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Ramah's blog about TreeThing, mapping and occasional digital art.

  1. Recent Progress

    by , 01-05-2013 at 02:17 PM (Tumbleweed)
    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, ...
  2. With the welcome post out the way...

    by , 02-08-2012 at 07:24 AM (Tumbleweed)
    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 ...
  3. Obligatory welcome post

    by , 02-08-2012 at 06:23 AM (Tumbleweed)
    Hey there and welcome to Tumbleweed - an empty little part of the web that you are probably the first, and maybe only, person to visit.

    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 ...