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Inclement Weather

I've been attempting to make a map for a multiplayer Garry's Mod gamemode that has huge amounts of snow and view-obscuring fog for players who are outside. I have several issues though... 1. Lots of snow calls for lots of lag. Can I make the particle...

7th February 2011
by Reactors Go to last post
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Source SDK help

Source SDK problems I downloaded Source SDK yesterday. For about 2 hours i messed around with hammer trying to learn how it works. Then i got off. When I got back on today there were issues. Once hammer loaded I chose new and the windows popped up. The...

6th February 2011
by bloody fox Go to last post
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Mapping + lua question

I'm posting this here as well as the lua section as it has to deal with both mapping and lua. I'm trying to create a function in lua that can tell when a prop is trying to be spawned within the map entity "func_wall_toggle". The problem is, that if...

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6th February 2011
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
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Map
 

gm_anewzero This thread has images

Map remake of the indie game A New Zero. Link to the actual game: http://www.crypticsea.com/anewzero/ In game screenie: http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/1292/gmanewzero0002.jpg I have also included the props to make the planes and boats from the...

6th February 2011
by Framperton Go to last post
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Request
 

Looking for Mapper to help establish Gmod server.

Madness Roleplay is looking for a mapper that has enough skill with their program to help us edit Harbor2Ocean to our server demands. We are in dire need of a mapper. To contact me email me at camohaven@yahoo.com or just reply in here. Thank you

6th February 2011
by Firegod522 Go to last post
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Map
 

Rp_city33_night!!!! This thread has images

I made this new hl2 rp map, Not sure wheter it's good or bad. Anyways here's the link: http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=117456

6th February 2011
by PurpleRat Go to last post
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How Do I Make NPCs Respawn?

Can anyone answer this? There are ton of inputs regarding NPCs but none of them seem to be able to reset the NPC to it's original position on the map, alive and intact. I know it's possible because I've seen enemies respawned using various output devices...

6th February 2011
by Timenova Go to last post
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How do I make terrain? This thread has images

I'm getting ready to make maps with really great looking terrain like on mountains. Here's a picture of what I need help on making: Just so you know, that's just a pic taken off of a different map with my needs. This isn't my map.

6th February 2011
by Penguiin Go to last post
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Work In Progress
 

rp_limestockford This thread has images

Roleplay-themed map I'm currently working on, which currently includes two apartment buildings a small garage and a small cornerstore-ish place. I'm open for suggestions as to what to add (suggestions like "big spaceship hovering over the map" will be...

6th February 2011
by WebOfTrust Go to last post
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Compiling is making my map revert to an old stage

I'm getting this weird problem with my Source SDK when I compile my map, I finished my map today and when I try to do a full compile it takes 2 minutes then it goes ingame but it only shows an area I was working on with the cordon tool. I turn it off and...

6th February 2011
by Firegod522 Go to last post
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Steam
 

Rp_Downtown_v4 Source?

Is there any way to edit the source for v4? Apparently is protected, anyone got a source I can use?

5th February 2011
by salmonmarine Go to last post
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How can I add props to a map I'm making? This thread has images

Yeah so I need to use skybox props (from phx) in a map Im making, which will server as teleports to make it look like you actually go into the house (well duh, everyone does that). SO yeah...what do I do? And just in case you're wondering, my map is...

5th February 2011
by Firegod522 Go to last post
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Grotesque Lighting This thread has images

I've tried playing around with lightmaps and smoothing/hardening groups and can't get this disgusting effect on shadows to go away. This is on a surface with a lightmap scale of 4. What can I do to fix this? It really is just unsightly D: ...

5th February 2011
by Hostel Go to last post
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Compiling a map destroys my Source Engine lighting until reboot

Well I'm making a space build map for a server and it's going along very nicely. So I do a compile like normal to see how it looks, and then when it loads up in game OH NO. Everything is very VERY bright and there are NO shadows. I tried compiling...

5th February 2011
by Proj3ct_ZeRo Go to last post
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My Selection tool in Hammer isn't working right

I can click on something but it won't select the right thing, it'll usually select something far away and when i hold down the left mouse button, it cycles through them all. It never did this until today. Help???

4th February 2011
by MaddaCheeb Go to last post
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Art
 

Star Wars / SCI-FI Texture Resource ( 2 3 4 Last )

PLEASE READ THE DISCLAIMER IN THE READ ME! Was looking for textures to use in my old Star Wars maps and found I can port Jedi Knight Textures. So I did. 1541 Quality Textures Enough Said Downloads:

4th February 2011
by TH89 Go to last post
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Nazi / WW2 German textures This thread has images

where can i find some Nazi / WW2 German textures, for use to mapping ? (the Nazi flag) i would have posted pictures... but ? idk illegal or not ? XD

4th February 2011
by RTM xBEASTx Go to last post
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Walls, how thick?

So, I am making a Half-Life 2 style apartment, and I can't really find a good wall thickness. How thick are your walls normally?

4th February 2011
by sphinxa279 Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

How to make nice rounds

Hey, Sometimes I see people make something like a church, with rounded windows. I still wonder how you guys make these? I don't know how to explain more...

4th February 2011
by sphinxa279 Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

need help adding models and textures PLEASE!!!!!

How do you add textures and models to ep2 hammer in sdk???? PLZ!!! Yes, you can call me a beginner. I always follow instructions, for instance when there were these cool cod4 textures it said to put in materials i did and it never showed up....

4th February 2011
by Firegod522 Go to last post
1 239
Music
 

Best mapping music. ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

So, Tabtoxin Steam messages me telling me that this is the best mapping music ever. I say that's pretty good, but without competition, this song is the best song to map to hands down. What do you guys like to listen to when you map?

3rd February 2011
by wolfspirit Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

how do i know if i can post my map

i have a great map i made but i am wondering if it has songs from itunes in it (ie the bee gees) can i still post it without getting banned?????

3rd February 2011
by TH89 Go to last post
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Release
 

Call of Duty Texture Pack #1 This thread has images

Here it is. The first Call of Duty texture pack. All textures ported directly from COD4. Readme: By: COD4 And Spartan One Installation instructions: Put in your materials folder. I ported all these textures from COD4, I didn't remake them. I...

3rd February 2011
by Dj Reflex Go to last post
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VRAD compile problem, suggestions?

I'm working on a pretty simple build map for Garry's mod right now, the basic idea is a humongous warehouse with all the fun ware-house related things. (because hey, if Garry's mod had a campaign, how else would they explain where all the props come...

3rd February 2011
by Firegod522 Go to last post
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Work In Progress
 

My version of dust2 WIP

my version of dust2 i've made calling it middleEast. thought since theres a lot of mw2 mw moh skins around i thought i make my fav map to go with them. pics at link below. http://profile.imageshack.us/user/dustlover

2nd February 2011
by Firegod522 Go to last post
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Attemped to prechache unknown particle system.

I have almost given up on this. But here goes. Attemped to precache unknown particle system "water_1streak"! I see a lot of people having the same problem, but I can't find any solution for it. The particles work just fine. I have NOT made...

1st February 2011
by Cyberuben Go to last post
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Work In Progress
 

ttt_ghetto WIP This thread has images

***ADDED UPDATE*** Like a 90% chance the name will change. Map dedicated to TNS-Gaming.com, just like my other map Cloverfield was. If you don't know me, I created ttt_shippingcenter, ttt_digdown, ttt_concentration, and ttt_Cloverfield. This...

1st February 2011
by hiyougami Go to last post
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GPU Compiler for Maps?

Hello all. I'm wondering if there are any custom compilers which run on Cuda? I'd like to get faster compile times than current. I'm running a Q8300 with 2Gb of Ram. I also have a box which I use for rendering over network with 3DS Max, so another...

31st January 2011
by HappyWombleM Go to last post
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Request
 

Glass Texture for Source SDK ! This thread has images

I need a glass texture for Source SDK, 2009 Engine, HL 2 EP2 to be more specific :3 If anybody could just make one fast, All i need is some similar stuff to cs_office but since CSS Content wont load when launching EP 2 I cant make windows with good...

31st January 2011
by Juppie902 Go to last post
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Release
 
Mapping King x 32

gm_space_v1 OR "Fuck normal textures I'm going to SPACE." This thread has images

Okay, so this is my first map release, so don't go all apeshit on me for that, but as always, constructive criticism is welcome.

31st January 2011
by hiyougami Go to last post
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gm_hugestruct This thread has images

Hello, this is just another useless gm construction map. Done the map in 2 hours, out of pure boredom. has 3D skybox aswell. it's perfect for all your nuking needs, huge combine vs humans battles, cage fights, oversized props, oversized ships from space...

31st January 2011
by hiyougami Go to last post
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RP_TownLife ALPHA This thread has images

I am looking for help on map development, Currently having issues with putting sun light on the map, I also need help in building, So far I made a few buildings to be some sort of "background" (instead of 3D Map) and started working on the PD. What I got...

30th January 2011
by Cyberuben Go to last post
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POST YOUR
 

Abstract Map Ideas 2 This thread has images

And yes, I'll be recreating them (well, the ones that I can manage to recreate, that is) Annnd, this is also where I'll be posting my work on my map (With some of my own ideas, as well as some of Facepunch's First Thread;...

30th January 2011
by VGDCMario Go to last post
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Hammer.exe has stopped responding. This thread has images

Well this is pissing me off, i have come to the end of mapping and i want to finish this map and i just cant. Issue: Hammer crashes Reason: Well i run hammer for the first time this time i started my pc with no problems and begin to map, when i...

30th January 2011
by RTM xBEASTx Go to last post
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Cant start select Portal in the SDK, wtf?

I was gonna map for Portal. I started the SDK When I click portal it automatically selects Half-Life 2. I have tried resetting all the configurations, Reinstalling the SDK, Reinstalling Portal. Everything I know of but nothing has helped. Anyone...

30th January 2011
by Brandon Go to last post
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Need to make a warp drive effect like the one on SSB Final Destination please help?

so if you have ever played the final destination map for gmod then there is a part where its like warp drive. I askded the creator on how to make it so he gave me a prefab of it. there are two diamond shaped objects inside each other and they spin. they...

30th January 2011
by Aurora93 Go to last post
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Css wont start

Hi i was going to play Css this morning (in sweden) and i started it up i came to where it says : Preparing Counter Strike:source for Launch or what ever and it disapears like it normaly would. BUT it doesnt start so can you please help me?

30th January 2011
by dustils Go to last post
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New Hammer Materials

Hello, I am currently working on a modern map, and i need modern day good clean textures. Can anyone provide me with any links to sites i can download textures from? Roads, Walls, ceilings, floors and builds.. ETC.. Your help will be greatly...

29th January 2011
by Zyx Go to last post
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Can you list a maps big enough for the big models? This thread has images

Hey, i'm playing around with some comics and I want to use those big models like Godzilla, Demon(Dragon Age), VKSpiked Dragons etc. And I was wondering if you could make a list of maps big enough for those models, I already have gm_bigcity so if there are...

28th January 2011
by Ard Patrinel Go to last post
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Map
 

Bleak City This thread has images

Hello everyone, this is my first real "map" I could say, took me about a month to finish it. ---------- Something strange happend in this town, you hear strange noises....screams? What could had happend here? Everyone is gone. It's your job to...

28th January 2011
by Mr Anonymous Go to last post
15 2,776