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Mr Kidnapper
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Default Alice World Template Contest - 11-05-2011, 07:12 PM

As is my motto, "The leap towards quality has an infinite budget," I made a some apparently 12MB template world for the ocean, because it's easy to make one for a landscape that is realistically and naturally spread ad infinitum.

Now, what I want you to do is make a high quality template world. I don't care what's in it, it can be as filled as an entire city, or as empty as my world up there. The idea is that there are no methods or events, just a world to be built upon.
To be perfectly fair, I will not participate in this event, though I may show an example of a good template.
Tips:
-Your sky ought to be a third or more of the world's weight. A plain blue sky makes your world look extremely unrealistic.
-Your terrain is actually quite hard to do. You may find it excruciatingly hard to find a terrain that tiles well and doesn't actually look procedural, as in an easily noticeable pattern.
-It's easy to use existing Alice objects but I urge you not to. These objects were realistic back in 1998, and the bar for realism has noticeably risen ever since.
-If you use high budget singular objects, you may notice it takes an extremely long time to save your world in Alice. My Ocean world takes almost half an hour on the sky alone. It's worthy to note that using an external program, such as WinRAR, to save your world as a .ZIP and rename to .A2W will take less time and save more space.

Prize Information:
I don't know. I hadn't actually been thinking about this, but the best I could provide is a 3D model of your choice, converted or created by me as an ACO (Alice Compatible Object) or otherwise.
We can decide the deadline later. In all realism I'd give you a few months.
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File Type: a2w Ocean.a2w (12.04 MB, 60 views)

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Default Awesome! - 11-06-2011, 01:05 AM

Great ocean world!
I especially like the sky! It looks beautiful...and expensive (memory-wise)!
Where did you find the Sky model and texture?

I was going to submit an improved version of my Space Shooter Template, but your contest says no methods or events


==============Some of my Games and Ideas===========

Sky Warrior: http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?t=6291
Health Bars: http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?p=36968#post36968
Sky Warrior: Dual Force: http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?t=7174

Want to make your own space game? http://www.alice.org/community/showthread.php?t=6389

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Default 11-06-2011, 01:42 AM

Perhaps I should rephrase that. You can have methods or events, but not any that are supposed to actually do things. For example, in my Ocean world I was thinking about creating "Water Fog", as Crytek calls it. Simply put, when you go underwater there is a layer of blurred color in front of you that gives you the illusion that you're underwater. I would set this layer of color in front of the camera when it reaches a certain distance, however force the fog layer to stop moving before it exits the water. Otherwise I can have an "Occlusion" solid shape, in which I abuse transparency glitches to make sure the fog layer doesn't show outside of the water.

For the sky you can simply google HDR Panoramic Skies. They're very expensive, but I imagine if you're lucky you can find a good amount of usable ones for free. You're going to have to make the skydome yourself, however.
   
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Default 11-06-2011, 03:56 AM

That looks very well done, the viscosity of the water looks a little to much, sort of like paint, but other than that, Amazingly well done.


If you are stuck on a project, check out the tutorials I made here at this link:

http://alice.org/community/showthread.php?p=36778#post36778

There are lots of tutorials on it so far, including some youtube videos, check it out

Or..

Go to my youtube channel to check out my alice 2.2 tutorials I have there..

http://www.youtube.com/user/sfunk1992?feature=mhsn
   
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Arrow 11-06-2011, 06:54 AM

I would submit:

Jedi's Nature scene.

My Jungle Warfare scene.

My Realistic Sea scene.

And my templates I use (they don't have skies, but they are templates):
Attached Files
File Type: a2w concrete.a2w (529.7 KB, 38 views)
File Type: a2w cracked.a2w (528.3 KB, 35 views)
File Type: a2w dirt.a2w (143.6 KB, 25 views)
File Type: a2w forest.a2w (321.2 KB, 45 views)
File Type: a2w grass.a2w (392.0 KB, 25 views)


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Arrow 11-06-2011, 06:56 AM

Continued:
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File Type: a2w lava.a2w (633.9 KB, 36 views)
File Type: a2w sand.a2w (606.1 KB, 23 views)
File Type: a2w sea.a2w (362.3 KB, 28 views)
File Type: a2w snow.a2w (149.2 KB, 34 views)
File Type: a2w water.a2w (155.8 KB, 20 views)


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