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GUIStudioMDL error

Hello, I've been working on a model for GMod, and the first run-through it worked fine, only it was super small, the texture was a little off, and gmod thought it was an effect. So I edited the qc to scale it up and fix the texture and edit the first...

18th January 2016
by Malistaticy Go to last post
2 86
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How can i make this AC Unit

Im making my New York map, i only want to uses these in a few places, is their a model or could i do this with a brush? Thanks!

17th January 2016
by Skibur Go to last post
7 416
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How to make model(prop_dynamic) to play an animation when you press the button (func_button)?

How to make model(prop_dynamic) to play an animation when you press the button (func_button)?

17th January 2016
by lokkdokk Go to last post
4 168
Help

Question about Lights.rad and servers

Hello, I am an aspiring map maker, making csgo bhop maps. I am using the glowing textures technique in my latest map via light.rad and glowing textures. My lights.rad xeno/crys_4b 255 160 128 40000 lights/white002 189 233 247 425...

17th January 2016
by onebit Go to last post
5 138
Request

[REQUEST] Can somebody please port this map from NMRiH to GMod?

Right here: http://nmrih.gamebanana.com/maps/177616 I was told that NMRiH maps, especially survival maps, don't really work that well with GMod (also pls remove heli.) (i still wonder about the fact that nobody has made an exterior white house...

15th January 2016
by Botclone Go to last post
0 187
Help

Hammer is broken.... AGAIN

So, another day in source, im gonna describe the problem i have. So i click the texture edit tool, if i then click the button to select a texture, it will just freeze, and make the windows error noise, how ever hammer seems to be fine, and this is not...

15th January 2016
by Borris_Squad Go to last post
3 223
Question

copying brushes from other maps?

two of my previous maps have buildings that are way too complicated to be re created from scratch. it would be easier to copy them. is there some way i can copy the buildings by selecting them from 1 hammer and pasting them in the other? i have tried...

15th January 2016
by ROBOT EVAN Go to last post
3 162
Question

why the hell is this an error?

every time i compile my map, it says it cant find the militia skybox texture from counter strike source and that it therefore cant create the cubemap. yet when the map actually loads up on gmod, the sky is there because gmod has counter strike mounted. ...

15th January 2016
by ROBOT EVAN Go to last post
4 169
Request

Map Request

Hey, it's Ultron here, just wanted to ask if someone has done Camp Omega from MGSV:GZ. I know it's big, but I'm willing to pay a 5 CS:GO skin + some extra Steam cards for the person who can get it done, WHOLE.

15th January 2016
by coolcat99 Go to last post
18 601
Work In Progress
13th January 2016
by Borris_Squad Go to last post
20 1,182
Help

How can I add a trigger to load another map?

Hi, I need to ad a trigger to my map that loads another map. Don't understand what I mean? this an example: When you go into a house in Half Life 2 it will say "Loading" when it loads in another map. How can I do this in my map?

12th January 2016
by Firegod522 Go to last post
1 148
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How to protect my map?

So i have been using this thing called "Google" and i have learned how i can protect my map from decompiles since i dont want no "rp_newyork_v4c_v321_chaos_city", how ever, i can still decompile the map using the basics methods, so can any one tell me...

12th January 2016
by Kuro. Go to last post
5 386
Request

Need some urgent help from my mapping buddies!!!

Hello all, I'm prepping a game for release on steam and I've just encountered a crazy problem. Getting this spamming console over and over total channels == max channels!!! total channels == max channels!!! total channels == max channels!!! I...

11th January 2016
by RichyRo0 Go to last post
6 234
Question

VIDE changing BSP Version?

Working on a CS:GO map... I deleted default cubemap shit with pakrat, loaded the game in CS:GO and built cubemaps. For the first time in my life cubemaps worked on the first try. I save a copy of this .bsp with good cubemaps and then I open it in...

11th January 2016
by Natalya Go to last post
3 164
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"Out of memory loading solid."

rp_newyork_night.vmf, line 194882: error 7 I looked around and it says that it could be a corrupt solid, how ever even the backup created has this error and it was working fine last night, what can i do. line 194882 to 195055 { solid

10th January 2016
by Borris_Squad Go to last post
5 225
Question

how do i find a zero area child patch

me again, i narrowed it down to this being the error that is ruining my map. i understand that this means there is a 2D face that cant have a lightmap. the only problem is, how am i supposed to know where it is!? hammer doesnt give me coordinates or...

9th January 2016
by ROBOT EVAN Go to last post
4 182
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map will not finish compiling unless i force end vvis and vrad

i left it on to compile all night to see if it had actually crashed or just took very long. yet even after 8 hours, the map had not compiled. if i try to run the compile process it gets to about 2 or 3 until hammer goes "not responding". however, if i...

9th January 2016
by ROBOT EVAN Go to last post
9 322
Question

how do i make a conveyor belt move physics props?

im making a factory map for garrys mod but the func_conveyor entity only moves players and NPCs (not props/ragdolls) stuff i have tried: -trigger_push pushes props of different mass at different speeds rather than moving everything swiftly at the...

9th January 2016
by Rammelslakje Go to last post
10 403
Help

light_environment will not take affect

i have appreciated the help so far. but right now this one thing is really pissing me off. my map is all working fine except for the light_environment. when i load the map, everything is in fullbright and it looks ugly. what is a way to sort this...

8th January 2016
by Firegod522 Go to last post
11 293
Help

Hammer Editor: Out of Solid Loading Memory (several parts of map gone)

So I had this problem and several parts of my map were gone. This is the error message/line it gave and I tried to get rid of it and then just finish off the line but it doesn't make a difference with the stuff that disappeared....

8th January 2016
by ADudeWithAHat Go to last post
3 185
Release

Rp_City17_District47

Hello everone, Rp_City17_District47 is our first attempt at a released map. This beauty has been in the works for over a year now as we had many problems and had to be postponed due to us all being in college at the time and now that we have finished we...

7th January 2016
by jack ralph Go to last post
8 2,032
Help

custom sounds not playing

i managed to select them and preview them in hammer and yes they are wav files. heres your precious compile log: give it to me straight doc

6th January 2016
by rediem Go to last post
11 212
Work In Progress

Rp_Opulent ( 2 Last )

I've been working on a large size city map for a few months and would like more feedback. Planned Buildings Inner City Bank Grocery Store Gas Station Small Shops (In multiple areas) Fire Station

6th January 2016
by FunnyStarRunner Go to last post
40 1,819
Map

[WIP] TTT_Blockcity_DD

Screenshots (sorry for links, they were too big)...

6th January 2016
by rediem Go to last post
5 438
Question

how do i create an entity spawner?

i am making a vending machine that spawns medkits but im not really sure how to do it. i couldnt find anything on google so im asking here.

5th January 2016
by Richard Simmons Go to last post
1 97
Release

snowdin_town

My take at recreating Snowdin Town from Undertale in Hammer. Map contains plenty of gags and custom content. The screenshots themselves do not have any spoilers but the map itself has Undertale spoilers. You have been warned. ...

5th January 2016
by Borris_Squad Go to last post
13 1,411
Map

ttt_space_street_67_b2

I present TTT Space Street 67, inspired by Lt. Nugget's 67th way! (Yes, the original) Set in the distant future, humanity has travelled beyond the stars and inhabited earth like planets, unfortunately they never learned from their time on earth and...

5th January 2016
by Neddy Go to last post
10 859
Question

How can I make my hammer editor save my map?

Hey I am trying to find out why my hammer editor keeps saying "Access denied". I have tried running it as a administrator and it still gave me that error. Here is the error it gives me. ** Executing... ** Command: " H:\Program Files...

4th January 2016
by bran92don Go to last post
0 138
Humor
4th January 2016
by ROBOT EVAN Go to last post
2 152
Help

$alpha doesn't work on L4D2

I am making some custom textures for a map in L4D2. I'm trying to get some transparency on certain textures, but it doesn't seem to work at all in a .vmt file. VertexLitGeneric { $translucent 1 $alpha 0 $basetexture "insert texture here" ...

4th January 2016
by Duckakku Go to last post
2 156
Help

Maps

Does anyone know any large, full HDR maps ?

4th January 2016
by DatUltron Go to last post
11 459
Question

Way to put map materials into the .bsp?

I have found a map that includes half life 2 ep 1 and 2 textures. Is there a way to find all of these textures in the map and put the textures into the bsp so when the client downloads the map, the client also gets all the materials, now having no errors...

4th January 2016
by Rocketsurgery Go to last post
2 148
Question

Converting .ted files to usable files for SFM?

Hello all, I'd like to know how to convert .ted files from Star Wars Empire at War into usable files for SFM. Thanks in advance, Avenger

4th January 2016
by Avenger22 Go to last post
0 92
Question
3rd January 2016
by ballads Go to last post
5 135
Work In Progress

gm_evatropolis glue factory progress

the second building of my server's awesome new map: gm_evatropolis does anybody have any opinions or ideas of what i could add to the glue factory building?

3rd January 2016
by ROBOT EVAN Go to last post
3 267
Help

How to build this? (no not littraly)

I have made the shape, how ever, I don't know how I can make the fences at the top, nor how to do them Windows or the front door, this is were my 100 plus hours can't help me, I'd really appreciate of some one could make the window and brick textures. ...

3rd January 2016
by LNKFAN Go to last post
6 309
Release

dm_mariokart2_b3 & dm_mariokart3_v1

Hey, I decided to make my Mariokart 2 & 3 maps available for Garry's Mod. I don't really do much Source mapping any more, but if anyone finds any bugs and would like to fix them, let me know. Sorry about the big pictures, and if I posted in the wrong...

3rd January 2016
by Kahgarak Go to last post
3 330
Help

when object touches trigger, play a sound?

ok so im trying to make a machine that detects things that pass through it. basically, i want the machine to play a sound when a physics object or npc comes into contact with the trigger brush. google wasnt too helpful on this so i am asking here.

3rd January 2016
by ROBOT EVAN Go to last post
2 123
Help

Inverting Displacements? (Not the texture)

-snip- missed the megathread like an idiot

3rd January 2016
by CommieTurtle Go to last post
0 101
Question
2nd January 2016
by ROBOT EVAN Go to last post
6 172
Help

CSGO Missing textures/not rendering after running the map

I am fairly new to this whole thing, my only goal is to change sun direction on official csgo maps. The problem I have is that my map is missing a lot of stuff, some are the same textures/models and tehy are not rendering. They are there, i can't clip...

2nd January 2016
by VaSTinY Go to last post
2 151
Help

How i can make detail grass on my displacement.

no tutorials on youtube.... are here any pros in this ? i downloaded this awesome grass and i cant use it in my map. please help. link to the download page : https://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1242856 please help. thanks all.

2nd January 2016
by VaSTinY Go to last post
8 305
Help

Help finding an old gmod map?

I've been trying to find a map from a long time ago. Problem is I don't remember the name exactly but it wasn't properly named, like names in numbers or something and for all I know it's lost to time. Basically when I first started gmod it was one of the...

2nd January 2016
by VaSTinY Go to last post
1 162
Help

I need a guide line to compile vscript .nut by using Squirrel

Do anyone has an idea how to compile .nut file using squirrel ? https://modulatum.wordpress.com/2008/03/20/squirrel-binary-for-windows/ How to use it ?? I tried to follow those instruction but still cannot compile :(

1st January 2016
by nethercrew Go to last post
0 97
Request

Huge Cave Map Request

Hello! I am currently developing a game mode or some sort of game. The problem is...I have so little experience with Mapping! So. This is a real big component to my work. So I decided to request a huge cave map. With different paths attached to it....

1st January 2016
by Stiffy360 Go to last post
2 237
Request

Map Request

Hey, Ultron here, I wanted to ask y'all if someone has recreated Arcadia Bay from Life is Strange ? If not, can someone recreate it please ?

1st January 2016
by Sea Lemon Go to last post
4 233
Help

Texture browser blank textures

When I try to browse textures for my wip map I'll do it blind because most of the texture thumbnails won't show up correctly. Default textures, tools textures and even custom ones. There is a pic what I see: And there is a pic what it should look...

1st January 2016
by zZTubeDogZz Go to last post
0 84
Request

A Concordia City from Star Wars the Clone Wars.

I am in need of a city in Concordia form the Star Wars universe. I kinda want it to have this deisgn (sorry its the best i could find) With those kind of buildings in a compact city with open buildings

31st December 2015
by ProfHappycat7 Go to last post
9 495
Request

Transformers: Cybertron-themed Map

I just got all of the map assets (mainly .psk and .pskx) I wanted for Cybertron-themed maps, and now all I need is someone or some people to make at least a few maps out of the files that I collected. Some of them can be based around the SFM central city...

31st December 2015
by maddogsamurai Go to last post
3 648
Help

How do i fix "can't load skybox file skybox/painted to build the default cubemap!" ?

I How do i fix "can't load skybox file skybox/painted to build the default cubemap!" ?

30th December 2015
by Snoopy Dod Go to last post
4 282
Help

getting rid of displacement grass?

I want to get rid of the grass that pops up while using displacements, the material im using is blendgrassgravel001a. i've researched other maps and they have displacement grass aswell but it doesn't render in gmod, which is what im looking for

30th December 2015
by eligrand1 Go to last post
5 320
Help

Propper: Collision Model Question

How detailed should I make this subway "Propper" model with it's collision model? I could just use the model it self to make the physics mesh but is there a problem with a to detailed collision model like this? Thanks anyway

30th December 2015
by xLuCKy_Strike Go to last post
2 158
Help

ambient_generic simply ignores Max Audible Distance?

I tried setting the Max Audible Distance value to everything from 10 to 2000, and it seems to simply ignore what value I input and use some sort of default range (1250?) which is way, WAY too large. I can hear the looping sound like 50 meters from its...

30th December 2015
by TheYeIIowDucK Go to last post
3 206
Help

Is it possible to pose a ragdoll in hammer?

I need to make a ragdoll sitting down, and have no idea how to do it. Any help? Thanks in advance.

30th December 2015
by darpeyface Go to last post
10 3,117
Help

Black Sky at certain angle with no leaks?

Alright, I am in progress of an RP map it has gone perfect up until now. My sky was normal and there were no leaks. But now that I have added a 3D skybox with no leaks, when I turn a certain angle, the sky just goes black and returns when I am back at a...

30th December 2015
by CaptainFaggot Go to last post
21 1,256
Help

Map keeps restarting when I join team in CSGO

When trying to load up my map and joining a team the map restarts and loads again. This process continues on forever and im not sure what the problem is. This is the console when it happens: Generating Navigation Mesh... Sampling walkable space......

29th December 2015
by ashton93 Go to last post
3 136
Map

ttt_storehouse (Beta)

This map has been a little project i have been working on for the past few months, the main aim of this map was to create a core ttt map that played well and borrowed from other well known ttt maps. Another goal for this map was for to be very optimized...

27th December 2015
by SovietZombie Go to last post
0 220
Tutorial

How to build working cubemaps after the Steam Pipe update

New: With the release of this (http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1308695), you can also replace your VBSP with his version and add a -nocubemap parameter to VBSP, so the map doesn't build it's own default cubemaps. When Valve converted most of...

27th December 2015
by hiyougami Go to last post
24 7,868
Release

rp_blacklake

This is a roleplay map made for the SchoolRP gamemode. I've been working on this map for the last 3 months. It's a huge high school map with a lot of different areas featuring : - a Main building with 3 floors - a Cafeteria - Dorms with 2 floors...

26th December 2015
by Borris_Squad Go to last post
18 3,091
Help

Skybox Missing Bottom Material.

Hi, my map is not compiling due to this issue in the image below. If anyone has an answer it would be greatly appreciated, i looked around in hammer and couldn't find the messed up skybox. Thanks in advance - Can.

24th December 2015
by Stiffy360 Go to last post
3 147
Help

After compiling map in Hammer CS:GO crashes on loading world

Hey guys, i am completely finished with this map but for some reason it won't load in game. I have attached the compile log below; Any ideas? p45/smg_ump45.vmt. CustomMaterialManager: Cached KeyValues materials/models/weapons/v_models/snip_a...

24th December 2015
by nicolasx21 Go to last post
2 200
Help

can't seem to get func_physbox to cast shadows properly in a room

im making a map with tornadoes in it and one of the buildings is a trailer park-type area it has this one building where the roof is just sliced into 8 physbox entities, and i can't seem to get it to block the sun properly. normally, the light inside...

24th December 2015
by Firegod522 Go to last post
1 123
Question

Hammer Editor Compiling/SDK Help

Hi, I've been using Source Filmmaker's SDK to use Hammer Editor for the past while. I understand now that it uses BSP version 21 and most games such as Garry's Mod use version 20. I haven't compiled the map yet, so it's still a VMF, so my question is how...

24th December 2015
by ADudeWithAHat Go to last post
5 207
Help

Adding simple gLua Functions int a map!

Hello, I often see maps with Lua Functioning Objects in game. E.G. A fence works when a generator is enabled. I was wondering, how would I begin to learn to input gLua into my maps? Can someone point me in the right direction?

23rd December 2015
by Richard Simmons Go to last post
3 139
Help

Map Crashes on start up

Hey so my map won't get past the Loading World stage, any ideas on how to fix it? vt_patch fixing up env_cubemap materials on brush sides... ProcessBlock_Thread: 0...1...2...3...4...5.Brush 446021: WARNING, microbrush ..6.Brush 486326: WARNING,...

23rd December 2015
by Snapster Go to last post
1 111
Help

The command failed. Windows reported the error: "The system cannot find the file specified."

** Executing... ** Command: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Counter-Strike Source\bin\vbsp.exe" ** Parameters: -game "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Counter-Strike Source\cstrike"...

22nd December 2015
by Borris_Squad Go to last post
20 319
Question

object: Textured block that cannot be removed with toolgun?

What kind of an object can a textured block be turned into that cannot be removed with the garry's mod toolgun but can still be a solid object? I'm trying to make a anti-noclippable wall that gets removed as you progress through the map

22nd December 2015
by OrangeOz Go to last post
1 155
Help

Hammer freezes upon trying to use texture tool

Sup guys For the past half year (roughly around November time actually) I've not mapped a thing, and this is mainly because when I load hammer up, all goes well and dandy, all is fine. Then I click the texture browse button (the one that brings up...

21st December 2015
by Wiktuur Go to last post
9 1,230
Help

Half Life 2 Plug Puzzle

I have tried to make a plug puzzle similar to the ones found through out half-life 2 but have had no success even after following several tutorials. So i was wondering if any one could send me a .vmf of one they have made. Thanks

21st December 2015
by Firegod522 Go to last post
4 260
Release

rp_townsend_remix

I made a map: townsend remix: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=440175801 because reasons i want to public the original vmf. http://www.file-upload.net/download-11140792/rp_townsend_remix.vmf.html

21st December 2015
by portalcrazy Go to last post
1 573
Request

Hiring a mapper

Hello, I was coming here to hire someone to make changes to rp_downtown_v4c_v2 I would like to make the following changes - Changes to the PD (Adding in a mayor's office) - Adding in a bank over by the fountain area - Possibly a night club - Making...

20th December 2015
by SuperiorGamer Go to last post
6 423
Map

Hammer Editor launch issues

When i launch my hammer editor it doesnt give me the option for HL2 so i am forced to use TF2 or CSS and when i get into the program and i select new it gives me an error saying "failed to load some default scheme files. the map files may be missing some...

20th December 2015
by Nick78111 Go to last post
3 145
Help

Map Texture Failure while converting :(

Hello all :) i convert a map named cs_mercury from .BSP to .MAP and i load it in My Valve Hammer Editor but it doesn't open with its textures .. even though i load the used textures used by the map by my Hammer .. Can any one help me to load it with its...

20th December 2015
by AMI_Sii Go to last post
5 234
Gross

Crappy Map Fixing Competiton V2

Hello everyone again! As many of you know mapping beginners suck at mapping. I've dug my old hard drive twice to find this masterpiece I made around 3 years ago. Winrar gets 2 unmarketable tf2 cosmetics. Previous winner: CryoDragon. L.A.S. 11...

19th December 2015
by Portugalotaku Go to last post
14 835
Help

Trying to import CSS, Portal, HL1:S, TF2 & L4D series textures into HL2EP2 Hammer

Right now i'm using hammer launched from HL2's bin directory but I can't figure out how to access the textures from the games in the title, I saw a thread about doing something with game GCF's but all those games use VPK's now. Can someone provide some...

18th December 2015
by Stiffy360 Go to last post
6 247
Help

Decompiled map won't load into Hammer.

So I need to fix this map for the server I'm staffing atm: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=143989321&searchtext=rooftop The vent over the Zombie Spawn is uh... poorly positioned. Basically the zombies can sit there and wail on it...

17th December 2015
by Donkie Go to last post
2 144
Help

Stuck on LoadPortals

My map won't compile after some work on it i attached the compile log, any ideas on how to fix it would be appricated. Thanks in advance - Can. CustomMaterialManager: Cached KeyValues materials/models/weapons/v_models/knife_ flip/knife_flip.vmt....

17th December 2015
by 1111can Go to last post
2 130
Beta

gm_susquehanna ( 2 Last )

Sup ladies and germs. I haven't had much mapping time since gm_upstatespeedway and had been itching to make an all-purpose vehicle testing map, but I feel like this is growing into something more. ...

Xanadu Thread has images Mapping King x 34
16th December 2015
by Rammelslakje Go to last post
52 6,458
Help

How to make a train?

I just want a basic train to go on the tracks on this map, how ever i want it to loop, the track is not a loop, its like the one in overpass thanks!

16th December 2015
by coolcat99 Go to last post
1 168
Help

Lighting suggestions

Currently on my map, its looking like the city has had a black out and its sun set (Very dark in buildings, sorta light outside) i have a light_env and a env_sun, how ever i have not messed with their settings at all, can some one suggest a nice mid day...

15th December 2015
by Borris_Squad Go to last post
4 149