Accurate map for DCS 2.5 Caucasus theatre - GeoTIFF

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Accurate map for DCS 2.5 Caucasus theatre - GeoTIFF

Accurate map for DCS 2.5 Caucasus theatre - GeoTIFF

Type - Document
Author - flappiefh
Date - 29.06.2019 07:42
V1.0 (2019-06-23) - Printable and accurate map for DCS 2.5 Caucasus theatre - GeoTIFF format.

DESCRIPTION:
This is not a real-life Caucasus map. This is a printable and accurate map for DCS 2.5 Caucasus theatre. It only shows what exists in the game, be it roads, railroads, rivers, lakes, coastline, urban areas, forests, bridges...

I dedicate this map to the mission creators out there. May it serve them well.

HOW TO USE IT:
This map is brought to you as a very large GeoTIFF image. You can:
* Open it with any powerful image editor (The GIMP, Photoshop...).
* Open it with any powerful GIS editor (Quantum GIS, ArcGIS...) as a raster.

It is also available in a lower quality on the CombatFlite app by Viper39.

HOW IT WAS DONE:
* Urban, vegetation and water areas were extracted from a HUGE image composed of screenshots of the DCS mission editor.
* Rivers were all drawn by hand, one by one. Yes.
* Roads and railroads were drawn by AI Humvees, thanks to a MOOSE script by Hardcard.
* Relief shadows are from the ASTER GDEM.
* Town labels and beacons are from ingame LUA files.
* Airbases were drawn by hand.
* Bridges were generated through SQL scripting.
* Tunnels were drawn by hand.

HOW CAN I HELP?
If you see any error or missing part, or even if you wish to see some information added, please PM me on the ED forum (user "Flappie").

SPECIAL THANKS TO:
BaD_CrC, who's been supporting me from the beginning of the project
All the others who kept encouraging me on the forums : davidp57, BlacleyCole, FoxDelta, M1Combat, rajdary, deep...
Hardcard for his "Google car" scripting wisdom and the MOOSE community in general
Viper39 for his incredible CombatFlite app
Last but not least, Eagle Dynamics for their wonderful simulator. I was hooked since 2003 and I don't plan to leave. ;)
  • License: Freeware - Free version, Do Not Redistribute
  • Language: English
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