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Google SketchUp for Game Design by Robin de Jongh

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Time for action - using the Drape tool

  1. Press the spacebar and then select all the buildings you haven't stamped onto the terrain. Hold Ctrl to select multiple (Shift on the Mac OS).
    Time for action - using the Drape tool
  2. Now, select the Drape tool. Click on the terrain.
  3. SketchUp stamps the seven rectangles onto the terrain without modifying anything else.
  4. You're done with the 2D map for now, so turn it into a group and then hide it.
  5. Select all of the terrain and turn it into a component.

What just happened?

When you used the Drape tool, SketchUp took the map geometry you had selected, and used it to cut edges out of the terrain. This is great because it leaves the terrain untouched around ...

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