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Google SketchUp for Game Design by Robin de Jongh

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Time for action - digging out a terrain

When you created your terrain, you stamped rectangles onto it in case you wanted to remove them later. Have a go at this now:

  1. Select an area where you would like your buildings to be lower down—perhaps you've placed buildings there and the area is just too hilly.
  2. Go to View and select View Hidden Geometry.
  3. Now, edit the terrain and use the Erase tool on the rectangle as shown next:
    Time for action - digging out a terrain
  4. You can remove all of it, or as much as you want.
  5. When you're done, drop a blue line down one corner as shown in the next screenshot, and then join it up to all other corners, making sure you stick to the Red, Green, and Blue axes only. ...

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