If you develop a game of the first/third person shooter or quest type, it is likely that you will need to create an outdoor terrain so that your characters could roam in it. Prefab includes a Terrain Generator editor which allows you to create a terrain surface in a matter of seconds. This recipe explains how to use it.
Make sure you have the latest version of Prefab installed on your machine. You can download the program from http://www.closier.nl/prefab/.
In order to generate a terrain, we also need a height map. Go to this chapter's
assets folder and copy
HeightMap.png into your project assets directory. Alternatively, you can use Photoshop to generate a quick height map for mountainous topography using the