Creating patches of rough in fairways (pics inside)

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Wolverin3

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« on: June 07, 2014, 05:25:20 PM »
Changed the title to make it clearer.

A quick tip if you want to make areas of rough on your course..

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Basically, flatten your course to near sea level, and using the flatten tool in the terrain menu (press start for the menu) it will be a red brush...choose a shape and flatten until you see water.

When you raise back up you will see the rough, now when you see the rough, decrease the brush size until you have a tiny bit of water...raise until that disappears and you will be left with a patch of rough.

The best thing is..when you get your patch of rough, you can do what you like in the raise/lower tool on the hole and it stays there.

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N.B I did start with a blank plot and added one hole..not sure if the same happens on auto generated holes.
« Last Edit: June 10, 2014, 06:50:15 AM by Wolverin3 »
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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2014, 05:44:14 PM »
Witchcraft I say!!!  Burn him!!!

 :P

That's actually very cool.  Can't imagine how you stumbled on that!
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Wolverin3

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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2014, 05:48:42 PM »
lol witchcraft  ;D

I was toying around to see if I could split the fairway and get it to not return when I moved the green...and a magical piece of rough appeared and was like..`how the hell did that get there`..then started messing around to see if I could replicate it..and bingo..found it.
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2014, 06:24:55 PM »
I tried this for about 30min and couldn't get it to work.  Once the water was away...it went back to solid fairway every time.  I might have to dabble with more precision. 
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Wolverin3

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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2014, 06:35:07 PM »
Make sure you are quite low to sea level....then take the red brush and lower until you see water, press to confirm...raise slowly, you will see the rough...when you see the rough...decrease the brush until the smallest..raise slightly and confirm....works great.

Just been testing what shapes different brushes produce...

« Last Edit: June 07, 2014, 06:39:10 PM by Wolverin3 »
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2014, 08:44:54 PM »
Thanks.  I think it's the at sea level part I'm missing.  Most of my holes have some elevation I built as I laid it out.  I'll have to find a flat spot and play around. 

I think I'll utilize this in my future courses, but not the current one I'm working on
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« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2014, 02:59:49 AM »
Nice tip.  Thanks fella.
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2014, 02:24:35 AM »
Nice tip.  That may come in handy for sure.  Just played gobi v2 .btw.   Really good mate.  Realistic, really natural terra forming! Challenging interesting course! 
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Great job.  Will have to look at some of your other creations.

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« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2014, 04:35:43 AM »
Thanks Tom.

A bit more info on this...

You dont have to be near sea level, it just makes it easier.

Same as before, get a terrain brush (red one) I find the ones with the sharper adjustments better (smallest outline) use flatten and take down until you see water, then confirm.(the larger the water area the larger the semi rough will be).

Now, raise slowly until you see semi rough (even the tiniest amount) appear , then adjust brush to its smallest and confirm (dont raise). You may still have a huge hole in fairway...dont worry.

Now go to the normal brushes (blue ones) and choose flatten again, this time choose the big fuzzy circle (this seems to work best) place over the hole in the fairway and make sure brush is on either side of the hole, confirm and it will bring up the hole to course level with the semi rough in there.

Then just a few minor adjustments to iron out the bumps.

Just made 2 holes using this method ..shaping fairways with it...Ill post a pic later.

few pics..



« Last Edit: June 10, 2014, 06:18:39 AM by Wolverin3 »
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« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2014, 06:00:20 AM »
how do you select a red brush using the keyboard? there seem to be only blue ones.
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Wolverin3

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« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2014, 06:17:13 AM »
Do you have the option for the main menu...where you add holes, add objects etc...its in there under `terrain`.
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« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2014, 06:38:01 AM »
Here is a few pics to show what happens..

First open up the terrain from the start menu and select the sculpt terrain, choose `flatten` pick a brush...and lower until you see water like this..



Confirm the action, and then raise until you see something like this..do not confirm when you see this part..



Now make the brush as small as possible, and then press confirm...



Now take the normal sculpting tools and use flatten again, I think this brush works best (circle to the left with black background) as it doesnt destroy the surrounding area too much...
and you will be left with something like this..

« Last Edit: June 10, 2014, 06:55:13 AM by Wolverin3 »
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« Reply #12 on: June 10, 2014, 07:23:18 AM »
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAAAA, got it finaly, Thank you.  :)
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« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2014, 12:45:58 PM »
I love seeing people 'bending' applications to create new ways to achieve the improbable!  ;)
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« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2014, 01:10:10 PM »
I agree.  It's nice to see people explore and experiment and find loopholes around the creator limitations.  The only other one I can think of like this is by hiding the original green and placing the flag on a custom made green.   That's what I do to get some of my double doglegs and get the rough around the green to work in a way that I want.

Dave from HB does a great explanation of how the Wolverin's trick takes advantage of the system.

http://www.hb-studios.com/forum/index.php?topic=2302.0;topicseen

Great job Wolverin on the discovery.  Now, if we could only find a way to do the same with patches of fairway lol.
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