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3rd May 2010
by HiddenMyst Go to last post
12 752
Help

Is it possible to make a door that cannot be interacted with in DarkRP?

Is it possible to make a door that can't be lock picked, and doesn't bring up ownership options when you look at it in DarkRP? Basically, a wall that can be opened only through use of a button. If so how?

3rd May 2010
by RyGuy130 Go to last post
3 496
Help

Hammer Makes Comp Slow!

Whenever I close Hammer editor, it say it crashes and then my comp gets all slow and I have to restore it. Anybody know how to fix it.

2nd May 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
7 928
Help

Import models to Hammer

I'm making a map in Hammer and I'm trying to import custom models. I'm kind of stuck on how to import them, can anyone let me know how? I'm trying to import the models from this pack: http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=85688

2nd May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
5 2,469
Work In Progress

Team Fortress 2 - Cp_StarDestroyer

Here's a WIP map that i'm currently working on with my friend Greef, we've been wanting to do this for a very long time... I would like some tips on where to go from here, really. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raYEUPKrTG8

2nd May 2010
by Ardowalalin Go to last post
11 820
Question

Addings dust in the air?

How would i go about doing this: Im presuming its a particle effect?

2nd May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
6 565
Post Your

Make your save into a map thread ( 2 3 Last )

You don't know how to mapping but you have good imagination in making things? You can spend three or fours days in making a beautiful construction and later save it on an advance duplication files or a save to upload in GarrysMod?. If you upload it you...

2nd May 2010
by Fhenexx Go to last post
83 9,559
Help

Help with custom textures

I'm very, very new to mapmaking, and I was just wondering if I could get some help as to where I should put custom textures so they are picked up by hammer.

2nd May 2010
by [LOA] SonofBrim Go to last post
2 369
Help

Alternatives to trigger_gravity

Thanks to metallics, my gravity triggers are now working! "Try setting it to something non-zero? like 0.001?" I did so and all is well, you truly deserve some cookies. Thanks to the others who responded for giving me hope of eventually finding a...

2nd May 2010
by LODY Go to last post
15 1,709
Help

Source SDK no grid lines!! Please Help!

I have not recently used source sdk, and I went on yesterday and I cannot see any grid line in the three boxes saying: Top, Front and Side. I can make boxes and see them on camera view but I cannot see them where the grid lines or outlines of boxes should...

2nd May 2010
by LODY Go to last post
4 2,659
Question

Garry's Mod -> Hammer -> Garry's Mod

ok, let's say i've used a VMEX decompilator and decompiled the bsp-map into Hammer. then i opened it and putted a logic_choroegraphed_scene entity in, a button to trigger it, and the necessary NPCs with necessary animations. Will these animations work...

2nd May 2010
by movie_maker Go to last post
9 673
Work In Progress

ttt_digdown (underground mine)

Started my new mapping project yesterday. *Haven't been working constantly but I have quite a bit done. Basically the map will take place in an underground mine pretty much. *These pictures are showing the WIP, these rooms are *not* finished....

2nd May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
6 1,154
Everything/Nothing

Anyone know good TF2 pose/comic maps?

I've been trying to make a nice background for my computer, but I can't seem to pick a decent TF2 map, mainly because most of them are too small and geared towards gameplay. Does anyone know custom TF2-themed maps that are more spacious and good for...

2nd May 2010
by Street_Wolf Go to last post
4 721
Map

Utopia - A new virtual experience brought to you by the Utopia Corporation ( 2 3 4 Last )

What is reality? Reality is whatever you want it to be in Utopia, a brand-new virtual world that closely mimics real life. Whatever your real-world personality, occupation or lifestyle, all can be forgotten in Utopia. Your experience is crafted...

2nd May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
148 8,345
Music

Jeeps in hammer

Yo what's up... Does anyone know how to place jeeps in hammer so you see them in Garry's Mod? I tried prop_vehicle but it doesn't work. Thanks in advance

2nd May 2010
by Jakobi Go to last post
4 672
Help

How to get the grid back in broken hammer

Make a displacement (You'll probably have to open a map with them in it already), take the sculpt tool then click carve. Move the line around until it is vertical. Then with the mouse still over the 3d view (don't move it), use wasd and arrow keys to move...

Reg
1st May 2010
by playelite Go to last post
25 1,425
Help

Can funk_tank damage npc's like Striders and Helicopters?

I tried adding a boss fight to my map where the player has to use a mounted gun to shoot down a helicopter, but it seems like it can only be damaged by explosives like RPGs and SMG grenades. Is there a way to get the func_tank to work here like the...

1st May 2010
by playelite Go to last post
10 788
Map

FP Mapping Contest: Nuclear Power Plant. ( 2 Last )

Introduction: In this contest you make a Nuclear Power Plant. And I mean not just a buildings but also being able to walk inside. Well offcourse you can make just buildings but then you have low chance of being 1st. Nuclear power plant includes...

1st May 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
47 4,267
Computers

Can't see grid...

Well I got win7 and a theme that I suppose made the grid invisible. See here, Any quick fix to this?

1st May 2010
by Clavus Go to last post
12 1,952
Help

Water reflection problem

For some reason, water is reflecting (and you can see down into it) properly in one area of my map, and not the other. There are cubemaps directed to reflect both surfaces, but one of the surfaces you can't see through what so ever. There aren't any...

1st May 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
9 575
Help

Tunnels: brushes or displacements?

I've been working a bit on my metro 2033 themed map and i'm basically struggling with the metro tunnels construction, here is an example of what i'm trying to do: i'm going for a diameter of about 3 info_player_start, which appear to be somewhat...

1st May 2010
by he_who_says_zonk Go to last post
26 1,195
News

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

This is a medieval Rp map featuring: A Big castle with lot's of interiors. A small town (all houses are enterable) A forest, with an old house A rocky area of mountains with an epic cathedral. A farm A scary one thousand year old crypt. What's...

1st May 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
362 26,527
News

The new TF2 update broke (TF2) hammer.

Ok a new TF2 update just hit and guess what? Yep hammer is fucked. I am pretty sure this is just in the TF2 version of hammer. Nevertheless I just wanted to let people know that its not a graphics card bug or something. I really hope this is...

1st May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
18 1,996
Post Your

Post your test map!

Actually, I have a whole bunch of them. I just started to use a single test map for everything, but right now there isn't anything there. You can download all of my test maps at the link below: http://www.mediafire.com/?4tmmdznnzmi If you have a...

1st May 2010
by playelite Go to last post
5 642
Art

gm_sealab - 1st Underwater Sea Base Map for Garry's Mod ( 2 3 Last )

Download Link >>http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=88137<< http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RVc22z6uoo Hi everyone, yes I am still working on my gm_adventurers map, and it's almost done, but I wanted to go ahead and finish this little...

brerben Thread has images Artistic x 54
1st May 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
116 15,281
Help

Fog Volume Issue

I'm currently mapping in Left 4 Dead 2, and I have this really annoying issue. You see, the desired effect is that when the player leaves a building, the fog is meant to change from interior to exterior fog in the hallway leading up the the exit. However,...

1st May 2010
by King Alfonzo Go to last post
0 378
Help

Map is Very Dark Black (HDR)

My map is very dark black, I'm not sure why. It is in HDR, and if I use a flashlight against the ground it shows that it's just really dark. I'm not sure what's wrong with it. Here's my compile log. Any help will be appreciated. **...

1st May 2010
by Reactors Go to last post
5 503
Stupid

Brilliant Idea: A revision control system for individual maps

Here's my 25 cents: Imagine a revision control system that operates on a single map or multiple maps. Actually no, scrap that, existing RCS's like SVN or Perforce will work for this purpose. All that's needed is the ability to take the difference...

1st May 2010
by Don Punch Go to last post
16 1,083
Help

Skybox problem

Hi, I am about to release a L4D2 map, but i have a problem. Friends of me helping beta testing have it aswel. When in-game, sometimes my skybox screws up. It looks like there is a leak and you are staring into the "void", like there is no skybox at...

1st May 2010
by playelite Go to last post
2 400
Map

Polynomial

I really worked hard in this map, and I hope you guys like it. Please, please feedback would be really appreciated :) map contains custom textures media time: download: http://myaperturelabs.com/file.php?id=302

30th April 2010
by playelite Go to last post
13 2,259
Help

Unfixable Leak?

The leak was because of an entity's origins.

30th April 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
5 530
Help

Help: Fixed Camera Angle

Hello, I am planning on making a fun 8bit or 16bit mini game map for Counterstrike : Source and I want to be able to fix the Camera so its a side on view. I would prefer as camera that follows the leading player or that changes client side when you go...

30th April 2010
by FreddiRox! Go to last post
5 432
Help

Buildings flashing visible and not visible

Im making an rp map and on the main street when i get a certain distance from some buildings, really far away they flash visibility when i look at them and when i get close they are there and i can go in there.

30th April 2010
by Wolfie13 Go to last post
6 547
Map

Hammer is fixed--ish

You may have noticed Hammer is working again. Sort of. There are new additions, such as the "Manifest" and "Instancing" windows. Now, my only major fucking complaint is Valve changed it so the arrow keys no longer rotate the camera in 3D view when...

30th April 2010
by bitter146 Go to last post
2 510
Help

Size numbers are spazzed.

I recently installed Win7 along with a harddrive format. My first time opening hammer in it, I got spazzed brush size numbers. It's nothing really big but it still confuses me. Heres a pic: Oh, and I remember a thread with a same problem, but now...

30th April 2010
by hexpunK Go to last post
11 603
Release

gm_oceanic; endless, seamless ocean.

Requirements: You need to have episode 2 and Garry's Mod (obviously, why would you download this without Garry's Mod?) You also need a decent PC because the 3D skybox is fucking massive, but this probably won't effect anyone with a PC made after 2004....

30th April 2010
by Hiccuper Go to last post
29 2,758
Help

Dropship Issue

The dropship machine-gun ( the mounted gun ) isnt working at all, even if i just stand in-front of the combine dropship, as an sitting duck; i am not touched. -.-

30th April 2010
by Timenova Go to last post
5 566
Help

How do I get the Hard Rain environment effects into my own map?

I'm trying to create a map for L4D2 but I can't get the Hard Rain environment stuff to work. Yes, I've googled it. I found many tutorials but the wording is shite. I've added the three instances I was told to, but when I compile I get this error:...

30th April 2010
by Livewire123 Go to last post
1 683
Stupid

Simple way to make .vmt ?

Hey guys ! I have a lot of textures from GTA IV and I would like to know if there is a simple way to make all the .vmt I don't want to spend 10 minutes for every textures (approximatively 400) Be sure I will release a beautiful pack for you all...

30th April 2010
by cepink Go to last post
2 548
Help

LoadPortals: couldn't read <filepath>

Any ideas as to how I can fix this error? LoadPortals: couldn't read <filepath> Am I hitting some sort of complexity limit? I wouldnt think so because my map only takes 3 mins to compile on normal settings with hdr enabled. When I check the log at...

30th April 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
1 1,175
Map

Halo3_Foundry_V2

This is my second version of my halo3_foundry i have made. I've been working on this map for a while now and just thought i should post it on here to show u guys, get some feed back and some tips or suggestions. The first Halo3_foundry map is located...

29th April 2010
by Wolfie13 Go to last post
14 1,113
Help

Problems with water when Mapping in EP2 Engine

I've tried to fix it but I just can't, so I am going to ask FP. Well the problem I am having is with water, screenshots below should explain. Inside Hammer Water (Above) Water (Below)

29th April 2010
by TheMike360 Go to last post
31 2,084
Help

Floating platform DM map.

My idea for a map that was requested. its supposed to "Build onto itself as you go" Im curious to see if source wont shit itself if i try to add this many pads. So, take a look at the Diagram below(if you can understand it lol). Is it plausible? if you...

29th April 2010
by Uberkist Go to last post
27 953
Question

How to make water that rises/drops?

I am thinking about making a map that for ever 5 or 10 so minutes changes from night to day, and I was thinking about adding water "tides" with the night day/cycle. can anyone explain how, or link to an artical that could help? (I could probably find it...

29th April 2010
by ViralHatred Go to last post
8 796
Help

Vbct: "Material not found" for every material, yet I see it fine in hammer

I tried to compile my map, but was slammed with errors saying: "Material not found (materialpath)" It spams vbsp with that error, then starts saying that the map's models can't be found. I compiled fine last night, and it does this when I compile...

29th April 2010
by JerryCougrawr Go to last post
2 566
Release

rp_newtown_2010

Hello everyone, today is the release of my second map. Rp_Newtown_2010. This map is based around a map i made about a year or so ago, i was told that it was a good map but alot of things had to be fixed. So i fixed all the bugs and added ALOT more to the...

29th April 2010
by ChronoMagus Go to last post
38 3,554
Question

Is it possible to attach a texture to a door?

Well, I want to put something like the Block Light on a door. Does anyone possibly know how I could attach the two entities, and make them move with eachother and such?

29th April 2010
by laharlsblade Go to last post
8 448
Stupid

What are the basic things I need to stop a map from sucking?

All I can think of is you need spawn points and no leaks, what am I forgetting?

28th April 2010
by cheiftiger Go to last post
17 888
Release

gm_build_a_bit ( 2 Last )

Hi, I have just realeased my 1st map. It's not verry good but I might aswell see if I can get some downloads Download here: http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=91368 pics: http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=showimg&v=91368_1

28th April 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
48 4,774
Love

Old maps you miss ( 2 Last )

What are some old maps that you miss? I say rp_witbyville (Incorrect spelling, something like that) It was a fullbright map with a boat. It curved in a right angle. The gunshop had large glass breakable windows, but also had a metal grate to cover in...

28th April 2010
by texanderson Go to last post
52 3,457
Help

Is there any way to place a pic into hammer editor?

Hey guys, is there any way to place a picture in the hammer editor, so you can like draw over that? Like milkshape, you just enter a picture, and it enters in the grid. Help would be greatly appreciated. -Staneh

28th April 2010
by Staneh Go to last post
2 453
Beta

RP_TNY_Town_V2b

Sorry again, gotta move to releases

28th April 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
0 550
Help

How do you load content of multiple source games in hammer at the same time?

I'm trying to get access to the textures and models from HL2, HL2mp, Counterstrike, episode 1 and 2 while mapping, but i don't understand how to do so, for isntance if i try to put an info_player_coutnerterrorist, it shows as a big "error" in hammer, and...

28th April 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
3 486
Help

Searching for an entity

I am looking for an entity, I am not entirely sure it even exists, But still I need this: when i press h, a trigger goes off, When i press b a different trigger goes off, and when i press n, A third is fired i don't know if it can be done, But it...

28th April 2010
by metallics Go to last post
1 434
Help

Backgroud maps

I'm trying to make a map to use as a background for a mod, because the default ones are kinda bad. I have a few questions, since I'm not very good with hammer: - What should I use for an NPC spawner? I want a few zombies spawning ever 2 seconds or so,...

28th April 2010
by mr g Go to last post
2 448
Help

Cubemaps won't work.

When I start this map in CS:S, type buildcubemaps in console, it creates cubemaps. After that, I restart CS:S and all cubemaps works perfectly. But... When I start map in GMod and do same, then Cubemaps won't work. There's strange thing I've noticed:...

28th April 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
14 1,315
Link

Lastest Evocity

Hello , can anyone give me a link ( svn if exist) to the lastest evocity . Because I find lots of edited versions and other crap , but nowhere the original one .

28th April 2010
by superstepa Go to last post
2 873
Help

Custom configuration SDK.

Hey everyone. For some reason.. When I've made the custom config. in hammer for SDK. Then i restart SDK. Go back in. When I try to choose the new "GMod" config under Orange Box. It just kind of freezes for 2 seconds and then just stay on Half Life 2:...

28th April 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
4 588
Release

gm_fastfood

Just a little map I made for making Machinimas. It might come in handy, or it might not. Anyways, here are some screenshots (HIGH-RES!): Here is the download link: http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=96778

28th April 2010
by PermabannedGuy Go to last post
11 1,899
Release

GM_Onslaught_V6

This is my latest map and my first onslaught map. Its set in a city on a foggy night at a crossroads with a park in the centre. Leave the park to start the mayhem. I recommend you download Mad Cows Weapons 3.0 BETA Here's the link :...

28th April 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
1 825
Work In Progress

Left 4 Dead map sketch

Yeah so I had this idea for a map the whole day today, so the first thing that I've done when I got back home was to draw a rough sketch for the map. Explanation (and story I guess): The map stars on the top of a cliff, and the players continue...

28th April 2010
by JOMBIX Go to last post
7 787
Stupid

Left 4 Dead Custom Particles?

I downloaded a custom particle, and put it in the Particles folder for Left 4 Dead 2. It's not working.

28th April 2010
by Zally13 Go to last post
11 1,444
Help

how do i install props into hammer editor

i will install these props into hammer, how can i do it ??? http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=66700

27th April 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
8 666
Help

Fullbright?

Any custom materials I use are compiled as fullbright, Please help! PS: If you could tell me how to get Css, ep2, 1, etc. models to show up at the same time in hammer, I would really appreciate it!

27th April 2010
by Fatman55 Go to last post
22 1,499
Help

Light_Environment has no effect?

So, I put a Light_Environment in my map and click point to and all that. However, when I run my map it is the same as without the Light_Environment (no shadows or anything). I've tried google but with no luck. Compile log: materialPath:...

27th April 2010
by CoolCorky Go to last post
5 591
Help

Map crashes on load-up.

I load my map in gmod and it crashes instantly when it loads. Heres a little picture. How can i fix this?

27th April 2010
by [haWx] Go to last post
8 737
Poll

Best Apocalypse Setting?

I was wondering, since I decided myself to get into the whole nuke RP thing, and am making a map for the server, what would be the best setting for a apocalypse map? Like small town, etc.

27th April 2010
by Tampio Go to last post
31 1,232
Help

Corrupted .VMF?!?

Well, I was mapping as usual, somthing pretty detailed, custom textures and all, about 18 hours of work put into it, not backups, (So stupid of me) And I close Hammer for the day, and re-open it later... Load up map, Hammer just blankly closes, no...

27th April 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
3 715
Help

mounted guns in hl2dm?I

I was wondering if it was possible to make a mounted turret (the one in half life 2) that you can control. i have tried the turret tutorials in the hammer wiki and in halfwit02.com, but both didn't work. I have a bad feeling, but i want to ask anyway.

27th April 2010
by Rand0mNumber Go to last post
11 829
News

[SB3] InterGalactic 2009 [Codename] InterStellar_2009 ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 Last )

Welcome to the latest Pre-release thread of SB3_InterGalactic_2009 *What is SB3_InterGalactic_2009?. This is the very latest SpaceBuild map, will be released some time soon. *When will it be released? Sometime soon, as soon as I get my head around...

27th April 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
259 26,062
Release

Rp_UndergroundV1

This is my first map! it took me 2 days to make, but here it is:

27th April 2010
by c-unit Go to last post
20 3,765
Computers

What's the best hammer configuration to use for GMod mapping?

I want to make a build map for my server, but I don't use hammer often. What engine/game will make my life the easiest while using hammer? I know that OB engine allows loading of portal files, which is nice to have.

26th April 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
4 443
Help

Using Heightmaps in Source

Where should I start on this one? Just need to turn a heightmap into terrain that will import into hammer.

26th April 2010
by Don Punch Go to last post
4 521
Help

where can i get custom props ?

like the title. where can i get custom props, to Hammer editor, like tree's and that kind of stuff ?

26th April 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
5 1,736
Release

gm_flathouse_storm, my first actual map.

Well, this is my first map besides the ZM map I was working on (HD Crash) Anyways here is the download: http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=97041 And here are some screenshots.

26th April 2010
by dj_night Go to last post
13 1,419
Question

Anyone figured out how to place the M60 from The Passing?

I know it's pretty early to ask but I'm just wondering if anyone has figured out how to place the M60 in a map? I easily managed to spawn a golf club but I cant seem to get the m60 to spawn at all. Also, even though it is more complicated, does anyone...

26th April 2010
by CoolCorky Go to last post
2 616
Help

Gm_ComplexConstruct in Progress [Read please]

Really you need too there's nothing else or wait Me and my brother have been making maps since the start of this year we have over 26 maps but there all Similar in one way and or another and 4 months ago we Decided to make a Map that would combine...

26th April 2010
by ruarai Go to last post
14 1,462
News

Gm_ComplexConstruct Progress Report

:siren: Gm_ComplexConstruct is 80% done and we have made changes to the map release and Pic release :siren: -Thursday Is when I release pic's from the map to show everyone -Friday Release of Beta (It's just fullbright and a little amout of Errors)...

26th April 2010
by CoolCorky Go to last post
4 842
Help

A Currency / Gunshop system. [L4D. Pics]

I wanted to implement some kinda of gunshop system. I made a func_button that spawned a rifle via point_template and it worked ! But when I tried to make a currency system here's what happened: I wanted players to find currency in the form of a...

26th April 2010
by Elv02 Go to last post
2 685
Question

Changing Water Levels

Is it just me, or is changing the water level of an area difficult to make/program in the Source engine? Anyone know of any maps that do it well?

26th April 2010
by Tanner Go to last post
1 558