And it's gone!

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Jayden, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Jayden

    Jayden L1: Registered

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAKsMnAM8vk

    I feel exactly like this. Hammer is the banker

    Alright, wierdest glitch ever. I saved my current project/main map file, put it down, went off to work on the gametype prefab map to work the kinks out before putting into the main map.

    Before I did close the map, I remember tinkering with entity gallery and report...I think I may have screwed something up royally

    When I reopened the main map file...ALL the entity's and ALL the VisGroups I had were absolutely gone. Luckily I had a backup which saved about 80% of the entity's but this is a major setback. Anyone have a guess as to what I did wrong or (praise be to you if so) any way I can reclaim my lost work?

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  2. Jetti

    Jetti L5: Dapper Member

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    The same happened to me yesterday. Try looking in the Autosaves folder (C:\HammerAutosaves)
     
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  3. Jayden

    Jayden L1: Registered

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    AND IT'S BACK!

    The most recent autosave (mymapname_005.vmf) contains just about everything I needed. You are a true bro Jetti.

    For reference, my autsave folder wasn't in C:/HammerAutosaves. Rather I found it by going to Hammer > Tools > General > Autosave Directory. Hope this helps someone else in the future