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Terragen Classic – For people who are too busy/lazy to draw landscape scenery for their VN projects

December 11, 2009

A few days ago, JinzouTamashii introduced me to a program called Terragen Classic. You may be wondering what the fuck is Terragen? Well… to put in in simple terms, it’s a 3D program that can generate large and beautiful landscape scenes quickly and cheaply.

So what does this has to do with Visual Novels you ask? Well… let’s say you need a BG for your VN project say a bunch of mountains. You could either (1) draw it manually, that is… if you could draw. And even if you could draw you probably don’t have much freetime (2) download a photo from the interwebs and use photoshop or any other editing software to filter it beyond recognition. Dirty but fast and does the job but not quite. It looked good but it’s not really flexible enough (3) Use Terragen and let it do the dirty work for you… either because I’m lazy or don’t have freetime…

Let’s take a closer look at this software.

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