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Epic view distance is epic
Posted in: Mapping
Posted 2011-05-23 at 16:29 by [R-DEV]AncientMan



Since unfortunately the BF2 engine seems to be limited to ~3000m view distance, I had to stitch together multiple images to fit in all of Shijia Valley's amazing detail. Took a fair while to do, and cruising about at around 10 fps because of the huge view distance doesn't speed things up either, too many trees .

It looked something like this once stitched together, then I had to do some work in photoshop to fix up the edges. The above image is then used in the map overviews for displaying gameplay related information.

Congrats to [R-DEV]AFsoccer for this amazing looking map, and also on his recent promotion to Mapping Manager. Hopefully everyone will enjoy the map in v0.96 .
Updated 2011-05-23 at 19:07 by [R-DEV]AncientMan
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    Robbi's Avatar
    First.

    When is 0.96 coming!!!!! :/
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 16:31 by Robbi Robbi is offline
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    Sniper77shot's Avatar
    Ooh Loooking good nice job.
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 17:52 by Sniper77shot Sniper77shot is offline
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    iAllex's Avatar
    HUUUUUuuuuuuge! o.O ... Awesome, Thank you AFsoccer and PR staff!
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 17:55 by iAllex iAllex is offline
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    mockingbird0901's Avatar
    Looks like an interesting map. Can't wait to try it. Looking forward to AASv4 as well
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 18:32 by mockingbird0901 mockingbird0901 is offline
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    Hotrod525's Avatar
    this sould become the "standart map" for Commander, acting as a "blue force tracker" ill will look alot better. Even for SL map !
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 18:55 by Hotrod525 Hotrod525 is offline
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    Doc.Pock's Avatar
    soo cool ancient and AF
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 19:13 by Doc.Pock Doc.Pock is offline
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    TheAssProtectors.Nr1's Avatar
    I'm enjoying the map already!
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 19:49 by TheAssProtectors.Nr1 TheAssProtectors.Nr1 is offline
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    =Romagnolo='s Avatar
    This map is looking beautiful.

    I'd like to know more about 0.96
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 22:18 by =Romagnolo= =Romagnolo= is offline
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    This beggs for 128p.
    Posted 2011-05-23 at 22:21 by Arnoldio Arnoldio is offline
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    Web_cole's Avatar
    I say, looking forward to this
    Posted 2011-05-24 at 02:16 by Web_cole Web_cole is offline
 

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