Custom Soundscape problem

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Ed Lolington, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. Ed Lolington

    Ed Lolington L1: Registered

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    I believe I have set everything up correctly with my custom soundscape and it appears in the sound preview in hammer; however, when I load my map with the soundscape and spawn, my fps drops to 10 and no sound plays at all. I'm honestly not sure why this is happening.
     
  2. Lampenpam

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    I don't think that a soundscape can cause your fps to drop. Try to optimize your map, if you compile without the soundscape you should get the same fps rate.
    For the soundscape... well I guess you either have a error in the soundscape script or typed the name in the entity wrong.
     
  3. Ed Lolington

    Ed Lolington L1: Registered

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    I must have done something wrong with the soundscape because compiling without the soundscape I get my normally high framerate and everything else works.
     
  4. d4rk

    d4rk L1: Registered

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    Try checking the console when you're fps is dropping, you might find a few errors that could allude to whats causing the problem.
     
  5. mint onion

    mint onion L3: Member

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    I haven't used soundscapes just yet, but when using ambient_generics, I've noticed some sounds won't actually work. I'm still very new with the source tools so I haven't gotten too involved with sound or map file management just yet. I assume this is because, by default, there is a limited selection of sounds you're allowed to use in TF2... or something. i'm not sure if the same can be said with soundscapes.

    wish i could help more, it's just something i noticed when placing sounds in my environment.

    i noticed the ABS resource pack has a soundscape library. i'm not sure if that is something you'd be interested in leveraging. i planned on hitting that up once i seriously delve into that territory. it also points to a tutorial that might help. again, i have no idea, just trying to help, so, take what i say with a grain of salt.