP
« Reply #29 on: January 29, 2017, 09:17:59 PM »
horizontally level the track surface using bulldozer at 0, make it the width of the track and just redraw it to make it level, then I would smooth it, then worry about jumps and track features