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Offline Aagam

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Lake question
« on: October 29, 2008, 08:47:33 PM »
So I created a lake and made the slider go all the way to the right. If I zoom out to get a full view of the planet, the lake still doesn't fill the whole planet (just fills most of the north pole area). How do I make it so the lake can fill the whole planet? Thanks :)

Offline sjefen

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Re: Lake question
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2008, 08:57:43 PM »
I don't think this is possible yet. The lake is just like a plane object.
I hope there will be an option like ocean or something later that covers the whole planet :)

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Re: Lake question
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2008, 09:00:51 PM »
Try adding a sphere object (terragen has one in the objects panel) the same size as your planet with the same centre point. Add a water shader to it and with a little tweaking of the spheres size you should be there. :)
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Offline Aagam

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Re: Lake question
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2008, 09:28:08 PM »
sjefen: Ya it looked like a plane object, I was wondering if there was a way to get around that though. I sure hope they have a planetary cover option too!

cyphyr: Hm ya that might work, I'll give it a whirl, thanks :)

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Re: Lake question
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2008, 01:24:32 AM »
Just use a duplicate planet with the water shader attached to it (and no atmosphere). Adjust the radius to set the sea level.

Offline Aagam

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Re: Lake question
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2008, 04:04:42 AM »
Yup got it working, thanks :)

 

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