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Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers by Tim Cox

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Building 3D maps and mazes

We've seen that the Pi3D library can be used to create lots of interesting objects and environments. Using some of the more complex classes (or by constructing our own), whole custom spaces can be designed for the user to explore.

In the following example, we use a special module called Building, which has been designed to allow you to construct a building using a single image file to provide the layout.

Building 3D maps and mazes

Explore the maze and find the sphere that marks the exit

Getting ready

You will need to ensure that you have the following files in the pi3d/textures directory:

  • squareblocksred.png
  • floor.png
  • inside_map0.png, inside_map1.png, ...

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