How to add maps

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How to add maps

Post by AoH » Thu Oct 20, 2005 5:55 pm

Hi,

Ive made a map with a friend with tiled java applet and we dont'know how to add a map to the server...

Ive add one in the map folder of the server and the original map appear :(

Please help us :)
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Post by Crush » Thu Oct 20, 2005 7:00 pm

in the name of the tmw development team and the tmw community i would like to thank you very much for the contribution. we really need some enthusiastic mappers.

you can send it to the developer mailing list ( themanaworld-devel at lists dot sourceforge dot net) or upload it somewhere and post the link here. then the developers can integrate it into the game and release it with the next version so everyone can play on it.

maybe you would like to make some more maps in the future? with the new tileset maybe? i can give you the link to the tileset and the mapping instructions for it as soon as the wiki is up again.
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Post by AoH » Thu Oct 20, 2005 7:33 pm

Really thaks :)

What is the problem wih the Wiki ?
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Post by Burger » Thu Oct 20, 2005 7:51 pm

AoH wrote:Really thaks :)

What is the problem wih the Wiki ?
The wiki server has been down since friday and is configured and getting fixed asap.
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Post by Modanung » Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:24 pm

Crush... it seems to me you're being very theatrical. But maybe you're in drama school atm. :P

AoH, great you want to help and you evenmore did something. We can't guarentee we'll use your work before we've seen it. I'm sure you understand that. So if you'd like to upload the map, feel free to do so and we'll

The server hosting the wiki had been cut from the internet since last friday, but it's back online and the wiki will probably be back very very soon after some data and configuration restoring.
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Post by AoH » Sat Oct 22, 2005 12:18 pm

Hum im devlopper in c++ 2nd year

But... Im not very helpfull but im french and my english is really bad :?
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Post by Crush » Sat Oct 22, 2005 3:02 pm

who cares about how good you are at english? there are people working here who are much worse. believe it or not, but you are one of the more understandable persons i've encountered on this forum.
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Post by Rotonen » Sat Oct 22, 2005 3:23 pm

I care.. :roll:

But maps are really welcome here.

(And I care in a positive way to encourage you to master English.)
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Post by AoH » Sat Oct 22, 2005 4:09 pm

Really thanks '^^

So.. Tiled is a too complicated for me, i try to made an map maker in visual basic and i made a lot of maps :P
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Post by Crush » Sat Oct 22, 2005 6:02 pm

what was complicated about tiled? it was quite intuitive to me.

does your editor use our map and tileset format?

maybe you would like to make your editor public, so people who don't understand/like tiled could use your map editor instead. you should also consider making it open source, so other people can improve it.
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Post by biggeruniverse » Sun Oct 23, 2005 12:30 am

Yeah, I'd like to hear any problems you have with Tiled, so that I can work on fixing them.
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Post by AoH » Sun Oct 23, 2005 11:33 am

Hum.. At the moment i have made a little map but... nooby map '^^

Twm need a map size ? Tile size is 32*32 ?

When i have understand i can make maps for tmw :)
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Post by Burger » Sun Oct 23, 2005 11:54 am

AoH wrote:Hum.. At the moment i have made a little map but... nooby map '^^

Twm need a map size ? Tile size is 32*32 ?

When i have understand i can make maps for tmw :)
You can check http://wiki.themanaworld.org/Map_development
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Post by Crush » Sun Oct 23, 2005 7:14 pm

is the tmx file format documented somewhere?
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Post by biggeruniverse » Sun Oct 23, 2005 8:57 pm

No, since it's human-readable XML, it's supposed to be "self-explanatory". That said, you can always ask questions about it on the user mailing list http://rpgdx.net/mailman/listinfo/tiled-user_rpgdx.net.
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