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Mr_Ridd

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Mr_Ridd    130
Howzit How does Starcraft do it''s map layout? If you go to the level editor you can place different textures anywhere. Is the map made up of hundreds of little quads? Shot

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psykr    295
It''s based on rectangular tiles, which are just designed to look isometric. These textures are all pre-rendered, so when you save the map, you''re actually just saving a code for each tile to mark what terrain it uses.

This would be better learnt on a Starcraft modding forum, where you can really learn a lot about its file formats, including .scm / .scx files.

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