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Offline Animl-AW

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Terrains and Google Earth
« on: June 18, 2023, 06:07:00 PM »
I've watched a few vids on YT showing how people were using GE to make terrains very quickly. Is this possible to inject into the Terrain Editor? Or am I super late on this subject? (prolly am)

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Re: Terrains and Google Earth
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2023, 06:22:40 PM »
Artik has a program called makeahmap that used it or a similar process for making ah terrains.
There must also be a flyable computer available for Nefarious to do FSO. So he doesn't keep talking about it for eight and a half hours on Friday night!

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Re: Terrains and Google Earth
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2023, 06:31:52 PM »
Artik has a program called makeahmap that used it or a similar process for making ah terrains.

Ok thanks
I figured I was 10-14 yrs late on this subject.

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Re: Terrains and Google Earth
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2023, 08:34:37 PM »
You can use Google Earth to get the Longitude and Latitude of the central location of what area you want to generate a map, put those into Artiks program and it will extract the data from NASA digital sources to create the map. Fun stuff really.
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Re: Terrains and Google Earth
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2023, 11:59:42 AM »
You can use Google Earth to get the Longitude and Latitude of the central location of what area you want to generate a map, put those into Artiks program and it will extract the data from NASA digital sources to create the map. Fun stuff really.

I read about that, Iím totally intrigued.
Yus guys are already doing what I would do, very well.
Terrain is a huge deal.

Fir now, Iím just an observer. :)

Iím tryin to figure out where this ship is sailing.