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- MAPPING FOR HERETIC
- -No jumping or crouching can be used by player, so don't map for it
- -FLTSLUD1 liquid flood is generally expected to be damaging
- -false walls can be used (wall that looks solid but can be walked through), ideally used sparingly
- -Generally Use SW2OFF for your exit switch texture
- -Wings of Wrath (flying item): Make sure if you let a player fly to an area they would not be able to escape without flying, provide at least a teleport exit in case their wings wear off while in that area. Another wings of wrath could be included in the area as well.
- -Plenty of 16, 24 and 32 wide pillars
- -Heretic mappers not afraid to work on diagonals, usually on snap 8, pillars often 22.3 wide (shown as 23 while dragging vertex)
- -not afraid to have dark areas, sometimes as low as 96 brightness
- -buildings generally constructed in snap 16 and 8, with diagonal corridors with stairs often snap 8.
- -doors generally 64 wide, either 8 or 16 thick, with 8 or 16 wide strip either side.
- -small door building: 8 thick, with 8 thick strip either side
- -larger indoor building: 16 thick, with 24 thick strip either side
- -buildings generally with 24 or 16 thick walls. 24 to accomodate 8 thickness door with a strip of 8 thickness each side
- -interior rooms generally 88 - 128 high
- -Building floors generally 8 higher than ground level and FLOOR10 texture
- -corridors generally 64 wide, sometimes as tight as 48
- -Exterior small windows: lower section generally 32 above ground level (4 scrolls with mousewheel), window sector generally 32 high
- Buildings usually with multiple vertical levels, sometimes as simple as a stairway around the outside of a central room, giving the impression of height and multiple levels, sometimes much more complex.
- Reference map to check out: E1M5 - great buildings
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