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Height Map from picture.

Postby JettWisdom » Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:09 pm

Hello, I am trying to make a sandbox track for sim and I am having trouble making it into a height map, could someone send me in the right direction please?

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Re: Height Map from picture.

Postby Jakob Hubbard » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:39 pm

I told you dude, it's not possible to make a heightmap from a picture. You'd have to import terrain from some sort of program that would be able to grab heightmap details in a specific location. The way you're doing it, it wouldn't grab any heightmap differences at all, since you're building it in a sandbox. You will have to build it from scratch in either photoshop or the editor.

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Re: Height Map from picture.

Postby Wahlamt » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:51 pm

You'll have to scan it with a tonne of images for the end program to distinguish the differences in lighting, I assume. Ask MXfish who made Niklas Sandbox tracks.
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Re: Height Map from picture.

Postby LKR47 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:29 pm

Photogrammetry. If you Google that you'll find lots of tutorials. Once you get your 3D model you'll have to take it into Blender or some other 3D program and export the heightmap.

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