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Area Editing with Photoshop?

Brave Sir Garrick

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Well, as the title suggests... I was wondering about creating areas in photoshop. I've looked through the resources of Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate 2, and Icewind Dale. I've seen the different types of bitmaps and whatnot that are needed for the areas to work properly.

I have also noticed that each area seems to have a tileset. I was wondering though, is it possible to create an area by just using photoshop? The reason I ask is, would not having a tileset for that specific area cause a conflict? Or are those just there for reference?

I mean, for instance. Lets say I want to create an outdoor forest area... Well, could I just use photoshop to do the landscaping/coloring, then just import the files into the game? Or do I need to have some special application apply some kind of data onto the map?


Anyways, thanks for the help in advance to anyone whom decides to do so.


(Also, I am a Mac user, so I cannot use DLCTEP, ITME, or any other of the many tools you Windows users have. Though, I can use java applications like Near Infinity.)

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