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How do I make dust that falls infront of lightning?

Yeah, so I just played HL2EP2 and saw lightning coming from a window and infront of it were dust infront of the light. And I want to recreate that, how?

15th May 2010
by metallics Go to last post
3 480
Map

Little Mesa V2

Little Mesa is my first project in a while so quality may not be the best. It is a non-themed map for now. It contains a sewer system that will eventually lead throughout the entire map. Roads will also be found through out the entire map....

15th May 2010
by /Syntax Go to last post
13 1,521
Question

What do I choose here?

What do I choose here?

15th May 2010
by xmariusx Go to last post
2 573
Help

Hammer "run map" not working

I have made a very simple map( for HL2 ), a square with a sky box. i have the sky camera in the sky box thats it. In the map its self all i have is a plyer spawn. When i click run map it starts i can here the intro but then it goes to the half life...

15th May 2010
by sphinxa279 Go to last post
14 1,360
Help

Dynamic shadows in source?

http://youtube.com/watch?v=ilN3K1pgvq0 Is there a way to do this or is it pre-calculated?

15th May 2010
by killer89 Go to last post
39 4,343
Question

How would I make a eroded pavment/sidewalk?

I got a pavement and I want to make the rim of the pavement that separates the road from the pavement to be eroded... How would I go about doing this? I have tried displacement but all I get is a very thin piece of rim or nothing at all. ...

15th May 2010
by arleitiss Go to last post
9 762
Xbox 360

GM_SHIP2! (W.I.P.) ( 2 3 4 5 .. 7 8 9 10 Last )

Nearly everyone knows gm_ship ,but now i am making lots of better ship. Other pages have too images !!! http://forums.facepunchstudios.com/showpost.php?p=6797511&postcount=46 http://forums.facepunchstudios.com/showpost.php?p=7026294&postcount=112...

15th May 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
374 53,715
Question

Mapping for roleplay (adding jailpos)

Hi, I read through http://wiki.garrysmod.com/?title=RP_Mapping and the encyclopedia, but I did not get my question answered. I was wondering if there was a way to set the jail position in Hammer? Possibly by a trigger brush of some sort? ...

14th May 2010
by [yournamehere] Go to last post
8 704
Map

Gm_superstruct_v2b ( 2 3 Last )

Name: GM_SUPERSTRUCT_V2B Version: 2b Description: Huge construction map Requirements: Counters strike source, Garrys mod Download: \

14th May 2010
by DoomCommando Go to last post
94 16,112
Help

Hammer crashes my computer.

Hello there. I was mapping today when I ran into a problem. For some reason my hammer randomly crashes my pc. Suddenly the screen just freezes, and looks something like this: I have tried what I could think off. Installing a graphics card driver,...

14th May 2010
by mac338 Go to last post
12 1,058
Map

Little Mesa (WIP)

Little Mesa is my first project in a while so quality may not be the best. It is a non-themed map for now. It contains a sewer system that will eventually lead throughout the entire map. Roads will also be found through out the entire map. It...

14th May 2010
by Timenova Go to last post
14 1,072
Help

Valves archive for half-Life mapping?

Hey anyone know if they ever replaced valve-erc, or if they hate hl1 modders and decided to get rid of a huge half-life mapping wiki(sorta). I cant find any help on goldsource mapping on VDC. Its pretty much straight forward but I hate having to bother...

14th May 2010
by doonbugie Go to last post
33 1,676
Help

Night time map questions

Hi there! I'm making a map with fire torches, I'd like it to be night time but I have A. no night skybox in the games I have B. No idea how to get the lighting as night time, I tried using light environment but no matter how dark I make it, it's not...

14th May 2010
by tehshamed Go to last post
7 610
Help

Func_tracktrain & one other thing.

Ok, I am having a very annoying problem with func_tracktrains, no matter how I use them they always rotate anything I have parented to them, 90 degrees on the Y Axis. And the other thing, is there any way to put a increase on logic_compares?

14th May 2010
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
6 719
Map

To whom it may concern.......RP_Downtown_v4c

Post By Darronious<---------- Not Frog To the Sir or Sirs who were enraged at the posting of the map "RP_Downtown_v4c", I understand your initial rage over the thought of map stealing even though it didn't occur. The man in question who...

14th May 2010
by Offline Go to last post
23 5,639
Science

MicroBrush 2 - Alternative to Hammer ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last )

I noticed this tool over at Interlopers, it is an alternative to hammer with some peculiar tools that Hammer doesn't provide, like merging, 3 point clipping, paint selection, etc. This, along with Propper make your mapping much easier. It really makes you...

Technopath Thread has images 1 people are reading this thread x 1 Informative x 22
13th May 2010
by Diealready Go to last post
230 25,998
Question

props that cant be moved

Im looking under prop_ for Source SDK's hammer but when ever i use a prop_physics it makes it so the prop is movable. What do I use to not make it move?

13th May 2010
by metallics Go to last post
9 867
Release

The SDK has been fixed! ( 2 Last )

Or so they say... ------------NOTES---------------

13th May 2010
by Miyamoto Go to last post
53 2,780
Question

sdk gone wrong

hello i used to use hammer but i tried again and it doesnt work! all 4 of the views are black and i hope that you can fix it. this time i followed 3kliksphilips tutorials and my friend said thats probaly why. please help me fix it??

13th May 2010
by Diealready Go to last post
20 816
Help

lighting is not working

I have added lighting into my map but when i test run it everything is dark except the skybox What could be wrong?

The-Spy 1 people are reading this thread x 1
13th May 2010
by The-Spy Go to last post
23 903
Computers

Star Trek Textures

Does anyone know where I can obtain some Star Trek Textures. I'm looking for mainly corridor textures and some console textures from The Next Generation. I can't seem to find any anywhere If anyone can help me I'd appericate it.

13th May 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
14 1,502
Stupid

WIP Map series-on hold, but with competition.

COMPETITION OVER, METALLICS WON WITH "Medal of Hono(u)r". THANKS FOR TRYING! COMPETITION OVER, METALLICS WON WITH "Medal of Hono(u)r". THANKS FOR TRYING! COMPETITION OVER, METALLICS WON WITH "Medal of Hono(u)r". THANKS FOR TRYING! COMPETITION OVER,...

13th May 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
7 826
Question
13th May 2010
by Fatman55 Go to last post
2 696
Help

Halo Ring Skybox? ( 2 Last )

I was wondering if anyone has ever created a 2D skybox that had the Halo ring running around it like what you see on Halo maps? By this I mean when you looked up in the first Halo and you could see the other end of the ring above you and follow it around...

13th May 2010
by TBot_Alpha Go to last post
67 8,028
Map

AI nodes

Well, info nodes I guess. The problem is, I want to add some artificial intelligence into my maps, as many of the use NPCs. I understand I need to place them around the map, and they do not need to be touching the ground, but I don't know how close they...

12th May 2010
by claythepro Go to last post
3 464
Tutorial

Better Grid Distance/Angles/Etc.

Is there any way to change some sort of variable so I don't have to deal with the entire map in one view while trying to edit a small part? Example:

12th May 2010
by KeitaroCoS Go to last post
5 560
Politics

How do I create a credits billboard

As the title suggests, how do I create a billboard that lists all credits to the creators of the maps that I make? Thanks

12th May 2010
by mogey5101 Go to last post
9 1,382
Love

Croft Manor ( 2 3 Last )

RECENT IMAGES: RECENT VIDEOS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzSj9CG8E00&feature=player_embedded

dalach Thread has images Artistic x 26
12th May 2010
by Jacc Go to last post
95 8,421
Help

I have problems with configure hammer for episode two.

Hello I have problems with configure hammer for episode two. There is no grid like on screen. Is my configuration right? Please Help me http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/6056/ham1h.jpg http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/599/ham2h.jpg

12th May 2010
by Iska Go to last post
5 598
Poll

Breakable Lights, yes or no?

Do you like to have breakable lights on your map? I'm thinking about adding some to my map. I've got some set up so you know, on break the light goes off. I'm only going to add a few though of I do.

12th May 2010
by BmB Go to last post
26 1,525
Help

The new Manifest feature, what does it do?

Title says it all. There's a new feature in Hammer, which is called Manifest... What does it do, exactly? I'd experiment with it but my SDK (along with almost everyone's) is screwed up. (Please don't post about the SDK being broken, I just want...

12th May 2010
by Don Punch Go to last post
5 558
Help

Update Broke Source SDK? ( 2 3 4 Last )

Hammer has suddenly become useless, nothing appears in the views and when I load a map all entities are black. - I was working on map when suddenly my comp froze (I may have just accidentally cut into a complex brush and f**ked something up) - When I...

12th May 2010
by glitchvid Go to last post
156 11,631
Help

Can anyone help?

I get this when I compile a map. What does it mean and how do i fix it? ProcessBlock_Thread: 0...1...2...3...4...5...6...7...8...9...10 (0) WARNING: BSP node with unbounded volume (material: <NO BRUSH>, near (-1032.000000, 16392.000000,...

12th May 2010
by assassin_Raptor Go to last post
3 462
Post Your

Some ideas?

Hey, I'm making this very simple Deathmatch map based around a single building (How original. :rolleyes:). Though I can't seem to come up with any ideas. Would any of you care to throw a few ideas out on how I might populate the surrounding map and...

11th May 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
18 808
Help

EP2 - tree's

how do i get the EP2 tree's to my hammer editer (i use EP1)

11th May 2010
by doonbugie Go to last post
9 612
Help

How do i get Custom Textures to work in gmod?

Hello, I was wondering if somone could help me understand how to get Custom textures to work with maps in garrys mod. Recently I made a map and, following the tutorials on halfwit-2.com, i made some custom textures including credits. However, No matter...

11th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
9 11,766

I am looking for frozen maps

I'm looking for maps that are on the theme of winter, not in an "xmas" style, but that are all about snow, ice, frosted structures, and well... have either a nuclear winter feel, or an antartica feel. Even if entirely natural settings are fine, i...

11th May 2010
by die_angel Go to last post
8 828
Question

How would i go about ripping textures?

Im not sure if this would go in the mapping thread, but here goes How would i go about ripping textures from Call of duty 5: World at war I have bought the game NOT downloaded it so it should be legal?

11th May 2010
by Livewire123 Go to last post
21 1,154
Work In Progress

Watch me map my L4D2 campaign.

A few people have done this in the past, so I thought I would have a crack at it too, you can now watch me doing my thing in Hammer. Currently mapping my unnamed L4D2 campaign. Currently : OFFLINE. http://www.livestream.com/metalex Feel free...

11th May 2010
by Livewire123 Go to last post
10 779
Help

hl2.exe crash on loading my map. Need help.

I have been working on a map for quite some time now called gm_paradox (http://www.facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=911786). Until recently, I have been compiling only the main section using cordon tools. The map is pretty much finished and ready for a beta...

11th May 2010
by robmaister12 Go to last post
21 1,964

gm_hugeflatlandmap

I made an updated version of gm_hugeflatmap_v4, which is also land only. http://www.qwiggalo.com/files/gm_hugeflatlandmap.zip

11th May 2010
by doonbugie Go to last post
16 2,148
Question

Renaming a map after compiled?

The name of the bsp is 2 letters to long, so when I start it in a source game it dispays an error: "Unable to find: "mymap's name.b" Mymaps name isn't the real name. I've made sure the map is in the folder. When it displays the error, it cuts off...

10th May 2010
by [haWx] Go to last post
3 531
Love

Best way to make rain?

What is the most effective way to make rain. I don't like func_precipitation.

10th May 2010
by poopiecrap Go to last post
12 775
Release

rp_artificialisland ( 2 3 Last )

Download here:

Miigga Thread has images Artistic x 48
10th May 2010
by dangles_alot Go to last post
96 13,193
Help

**Hammer cannot find the file specified**

Hello i have a problem, every time i run my map i get this Error: ** Executing... ** Command: "c:\program files\valve\steam\steamapps\hoyland\sourcesdk\bin\ep1\bin\vbsp.exe" ** Parameters: -game "c:\program...

10th May 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
3 462
Question

Lighting problem.

Does anyone know why this happens? :/ And if there's a workaround? (Apologies for gigantic snapshot) This happens to me on other maps I'm working on too, no matter what lightmap resolution I apply to the surface or whether it's smoothed or not. It...

10th May 2010
by hiyougami Go to last post
7 610
Help

point_spotlight problem

I am trying to add a point_spotlight to a combine light, but I cannot move it any closer to the prop itself or else it is cut off by the bounding box of the prop. Minimum distance from prop: What happens if I move it any closer:

10th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
2 689
Map

dm_bar

this was a map i worked on for a couple weeks it was releaced a couple weeks ago but its done and heres 1 a download link http://www.fpsbanana.com/maps/128358 2 a video sorry about the music i had it auido swaped...

10th May 2010
by cameleot Go to last post
16 2,378
Map

RP_SmallCorner_v1 ( 2 3 Last )

Name: RP_SmallCorner_v1 Version: 1 Description: A small roleplay map taken place in a part of a city in a small corner street thing, or where ever you'd imagine. Requirements: Garry's Mod, Half-Life 2: Episode 2 Download:

10th May 2010
by Netheous Go to last post
96 8,960
Help

Every time I compile, "HL2.exe Has Stopped Working" pops up, and Hammer closes.

I've optimized my map and everything. My computer has no problem with anything else, I can run nearly any game at 60FPS, and my CPU and everything is fine. Anything you have ideas that I should optimize? Or any settings I can change? The compiler...

10th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
3 470
Rant

When do you think Valve are gonna fix Hammer? :[ ( 2 Last )

I'm super oober bored and I because I can't finish my map and I have had a great idea for my current map.... Why can't Valve just fix the dam problem ? :/

10th May 2010
by Jacc Go to last post
60 3,762
Poll

FP Mapping Competition: Unique and Sexy house: Voting

The deadline has arrived and I don't really know what to write. There were only 4 entries, but boy, were they good. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- First up: radu_iceman Sexy_temple:

9th May 2010
by MacHaddock Go to last post
17 884
Help

How can I fix this Invisible Water (HDR)?

Does anyone possibly know why all of the water in my map is invisible? The map is HDR, I have a cubemap attached to the water, and I have my water.lod.control. You can see through the surface under the water too. I have the five sides (four sides and...

9th May 2010
by Reactors Go to last post
2 391
Beta

Stingard_b1 ( 2 Last )

This map was created purely for Darkspider's gamemode 'Darklands RPG', but can be used for sandbox if you want to. Features

9th May 2010
by DarkSpider Go to last post
47 6,156
Release

Gm_City_Freerun ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last )

This is an awesome free running map where you have to freerun across buildings and other objects to get to street level. Run, Jump, Climb and Shoot to escape the police and make it to the end. If you like the game 'Mirrors Edge' then you'll love this map....

9th May 2010
by The freeman Go to last post
304 23,206
Help

Putting in a custom entity?

Hi, im making a game mode and am wanting to put Helicopters on a map that i got off gmod.org and am just unsure on how to do that.

9th May 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
3 386
Map

FP mapping competition: Unique and Sexy house ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 Last )

This competition will be to create a visually unique and interesting house or mansion - No skyscrapers, factories or whatever the hell else your thinking. of - It must be someone home. Whether or not that person's real is up to you. Each one of you...

9th May 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
255 14,495
Question

Mobius Strip?

Is there some sort of function in Hammer to make gravity directional, so if I had a large Mobius strip as some sort of track for vehicles, people could ride (or at the very least walk) on it without falling off?

9th May 2010
by SnakeFace Go to last post
15 1,021
Help

72/ -func_physbox: UTIL_SetModel: not precached: models/Junkola.mdl

I do my newest map already for a while but when I translated it into his end of BSP into a format and I wanted to test this mistake in the game then I received it: 70/ -func_physbox: UTIL_SetModel: not precached: models/Junkola.mdl what is the most...

9th May 2010
by therawr901 Go to last post
17 2,331
Question

Quick (hopefully) problem..

This problem popped up some time ago, disappeared, and now it's back. It's getting extremely frustrating because I can't map, and I really need to. I click that. I get this.

9th May 2010
by Jacc Go to last post
16 825
Release

gm_enthalpy (ep2 puzzle-action sp map) ( 2 Last )

Gm_enthalpy is a singleplayer puzzle-action map for Half-Life 2: Episode Two. It also works in Garry's Mod but HL2: ep2 is required for this map. Download: Screenshots:

Miigga Thread has images Artistic x 29
9th May 2010
by Dr McNinja Go to last post
42 4,079
Map

Silent Hill V2 DR map help!

Ok. I bet many of you have played dr_silent_hill_v2 (I didn't think this fit into the mapping forum so I put it here) It's an awesome map. But there is a secret teleporter I cannot for the life of me find I know it's there. And there is a secret...

9th May 2010
by HighdefGE Go to last post
5 566
Help

Engine Hunk Overflow

Alright guys, need some tips with this annoying map crash bug. Ive been working on a fairly large, open-terrain post apocolyptic map for Terminator RP, and right now im trying to make a compound for skynet. The map is 90% made of displacement...

8th May 2010
by ~ZOMG Go to last post
26 1,552
Beta

gm_riverride ( 2 Last )

Hi there! I like theme parks and rollercoasters and I wanted to catch a bit of theme park atmosphere in a map. I like physics too and I hate func_tracktrain. I love slow themed rides as well as thrill rides. So what would fit better than a water ride...

8th May 2010
by Jacc Go to last post
57 4,441
Help

stuff renders with fog, but the 3d skybox misses it..

Is there a way to fix that? To like make it show fog over the skybox texture?

8th May 2010
by metallics Go to last post
6 487
Help

Help with Hammer & custom entities

Hey, I'm making my first gamemode/map for gmod called Left 4 Food where there are four players and they have to progress through the level in a L4D fashion except with a twist.. anyways is there any way to place custom entities in hammer such as a...

8th May 2010
by nubbiestn00b Go to last post
2 651
Request

Looking for a mapping partner

Hey, I've recently gotten into Hammer again, I used to make some unfinished maps for tf2 so i'm not an amateur at Hammer, I'd like to work with someone who is not a novice to Hammer him/herself and knows what they are doing. You don't have to be...

8th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
8 639
Question

L4D1 and 2 Hammer won't start.

When I try to start either L4D1 or 2 hammer through their authoring tools, it poops out with these 2 errors (The same on both of them, except the file paths, L4D1 looks in its own folders) Notice that hammer is looking in my DVD drive for the txt file,...

7th May 2010
by Sergeant Turtle Go to last post
3 542
Question

Modern textures

Can anyone send me, or link to where I can get, some modern and clean textures for any of these; -Roads -Pavements -Housing (Inside and outside) I will make my own textures when I finally release my map but as I am new to RP mapping I could do...

7th May 2010
by Adzter Go to last post
30 1,513
Help

fog goes black in skybox.

i have a fog controller in the main skybox and I've made a 3d sky (there are no lights or fog controllers in it. when i look at it, the far parts are pitch black. I can tell it's fog because it fades and moves with me. how do I fix it?

7th May 2010
by TerabyteS Go to last post
2 430
Help

Clicking does nothing but camera.

I started up hammer, tried to select a brush, and all it did was a camera movement and crosshair (I was using the select tool). Same thing with all the others. I restart it and it still doesn't work. Any tips?

7th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
11 613
Help

Mapping -HELP-

I need -HELP- because my Hammer Editor have a lot of bug and I want mapping for Gmod beacause for TF2 I'm not a noob in mapping, also, how did I configurate my Hammer Editor because i configurate with the Wiki Manuel, but when I want open Hammer Editor...

7th May 2010
by IronPhoenix Go to last post
16 813
Beta

Requesting beta testers for my 2nd map: gmdm_airbattle (LONG post warning)

***NOTE*** When making suggestions about adding things to the map, please keep in mind that this is only my second project in Hammer, and my skill level is still firmly in the Beginner range. *NOTE #2* Due to my sleep problems, I'll probably be going...

7th May 2010
by [haWx] Go to last post
33 1,769
Beta

NutbrookTrail

Well I'm making a map at the moment, I don't have much just one picture, and I also need help on how to get arches on the bridge underneath it, like the left the right and in the middle. so help is appriciated, and yeah I dunno what kinda map it's going...

7th May 2010
by Melon_Mapper Go to last post
26 956
Map

Project Advert

Spacestation (amazing name I know) is a map that I have been working on for the past 3-4 months. I am very satisfied with how it has been coming together, all areas interlock very well so there is not any unused space between them, which I find quite...

7th May 2010
by johan svensk Go to last post
21 2,232
Help

Map with all physics props in 0 gravity

hey guys, I just need to know how to make a map have 0 gravity for all the physics props, I still want the player to have gravity, just the props and ragdolls to float around. Thanks in advance :D

7th May 2010
by Proj3ct_ZeRo Go to last post
10 893
Help

Areaportals help

I've only made areaportals to one room. I set them to the entity, and made sure they fit with world geometry. However, they leak somehow. When I check the pointfile it shows a line running from the outside of one of the areaportals to the skybox. Help

6th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
3 361
Help

Slowing down time with host_timescale

For a certain part of my map, I added a point_servercommand so that when the player hits a trigger, it does 3 commands (sv_cheats 1, host_timescale .5, and sv_cheats 0, each .01 seconds after the previous one.) It doesn't seem to be working, so I'm...

6th May 2010
by ViralHatred Go to last post
4 568
Question

What do radius = -1 soundscapes do?

I read that when the player looks at them they play. Does the player deliberately have to aim at them or they play in the moment they enter the screen? I have a spawnroom, do you suggest setting a radius or making it play with -1? The problem could be...

6th May 2010
by Firegod522 Go to last post
11 539
Help

Hammer Carve Bug

I have been using the Carve tool (Ctrl + Shift + c) and when i use a brush to carve a different brush it works fine but, when i use a brush as my carver that has already been carved or if i carved a brush that was already carved it cuts my FPS in half and...

6th May 2010
by HighdefGE Go to last post
6 890