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CryENGINE 3 Cookbook by Dan Tracy, Sean Tracy

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Breaking up tiling with Decals

Up to this point, you might have noticed that the terrain texturing can look a bit poor with the amount of tiling that may be seen. In this recipe, we will explore how you can break up some of the terrain tiling with Decals.

Getting ready

  • Before we begin, you must have Sandbox 3 open
  • Then open My_Level.cry
  • Complete the Terrain Texture setup recipe

How to do it...

  1. From the RollupBar, open the Objects tab.
  2. Click the Misc button.
  3. Select Decal.
  4. Align the Decal to your terrain and place it down in an area with a lot of tiling.
  5. From the Decal properties, click MTL (or bring up the material editor).
  6. Find Materials | decals | ground_crack_a.
  7. Apply the material to the Decal.

How it works...

Decals are simple texture planes that can be ...

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