Can't get my particle system to work.

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Untouch, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Untouch

    Untouch L4: Comfortable Member

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    Alright I'm editing some of the "unusual" particles, just to mess around.
    I've finished one, have the file saved in the particles folder but I cannot get it to work.
    It says the particle doesn't exist.

    Couldn't find any particle tutorials so spare me.

    What do I do next?


    edit: here's some more info


    The particle ".pcf" file is called flies_fixed.
    The particle system in the file is called "superrare_flies_fixed".

    I have a particle system entity initiated in my map to spawn "superrare_flies_fixed" but I get the error message

    Attempting to create unknown particle system 'superrare_flies_fixed'
     
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  2. Nakedape

    Nakedape L1: Registered

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    You have to add it to the particle manifest. ;)
     
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  3. Untouch

    Untouch L4: Comfortable Member

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    I did that, but it seems putting the manifest file in the particles folder isn't enough, it's using the built in file instead.
    edit: Actually, oops, forgot to add .pcf to the end of the file name.
     
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  4. DaBeatzProject

    aa DaBeatzProject

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    the manifest is a .txt file that should be called yourmapname_particles.txt and located in your maps folder.

    In this file you should write:

    Don't forget to pack the file in your bsp!
     
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