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Editor Tutorial #1 — Meet the editor & Simple Build with the Terrain tool

Outline:

  • How to get in
  • Introduction(Basic Features)
  • Create grassland terrian with Terrian tool
  • What’s next
    • Create tool
    • Attribute tool
    • Code Block tool
  • Editor Building Competition

💡 You can check the video now, to get a general impression

Editor Tutorial -- Terrain

Below is a step by step guide to walk you through the in-game editor.😄

How to get in

  • Get into the editor.

You can visit the link on the official website.

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Or you can find out the entry in the game. Click the editor icon as shown below.

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  • You now should see a list of all your creations.

Click the item ‘Create’, and start to make your own world in the editor. After that, you can come back and find all your creations here.

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  • There are 2 types of map for you to choose, most of the time the “Oblique view” is ok to go.

You can also try the “Front view” to explore more potential of the editor.

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  • Dont forget to give your project an awesome name =)

After entering your project name, now you are ready to go. Click the button ‘Enter’ 🚀 to start your jounery.

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Please be aware that the map is running on a cloud server, and it may cost your ditamin to run it.

For now, however, the editor is free for a limited time so that players can enjoy it and prepare for the upcoming competition.

Click the button ‘CONFIRM’ to continue.

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Introduction to the editor

  • Click the icon on the right corner to show the “Material Library”

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  • Editing toolbar: the core functions of the editor

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There are 4 parts of it.

🌟 Terrian.

You can use it to build the ground of your world.

🌟 Create.

You can use it to place all kinds of objects on the ground.

🌟 Attribute.

When an object on the ground is selected, you can click on the Attribute icon to change the object's attributes or add animation frames to it.

🌟 Code Block.

You can program the selected object with code blocks here.

  • Click anyone of the toolbox, you can find out related materials on the ‘Content Area’.

Feel free to click and drag any of them to your game character, you will see a transparent object following your mouse. Drop anywhere you like by clicking your left mouse button.

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  • Now we will introduce you the ‘Auxiliary toolbar’.

Some auxiliary functions, including auxiliary lines, hidden lines, reset, mini-map can be found here.

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  • Last but not the least, check the “Operation prompt bar” to show some tips for quick operation.

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Create grassland terrian with Terrian Editor

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  • choose the land materials in the content area. Drag and drop them repeatedly to laying block.

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  • When you finish the map editing, click the icon ’Map tools’ to update the map and upload it to the server.

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  • After loading it, you can revist your creations from “My creation” page.

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🏃 What's Next

There will be more tutorials coming on the way,

  • Create tool
  • Attribute tool
  • Code Block tool

Stay tuned~ 🙏

📢 Editor Building Competition

There will be several editor creation contests in February, with great prizes waiting for you, so get into the editor now and show the world your wonderful creativity!

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