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Help :) Achievement_UltraIdle_V1 Yes it's fun/ Cubemap help!!

So yea guys within 6 hours I made an achievement Idle map, and well I am having some problems with cubemaps, I put them in the places necessary windows metal etc. After i did buildcubemaps and console then exited the game and came back in nothing was...

11th January 2010
by Root Beer Go to last post
2 286
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Stargate Prometheus This thread has images

I started this map last year, a started again recently (after i lost the sdk files) This is what i have got so far mainly the Prometheus's Bridge and viewport. This is the first map that i have taken seriously and tried to make look good. So please give...

11th January 2010
by Wolfmatyr Go to last post
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how do i make a falling character pick up the hev suit?

i need the character to get the h.e.v suit while falling. cause the map starts as the character is falling. how do i get the h.e.v suit on the player while falling. i tryed haveing the player fall through it. spawn in it before spawn. i just cant figure...

11th January 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
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[Facepunch Knows Best] Judge my map/Help me Fix stuff ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

So over the past week i have asked quite a few simple questions about different aspects of mapping. Pretty much i've come to the conclusion that i simply couldn't list everything wrong with my map and how to fix it. Yet i desire to be a better and...

11th January 2010
by mack1510 Go to last post
50 1,776
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Rp_theSlums (working title) ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

The Slums is something I've never seen done, and no, I'm not talking about City 17; I want to actually FEEL dirty playing in a map intended for crime, drugs, and whatever other shitty features make DarkRP. The skybox is totally incomplete, so ignore...

11th January 2010
by DanielPinoy Go to last post
43 1,754
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water invisable

when i make water. in game. the top is invisable and the inside is like water. idk what im doing wrong

10th January 2010
by dkparadox9494 Go to last post
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Could you try this map for me? This thread has images

Well there is not much to try. :P But if you want, please try it and tell me if you find anything that I've done really bad so that I can improve. http://i49.tinypic.com/5yeudk.jpg http://i47.tinypic.com/ng84qr.jpg ...

10th January 2010
by redtwinky Go to last post
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Problem selecting in camera view

Usually my hammer runs fine, but now I just discovered I cant click the brush or entity I want to. Every time I go to click a light, brush, info_player_start, etc.. it will select the entity in the far back. For example, I have an info_player_start on a...

10th January 2010
by meepy Go to last post
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Test my map for me ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=87871 I don't have a video card at the moment so I can't test this map my self. Tell me how it works (if it even does) and tell me how I can improve :D Constructive criticism only please :v:

10th January 2010
by MrClean Go to last post
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Uknown Texture Errors This thread has images

On the map im making i have a few errors on when looking at some textures at a certain angle, it looks as if you are looking into the void, but on the map there is no leaks that i can see or that hammer says there are. Also in the console there is no...

10th January 2010
by Chili Banan Go to last post
1 248
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How do i import songs for use with an "ambient_generic" entity?

Well i've got a few .wav songs that i want to implement into my map. But i don't know how to import them for use in hammer. Any help?

10th January 2010
by Livewire123 Go to last post
3 233
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L4D2 Survival Ents + weapon issue - Help!

Hi facepunch :) I made this l4d2 survival map, and the map itself is done, all i need now is a little help on the entities needed for the survival gamemode. Another issue is that when i run the map through console by typing "map "mapname" survival" all...

10th January 2010
by peatear Go to last post
1 290
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Custom sound to play in a given area

How do I get a custom sound to play in a given area? I know how to do this using soundscapes, but I need to do it with custom sounds.

10th January 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
11 489
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Gm_tropics_v3 FINAL ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 Last )

Name: gm_tropics_v3 FINAL Version: 3 Description: A tropical archipelago, good for building and light roleplaying. Requirements: gmod 10 (gmod 9 version coming soon) and apparently, CS:S Download:

10th January 2010
by L33TDino Go to last post
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FP Mapping Contest: Winter -VOTING ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

I had to say, that i'm little disapoint to count of entries. There were lot's of good photos and entries in orginal thread, but only six submitted. 14% (7 out of 58) of all contestants submitted final images :argh: But still: Choose the best! ...

10th January 2010
by Miigga Go to last post
79 3,253
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Recomendations for desert building textures?

I'm making a map based in a desert, but so far I can't find a texture that fits the adobe style I'm looking for for my buildings. Plaster wall could work, but I don't want the map to look "bland". Any ideas?

10th January 2010
by Stupideye Go to last post
4 410
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how to make a stalker follow path_corner

i can make a combine follow a path_corner. but i did the same thing for the stalker. but he dosent move. what are the steps for makeing a stalker follow a path_corner. i set the ground nodes and everything. but no luck.

10th January 2010
by MrClean Go to last post
10 569
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light_env problem This thread has images

hi facepunch, i just learned how to use hammer, and i have made a map (a shitty one). on the thread i posted for that map, almost everybody said i needed to add lighting. so i did a bit of research (youtube) and found out how to make a light...

10th January 2010
by godofsnacks Go to last post
8 575
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Gm_RDCinema ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 Last ) This thread has images

Map's dead, check end of post for source of Beta 5. BETA 2 Description: This is a map made for the new In-Game YouTube Player by I Am McLovin. It is, basically, a room with a RT textured brush. Requirements: Internet Explorer 6 or higher with...

10th January 2010
by omega322 Go to last post
275 19,070
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Save props to hammer?

Is it possible to place props in Gmod and save them to a map?

10th January 2010
by kabookie Go to last post
13 486
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Mapping for Fretta

To show support to the developers who are entering the Fretta contest (http://frettacontest.facepunchstudios.com/) Contact me Via forum PM or Email (Omega322@msn.com) I will help build a map tailored to your game-mode. Past work...

10th January 2010
by kabookie Go to last post
1 296
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GM_UnderGrass

hi facepunch :D i recently learned how to use hammer/sdk, and this is my first successful map! FEATURES: -huge flatgrass area -gigantic skybox

10th January 2010
by omega322 Go to last post
14 768
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Resizing Skybox textures?

Is there any way to resize the skybox textures so that they're bigger? I'm looking to use those skyscraper textures in the cs_assault skybox to be put into a map, but not with the extremely tiny windows.

9th January 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
4 342
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Particle Editor?

I've tried adding "-tools" to the launch parameters, but the Particle Editor still won't show up in my SDK. Does anyone have a clue what I could do?

9th January 2010
by G-foxisus Go to last post
5 374
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Vertices keep moving out of place by themselves This thread has images

I've been constantly having to move vertices back into place and I don't know why. When I saved my map about an hour ago everything was in place. I saved my map, quit hammer and source sdk, then I played ep2 for a while. Now I open my map again and...

9th January 2010
by brerben Go to last post
6 767
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vvis.exe help

I was compiling a map (or possibly still am) first time with this big of a map and vvis.exe "has stopped working" It's been about 45 minutes. Should I continue to wait for it to respond or close it out?

9th January 2010
by metallics Go to last post
7 1,119
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Turning gravity around on trigger, Portal.

Say I want the gravity to turn around 180* in Portal; A) How would I do it? B) Would the camera automatically tilt as well, seeing as it is Portal?

9th January 2010
by HiddenMyst Go to last post
6 494
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Unique, one-of-a-kind material error. (WTF is going on.)

I require help, please. I just encountered the strangest material error ever, and I have no clue what I am doing wrong. I've made a lot of custom materials and textures, and this is the first time I manage to fuck up a LightmappedGeneric shader material....

9th January 2010
by HiddenMyst Go to last post
12 636
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L4D2 Reflection issue and Ground clutter help needed This thread has images

Hi all. :) I'm having this really weird issue with my map. My reflections looks like this :S HUGE PICTURE INCOMING! I have no clue at all on how to fix this... heeelp mee xD sry :P all help appreciated :) A second thing is that i dont know how...

9th January 2010
by nickemand Go to last post
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Taking Requests on Heightmaps of real Places. This thread has images

Sorry But Since Tutorials Were Posted, I Don't Do Anymore Requests Hey. I am taking requests for Heightmaps. Only real places. If you want Heightmap of your own city, you have to specify name of city, and country and any other information that you...

9th January 2010
by selby3962 Go to last post
39 2,025
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gm_snowstruct2

Name: gm_snowstruct2 Version: 2 Description: Snow version of construct Requirements: Brains Download:

9th January 2010
by Terragen Go to last post
37 4,134
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Does this look flat? What to improve? This thread has images

My friend says this part of my map looks flat; Does it? What should I improve to make it 'less flat'

9th January 2010
by brotonamous Go to last post
20 1,100
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RP_scrap Joint Mapping Project This thread has images

So This is the idea. I have no time to map (Thanks school!) I can map on weekends but I do sports and enjoy gaming. So Besides dicking around in hammer I get some work done I need the community to help make a map for my community and everyone will be in...

8th January 2010
by ChewGum Go to last post
12 774
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Hollow is bad? ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

I've heard that using the "hollow" function on brushes is bad. I mean, I know that using "carve" is like one of the worst mapping crimes but whats so bad about hollow?

8th January 2010
by mr_fj Go to last post
71 3,476
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how do i make an npc stare at the player

i want to make a npc_stalker stare at the player during a map. how can i do this

8th January 2010
by dkparadox9494 Go to last post
0 306
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How to do that "G-Man thing" at the beginning of Half-Life 2?

Ok, if you haven't already catched on so far, i'm stuck. I was playing (well, restarting) Half-Life 2 again the other day, and I was thinking, how did VALVe do the G-Man "mini-video" at the beginning? Like, where he talking to freeman, teleporting him...

8th January 2010
by El_Jameo Go to last post
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Problems with logic triggers

Ok, I have a func_physbox named "base", with no relevant flags checked. I have an unnamed trigger_multiple parented to it, with the following outputs that I will name later because I feel I should explain the entities named in them first, and only the...

8th January 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
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custom textures

this would be very helpfull could some one show or tell me the easyest way to make custom textures i got some images but just need to know how to get them into hammer ive tried other tutorails but i cant do code and also most of them programs i cant use...

8th January 2010
by rieda1589 Go to last post
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gm_airports_v1 This thread has images

Dont post comments anymore please (User was banned for this post ("Wrong Section" - Terrenteller))

8th January 2010
by LimEJET Go to last post
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gms_simple This thread has images

Quick job, aimed for ease stranded playing. Its unrealistic (As the water is in like square holders) but it provides space and a feel between day, and night (well sort of). Heres some screenshots. :)

8th January 2010
by -Xemit- Go to last post
12 962
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two small questions.

I am making a small custom map for me and a couple of friends so mess about in, nothing really fancy. so far so good, however, i only have two problems: - When i test the map, i start completely unarmed, no tool gun or anything, how do i fix this?...

8th January 2010
by Mr.Radeon Go to last post
7 406
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Best game/engine to use?

What would be the best game to use, or best game engine to use? I normally use just regular Half-Life 2 on the Episode 1 engine, though the lack of textures is annoying. I have the Orange Box, but almost never use it, because if I ever made an actual good...

8th January 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
17 671
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How would i make a fountain ?

As the title reads im looking to make a fountain for my map, but i don't have a clue how to make it. I was looking to make something like this....

8th January 2010
by HiddenMyst Go to last post
3 290
Stupid
 

What happened to my Hammer 3d View

Hey there, Something went wrong in my hammer. I am not used to a dual monitor set-up anymore so I made a mistake. I was typing something on msn, atleast I thought, I then realised that Hammer was still active, and I noticed I changed a few things. One of...

8th January 2010
by laptopman Go to last post
9 506
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Map looks diferent after compiling. This thread has images

I have an problem i have already tryed allot to fix it but i Couldn't find an way to fix it so im asking here. Here is an pic of hammer: Here after i compiled it: Thanks already! If this is not the right place to post this please correct me.

8th January 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
16 626
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make an npc look at you/freeze player movement

i have a stalker spawn with a npc_template_marker and when he spawns he is always looking right. how can i make him stare at you. also i want the players movement frozen. i tryed the point_playermoveconstraint but i cant get it to work

8th January 2010
by Tanner Go to last post
2 372
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Is it possible to Deleted/Break/Remove Displacements ingame?

So is it in ANY way possible to take a displacement ingame and make it dissapear? I'm talking break it, kill it, do SOMETHING on trigger from another source to remove it from the players sight and from blocking the player? Consider you're using...

8th January 2010
by Terrenteller Go to last post
20 719
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Watch me map a rp map :) This thread has images

If you have nothing to do tonight then http://www.livestream.com/picklesmappingcornah mapping a random rp map just for fun :)

8th January 2010
by Sylph Go to last post
6 546
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Help Making A Mirror In Hammer?

I've been trying to figure this one out all day. I've read that you can use a "func_reflective_glass" and use the "reflectiveglass001" texture, but I can't find the func_reflective_glass in my Hammer Editor. I'm stumped.

7th January 2010
by metallics Go to last post
8 1,683
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how do u make an npc follow a path_corner

i want to make a combine follow a path_corner. how would i do this

7th January 2010
by MrClean Go to last post
10 621
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Best style of rp map to rid downtown..

Guys im fed up with downtown and the pro, If he had the guts to come back online id be surprised. But according to sources he is online but with a different online name.. Right to the point, If we want to rid downtown, then what style of map do you's...

7th January 2010
by Superkipje Go to last post
34 1,465
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Looking for an areaportal/hint/optimization tutorial This thread has images

Well my map has a lot of open space and takes for ever to compile. I added a few Areaportals in places, likes rooms, but other than that the rest of my map is out in the open. I'm not sure how to properly optimize it. All the tutorials I have found have...

7th January 2010
by -Xemit- Go to last post
15 618
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Some of my maps

Hey guys, I just want to hear some of your opinions on 2 of my maps. Neither of them were completed but I'm deciding which one is nicer and worth finishing. Pvk 2 map: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLJL7_Ix4zI Older Zelda mod:...

7th January 2010
by Caps lock Go to last post
5 421
Release
 
Artistic x 29

gm_alpinestruct ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

This is mainly for personal use, but I figured I could give it to you guys too. This map includes: A canyon NPC nodes across the middle area of the map Strider nodes in the middle of the map and around the canyon Icebergs in the lake! An...

7th January 2010
by Agent Cobra Go to last post
62 11,616
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dynamic light on func_brush

Is there a way to make it work? What I need is to cast a dynamic light onto a brush that I can disable/enable (so it's not necessary for it to be exactly a func_brush). thanks

7th January 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
4 444
Release
 

rp_necro_urban_v3a This thread has images

Name: rp_necro_urban_v3a Version: v3a. Description: rp_necro_urban_v3a is a large city based map, good for rp, meant for necro rp. Requirements: Garry's mod, Half Life 2: Episode 2, no L4D is required all packed and ready for play. Download:

7th January 2010
by killoz101 Go to last post
18 3,372
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Leaked Prop but there's nothing there? This thread has images

I keep getting this error message for a prop_static that has been leaked, but when I check the coordinates it gave me for it, there's nothing there. What the hell is up with that? Here's a pictuer of the compile log. So, anyone know what's going...

7th January 2010
by J4censolo Go to last post
3 385
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Can't hear .mp3s in sound resource browser

When I click on any mp3 file in the sound resource browser I don't hear anything and I have autoplay sounds checked. If it's a wave file I can hear it, but not mp3.

7th January 2010
by Terrenteller Go to last post
1 366
Xbox 360
 

Looking for a Map pack.

Does anyone have a collection of good maps that aren't full of broken ones. I've downloaded maps before and sometimes i wish the servers would provide them but after having to get them over and over is tedious. I was wondering if anyone had a link for...

7th January 2010
by CoolCorky Go to last post
2 305
Stupid
 

Gibbed's .VPK extractor help

So I wanted to try and port my Left 4 Dead crap into GMod so I could use the maps. I did a bit of googling and found a tutorial. All it says about the .vpk extractor is you click on pak01_dir.vpk and then choose a destination folder and it will...

7th January 2010
by HiddenMyst Go to last post
3 1,657
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how to get started maping?

Im looking for a guide or at least another thread that has info on how to get started?

7th January 2010
by BRadNowacki Go to last post
2 350
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How would I make doors open like this?

Well I'm just going to try to remind you guys, sorry for no vid, but how would I make two curved doors open outward and slide back into the walls of a cylindrical room? Since that may be confusing, I mean like in Portal when the elevator doors open. ...

7th January 2010
by Jakobi Go to last post
7 491
Science
 

Mapper's IRC

I am creating an IRC channel to help assist beginning mappers (like me ;) ). If you want to help out, join irc.freenode.net #mapping. Or you can clicky (thanks Snakeface). I'm also looking for some Ops! Quick guide by Fippe: Channel Operators: Me...

6th January 2010
by Agent766 Go to last post
38 1,497
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VMEX's custom prefab for Map Protection

Does anyone have a back-up or a mirror of it? the link in the wiki article goes to yahoo error page. http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Decompiling_Maps#Levels_of_security_for_map_makers

6th January 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
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Artistic x 25

ctf_decker_b16 5th beta release This thread has images

Dusting this one off and getting a few things tested before its final release. Easing into it with a texture for some older props And some new props Never mind the "shoddy" spelling I've taken care of that in this release... A lot of...

Vig
6th January 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
28 837
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Spawn props with a map

Toasting for a friend:

6th January 2010
by Terrenteller Go to last post
1 297
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Why on earth is this map crashing?

I'm compiling some of my old maps to use in my video portfolio (which I have to have done by tomorrow night at the latest as I have an interview on Wednesday) and one of my favorites just doesn't seem to be working. It crashes outright, there doesn't seem...

6th January 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
34 1,271
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How do you add costum textures ?

Yeah I know this has been asked some times but I ask again, how do you add costum texture s?

6th January 2010
by VaSTinY Go to last post
4 357
Beta
 

[WIP] rp_dttcorp2 This thread has images

Hay guyz, I'm currently working on my new map, rp_dttcorp2. Whatever... Some screens ? :D

6th January 2010
by Stupideye Go to last post
31 2,047
Work In Progress
 

ZM_something Wip map

Hi this is my first map that i am going to release on this forum and it's also my first vid so only consrtuctive critisims plz http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBR7jwYLn8o&feature=youtube_gdata

6th January 2010
by SnoriS Go to last post
6 383
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How do I find out the number of specific entities I have in a map?

How do I find out how many info_overlays, prop_statics, or whatever entities I have in my map?

6th January 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
4 292
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Valve rotate holding E

I have make a valve and it rotates and everything. but i just have to press "E" one time and when i stop it still rotates so its rotating by it self. How do i do so i rotate it of holding "E". And when i stop it rotates back And the door closes again....

6th January 2010
by crazymonkay Go to last post
4 431
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Problems with light This thread has images

I've made a small cabin and in the ceiling there is a lamp, under the lamp I put a Light_spot that is flickering. But as you can see the lamp still looks like it's turned off, is there a way to make the lamp light up when it's flickering? Thanks...

6th January 2010
by Terrenteller Go to last post
7 356
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Map that had a builtin brush maker

I was wondering if anyone know what the map or thread was that a guy made about a map he had with a platform that he could move around and would spawn a brush piece when he would hit a button? :question:

6th January 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
8 482
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Help trying to make a train station glass roof This thread has images

I need help trying to create a glass ceiling with the structural beams casting shadows, I've tried several times but I don't know if making my own beams with brushes would be better or if using a texture and then the block light tool brush would create a...

5th January 2010
by CoolCorky Go to last post
8 572
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Horror themed RP maps.

First of all, I apologise if this is in the wrong section but I didn't really think it was a request for a map to be made so I didn't post in the Request section. Right. Down to business. Basically, I'm looking for some decent horror themed RP maps...

5th January 2010
by K1LL33 Go to last post
5 456
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Decompile Tool

Whats the decompile tool? And can i get a link?

5th January 2010
by CoLD_IcE Go to last post
14 564
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Is there a way to see all models in Hammer?

When you're far from a world model it changes to a pink block. It's annoying to me 'cos i can't see a shit with big models like trees. Is there a way to disable this and see all models?

5th January 2010
by The Pink Scotti Go to last post
2 358
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Changelevel Bug

Hi, im working on a singleplayer map pack, and i have it set to do a changelevel. The problem is that whenever it changes, all entities like doors, ragdolls, and decals get transfered over which i dont want because they always float in mid air some random...

5th January 2010
by cpl bradley Go to last post
6 484
Release
 

Rp_ForestBlock

Name: Rp_ForestBlock Version: 1 Description: Made by request from philxyz. For the gamemode BuildRP. Requirements: Episode 2, as for most of my maps. Download:

kp3
5th January 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
17 2,308