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Release

Ice Bound Inferno (MGS for GMOD)

many of us are familiar with Metal Gear Solid by now but some times I wished I could play around at Shadow Moses ya know kill a few combine ruthlessly with a Desert Eagle or even Falcon Punch the Fuck out of a Helicopter on the Helipad well if you've ever...

1st June 2010
by Wrath of Bong Go to last post
10 2,318
Help

How do I reset and move geometry with buttons?

For the map I'm making, I'm trying to make buttons that can reset parts of the map and buttons that can move objects from one point to another(if you've seen gm_mobenix_V3 or phys_house you should know what I mean) Google and various other tutorial...

31st May 2010
by CovanatSlayer117 Go to last post
9 935
Help

Compilation not working

I've been trying to create a map with alot of stairs on it, but i am getting this error, advice please? ** Executing... ** Command: "c:\program files\steam\steamapps\sm_vt\sourcesdk\bin\ep1\bin\vbsp.exe" ** Parameters: -game "c:\program...

31st May 2010
by CountNoobula Go to last post
8 548
Help

noob question

I am quite new to hammer (i've had it a few days), although, i must query how do i create diagonal lines? all i seem to be able to do is create simple 6 sided blocks

31st May 2010
by CountNoobula Go to last post
8 655
Help

Is there a place where I can find reference pics of the different water textures?

It's really hard to know which one I want to use just by looking at the filenames. I was hoping there would be something on the Valve Developer Community like they did for the skyboxes, but I couldn't find anything like that.

31st May 2010
by metallics Go to last post
3 500
Help

Hammer freezing up while Compiling

Almost everytime I try to compile my map as it is it freezes up usually on buildingfacelights 1...2...3 And which I have to close out and when I try to start up hammer theres an error, So I restart source SDK and I cant and it says the game in unavailible...

31st May 2010
by Balto-the-Wolf-Dog Go to last post
6 1,066
Help

Blend Textures reversed

I have a problem with any blend textures i create. In hammer, the texture is reversed. for example, if i have a grass to sand texture, and make half the displacement sand and the other grass in hammer, In game the grass side will be sand and vice versa. ...

31st May 2010
by Rubber Ducky Go to last post
4 876
Science

Tutorial: How to make curves in a road

First: I'm sorry for the insane large pictures. I've got a wide screen, and resizing the images screws up the numbers and image quality. I have been struggling with this for some time, but I recently found out how to make a nice curve in a road,...

31st May 2010
by Drumdevil Go to last post
17 2,702
Question
31st May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
5 1,754
Help

Rotating brushes with buttons

ok, basically, what I want to do is have a number of rotating assemblies which have to be lined up to a specific configuration in order to open a door, fairly basic stuff from most puzzle games and what-have-you. anyway, the bit I'm having problems with...

30th May 2010
by Calypso2300 Go to last post
5 504
News

EP2 is now running under Source 2009 in SDK ( 2 Last )

I'm not sure if this happens to all of you, but after the HL2 saga update yesterday my EP2 and thus a mod using its configuration for Hammer started bugging. The 2D views stopped working like after the previous (fucked up) update. This happened when I...

30th May 2010
by Hostel Go to last post
68 5,213
Help

I need help porting models.

I've tried google, I've tried the Valve Dev Community, but I can't really find the information I need. I'm trying to port over a model, out of TF2, and into HL2Ep2. I do own both games, just so you know. The model I'm trying to port is...

30th May 2010
by SweetSwifter Go to last post
7 732
Help

Abuot Dynamic Water

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXobd5aNC88 This stuff showed up long time ago. Why anyone make Tutorial abuot this ? Can somone make tutorial abuot this ? 12:55PM How the fck it post again ? i make 1 theard

30th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
16 1,027
Question

VRAD Failing After "Patches Before Subdivision"

I've been trying to fix this problem for approximately five eternities now, but I can't crack it. I really need help understanding what could possibly be causing it. Here's the full output from VRAD. Loading c:\users\wolfie\desktop\overall...

30th May 2010
by Wolfie13 Go to last post
2 628
Help

Hammer is severely glitched. Any Ideas on how to fix it?

Don't you just hate it when hammer glitches on you? And no matter how many times you reinstall it and delete the folders of it it just doesn't go away? Well I was hoping someone could help me with a certain glitch that I got when I accidentally ran Hammer...

30th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
12 1,338
Repeat

L4d in css Hammer Help

Hey, I've converted l4d textures from vpk to vtf/vmt and models as well. the models show up fine but every texture is black and purple 'not found' textures. Why and how can I fix this?

30th May 2010
by Banshee FrieNd Go to last post
3 573
Help

Can't find the map

So have been making a level on hl2 ep2 editor when suddenly the best choice was to change it to hl2 editor. So what i did is save the map to a new name. So then i start open up the hammer editor for hl2 then open the map and press the F9 button to test...

30th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
11 752
Repeat

Idea for a Mapping Contest

So I have an idea for a contest. You know how Half Life 2 takes place in Europe? Well, let's say, theoretically, that the Resonance Cascade (The Black Mesa Incident) occured around, oh, let's say 2013. So Half Life 2 takes place 20 years after that. ...

30th May 2010
by st112570 Go to last post
14 1,221
Map

Gm_VehicleConstruct_v2

Name: gm_VehicleConstruct_v2 Version: 2 Description: A off-road/on-road building and testing map Requirements: Gmod-10/11 Download:

30th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
10 3,507
Work In Progress

gm_TF_depot (WIP)

Hello facepunchers, if any of you happen to remember my old map, gm_tf_underground, that was on garrysmod.com a while ago, you might have heard (I'm kidding of course you haven't) that I've been working on somewhat of a sequel to that map, which (at this...

30th May 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
4 864
Request

Engine Hunk Overflow in TF2 map

I've been creating a TF2 map, and whenever I start loading the map ingame, I get an error "Engine Hunk Overflow!". From what I've gathered, this is something to do with light hitting surfaces, but my map has no light sources in it. How do I fix this?

30th May 2010
by SeveredSkull Go to last post
19 3,042
Help

Little Hammer Help?

There's something wrong with the 3 windows that view at different angles. It's plain black. They suddenly stopped after the update for Half Life 2, and source 2006 engines. I'm not sure how it has any affect on the engine I'm trying to build on....

30th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
5 589
Map

RP_Rats Version 3 ( 2 3 4 5 .. 7 8 9 10 Last )

Name: RP_Rats Version 3 Version: 3 Description: A Roleplay map in Rats-map size. Requirements: Garry's Mod 10 Download:

30th May 2010
by Dreadme Go to last post
384 38,022
Map

gm_Maze_v3

http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=98386 This is the first public version and still very much a WIP. Also this is my first map :) There are many known texture issues as well as an areaportal issue. I want the harshest possible yet...

30th May 2010
by kano_donn Go to last post
14 1,460
Help

Hammer problem

Okay I have this weird problem with Hammer. I have the block tool Selected and a texture, but when I drag to create an object it just moves my view. It just scrolls it. I don't know how it happened, but I just need help on how to fix it!

30th May 2010
by HighdefGE Go to last post
2 494
Steam

The update to sources SDK tools was the worst move valve has done this year

Hammer loves to keep crashing every time I search something new in the prop selection window. as well at other inconvenient times where it crashes out of no where Is anyone else having problems wit the sdk tools?

29th May 2010
by Hostel Go to last post
8 841
Help

NPC's Not Spawning?

Ok, so I made a zombie map, and tested it in singleplayer. Well the zombies spawn then, but if I make a dedicated server/listen server, they don't spawn! I even have sbox_maxnpcs -1 and Keep corpses off. So what's going on FP? :saddowns: Pic if you...

29th May 2010
by applemaster Go to last post
5 442
Help

Error when trying to map for Half-Life 2?

I just decided to start mapping for Half-Life 2, so I install Source SDK, and choose Source Engine 2006 and current game is Half Life 2. When I click on Hammer editor, it says "The Configuration for the game you're trying to edit is invalid or missing" I...

29th May 2010
by assassin_Raptor Go to last post
3 709
Question

How can I begin a map by player getting up?

Propably a dumb question, but still. By getting up, I mean getting up like in the beginning of the lost coast.

29th May 2010
by Komeight Go to last post
3 608
Help

Lighting problem?

Sorry for another question so quickly, but I made a map and put a light_spot in it with 10,000 brightness on the wall. When I look at the ground, sometimes I see this: http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/4940/prob2h.png but when I move a little I see...

29th May 2010
by Sharpshooter Go to last post
13 604
Help

Map Noding

I've looked at a lot of maps on the garry's mod website, and not many of them have AI nodes. I would like to make one, but I need help with putting AI nodes in my map.

29th May 2010
by Cannon Fodder Go to last post
2 540
Request

Map wont show up?

Ok im not right down new to Source SDK. But when I try to play it the map is not showing up in the list. I have checked and there are no spaces in the name, There is a skybox, I compiled it, And I moved the .bsp to the garrysmod/maps folder. I still dont...

29th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
5 587
Help

Importing Maps to garry's mod

I've got a level all made up for Garry's Mod, but I have no idea on how to get it from Hammer to Garry's Mod. Help! P.S. If it makes any difference, i'm making these maps in Portal, not Half Life 2.

29th May 2010
by Cannon Fodder Go to last post
15 6,643
Question

Importing sound into hammer

I tried following this http://www.facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=477852 tutorial but no dice. It's from 07, has there been a change in how to do it? 09:50PM fixed

28th May 2010
by Cyberuben Go to last post
1 457
Help

SDK Grid fail again

The only place HL2:Ep2 now is Engine 2007 and the grid doesn't show up again. Anybody know how to fix it? And don't you dare tell me to reinstall because this is a clean install straight after reformatting my pc.

28th May 2010
by giloh Go to last post
9 643
Help

Compile map -BUG- ?

Hello, i have a problem with Hl2:ep2 2007 in SDK, i tell you about that: In my map i have 3-4 props, for exemple a button a crate and others, but when I compile the map, the props dissapea, they don't work ?

28th May 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
22 945
Help

Compiling HL2 map not working

I have a half life 2 map i have made. When i goto run the map in hammer i get an error saying game overlay : game UI. Something like that i cant remember i even tried to run some of the basic deafult maps they give you when you download source SDK. ...

28th May 2010
by Smokeeater Go to last post
6 685
Tutorial

How to Make Your Maps More Detailed

Title speaks for itself, heres like a 19 minute tutorial on how to make your maps more detailed. At the end of the second video it shows the final product which looks pretty good. If you have the patience to watch the whole thing, and your just getting...

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27th May 2010
by dragon1972 Go to last post
37 2,222
Help

Error while opening Hammer in Source SDK using Source Engine 2009)

I tried to open hammer on Source Engine 2009 on Episode 2, but heres the error that came up: "MountFilesystem ( 305 ) Failed: SteamMountFilesystem(6076,305,0xbacfd28=,0xbacfc18) failed with error 5: No Steam Content Servers are available" Can this...

27th May 2010
by Pyth Go to last post
1 1,117
Map
27th May 2010
by ApolloTheGod Go to last post
55 3,536
Help

Whenever I try to make a map I get this.

For some reason I am not able make any blocks or anything. I Would want to know if any of you guys have a solution I love mapping and now this happened! Please help.

27th May 2010
by Stickmna Go to last post
16 1,221
Help

Unable to Compile

Heres the deal, I formatted my PC a couple of days ago. I have Windows 7. The thing is I had no problems with anything when it came to Hammer and Compiling before. I can compile a brand new map. But I can't compile a map I had on my thumb drive from...

27th May 2010
by outlawsx Go to last post
16 919
Map

gm_losthorizons (WIP) ( 2 Last )

Lost Horizons is a map based in the distant future. It is ment to have a post apocalyptic feel to it, but with a twist. It is almost 2 centuries after the destruction of the planet, where it has already rebuilt, but not everyone has the same ideals. ...

27th May 2010
by gardian90 Go to last post
65 4,906
Help

Trigger Push Tutorial

I've Searched Every Where On The Internet For A Trigger Push Tutorial Only To Come Up With 2 Poorly Written Not Helpful "Tutorials". Could Someone Please Explain How To Make And Trigger It, Specifically How To Make It Slam Doors And Pull Ragdolls Once...

27th May 2010
by rthtrhye5hy5ehj56e Go to last post
5 1,316
Question

Respawn Props

I need help with my map. I'm trying to make a prop delete, then respawn by pressing a button. I've followed like 3 or 4 tutorials on how to do this, but it won't work.

27th May 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
3 622
Help

Map crashes while trying to load

** Executing... ** Command: "c:\program files\steam\steamapps\gardian90\sourcesdk\bin\orangebox\bin\vbsp.exe" ** Parameters: -game "C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\gardian90\half-life 2 episode two\ep2" "C:\Program...

27th May 2010
by gardian90 Go to last post
2 595
Help

Ideas..

Hey guys, I want to make a map, but I really have NO inspiration on what to make, you guys have any ideas I can use, or inspire me with it?

27th May 2010
by Don Punch Go to last post
6 764
Help

Gmod map won't compile

** Executing... ** Command: "c:\program files\steam\steamapps\arumoroku\sourcesdk\bin\orangebox\bin\vbsp.exe" ** Parameters: -game "c:\program files\steam\steamapps\arumoroku\garrysmod\garrysmod" "C:\Program...

27th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
14 1,060
Help

Creating a map? Any guides maybe?

Here's the thing. I am a n00b, I dont know anything other than that you normally use a program called SDK (Hammer) to build the maps. If find map building wery interesting and want to begin with it. As seen in the title I was wondering if there was...

27th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
6 709
Map

Unfinished RP VMF

This map has been sat in my external hard drive for about 3 years and I have decided it is time to let someone else have it. It is missing textures due to reformatting it was from a big pack but there easily replaced. Here is some pictures I couldn't...

26th May 2010
by [haWx] Go to last post
8 944
Steam

Hammer arch problems

I never had problems before but if i now make archs its fucked up and not what it should be... any one knows a fix for this?

26th May 2010
by rthtrhye5hy5ehj56e Go to last post
16 1,019
Work In Progress

Seeing stuff out of the skybox

Hey, I'm making a map, with a secret disco and elevator. I placed it outside the "skybox-box", but still see it when I'm IN the skybox. I really don't want that, cause it's pretty annoying. I don't know how to fix this, so, can one of you help me?

26th May 2010
by metallics Go to last post
9 946
Help

Not able to place brushes

When using the selection tool and trying to make a brush, all it does is move your view (dragging the view.) Well, the same thing happens with the create brush button. I can't create brushes now because of this. Help!

26th May 2010
by metallics Go to last post
9 811
Work In Progress

DoD_omaha

I think it is time to spill the beans. I have been working on this map on and off for a couple of months. I have not compiled yet, because I still have a couple of things to do. I will release this for DoD, and for gmod. First off, I need to know...

25th May 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
10 1,471
Question

MW2 textures?

May i ask where would i find MW2 texture to download for hammer or would someone kindly port them for me. If anyone would help me out i would greatly appreciate it :v:! 03:18PM Also sorry if this is wrong section. Thought this is where it should go...

25th May 2010
by [haWx] Go to last post
13 1,338
Question

Road Textures

Does anyone know any good road textures? I can't find any.

25th May 2010
by [haWx] Go to last post
9 962
Question

Does this texture say "Mark Secks"? (Not a joke, real question)

I'm just curious if anyone knows what that really says.

25th May 2010
by Reactors Go to last post
14 1,065
Help

how do i get hammer to open test gaming in gmod?

do i have to change the engine that the source SDK refers to? because they dont show gmod which is what i really want to use. how do i get gmod to be the map test engine?

25th May 2010
by ACCE69 Go to last post
4 1,199
Help

nodeing basics help?

please teach all you know!!!!

25th May 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
1 702
Help

Usage of fog

Hey everyone. I will dive right in here. I love the effect of env_fog_controller but I need to only apply the effect to a specific area in my map. I can't seem to replicate it with func_smokevolume.

25th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
2 447
Help

Is it possible to reset broken func_breakables?

I would love to know if it is possible to reset a func_breakable entity with a button, would that be possible?

25th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
1 532
Work In Progress

Velaxtor_run

Progress site This is a map that i started April the 13'th. And now i started finishing it. It's aimed for the 12'th May. I haven't't got a lot pictures yet i'll upload some later Design:It's a old combine base with a giant office, a "basement", and...

24th May 2010
by Rubs10 Go to last post
11 1,232
School

cs_granitehills

Name: cs_granitehills Version: 1 Description: Map of my school Requirements: Counter-Strike Download:

24th May 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
27 3,387
Help

D-day map for Garrys mod

I'm trying to create a comic about WW2 for some reason... so does anyone have a map of D-day for Garry's mod?

24th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
18 3,441
Help

Water Sound Error

Whenever I Compile A Map With Water in It, It Make A Continual Splashing Noise That Sounds Much Like A Water Fall, Anyone Know Why That Is?

24th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
1 432
Stupid

After the SDK update my Gmod Config is under source 2009 - Is this where it should be?

Gmod is Source 2007 I believe, but it got moved under Source 2009 in my SDK. Should I/How do I move it back to 2007 version?

24th May 2010
by twisted-scot Go to last post
12 934
Science

Do you listen to music when you map? ( 2 Last )

When I`m working in Hammer, I like to listen to music. Do you listen to music when you map?

24th May 2010
by borisjake Go to last post
48 1,935
Release

RP_Kaupunki

Name: RP_Kaupunki Version: 1 Description: A huge Finnish themed map Download: http://www.speedyshare.com/files/22371436/rp_kaupunki.rar Required games: CSS HL2EP2

24th May 2010
by Davebrown Go to last post
37 6,323
Release

gm_silenthill

gm_silenthill Screenshots below The map This is just a prefab/concept map to showcase and share the Silent Hill "Fogworld to Otherworld transition effect I created and let people use it in their own maps. The reason it's not just a simple box map...

24th May 2010
by SlayerFin Go to last post
36 5,090
Help

Mapping skewed?

So, my brother wanted me to teach him mapping. I teach him some of the tools, including how to skew things. So, of course he chooses to skew a large part of the map. I tell him that he shouldn't map skewed and it will make the whole thing much harder to...

24th May 2010
by comet1337 Go to last post
8 878
Help

Hammer Compile error

When I Try To Compile A Map I've Been Working On It Gives Me This Message ** Executing... ** Command: "c:\program files\steam\steamapps\*steamusername*\sourcesdk\bin\ep1\bin\vbsp.exe" ** Parameters: -game "c:\program...

24th May 2010
by HighdefGE Go to last post
2 575
Help

Problem with BuildVisLeafs and several other errors.

I've been trying to get the first level of my campaign finished for some time now and have gone through a lot of problems but some of them have stumped me. Here's my compile log: ...

24th May 2010
by J4censolo Go to last post
4 910
Help

Help with hammer; Views missing.

So, a guy I know is having some trouble with hammer, yea I know theres a thread just like this one but he can see the 3 views but their black, he can only see one of the views. Here's a pic: Ignore the drawing around the camera image, but as you...

23rd May 2010
by gerbile4 Go to last post
5 607
Help

Navigation Mesh taking unnaturally long time to form.

Hey guys, I started mapping a few weeks ago and in the duration I have made my "first" real map for CSS. (It's for my Clan's ZRiot server) Right now, it's in beta stage, and nothing else needs to be added so I'm just stamping out the bugs and one thing...

23rd May 2010
by Clyde Valentine Go to last post
5 643
Help

Hammer- top, front, side views messed up

In Hammer, when I open a map, the 3D view works fine, but the other 3 views are just black even when zooming around. How do I fix this?

23rd May 2010
by DiscoBiscut Go to last post
2 642
Release

Gm_Jump_Final

http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=99107 A construction map but with a twist. A large jump to jump all of those nice cars you have built. Features - -Tall skybox -Large -Big jump -Large pool/lake

23rd May 2010
by BmB Go to last post
14 1,354
Release

Rp_Metropolis_v3

The last and final release of Metropolis. A roleplay map that works for either DarkRP or even serious roleplay. -------------- I know, many people says that it's blocky and bla bla. To be honest, I don't give so much about that. I've seen maps that...

23rd May 2010
by hiyougami Go to last post
15 2,739
Help

Noobish question

-snip- Forget it, figured it out. Okay so want I wanted was a plume of smoke to come out of a hole and kill people and how I was doing it was with a func_smokevolume, but it wouldnt parent, so no what I am doing is using a env_steam and haveing a...

23rd May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
8 790
Help

Effects in Hammer

Hey guys, I want to put an effect in my map, just a vol_light, for some sun-beams, but with what Entity can I place it? Is it env_effectscript, or is it some other?

23rd May 2010
by laptopman Go to last post
2 560
Question

Texture's discolored (cubemapping problem?)

Hi, When I compile my map, my textures get discolored. Refer to the pictures below. I believe it's because of cubemapping. Anyone know? Thank you

23rd May 2010
by Jacc Go to last post
6 672