Tutorial: Cutting roads into your terrain

I’ll be honest: we are actually quite proud of this workflow. We developed it for our “Lustica Bay” Project, where a complete new village was built on a hillside.

Anyhow, this workflow will help you to create a new hybrid mesh, that combines a loop based road mesh with a “chaotic” triangle mesh for the terrain – sounds weird, but in fact not so stupid after all :).

Check it out – it’s in two parts:

Part 1: Creating the base mesh

Part 2: Texturing the mesh, Refining, Detailing and animating vehicles


and last but not least … if you want to learn a completely different approach – from 2011 but still totally valid :): Conforming a Road onto a Terrain


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