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#1 Argent77

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 06:48 AM

File Name: Mirror Game Maps
File Submitter: Argent77
File Submitted: 05 Jan 2017
File Category: IE Modding Tools

This tool allows you to horizontally mirror any given map from Infinity Engine games. It has been coded as a WeiDU mod, so that it can be executed on any platform supported by WeiDU.

The tool considers ARE, WED, INI and TIS files (palette and pvrz-based), as well as height, light and search maps in the conversion process - including night versions. MOS files are copied into the output folder, including PVRZ files referenced by MOS V2 files, but not modified.

The tool attempts to preserve the general tileset (TIS) structure as best as possible, so that any potential post-processing operations can be applied without having to deal with a garbled set of tiles. It will also help to avoid graphical artifacts in Enhanced Edition games which may occur if tiles are rendered onto PVRZ textures in the wrong order.

The tool provides two components. You can either specify a path to a set of map files manually, or use an automated mode which retrieves the paths to one or more map files from a predefined text file.
 
More information can be found in the tool's readme.

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#2 Sam.

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 07:00 AM

This sounds interesting, but what's the purpose?


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#3 Argent77

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 07:10 AM

Depends on your need. I have coded this tool some time ago to help creating "new" areas out of existing maps for my own mods because I was dissatisfied with DLTCEP's map mirror feature. So why shouldn't I share it for everyone else to use?


Edited by Argent77, 05 January 2017 - 07:11 AM.




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