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Geo's DayDream Tutorials (some track building and learning)
« on: November 28, 2018, 05:25:04 AM »
Geo's DayDream Tutorial 1 - Introduction & Folder Setup


<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/fPzRO1qdeAU" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/fPzRO1qdeAU</a>



Timeline:

-Introduction - 0:00
-Folder Setup - 2:25



Links:

- Track Tools and Example Track Files (FREE): http://forum.mx-bikes.com/index.php?topic=89.0
- Notepad++ (FREE): https://notepad-plus-plus.org/download/v7.6.html
- TFC's Skies (FREE): http://forum.mx-bikes.com/index.php?topic=1712.0



Nut's and Bolt's Guide:

- I decided to remove these and not type all this out. It is just too much to type out, I just don't have the time, and it seems was more confusing than anything else ;)



NEXT UP: Creating a very basic, base heightmap, and get it in game to ride quick :)

« Last Edit: December 11, 2018, 03:51:40 AM by geo »

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Re: Geo's DayDream Tutorials (some track building and learning)
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2018, 12:58:43 PM »
Geo's DayDream Tutorial 2 - Base Terrain & Heightmap - Part 1

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/22p6zMHCPig" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/22p6zMHCPig</a>



Timeline:

- Quick update to last turtorial - 0:00
- Using Google Maps Satellite and Tangram Heightmapper - 1:22
- Using photoshop to stich the satellite and elevation data together - 6:31
- Getting this into MapViewever - 14.32

*** 19:07 - I forgot to mention to put the repetitions to 1 (this way our reference satellite image only tiles 1 time to cover the entire world). ***

- Let's put it on track! - 22:48



Links:

- Tangram Heightmapper: https://tangrams.github.io/heightmapper/

   

NEXT UP: Tweaking the base terrain and creating a layout :)
« Last Edit: December 11, 2018, 05:35:01 AM by geo »

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Re: Geo's DayDream Tutorials (some track building and learning)
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2018, 05:46:29 AM »
Geo's DayDream Tutorial 3 -Tweaking The Base Terrain - Part 2

Note: I decided to make the tweaking of base terrain and the track layout into separate tutorials (layout to come next).



<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/D6aQxB-2EZo" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/D6aQxB-2EZo</a>



Timeline:

- Intro and basic info - 0:00
- Tweaking the terrain - 5.23



Links:

- World Creator: https://www.world-creator.com/




NEXT UP: Creating a track layout - Part 3 :)
« Last Edit: December 11, 2018, 03:12:15 AM by geo »

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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2018, 09:43:05 PM »
Geo's DayDream Tutorial 4 -Track Layout

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/9HVpKefvpI8" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/9HVpKefvpI8</a>

Timeline:

- Intro, a brief recap exporting to game, and how last tutorial ended up - 0:00
- Starting the layout - 7:17
- Exporting the files we need - 9:42
- Putting initial layout in game - 14:42
- Testing in game - 18:18



Links:

- World Creator: https://www.world-creator.com/




NEXT UP: Adding jumps and berms OR maybe using the Tracked program and creating a proper centerline, pits and race data.
« Last Edit: December 11, 2018, 03:11:50 AM by geo »

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Re: Geo's DayDream Tutorials (some track building and learning)
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2018, 02:01:32 AM »
Geo's DayDream Tutorial 5 - Tracked Centerline and Race Data

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/CNWklm7sEhE" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/CNWklm7sEhE</a>



Timeline:

- Intro, Finishing up the track layout, making a better mask for use in game and WC, and how last tutorial ended up - 0:00
- Making the Tracked centerline and start - 7:25
- Creating Race Data - 15:58



Links:

- World Creator: https://www.world-creator.com/



NEXT UP: Adding jumps and berms to our heightmap (effectively finishing our track), but still much work to do after that :)
« Last Edit: December 11, 2018, 03:13:06 AM by geo »

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Re: Geo's DayDream Tutorials (some track building and learning)
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2018, 01:25:17 AM »
Geo's DayDream Tutorial 6 - Jumps

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/uiAYr0UVqZg" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/uiAYr0UVqZg</a>


Timeline:

- Intro - 0:00
- Using WorldCreator by "painting" the heightmap with custom brushes - 1:40
- Using the Path Tool for making jumps - 3:30
- Using smoothing and noise to make edges of jumps a little more real looking - 13:10
- Exporting this out to MXB for testing - 15:00
- Testing it in game - 17:15



Links:

- World Creator: https://www.world-creator.com/



NEXT UP: Adding berms
« Last Edit: December 12, 2018, 01:48:59 AM by geo »