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Here is a tutorial to create in Gem an exact map with the real relief of every region of the world...

Posted by bassmaniac on Apr 21st, 2012
Intermediate Mapping/Technical.
You like Men of War? You want to achieve historical missions with accurate maps of terrain, this may interest you .. Here is my tutorial to extract heightmaps from Google Earth in GEM Editor..

tutorial to extract heightmaps from Google Earth in GEM Editor:
You will need:
-Google Earth :
-a special plugin for Google Earth:
-MicroDEM Map Tool - ... emdown.htm
- Any photo-editing program that can save your file in TGA format (Photoshop, Gimp etc..)

I hope it will help mappers..

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Baryonyx Apr 22 2012, 7:44am says:

Excellent. This is exactly the sort of thing I've been wondering about trying out. Thank you.

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Dodo- May 17 2012, 6:45am says:

MicroDEM Map Tool doesn't work

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bassmaniac May 21 2012, 8:35am replied:

It's because they change (again) the link to the right page (google is your friend and it took me 5s to fing it):

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