Ramah's blog about TreeThing, mapping and occasional digital art.
So, I've made a little progress on the MapThing suite recently. Unfortunately it's not on HillThing though.
After recently spending an inordinately long time drawing, redrawing and shading a simple border I decided that I'd have a crack at automating some of the process. So I finally turned my attention to the newly re-christened BorderControl module for MapThing.
It's not feature-complete yet but I thought there was enough now to show a little of what it can do. So,
I thought I'd set out my stall as far as TreeThing is concerned.
So... what's the plan?
Well, first, a little history. As many old-timers here might know, TreeThing started out as the "Automatic Forest Generator" and was programmed by Fluesopp. It was a very simple program that took a png image and covered the non-transparent areas with trees. He very kindly made it open source and I used this as a springboard to start developing the idea in greater detail
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I'll own up from the start - this will probably be updated infrequently. It is a little known fact (although known very well to my family) that I am an expert at starting things. Finishing them... not so much. But as I doubt there will be hordes of internet users hanging on my every word and desperate to find out what has been happening with me then