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Terri Brown

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Mapping Tiles & Bricks Tutorial question re irregular tile size
« on: November 08, 2017, 11:19:43 AM »
Hi guys,

So I've watched your mapping tiles & bricks tutorial...and am wishing I'd practiced my maths more since school. My brain hurts.

Anyway, I get the concept and will follow the tut closely, but I want to know if it's still feasible with a wooden shingle pattern like the attached, where not only are tiles offset, but they randomly vary in U width? Seems like too many variables to me?

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Michal Karmazín

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Re: Mapping Tiles & Bricks Tutorial question re irregular tile size
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2017, 01:32:54 PM »
Hi,

In RC3, there are two Macros (Extract Tiles - Running Bond & Extract Tiles - Stack Bond) bundled and there's no more need to build a complex style. In case, you''ll find a regular pattern, these will be handy. Hope that helps.

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Terri Brown

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Re: Mapping Tiles & Bricks Tutorial question re irregular tile size
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2017, 03:42:44 PM »
Thanks Michal.

So you're confirming the pattern has to be regular, right? And that the one above as it stands won't work?

Paul Roberts

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Re: Mapping Tiles & Bricks Tutorial question re irregular tile size
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2017, 10:59:36 PM »
Hi Terri,

I'm afraid that tutorial uses UVW offsets to grab the brick textures so it won't work well with irregular patterns.

Thanks,

Paul
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