Image Composite Editor

External tools, software and sites for creating or editing UT99 resources.
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Dr.Flay
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Image Composite Editor

Post by Dr.Flay » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:29 am

I have been using various free panoramic stitching programs for a few years, but one in particular has proved it's worth.
*Sigh* unfortunately it's a Micro$oft product, but hopefully it will stay free.

Micro$oft ICE, is an awesome tool ! It will easily stitch random slices of a larger image together with speed and ease.
I used it to compile separate slices of the cafe I hang out in, to make 1 flat/wide image.
http://my.opera.com/dr-flay/albums/show.dml?id=10764992

I can also see it being used to make convincing sky-boxes :tu:
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/ice/
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/ ... s/ivm/ice/
http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ice/threads

A few of my older panoramic pictures
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http://my.opera.com/dr-flay/albums/show.dml?id=810710
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Re: Image Composite Editor

Post by Higor » Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:20 am

Would have been so nice to have this back on Half-Life days, luckily UT skyboxes can be freely built but still makes a good choice if the main intention is eliminating skybox translucency and polycount.

Trivia: Did you know that one of the buildings on UT3's Coret skybox, is actually a huge rocket launcher?
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Re: Image Composite Editor

Post by Raynor » Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:07 pm

Higor wrote:...

Trivia: Did you know that one of the buildings on UT3's Coret skybox, is actually a huge rocket launcher?
Yeah, they've re-used various game assets/models in many maps. I believe even seeing one crane model that used parts of Enforcer, now that was awkward.

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Re: Image Composite Editor

Post by Dr.Flay » Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:20 pm

Haven't played UT3 much to be honest, without a Chaos mod it just doesn't hold my interest.
As a cheap-skate recycler and lover of mashup music, I love the idea of re-using parts of UT that way !
You could have a map/level shaped like a UT weapon :mrgreen:

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Re: Image Composite Editor

Post by papercoffee » Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:38 am

Some pictures of the reused weapons???