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Map

Protecting packed content ? (.Bsp)

Is there any way to protect content that is packed into a bsp file? I know there are ways to protect the map structure by altering the bsp so people have a harder time decompiling etc. but can I also protect custom (self-made .. lots of time put into...

19th February 2017
by MrHeadHopper Go to last post
7 746
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map wont open

when i try to open up this map, i get this:

19th February 2017
by taz0 Go to last post
6 572
Help

No lighting

My map has no lighting, there is a env_sun and light_env but still nothing

19th February 2017
by greenspleen17 Go to last post
14 751
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Whats happening to this wall?

Seriously what happened here and how do i fix.

18th February 2017
by taz0 Go to last post
8 654
Help

Admin Site isn't compiled

I made an admin site out of the map but somehow, it isn't compiling. Inside; I tested the map and everything was fine but it wasn't there.

18th February 2017
by Merijnwitje Go to last post
4 563
Map

gm_seastation_new_v06: You wanted undersea domes? You finally got undersea domes!

SIX years ago, Brerben teased the third Seabase map in his undersea map series. A map that promised domes, reefs, and kelp. Along with a working, waterproof airtight submarine. People were skeptical of this, until he finally showed it off. ...

17th February 2017
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
6 1,203
Question

VRAD and lightmaps

Hi all, I'm writing a lightmap optimization guide and I want to be sure I understand how VRAD works with lightmaps to light the luxels in the map. In-game, I'm using mat_filterlightmaps 0, mat_fullbright 2, and mat_luxels 1 to identify the luxel faces...

16th February 2017
by Sevin Go to last post
7 649
Map

Hammer Crash Issue. Any help is appreciated.

Hey. I am currently making a map for Garrys mod using the Counter Strike Source hammer. But the editor is beginning to crash more and more, to the point of which I am unable to do any major work. The crash just closes the program, it doesn't really...

16th February 2017
by SebaON Go to last post
3 372
Help

Best hammer editor

I currently use Source Multi-Tool that can be found here - https://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1327883 I was wounding if there is a better editor out there that i don't know of yet.

16th February 2017
by taz0 Go to last post
1 486
Post Your

Custom Maps

Right now im exploring my options in what i want to do in GMOD, i can program, map and model, etc so im gonna try do some more mapping for people, il do all this for free, just for my own experiments, just tell me some ideas below 5th February 2017 ...

15th February 2017
by GoldenCumfart Go to last post
9 951
Help

This bug is ruining my map

What the fuck is going on with my map, this keeps happening. How do I fix it?

15th February 2017
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
20 966
Help

[Map] Hammer LEAK Empty

Hello, In my map, i have a big LEAK ! but the leak is in the empty, I can't find him Help me please ! Thank you !

15th February 2017
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
7 643
Help

How do I start?

I am wanting to map, it looks cool making your own world. Can anyone forward me to a good way to learn or teach me some things? ( making maps for garry's mod mostly) I have no idea how to open hammer, I don't own CSS or HL2 so I don't know if that will be...

15th February 2017
by Sir. Pumpin' Go to last post
4 554
Map

Map Compile 11 Hours

Hello, For 11 hours, my compile is active, it fast there was no error but of the it hdr full the is not finish after 11 hours a compile It is normal? Sorry for my english ^^ Thanks

15th February 2017
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
15 998
Map

Metrostroi (gm_metrostroi) ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Last )

GMOD 81-717 Subway Simulator 2014 Biggest train map in GMOD ever! Download (subscribe to both addons): http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=261801217 http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=306834272 Concept,...

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14th February 2017
by Callinstead Go to last post
354 69,556
Help

Model lighting issues

top and bottom pieces of the wall are black. ive tried spilitting it into different pieces and different map compile settings.

14th February 2017
by brerben Go to last post
4 746
Question

Saving data using Commands?

I'm making a Portal 2 workshop map, and I want it to be able to "remember" certain events after you've played it once or twice. However, there doesn't seem to be any obvious ways to do this. As far as I can tell, the console doesn't allow you to write to...

13th February 2017
by da space core Go to last post
1 438
Help

Too many models?

I do not know if this is a common error with hammer but, when ever I put entities and turn them into Prop_static models and scatter them around the map hammer decides to leaves chunks of the map missing when compiling. When ever I reduce the amount it...

13th February 2017
by thegruntkill Go to last post
8 848
Help

Area portal question on rp_rockford_v2b vmf

Hello, so basically, when I finished compiling rp_rockford_v2b on hammer editor, it looks like this : http://images.akamai.steamusercontent.com/ugc/84843445627620884/F2F835DCDBA6A6FC9906D5CC028415C0E6D871F4/ I can't see behind some wall because of a...

13th February 2017
by Zokeys_ Go to last post
2 482
Help

Bug or option?

So, recently I've been mapping, and I deleted my work because it said "Fix Tjuncs". So I started again, and this time ran in to same error. I just launched hammer, placed one brush. And it still telling me to fix Tjuncs ** Executing... **...

12th February 2017
by Borris_Squad Go to last post
7 642
Help

weird leak

i have leak that goes trought walls if i disable all props it goes trought difrend brush

12th February 2017
by taz0 Go to last post
3 389
Stupid

Map crashes at some places

I have started to port de_inferno from CS:GO To CS:S, but i have one problem. When i go to some places, whole game just crashes. When I disable nodraw from visgroups, the map works just fine. Can anyone help me with this?

12th February 2017
by Kinkoo Go to last post
12 662
Help

no more room in hell hammer questions?

how to make door that i can barricade whit boards? guns wont spawn why? i have runners at first wave and it wont display waves how to fix?

12th February 2017
by Spamppa2 Go to last post
1 415
Question
12th February 2017
by xXGaaraXx Go to last post
0 358
Help

Model checkered in Hammer

Snagged a model and tried slapping it in hammer, but it's doing the purple black checker texture. Model in hammer: http://i.imgur.com/ZKLgxin.png Mapping with HL2 EP2. Pretty sure everything's in the right place, I think. File Location:...

11th February 2017
by glitchvid Go to last post
11 769
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Problems with map

Hi guys, I can not solve some bugs with the compilation and the map itself. I want to edit a map from the workshop with all credits to the author, for our server. The problem is that I get a leak, even unedited map (original), as well with areaportals...

10th February 2017
by heu3 Go to last post
10 534
Help

func_movelinear misbehaving in gmod

I basically copy/pasted one of my Portal 2 maps into gmod, since it used almost no entities specifically from Portal 2. While most things work well enough (nothing I can't fix, anyways), there's one big issue; a func_movelinear isn't moving properly. I've...

10th February 2017
by Sonador Go to last post
2 481
Help

Hammer editito wont complie maps.

Alright so im some what new to hammer editor and all but im editing a map to be more performance friendly fro my server and also adding more theng into anyways at first i was having to many textures max 1024 but now i got that sorted and im getting this...

10th February 2017
by Tanoshi Go to last post
3 492
Help

Map not compiling again.

Hey, I've been working on a custom map of rockford v2b. Recently, I just added those things so helicopters can land : http://imgur.com/a/FHnQw I've already tried to delete some buildings, but it keeps telling me : ** Executing... ** Command:...

9th February 2017
by Zokeys_ Go to last post
4 418
Release

Opposing Force maps on gmod

So a while back I did a blue shift maps thread, where I released my blue shift ports, but then I learned model porting and kinda forgot about maps for a while. Now I decided to go to the goldsource map ports I have been piling up over the years, polish...

9th February 2017
by Portugalotaku Go to last post
15 2,070
Help

Portal2: Cannot see env_explosion but can hear it

Hello. So I'm having a problem here. I created a series of breakable brushes (crates), gave them some parameters that I felt would be good for maybe an explosion, but as has been stated in many places, an explosion will not spawn. It is more for how the...

9th February 2017
by Edward256 Go to last post
3 448
Help

Map not compiling

Hello,My map is not compiling and I've been looking for days to fix this issue. Im compiling a custom rockford map just so you know. Can anyone help me? Here are the logs : ** Executing... ** Command:...

9th February 2017
by Zokeys_ Go to last post
10 475
Release

rp_industrial17_snow [V2]

Been meaning to post a Facepunch thread for a bit now.

8th February 2017
by _Commander_ Go to last post
1 714
Help

L4D2 Mapping - Loading Map Error

Hi I'm going to make this brief but detailed to not confuse anyone. I have been mapping for L4D2 for awhile now and it's very different from HL2 as L4D2 requires a huge chunk of optimisation. Anyway, compiling the map, which takes under a minute...

8th February 2017
by AnOldLady Go to last post
4 404
Help

ambient_generic not looping

So I wanted to make a button that loops the citadel alarm sound until pressed again, but it won't loop. Is not looped is unchecked and I set it to toggle the sound when pressed but it's not looping, it just plays once and doesn't play again. How can I...

8th February 2017
by greenspleen17 Go to last post
6 582
Help

hammer error map. It does not end the map.

I have a map that is only done with props models and the bare minimum, but when I try to compile it, do not come to the end and not the end. This is the log: materialPath: C:\Program Files...

7th February 2017
by dib91 Go to last post
7 639
Help

Faces are dissapearing!

The faces on my map disappear when from a distance, how can i fix this?

7th February 2017
by taz0 Go to last post
3 476
Help

Propper won't compile model

Hey everyone, I'm having a problem with Propper that I can solve myself. Each time I compile a propper_model, the materials are created but never the actual model. I'm following the instructions listed here. Here's a copy of the compile log. Thanks for...

7th February 2017
by CryptAlchemy Go to last post
6 677
Map

de_skyscrapers (WIP)

Hi guys, it's me Mapnoob1994 again! So I have this map that I need your guys help on. I want to make a map based on a map from The Specialists called ts_lobby. De_skyscraper is going to be like a Counter Strike Source version of this map. I'm going to...

6th February 2017
by gnampf Go to last post
6 793
Question

How to make breakable glass?

So Iv been fiddling around with vtf edit and GCFscape to find out how how to make a custom glass texture that works with Func_breakable_surf. When im in vtf edit iv seen a few options when i click the auto vmt. The options consist of Base texture 1, Bump...

6th February 2017
by thegruntkill Go to last post
2 490
Work In Progress

[WIP][HL2RP] City 15

INTRODUCTION I started this project around 2012 or maybe late 2011, I can't remember too well. It was first City 14, has nothing to do with City 15 anymore other than maybe some ideas. I started mapping mostly because I really wanted to, but taking on a...

6th February 2017
by Looter Go to last post
7 1,763
Release
6th February 2017
by Jlx7 Go to last post
36 6,078
C#

Source Multi-Tool ( 2 3 Last )

Source Multi-Tool is meant as a replacement to Valves Source SDK Launcher. Current features: * Launch hammer for any game or mod * customConfig, a way for you to setup hammer for mods and Garrys mod and even lets you choose what content to mount! *...

5th February 2017
by ViralHatred Go to last post
107 48,242
Help

Map_edit in Garrys mod Not working

Is there any way to get get map_edit working in Garrysmod? As soon as i update anything it crashes. is there a Workaround or is it straight up broken?

5th February 2017
by ViralHatred Go to last post
1 357
Help

Can't open new CSGO map in SFM

Hi, I've downloaded a CS:GO map called 'de_roma' from a site (gamebanana) and I've done the GCFScape extraction like in this video, then I put the .bsp file of the map in the 'maps' folder in the new created 'csgo' folder, and edited the text file adding...

5th February 2017
by hati Go to last post
5 1,056
Help

area portal broblem

i have broblem whit my areportal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-w2JkffJhA&feature=youtu.be

5th February 2017
by Roleplayguy Go to last post
6 484
Help

Skybox not appear problem

Hi everybody again, i've a problem in the skybox that when you see at the center of the skybox or sometimes at somewhere of the sky, it's like there isn't skybox If u need some data, tell me

5th February 2017
by Fenix 22 Go to last post
5 499
Help

How do I fix this door?

This door is extremely annoying, its hinge is at its side but it opens like the hinge is in the middle.

4th February 2017
by greenspleen17 Go to last post
2 397
Everything/Nothing

Facepunch Mapping Discord

Hey, so I was talking to some of the guys in the Valve Cut Content discord and I asked if we had a Discord server for mappers here on the forums. As far as any of us know, we don't. If I'm wrong then I apologize, but I figured we could probably use...

4th February 2017
by Marcolade Go to last post
0 372
Help

SFM - Can't upload to steam workshop

I was on my way to uploading my first map to the SFM Workshop of all things and I get this error message "unable to connect to Steam." I searched the internet and came to no avail. and when I use a alt account it works but for some reason using my main...

4th February 2017
by Animation808 Go to last post
0 380
Help

Keyvalue error

I can't run my map AGAIN... The error finder says "Entity (func_breakable_surf) has an unused key value "error" about a thousand times. I have had those entities in my map since I started it though so I don't get why it would make an error now, and the...

4th February 2017
by Moltard Go to last post
3 473
Help

Weird cut on my brush

one of my map part has this weird cut on the brushes. heres some pitcures this weird thing is messing with my map's lighting on that area. any help would be greatly appreciated.

4th February 2017
by Blade Rx69 Go to last post
13 923
Help

Rockford problem

Hi everybody c: I tried to modify rp_rockford for enjoy it better with friends, but when i open it in hammer, i see all the doors like an error and i don't see a texture called "blend_sidewalk_01" (Or something like that) Where can i download that...

3rd February 2017
by Maclman Go to last post
2 594
Help

Counter Strike Online 2 map and game package decompiling

So Yeah I found this old thread: https://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1415638 Has there been any progress? By the way, I have run into issues when opening the files of this game. Only a few files came out. Anyone has tips on how to open this crap?

3rd February 2017
by Gazyi Go to last post
11 830
Help

StaticPropLighting not working on some props (recompiling props?)

I'm porting maps from CSGO to CSS/GMod and I've come across a problem recently: when I try to use StaticPropLighting, some props won't be affected. Apparently, they are always the same props. I've taken a look at those props' textures and they seem...

3rd February 2017
by arow1234 Go to last post
4 600
Help

Portal2: linked_portal_door SetPartner not working?

Ok, so I have quite a few of these linked_portal_doors. I have one at the end of the "Elevator" and one at the lobby "Entrance", one at the lobby "Exit" and one in "Level1", and one in "Level2". The Linked Partner for "Elevator" is "Entrance" and the...

2nd February 2017
by Edward256 Go to last post
2 355
Map

Custom rebuilt Undertale events in Portal 2

After recently playing through Undertale, I was inspired to make two Portal 2 maps that almost perfectly reconstruct the way certain battles are carried out in Undertale. My goal was not to simply make an Undertale inspired map, or just use graphics and...

2nd February 2017
by pacguy64 Go to last post
2 579
C++

New help making map - Serious

Hello men and gentlemen. I need help developing my new map for my RunescapeRP server on garry's mod. So let's get right into this shall we? I want to make a runescape map but i have no idea what the fuck i am doing, so i was wondering if there is...

2nd February 2017
by AGoose Go to last post
4 630
Map

What should I improve to this map?

My map is for hl2rp and any RP's that anyone wants to use it for, and it's only just started. But what improvements should I make?

31st January 2017
by greenspleen17 Go to last post
9 703
Help

Custom func_precipitation particles.

Hello, I have been researching all over the internet to find out if it is possible to either constrict a particle spawner to inside a brush (have all particles delete themselves once they leave the bounds), or simply modify env_ashes or...

31st January 2017
by GiGaBiTe Go to last post
5 697
Work In Progress

RP_City20

I am rather hesitant to release this on facepunch as I know there will be those who will say "I stole City18", but I wanted other mappers to give me some feedback on the map so here it is. City20 is based in the Baltics (Haven't decided which city),...

31st January 2017
by wernsto Go to last post
5 815
Help

Cant Run My Map!!!! HELP

So as I was making my map I saved then tried to run and I couldn't. I checked for leaks and I seem to have none. Please help! ** Executing... ** Command: "D:\SteamGames\steamapps\common\Half-Life 2\bin\vbsp.exe" ** Parameters: -game...

29th January 2017
by greenspleen17 Go to last post
10 600
Map

City 6 Industrial

Finally finished this map I've been working on and off on for almost 4 months. Thoughts?

29th January 2017
by heu3 Go to last post
3 761
Help

Cant compile map

So my map worked completely fine untill I changed 5 props' entity class. After that it wouldnt decompile, I tried changing them back and it wouldnt work. Didnt even work when I removed them. The error it gives me is not even related to any of the entities...

28th January 2017
by Thiefdroid Go to last post
4 487
Help

moving gman

i am making gman that says something (done) and then leaves but i dont know how to make it walk away after speach

28th January 2017
by taz0 Go to last post
1 476
Map

ph_koepel

Literally just cross posting from the workshop submission. I'm rather happy with the final result. http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=848336558 ...

28th January 2017
by AGoose Go to last post
8 1,136
Help

HELP with buildcubemaps :)

Hi, i'm making a map with some glass in it, the problem is that when i run the map the glass has not reflections, seems that there is no texture there, until i do buildcubemaps in console is fixed up. then, when im gonna pack the map (after compile, run,...

28th January 2017
by taz0 Go to last post
5 545
Map

rp_assault

Hello facepunchers my name is Mapnoob1994 and I have made a new map for you guys! It's called rp_assault and it is a modified version of the famous cs_assault from Counter Strike Source. Link avaliable at ------>...

28th January 2017
by Mapnoob1994 Go to last post
14 1,834
Help

Map Is Breaking

I've been having this issue with my map ever since I compiled it and got the "vis decompression overrun" spammed in my console. I deleted about half of the map's displacements and replaced them with brushes, but the map still appears as though parts of...

28th January 2017
by jackrabbit Go to last post
4 515
Help

What does prop acutally stand for?

Does prop stand for propities like at a model name.

28th January 2017
by IrucxTV Go to last post
3 931
Help

See through wall?

So I am making a 2D gamemode and I have no clue how im gonna make the houses, I was thinking about having them look normal when outside them and then when you go into them you see through the wall but I have no clue how I would make this, if only...

27th January 2017
by Sonador Go to last post
6 431
Help

Decals not showin in game

Hi, recently i've made my own textures to,then, make decals with it. Here's my problem, when I put the decals via the "apply decals" tool, it shows it but it loooks like it's stuck in the wall. Here it is : http://prntscr.com/e15dbq I have already tried...

27th January 2017
by _Rash_ Go to last post
2 340
Map

Reflection problem. Could use some help!

So i recently made a map for a guy, but for some players the reflection turns purple on reflective entities. I am not sure what is causing this. Any help is appreciated a lot! Thanks.

27th January 2017
by Sonador Go to last post
3 368
TV

Mapping Development Stream Thread

So, I know a lot of folks into sourcedev and mapping like to stream when they work and get criticism/suggestions/shoot the shit while they're developing. I figured I'd make a thread here because I didn't want to hijack/clutter the WIP thread with stream...

27th January 2017
by mdeceiver79 Go to last post
4 457
Map

CSGO Tuscany V1.0

Hey guys, just finally released a competitive map for CSGO (my second) called Tuscany. After 9 months in development, we (I) hope it's been worth the wait. If you guys could give it a play, I'd really appreciate it. Other than this thread just being a...

27th January 2017
by KO #1 Go to last post
0 442
Tutorial

Goldsrc Sprite Tutorial (6 Part Series)

http://www.the303.org/tutorials/gold_sprite.htm The GoldSrc sprite tutorial is a 6 part series that covers all the types, art creation, and map implementation. It also includes downloadable example content. This is the second GoldSrc map...

27th January 2017
by levelediting Go to last post
1 463
Help

Mirror bug on hammer

Hello, I am trying to make a mirror on a csgo map, all the reflections are good and there is no problem with that, but somehow i can see the env_sun behind the mirror and I'm not sure about how to fix it; also in some angles i'm able to see things that...

27th January 2017
by Nthng Go to last post
3 448
Question

Tree Models

Does anyone know of any good model packs that have trees? I like the ones included here: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=162218499 But you can shoot through them / walk through if going fast enough.

26th January 2017
by Semajnad Go to last post
0 329
Help

Glassbreak error.

So ah I get this glassbreak error in the console and I was wondering how I can fix it so it would stop popping up in my compile log. I've tried changing the material of the glass that is causing it but it still gives me error Here's the compile log. ...

26th January 2017
by AGoose Go to last post
2 408
Map

Has anyone got the full map download? (Garry's Mod)

OK, I own a server and need the full rp_rockford_v2b.bsp file. When I use the workshop addon it dont work with FastDL so everyone sees errors and things. Has anyone got the file for me, thanks!

26th January 2017
by Thiefdroid Go to last post
3 1,073