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Rp_Rapture ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Hello everyone i'm going to make my first map: Rp_Rapture A city where the artist would not fear the censor. Where the scientist would not be bound by petty morality. Where the great would...

18th January 2011
by Monk37900 Go to last post
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I want a button that respawns a func_breakable after It has been broken, how do I do this?

Lets hope it's in the right section this time. Lets say BlockA is my favorite func_breakable brush, and we want to get married But, we had a recent fight lately and I hit her with a crowbar, it then broke. How would I create something in valve...

18th January 2011
by sphinxa279 Go to last post
5 322
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Left 4 Dead Map Idea - Minecraft Zombies

Now, those of you who've played Minecraft know that as night falls, zombies show up. There are zombies in Left 4 Dead. There are minecraft maps in Source. Now I'm not saying "hurr let's add zombies to those maps and make them night yay" I'm saying...

18th January 2011
by st112570 Go to last post
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Hammer is giving me a gameinfo.txt error? This thread has images

I just wanted to experiment an idea when i was greeted by this lovely messenger of disaster. Yes, the gameinfo.txt exists and is in its correct place.

18th January 2011
by McNab Go to last post
2 305
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Compile time

How long should it take for a medium map with good detail take to compile?

17th January 2011
by teshok Go to last post
2 252
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TF2 BUG - Payload wont "roll back" on rollback zones when I stop pushing This thread has images

I basicly need help with what the title says. The cart goes up a rollback zone, I stop pushing in the middle of the zone, the train stays there, making it not roll back down to the bottom. Any help? Here's a pic of what it looks like when nobody's...

16th January 2011
by mitterdoo Go to last post
7 559
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Hammer Trouble

I am new to mapping and am creating a new gamemode. this map will be the first for my new gamemode. However whenever i try to spawn any item_ammo_... hammer crashes any way to fix this

16th January 2011
by Firegod522 Go to last post
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Some of the best Bunker-themed maps?

Any recommendations? Textures won't be issue, unless it's L4D 1 & 2 Thanks :D

16th January 2011
by Hamsteronfire Go to last post
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Help me make this map awesome This thread has images

yeah what the title says. Let me know of any improvements or suggestions you think up. link to the beta http://www.gamebanana.com/maps/153197

16th January 2011
by G├ęza! Go to last post
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Phantom Shadows This thread has images

So I have these ugly shadows being cast by a prop_dynamic that I'm using for an elevator model, and there are NO light sources in the entire map besides the light_environment which is down 3 long halls,through 1 room and makes five turns. In addition...

16th January 2011
by BmB Go to last post
7 395
Release
 

Track Prefabs (turnouts and diamonds) This thread has images

The collection of tracks used in GM_Star_Pass 1-4 maps. These are hammer prefabs of mostly specialty tracks, turnouts and diamonds. Optimized set without all those overlapping brushes I had in the old ones New designs added These are textured with the...

15th January 2011
by Timenova Go to last post
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t3h_OIFY Content & VMFs This thread has images

I'm just gonna leave this here. Name: t3h_OIFY Content & VMFs Description: The source content of the t3h_OIFY community collaboration started back in 2008. Downloads: You can download from mediafire or dropbox....

15th January 2011
by TurbisV2 Go to last post
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Mapping progress I wanted to share

So I recently am getting out of a bad wave of Mappers Block and have made progress, going from the first pic (with shit lighting, fullbright, and a broken skybox) to the 2nd pic: ...

14th January 2011
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
10 395
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Lighting

Hello, i was just wandering if anyone can help me. I'm in the middle of making a map and people say they don't like my lights. I was wandering what is the best entitys and settings to make good lights in a big map. The map is dark in places but still...

14th January 2011
by Mr Anonymous Go to last post
3 355
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Arch tool creating semi circles instead of archs

Well my arch tool seems to be confused on what it should do. What its currently doing is creating sort of a partial cylinder with all of the vertices slightly off of a curve. Will post a pic in a bit once i get a chance.

14th January 2011
by xeonmuffin Go to last post
2 271
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About the skybox ??

It is possbiel to make in hammer the skybox to change the texture every 20 minute . Example-If now its day on the map over 20 min it will be night . PS:SRY IF IT THE WRONG SECTION AND FOR MY BAD ENGLISH AND IF I DON'T EXPLAIN VERY GOOD.

14th January 2011
by brerben Go to last post
22 559
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Noded maps

Hey guys. It would help me greatly if you could list a bunch of great maps that have NPC nodes on them. I know the obvious such as Apocalypse and gm_wasteland and gm_bigcity. Thanks in advance

13th January 2011
by Depth08 Go to last post
4 344
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Lights Start Off?

Is there a way to get the lights to start off? i have a trigger brush to turn them on in 4 seconds but i tried an output to turn them off with no delay but it won't work....

13th January 2011
by kalonuk Go to last post
5 349
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EP2 crashes when I try to test my map This thread has images

A simple problem. I run my map as ussual, start EP2, load a random save file and do the changelevel "mapname" command. When I do this, EP2 crashes with the regular error "HL2.exe has stopped working". I know that it is a problem with this map that I'm...

13th January 2011
by Drumdevil Go to last post
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How to make textures that contain grass.

Ive seen it before around here before, there is a tutorial on putting sprites at random places throughout a texture, anyone got that tutorial link?

12th January 2011
by nath2009uk Go to last post
1 278
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Map is always fullbright when running expert compile mode because VRAD isnt running. why?

I do not have a leak as it works fine in normal mode. This seems to happen with any map I try so Im pretty sure it isnt the map. I'll post a compile log once I compile again, but I know from previous compile logs that there are no errors that are caught...

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12th January 2011
by Cyberuben Go to last post
2 275
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What a Courent Game

I whant to make a roleplay map for Gmod , but i don't know what current game to use ??

11th January 2011
by GameDev Go to last post
12 418
Work In Progress
 

GM_Star_Pass Alpha1 - Train RP build map ( 2 3 4 5 Last ) This thread has images

This project and all of its subs have been move off facepunch permanently to my website. See links below. Official website: http://elvenstarnet.200gigs.com Steam group: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/elfnetgaminglasvegas Server IP:...

11th January 2011
by melindagreen Go to last post
165 6,489
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BorderLands outlines This thread has images

Well Borderlands is one of my favorite game partially because of how it looks. If you've played it you know how the game sorta outlines everything i was wondering if i could do this with hammer? Will try to find pic in a bit.

11th January 2011
by Sylerr Go to last post
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Mapping King x 34

City 8 V2 This thread has images

I still need to update this thread with photos and details, WIP. Posting for the correct link for now. Uploads - http://www.filefront.com/17761460/rp_city8_2.rar http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=116091

11th January 2011
by sphinxa279 Go to last post
31 4,009
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Would a 'portal' brush be possible? ( 2 Last )

About a year ago, I had a great idea for a map, and this was really weird because I made a very cool looking station (at least, in my eyes it was, as I wasn't as good as I am now...which wasn't very far, but what I achieved look nice nonetheless) to go...

11th January 2011
by Black-Ice Go to last post
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rp_2019 This thread has images

I have now successfully part of my L4D2 campaign to GMOD. This is the apartments. It takes place in the future, and is based off of New Mombasa. It's a small map, so it's only use that i saw was for RP, Comics, and Filming. It is almost completely made...

11th January 2011
by MaddaCheeb Go to last post
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Give me Ideas on things to map?

I am looking to get into mapping, and I have the very basics down. I was thinking of having the FP community give me some ideas on maps to make to improve my abilities. I'm not very skilled or knowledgeable, so don't give me insanely awesome ideas, more...

10th January 2011
by MacHaddock Go to last post
18 524
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Help with radio in dream house.

So i'm working on a map of my "dream house" i guess and i need to figure something out, How would i make a radio play a song of my choice? yes i just put a radio prop on a table and now i need to figure out how i can get it to play "Disciple" by SLAYER.

10th January 2011
by Best4bond Go to last post
6 400
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How do I get it more detailed?

I have work with hammer in 1 year now and i have a problem how do i get my maps more detailed? Video #1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEl0F__1KiI Video #2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ofxo8rVwOpg

10th January 2011
by sphinxa279 Go to last post
18 631
Release
 

Nightmare House 2 vmfs released!

Hey guys, I'm sure many of you played my mod Nightmare House 2: http://www.moddb.com/mods/nightmare-house-2 I just wanted to let you know that I've released the source files (vmfs and source code) so you can download them and get more info here:...

10th January 2011
by TurtleeyFP Go to last post
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gm_resort_tower ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

My entry to the "Most Realistic Skyscraper" contest. This map has: -A pool w/ hottub -nice lobby -penthouse Also, it may require Foliage Pack ( http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=51174) in case the models didnt get Pakrat-ed like i...

10th January 2011
by TurtleeyFP Go to last post
51 11,843
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The full map won't load

I have created a simple map and when i try and load it through 'run map' in hammer editor it loads an old version of the map with none of the new parts which i added, how do i run the full map, what is the problem?

9th January 2011
by melindagreen Go to last post
18 400
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How to apply Physical Properties?

Hey, In GMod you've a tool, Physical Properties. I always wondered how to make something "Super Icy" in Hammer. I mean, objects slide of easily.

9th January 2011
by Cyberuben Go to last post
2 261
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Mapping Question?

I just started mapping, and it came sort of easily to me (being an artist in real life...:P). So anyway, I figured out how to make a map pre-loaded with NPCs and ammo and stuff like that (entities), But here's my question: I'm making an elegant,...

9th January 2011
by Vortigaunt Love Go to last post
7 318
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Hammer keybored shortcuts don't always work

So I've had this problem for probably about 9 moths now (I even reformatted a few months ago and still have the same problem). Basically, the best way of explaining it is every time I press a keybored shortcut, I have you press it about 4-5 times before...

9th January 2011
by Tennisball Go to last post
4 363
Help
 

Make an env_laser or ignite its target on a successful hit?

Can this be done? I could use env_beam if it's possible with that, but env_laser works better in this situation.

9th January 2011
by DZ987 Go to last post
4 458
Work In Progress
 

How to taper edges of an arch?

First of all, i am sorry if this has been in another thread. I've been searching around and can't find anything about this subject. I can't figure out a good way to "taper" or cut the edge of this arch all the way around evenly. As you can see the ledge...

8th January 2011
by Legend286 Go to last post
12 685
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Problem Fixed! Full-Bright Maps

As I have noticed with some of my friends and on my other computers while you are working through a map and then test play it the lighting in the map will suddenly be full bright. It will cause VRAD to compile your map very quickly. If you have had any...

8th January 2011
by Drumdevil Go to last post
28 720
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Is there a way to create automatic healing areas? This thread has images

Kind of like the healing pools on Xen in HL1, pictured below. You stand in it and it recharges your health at a set rate, like 5 HP per second.

8th January 2011
by melindagreen Go to last post
6 486