|05-04-2011, 02:19 AM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Basic Knowledge in Regions
Basic Knowledge in regions
This tutorial is for new map makers who would like to learn the basics in using regions. With the examples given, I am sure that they can get some informations
that regions are important in a map. A map without region(s) isn't a good map. I have not seen a map that do not use regions, send me one if there is.
What are regions?
Regions need triggers to reference them so that they can be properly used. Otherwise, they will have no effect in the game. They can be used to set off triggers or to delineate areas a trigger will affect.
Regions are invisible in the game but they are present there. They are made as reference of some events or actions that an editor wants.
You can rename a region as you like. Be sure that the name you will give to that region will not confuse you at the time you will use it.
You can also rerset the color of a region. You may resize a region. Just left-click the region you'd like to resize to select it. left-click hold
at the edge of that region to resize it as you desire.
What are Regions' Use
Regions are used as reference.
1. In choosing hero in a Hero Arena. See This Tutorial for detailed explanations about Hero Arena.
2. Creating Special Effects
3. Spawning/crreating Units
4. Killing/removing units from the game
5. Moving units from one region to another
Actually, there are many actions that can occur referencing a region but just to give you some ideas on how you can use regions
here are some triggers that I can give you for now.
Unit - Create 1 Mountain King for (Owner of (Entering unit)) at ((Owner of (Entering unit)) start location) facing Default building facing degrees
Unit - Hide Mountain King 0001 <gen>
Unit - Remove (Entering unit) from the game
Selection - Select (Last created unit) for (Owner of (Entering unit))
I hope that this tutorial helps you. If you still need knowledge or more informations on how to use regions, you can do experiments on using
regions. Don't rush yourself in knowing too much. Getting knowledge takes time. I think there are still tutorials here like mine. Try to look for those tutorials
The map for this tutorial can be downloaded here
You may also try to read Archian's Basics of Regions here
Last edited by eubz : 05-06-2011 at 12:52 AM.
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