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#1 2014-02-13 00:10:26

Silence
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Registered: 2014-02-12
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Help

I took a map shot How do i view the map shot?

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#2 2014-02-13 00:44:20

Cool_Roxas
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Registered: 2014-01-30
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Re: Help

Program Files > Steam > steamapps > common > CastleDoctrine > mapShots

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#3 2014-02-13 05:25:30

Silence
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Registered: 2014-02-12
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Re: Help

I know where its located i dont know how to view the TGA file

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#4 2014-02-13 06:05:35

Mooni
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Registered: 2014-02-04
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Re: Help

you can open them with photoshop or paint.net if you want a smaller and free program tongue

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#5 2014-02-13 16:32:20

Pandamonium
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Registered: 2014-02-10
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Re: Help

I still have to ask... why *.tga.

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#6 2014-02-13 17:17:17

PlasmaChroma
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Registered: 2014-02-01
Posts: 39

Re: Help

What is this exactly, I assume we are talking about something different from a screenshot here?  How does one go about making this?

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#7 2014-02-13 20:55:15

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Registered: 2013-11-09
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Re: Help

If you're editing your house, you can press + to save a mapshot of your entire map, not just of your screen.  Great if you want to keep a good design from dying along with you, if you fail your self test.


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#8 2014-02-14 11:35:56

colorfusion
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Registered: 2013-04-02
Posts: 537

Re: Help

Pandamonium wrote:

I still have to ask... why *.tga.

It's lossless and very easy to make code that reads or writes TGA files. There's not really any compression though, so the files are generally pretty big.

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#9 2014-02-21 19:30:26

Leveller
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From: Sweden
Registered: 2014-02-20
Posts: 106

Re: Help

I can also recomend  GIMP  (Freeware  linux and windows)   For opening them.

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#10 2014-02-21 19:34:21

Lord0fHam
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From: California
Registered: 2014-02-11
Posts: 487

Re: Help

Go to this website and convert it to a jpg or png.
http://www.online-convert.com


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#11 2014-02-21 19:53:11

jasonrohrer
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Registered: 2013-04-01
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Re: Help

I got the idea from id Software, which used to used tga files back in the day, as I recall.

Super-simple file format, very easy to write portable code to open them that doesn't depend on huge, fragile libraries (like libpng).  In the case of the graphics that ship with my game, they're so tiny that they really don't need to be compressed.  Very simple and convenient to output screenshots and mapshots using the same format.

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