Originally Posted by Istorian
Many thanks, Dis!! Can someone put this in the tutorial section?? It has plenty great information!!
As an update to people, i forgot to mention that sometimes it may be best to use a "mother file" to generate lightmaps, as to keep things consistant. You need to use a mother file to make lightmaps for the floor though, to have building shadows show up.
I have noticed though that 3dsm tends to have issues rendering HUGE chunks. My laptop is about the beefiest you can buy, and I was not able to render out the entire area at once.
So I saved the omni lights in one file, and merged that file with every cut to keep the same light source. Experiment