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Hey I want to create with Gaia and GeNa the terrains for a mmorpg which is created with Atavism. Since I'm currently not quite sure how big it should be in the end I wanted to ask if it is possible to add more terrain parts at specific places (like the standard feature of Unity "Add neighbor terrain").

If I simply increase the number of terrains in the grid I cannot terrain I can't determine where the new terrain part will go.

 

Because I did not want to make another post another question when i'm done with a terrain should i delete all the spawners that are not needed anymore? just leave them in the scene? or somehow save the generated terrain in for example a prefab and add it in a seperate scene to add the other game elements?

thanks for the help 🙂

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Great questions this gets asked quite a bit: 

1. Can I increase the terrains? 
1a. Yes you are able to do this If you are using Gaia 2021 or Gaia Pro 2021 you can re-center on update.
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My personal opinion is using the world designer from the newer Gaia versions is the best way. 
Unless you are making everything by hand. 

Above the screenshot is a picture of the Gaia Manager Create World tab - you would want to click on the plus icon (+). 
This will open the advanced options in the world size. 
You would want to adjust the X tiles and Z tiles and then enable the recenter on update.  

2. Can I delete the spawners in my Hierarchy? 
2a. The answer is yes, if you are done with your game and wanting to clear up the scene you can do this. 
I do suggest that you save the spawners just in case you want to change something in the future. 

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If you click on your spawner please go to the -Advanced section of the inspector. 
Open this up and Save to file. This will save your spawner. You can additionally do this for your biome as well (which I recommend you doing this). 

Then you are save to remove your spawners. 

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thanks for the answer that helps in any case further

For 1. I would have a follow-up question

this distributes the terrains evenly in all directions
that means i should optimally start in the middle if i don't know yet how many terrains i need right?

 

and a new question has arisen ^^ 
3. if I have 2 terrains with different biome textures how do I get a good transition with the URP?  you should ideally use only 4 texture layers if I understood correctly.

Thanks you for the help

Dextex

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