[messages] [Developers] Cleaning out the tiles directory

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Wed Nov 21 02:06:21 MST 2012

Thus spake mroyer:
> "uckelman" wrote:
> > 
> > How large is the map image, in pixels?
> > 
> There are six map images that can be puzzled together depending on
> scenario (from one to all six at once).
> Each map image is exactly 8845 x 6643 pixels.  When VASSAL v3.2 tiles
> all six maps, it takes a few minutes, which I find surprisingly fast
> given the size.

Six of those goes a bit beyond the amount of video RAM I'd expect
machines to have, if they're loaded uncompressed. In order to accomodate
that, I think we'd have to turn on texture compression.


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