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Google SketchUp for Game Design by Robin de Jongh

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The ten-minute oil barrel

No level is complete without more rusty, ugly, junk. This one's really quick and that's why you'll find it in most games. The word for it is "ubiquitous." Rather a posh word to use for a battered barrel.

  1. Import the image into a new SketchUp project using the As Image setting.
  2. Scale the image so that it's about one meter tall. Move it so that the center passes though the Blue axis as shown here.
    The ten-minute oil barrel
  3. Move the image down a little so that no part of the base of the barrel is above the Green axis, as you can see in the previous screenshot.
  4. Now click the Circle tool and type in 8 then Enter. This sets the number of segments to 8.
  5. Place ...

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