I was wondering if anybody might know of some good resources on making isometric tilesets? I have an idea for an isometric game, but I can't really find anything on creating isometric tiles without using a 3D program like Blender. Granted, I might go that route anyway for the pre-rendered look, but I really want to try creating them by hand first!
If anyone knows of some good tutorials or articles on the subject, I'd be very happy to see them. Google just isn't doing much for me right now, so I'm hoping someone here can help me out!
EDIT: I did some more intense Googling, and found some decent stuff. http://www.angelfire.com/rpg2/vertexnormal/tutorials/tile_tutorial.html looks good, as well as this ridiculously easy one in GIMP! http://www.stankirdey.com/content/how-make-isometric-tile-using-gimp-28-moment
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