Hi! I just learned about Tiled today, and instead of jumping right into the editor i thought it would be a good idea to write a post here and ask if you think Tiled is a good choice for me.
What I want to do is create a tilebased map from an existing layout. The layout is a simple landscape with different types of land use such as lake, grass, forest, etc.
The layout will, I think, be stored in a raster image file, a TIF file, but it could be converted to other image formats such as PNG or even a vector file. The image will contain a numbers of cells that could vary in size (32x32, 64x64 etc) depending on the resolution.
In the image, each type of of land use is represented by a specific value and color. Each cell in the image contains a value and color.
Is it possible to import such a layout / image into Tiled and turn it into a tilemap?
If so, the next step would be to replace the bland cells with more decorative tiles based on the cell’s value / color. Furthermore, I would like use the rule system in Tiled to create edges and things like that.
Is there a way to achieve this in Tiled?
Thanks in advance!