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Offline Sarlock

Vancouver, BC, Canada
« on: November 29, 2012, 07:26:09 AM »
I created this for a big project that I'm working on and I thought I'd share it for anyone else who is interested in playing it.



This mage is HUGE, 6000x2148.  It is created at a 20m/tile scale.  Uses USGS terrain data.

Altitude increments are biased towards the low end, the first few steps of altitude are in small increases, 0-10m, 10m-20m and then start to increase logarithmically as you get to the higher gradients such that the highest z-axis increases are 150m+ per level.  This is due to the fact that the highest altitude on this map in reality is around +/- 1,800m.

Set water height to -9 for this map to be at the correct level.

Scale down the map or select a subsection to make a smaller map.

There are lakes in the mountains that will not render with water due to their altitude.

.PPM MAP FILE HERE:
http://www.elvenorder.com/simutrans/maps/Fraser-Valley_6000x2148.rar

Vancouver looking from the south (picture is taken in an area in the top left of the map):

Current projects: Pak128 Trees, blender graphics

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Re: Vancouver, BC, Canada
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2012, 12:34:59 PM »
Nice one! I will see if I can publish it this weekend on Simutrans Maps.
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Offline el_slapper

Re: Vancouver, BC, Canada
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2012, 02:18:54 PM »
I need a more powerful machine... ::-\

Beautiful map.

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Re: Vancouver, BC, Canada
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2012, 03:26:35 PM »
Added to Simutrans maps. Thank you for your contribution!

I will write something in the blog also, but I have problems connecting to it at the moment, so it will have to wait...
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Offline Carl

Re: Vancouver, BC, Canada
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2012, 03:50:36 PM »
Wow, that's a great map!

Offline isidoro

Re: Vancouver, BC, Canada
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2012, 01:28:24 AM »
I agree!  Rivers, mountains, coast, plains...


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Re: Vancouver, BC, Canada
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2012, 06:55:17 PM »
And now a post on the Simutrans blog as well...
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