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My map crashes the game...

I made a map and a few compiles ago it started crashing the game when ever I started the map. I tested it in CS:S and Gmod so its not the game. I also tried reinstalling gmod and that didn't help. Does anyone know what might be causing this problem? ...

21st March 2010
by [yournamehere] Go to last post
10 677
Work In Progress

RP_Construct ( 2 3 4 5 .. 17 18 19 20 Last )

The easiest way to get updates on this map is to scroll through some of the recent posts for pictures. I will update this post a lot less than I'll just throw pictures of what I'm working on right now into a post Howdy folks. I've decided to make an RP...

Sirrus Thread has images Artistic x 46
21st March 2010
by E-Z-E Go to last post
790 33,462
Release

RP_Construct

http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=91948 An RP map for DarkRP that I made. NOTA BENE: This isn't optimized perfectly and you will experience a little bit of framerate drop when trying to look at the entire map. There is also only one...

21st March 2010
by Unrealomega Go to last post
20 2,260
Work In Progress

Gm_Homely?

Hellooooo facepunch! It's been awhile since I've showed everyone what I have been up to. So I figured I'd post up some screenshots of my new project. Its a big house in the middle of a forest. Comments, critiques welcomed. ...

21st March 2010
by SSBMX Go to last post
13 1,104
Help

Vehicles no-colliding with map gemoetry.

I am working on a map with some terrain. I used the method of Creating vertexes within the block with the power of four, then made hills with the "Paint Geometry" tool. I wanted to test the map for vehicle use, so I opened console and typed in...

20th March 2010
by Izkhanilov Go to last post
9 603
Request

*Requesting team of mappers and texture artists* More info in post

Hello I would like to start a map project on a school but I can't do it by my self... this is a real school so I would like it to be as accurate as possible. What will be needed in the map.... Classrooms Gym Auditorium lunch room and other stuff...

20th March 2010
by leontodd Go to last post
25 1,092
Map

Learning to Map, Wondering How I'm Doing

Title says it all, I've begun learning to map. The map I've currently finished is just a simple house, And I was wondering how I did on it, and how I can improve. http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=94165 There's the link to the download,...

20th March 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
15 733
Help

Source Sdk Noobish Problem

Hi Guys I have encountered a problem on sdk. I am fairly new to using sdk. 05:56PM The problem is when I open sdk and click the Block tool and try and drag it it moves the axis insted of draging a box! Help!

20th March 2010
by Grumpygit2009 Go to last post
2 312
Question

"Syncing" a map and a 3D skybox?

Would I have to copy the fog controller and the light environment into my 3D skybox? At the moment it looks like shit.

20th March 2010
by Lord Pirate Go to last post
3 531
Question

Banking Road Turns with Displacements

Alright, so I made a road with an arch, but everytime I try to vertex edit the turn's edges to raise them and make the turn smooth, I get invalid solid, so now I'm going to try using displacements to do this, but I can't find any way to subdivide a smooth...

20th March 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
6 644
Map

Problems Compiling?

I am having a problem compiling this map (gonna upload the .vtf file) --> http://www.filefront.com/15877899/RushModMap.vmf I'm not sure why it wont compile, im pretty new to mapping. Can anyone make the necessary changes in the map to make it usable?...

20th March 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
9 405
Question

Getting EP2 content into Potal for use in Hammer

Title says it all. How do I go about getting Half-Life 2: Episode 2 content for use in the Portal?

20th March 2010
by Aperture fan Go to last post
3 431
Question

Tutorial for laser cannon?

In the mapper's encyclopaedia, there's a laser cannon map. Can someone please explain to me how exactly this works or post a link to a tutorial because I'm pretty lost. Thanks in advance.

20th March 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
9 606
Help

Block is appearing in game, but isn't in hammer

First. forgive me for the large pictures. This is probably an amateur mistake, but there's a block showing up in game that isn't in hammer. This is what I see in hammer. And this is what I see in game when testing out my map (sky is black...

20th March 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
6 437
Help

Hammer Editor Map Size

I am new at hammer editor and I'm going to make a map of my business to have fun with some of my co-workers on. if my office building is 711 x 720 feet, what would the map size be on hammer editor. Would it be bigger, smaller, our those dimensions. Thanks...

19th March 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
18 3,792
Work In Progress

White City ( 2 3 Last )

So after my friend found out his computer can't run Mirrors Edge, he let me borrow it for awhile. So far, It's awesome, and I wanted to make a map based off the white textured city in the background of the main menu. Im still trying to get the ambient and...

19th March 2010
by Diealready Go to last post
85 4,040
Release

ons_wastelands_v2-christmas

**THIS MAP REQUIRES EP1 & EP2** PS: The christmas part of it was just so it stood out while I was working on it, but I was too lazy to remove it. This is basically a winter edit of my onslaught map. This shall be my last release before school & GCSE...

19th March 2010
by Agent Cobra Go to last post
12 4,959
Help

Fixing a leak that i can't find! ( 2 Last )

Tried going to the co-ordinates it gave me and nothing.. says a leaked prop_dynamic.. which i have quite a bit of.. I covered the max co-ordinates of hammer with a skybox and still it tells me i've got a leak Compile log: ...

19th March 2010
by WastedJamacan Go to last post
45 1,747
Release

gm_olgserverbuild_v6_updated

http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=93797 Hi! This is the version six of a map that is now available to any server, even though it's still dedicated to the Official Legendary Gamers server. This map has many different features for both...

19th March 2010
by PermabannedGuy Go to last post
6 957
Help

Tie To Entity issue

So yeah, I'll make this quick. I'm making a elevator for my map, I make a group of brushes and tie it to a entity, later on I accidentally remove all the settings and add decide some more brushes (accidentally select a wall here as well, without...

19th March 2010
by Phone-Booth Go to last post
3 268
Release

gm_jon_island

This map was made for me. This is the Jon's Island from the game Ishar 2 Messenger of Doom. This pretend to be a recreation of this island from the ms-dos graphics to source engine. Include npcs to battle, Is fully compatible with CSS. It map have...

19th March 2010
by elcidop Go to last post
22 2,036
Beta

Gm_Desktop_V2!

Some of you may remember this: http://www.facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=812043 Well, I decided to start again, And hopefully do better than last time :D LAST UPDATE THINGS TO DO

19th March 2010
by PermabannedGuy Go to last post
26 1,212
Question

Scaling overlays?

How do i do it? If i try grabbing one of the white aquares on the edge and drag it away, the decal repeats itself.

19th March 2010
by Jettan Go to last post
7 575
Question

Filtered weapons

is it possible to make it so only one team can pick up a weapon that is put in a CS:S map?

19th March 2010
by bull04 Go to last post
1 486
News

VMF Take Away Megathread! - Drop your dead VMF's here. ( 2 Last )

So, here is a megathread of Dead Vmf's. Vmf = Valve Map File . If you were making some map and you decided to stop it because you got bored. Post it here, Someone might find it useful and maybe even you will get some credit. So post pictures and link to...

19th March 2010
by bluedog12244 Go to last post
40 3,795
Release

Selfillum Starbox

I have noticed people asking about starboxes and have decided to give it a go myself. Many of the starboxes I have seen are either too low quality with chunky looking stars or too unrealistic with huge planets everywhere. I made my own version with just...

19th March 2010
by laptopman Go to last post
1 663
Help

Toggle-able Texture?

Is there a way to press a button and suddenly a texture switches? Such as changing carpet textures in RP and etc.

18th March 2010
by Terrenteller Go to last post
4 470
Question

What effect do decals have?

I'm thinking of putting some water in my map (which is very big) and I was wondering what effect decals have on performance, map size etc. It's a post-apoc map (because I've noticed a serious lack of them) for the Radbox gamemode and the Birth of a...

18th March 2010
by HighdefGE Go to last post
12 655
Help

propdata.txt

Attempting to use a Counter Strike Source Window model. As you can see, it gives me that error. Found propdata.txt in the Counter Strike Source GCF. Located in cstrike/scripts. I extracted it to my desktop then attempted making a scripts folder in my...

18th March 2010
by st112570 Go to last post
7 932
Help

Map crashes on startup. No idea why.

It was fine the last time I ran it, and now it has stopped working. :frown: Compile Log: ** Executing... ** Command: "c:\program files (x86)\steam\steamapps\zeebie\sourcesdk\bin\orangebox\bin\vbsp.exe" ** Parameters: -game "c:\program files...

18th March 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
2 425
Help

Left for dead 2 props, textures

sorry if this has been asked before, but i couldn't find anything. I think i've seen how to do this somewhere, but i can't remember where i saw it.. I want the Left for dead 2 (or maybe left 4 dead 1..) props and textures when i'm mapping in the EP2...

17th March 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
6 1,630
Tutorial

A Mappers Guide To Leaks

A leak is when there is a hole in the level, Or part of the level is outside in the void Imagine this: Your level is a large water tank, And the water must stay in the level for the fish/Player to play in, If there is a leak, All the water escapes,...

17th March 2010
by KeitaroCoS Go to last post
18 823
Help

Need help for a Stranded map

I have made some maps for CS:S and i thought it would be fun to start mapping for GMod Stranded. I searched and searched but there is one thing i just dont understand: In the latest version off stranded it says: 1. You will need to use textures...

17th March 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
11 562
Help

Gridsnap not working and militia skybox

Map problem #1 I'm having some problems with the grid snap feature in source SDK, The blocks I create Does not snap to the grid if anyone has a fix for this please tell me. Map problem #2 I've been wondering "How would I be able to put in the...

17th March 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
1 397
Work In Progress

sb_mission_to_mars WIP

So, i wanted to make a spacebuild map with a goal, instead of roaming freely sandbox style. So I am working on a map that has 2 planets, Mars and Earth. Goal is to get to mars ofcourse. I also figured that having only 2 planets comes with the posibility...

17th March 2010
by Athena Go to last post
26 8,486
Help

tool/tool textured brushes

Do brushes textured with Tool textures, for example the "Player Clip" texture, affect the Visleafs? Or do I have to use a func_ detail or something?

17th March 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
1 393
Help

Block's dissapear

every time a make a new block (in my case a building) so when i compile the it is gone plz help

16th March 2010
by laharlsblade Go to last post
20 450
Help

Hammer's Grid doesn't work

I tried creating a new mod. I want to make a map to test the weapons, but whenever I launch hammer, this happens: None of the grids move, no matter what I do with them. I can't place brushes or entities, either. When I first launched it, it said I was...

16th March 2010
by metallics Go to last post
6 502
Question

How to make an infinate loop?

I was wondering how to make an infinite loop 1. With brushes, Moving across a conveyor 2. With entities E.g Spawning an item

16th March 2010
by laharlsblade Go to last post
13 845
Question

Quick Question About Destroyable Houses

How would i do something like this, Mainly the entire building colapsing http://www.facepunch.com/showpost.php?p=20739409&postcount=320

16th March 2010
by swampie Go to last post
7 488
Help

vvis?

What is vvis and some of the other ones i cant remember vvis just crashed while comping but it made now difference

16th March 2010
by metallics Go to last post
15 628
Question

Pakrat

It wont' load. Its pissing me off. I reinstalled java, redownloaded pakrat, and rebooted my comp several times. When i double click it, it just gives me a error sound. Nothing else. I really need to finish my map. Can anyone help me?

16th March 2010
by metallics Go to last post
14 669
Help

Where can i get Hammer from?

I dont have Source SDK Because where i live we pay alot for Internet when the internet is finished u have to buy MORE, SO where can i get hammer from to make maps for GarrysMod?

16th March 2010
by SPYNeox Go to last post
19 685
Question

Source SDK hammer mapping Issue

For some reason when I open Hammer with Counter Strike Source as the current game, the 2d and 3d windows come up as this (see below) and I can't get it to work, zooming in and out does nothing. This only happens in Counter Strike Source, when i use...

16th March 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
5 530
Question

Mirror?

So is it possible to make somekind of a mirror in SourceSDK

16th March 2010
by metallics Go to last post
1 396
Help

Roof Shadow problem.

I have the roof of my warehouse here: It's a model, and the frame is detail brushes. my problem is that I want it to cast no shadow, but be lit by the light_env. so What i did was make a brush version of the roof to simulate realistic shadows. But...

16th March 2010
by schoft Go to last post
26 1,066
Poll

Voting: worst map comp

I had a typo in poll, if someone could change f to "laserpanda with rp_shit" otherwise, laserpands is f we have many contestants for this (to much) and it really show how , many people want their maps to be heard, i only pick the finest of the bunch....

16th March 2010
by tau X Go to last post
19 1,535
Work In Progress

Rp_StargateWorlds_V4 (SG-1) ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last )

StargateWorlds V4 Brought to you by Sokar in co-operation with Flyboi and Votekick. This map will hopefully include 7 Worlds. I have already had a problem with MAX_BRUSH_SIDES among other dumb engine errors, as the Source Engine was not made for this...

16th March 2010
by jlhughes Go to last post
310 18,931
Help

hammer error gets annoying

Help? I cant test my maps...

16th March 2010
by SonicHitman Go to last post
13 625
Help

trigger_changelevel and info_landmarks

i try and try but i don't understand why it isn't working can you get me a working example because trigger_changelevel on dev wiki doesn't work i dont have a env_global in my list either. i just want to change levels with the same amount of health. and...

16th March 2010
by Wobbier Go to last post
0 294
Beta

BunkerWarfare map

This is a counter-strike: source map, but you can also play it on GMod if you wish to, its pretty small though, and has weapon spawns. I uploaded on garrysmod.org because other sites, for some reason, wont upload at all... I really just made this to...

16th March 2010
by brickbox Go to last post
3 1,192
Tutorial

Tutorial - Real-world heightmaps to displacements. ( 2 Last )

You will need the following: * Google Earth (http://earth.google.com) * MicroDem (http://www.usna.edu/Users/oceano/pguth/website/microdem.htm) * SRTM Overlay for GoogleEarth (Run from URL once you've installed Google Earth -...

16th March 2010
by gsp1995 Go to last post
45 15,918
Question

[Help]Error running hammer with Garrys Mod or any orangebox game

Well when trying to run any tool in sourcesdk with a orangebox game I get the error "Can't force single thread inside a thread". But using Half Life EP1 it works fine. I kinda find it odd because at one time it was working.

15th March 2010
by anthonywolfe Go to last post
5 850
Help

Model browser problems

Not only that I can't search, but it doesn't select anything. By that, I mean no matter where or what I click in the Browser, nothing happens. The only button that works is the Close, or the "X" button. Whats wrong? I'm using the OB engine, Portal...

15th March 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
4 282
Question

What is the best water texture?

Well i'm going for realism in this map that i am disigning for flood and i need to know what the best water texture is there to use. Like that reflects alot that isn't custom. So please help me :D

15th March 2010
by Somonez Go to last post
6 601
Work In Progress

[WIP]Zm_Underworld

Hi, just wanted to show you my new map for the popular mod Zombie Master. It can be used in Garry's mod too for comics and posing. Some early beta Screenshots: Yes, i will change that horrible sky-box, i just rushed it in for the screen...

15th March 2010
by Ryann113 Go to last post
19 1,129
Link

gm_Ausfallen (Destroyed house) ( 2 Last )

As a few of you recall, i had a small project called destroyed_house a few weeks ago. It unfortunately fell off the face of the earth because my images shat themselves and i decided to take a break from it. But i've been working on it here-and-there, and...

esrande Thread has images Artistic x 25
15th March 2010
by ZapDing Go to last post
42 5,513
Help

Quick Question About Mod Main Menus

How do i set a map as the main menu? Pretty Brief But Meh...

15th March 2010
by metallics Go to last post
1 352
Map

My MMIP

Well i am goign to be showing you screenshots of my moon map in progress (MMIP) fell free to criticize CONSTRUCTIVELY!! If you just say for example "Lol thats sucks i cant spehl!! then leave, seriously, i dont care how bad it is, if you going to comment...

15th March 2010
by CoolCorky Go to last post
34 1,127
Help

How do I get CS.S Working with Hammer?

I've looked on a decent amount of websites and none of the tutorials seem to be working for me. I was just wondering how I do this exactly, I reseted the game configurations and everything else. Nothing seems to work, help would be greatly appreciated.

15th March 2010
by Kurit Go to last post
5 462
Question

Is there a way to remove World Props?

I have an awesome map with some shitty props in it that I would like to remove. Is this possible? The props in the map seem to be bound to the world.

15th March 2010
by Kurit Go to last post
32 952
Humor

Worst map: Competition ( 2 3 Last )

Here are the rules: 6 mappers only, enter below a challenge for all great mappers, make a map which looks as awful as possible, make the game play as annoying and awful as possible. the more detail the better. no racism, pornography ect... you know...

15th March 2010
by laharlsblade Go to last post
114 5,962
Poll

Most Realistic Skyscraper Public Judging

Well I finally have time to write this entire thing out so here goes. Paw ep9832 crazymonkay NOCTURNATIX

15th March 2010
by vexx21322 Go to last post
33 2,474
Beta

GM SwampFever [WIP] ( 2 3 Last )

gm_swampfever is a new WIP map based on Left 4 Dead 2's "Swamp Fever" campaign. Well, not entirely. I've tried to stick with the campaign's shanty town style, while introducing a number of extra details. For one thing, it's raining pretty damn heavily,...

14th March 2010
by Ryann113 Go to last post
81 4,451
Help

Damb annoying problem

Where can i get the crowbar v_ and w_ textures? i cant find them in the cfg Maybe wrong section, So sorry 06:58PM And once i re texture them, Where do i place them?

14th March 2010
by swampie Go to last post
14 558
Tutorial

Ureaka! Getting up off the floor! (Tut)

I finally found a way unfortunately is to long and complicated to explain fully so i will round it down Step 1: open this link http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=93659 Step 2: Download it Step 3: Open up the files in hammer

14th March 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
19 751

Garrysmod maps

Kind of a noobie question, but is there an easy way to only use garrysmod items and scenery such as trees that everyone who only has gmod can see... In other words: whats an easy way to only use textures and models that came with gmod when making a map in...

14th March 2010
by Miketoast Go to last post
5 453
Help

How to make realistic doors for RP map?

I've gone and looked for tutorials on how to make regular doors like the ones used in RP maps. The only tutorials I found were for the sliding and rotating doors which I already know how to do. Can someone tell me how to make the realistic doors? Or is it...

14th March 2010
by HighdefGE Go to last post
11 797
Map

Rp_iraq_desert

This is a rp (roleplay) map i'm working on for Garry's Mod 10. one of the reasons i posted this, is that i need some ideas for more buildings for the town. those buildings i got is: a watch/bell tower, a poor house and a rich house. if i got enough time...

14th March 2010
by cooltnt Go to last post
35 1,378
Question

Quick Question: Sounds on elevators.

I have a perfectly working elevator. All of the sounds work (starting, moving, stopping). But one thing isn't right, the moving sound doesn't stop. Please help.

14th March 2010
by brerben Go to last post
2 308
Games

gm_xhs_revolution

Hey, personally I think this is the best construct map made so far. So i hope you enjoy it. Please comment, rate and watch the video. Features: -HDR -Nodes -Custom Textures -Tall skybox -Water -Airport -Inside and outside areas

14th March 2010
by alexojm Go to last post
28 3,288
Help

Custom Vehicles?

Does anybody know how to get custom vehicles in a map? I know it's possible, i actually saw one of them on a map. It was like a airboat with turrets. But like a vehicle from garrysmod.org in a map when spawned that doesn't take LUA to get them to...

14th March 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
5 707
Help

Silly porblem with a model and Point_Viewcontroll

I was wanting to make the start sequence of portal when you get up out of the bed, In ep2, But t he model needed ( models/blackin.mdl ) is not in ep2, And i cant get it from portal. Is there any other way to make it look like you are getting up off the...

14th March 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
8 470
Question

L4D entity to Episode 2/GMod?

Basically the title. Is it possible? Thanks in advance.

14th March 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
5 495
Question

hl2 shit in episode 2

I just tried a sample map (with hammer set to episode 2) and have a scripted sequence and an actbusy for a few citizens. When I run it, they turn into the cheap citizen model and stay still. I also noticed lots of models in hl2 like blackout.mdl are not...

14th March 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
5 836
Help

func_areaportal

Okay, so I've been working on my map, and I got the thought of adding in area portals. I added in one, it leaked, I fixed the leak, it found another one. It finds a leak through every motherfucking hole (even if one doesn't exist!). Are there any...

14th March 2010
by metallics Go to last post
6 519
Release

Rs_TheLonelyRoad

Name: Rs_TheLonelyRoad Version: V 1.5 Description: A map for the Radiation Sandbox gamemode, complete with custom entities. Requirements: A good computer and Half Life 2: Episode 2 Download 1: http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=93657

14th March 2010
by a wet towel Go to last post
15 3,411
Help

Cfg files?

How can i get into the cfg files of a game, I think it was a program but i cant remember the name

14th March 2010
by Gishank Go to last post
2 437
Help

How to port stuff?

I want to port "Blackout.mdl", The one that if a camera is parented to it, It makes it seem like the character is getting up off the floor, For some reason its in hl2, But not ep2? Thanks if anyone can tell me how

14th March 2010
by swampie Go to last post
4 391
Map

gm_olgserverbuild_v5

http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=92918 Hi! This is version 5 of a map that goes onto the Official Legendary Gamers server. It has features for both builders and roleplayers. I hope you like it! Yes it may need some more detail,...

14th March 2010
by Rokomah Go to last post
7 1,111