I forgot to mention that the cool interior map is called “Forcas.” It’s a ship interior, although I call it a space station a few times, lol. I know that it’s not very technical, but hopefully it helps some people. Thanks, and please leave feedback.
You can cover the unneeded areas by placing Building Block Platform 03 over them. It is not flat black as it shoud (We need flat black platforms), but it is close.
That can also be used for a “Fog of war” effect where you don’t see anything on the minimap, only your heading and the HUD stuff (enemy, friend, NPC contact, circles).
You need to raise it close to the maximum height of the map. If you raise it higher, it will not be used during minimap creation. For example on the map Chiron II you need to raise the platform to 40 units.
wow, great tips Pendra.
Good tutorial as ever. Your only enemy is the map (and mini-map) which eagerly exposes your trickery to any player who’s interested in looking under the hood
Doh, forgot about the minimap, lol.
Yeah, one map I made changes to you can see the man behind the curtains if you look at the minimap, otherwise this is a great way to make maps conform to your story and not the story conform to the map.
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