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Big tilemaps

Post by Anxiety » Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:34 pm

(Sorta related to http://love2d.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2856)

Anyways, i know how to make a tilemap which is, eg: 20X20. But it sucks. So what i want to know, is how can i make a big tilemap? Lets say, 50X50 or 70X70 or maybe even 100X100.

One thing i have been thinking (very unlikely to work) is to make a picture of the map. Then use quads to split it in pieces sized as one tile. Then generate the map on those tiles.
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Re: Big tilemaps

Post by Robin » Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:35 pm

I'm not sure what the problem is.

Do you mean 100x100 different tiles? Or just a map with 100x100 tiles?

The former is huge (10,000 tiles?), the latter should be perfectly doable.
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Re: Big tilemaps

Post by zugamifk » Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:13 pm

I have a (buggy) tile based rpg I've been working on. It uses a 100x100 tile map, with each tile as a separate object that carries quite a few values. The general memory usage while running is around 100MB. This is just me testing worst case scenarios though, you should be able to run a map with much less.
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Re: Big tilemaps

Post by tentus » Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:49 pm

zugamifk wrote:I have a (buggy) tile based rpg I've been working on. It uses a 100x100 tile map, with each tile as a separate object that carries quite a few values. The general memory usage while running is around 100MB. This is just me testing worst case scenarios though, you should be able to run a map with much less.
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Re: Big tilemaps

Post by zugamifk » Tue Apr 26, 2011 11:27 pm

Yeah, this is a working version, I didn't really take the time to clean it up. I'm actively working on it though, so hopefully I can have some kind of release soon...

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