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Grid Size, How to work with dimensions
Tatu Eugen
post Jun 8 2019, 03:01 PM
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In this tutorial i will explain maybe one of the most important steps when someone making a map.... Dimensions is the size of the walls, size of the player, and so on...

A good GRID to work in is 8 Size. When you work on smaller details you go untill 1 Size, You can adjust grid sizes from this two buttons on the top:
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If you look down in the right of the program you will see:
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This means in what grid size are you right now, i work in grid 8, pressing + or - buttons of the grid, this will change:
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The perfect size is 8, because a player is size 8, a wall should be size 16 or a little bit higher, maybe 24 size. Let's look in next image:
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As you can see, wall of 24 is really big, compared to the player... Next example, let's look on the original Dust2 double doors:
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Height is 20 units in GRID 8, is good just because is big doors, for a normal door this is just too big, a door in 20 Height units vs. 12 units door.
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You can set your default grid in Tools -> Options
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2D Views -> Grid, Size
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So... next time, pay attention to the grid size.


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