Detailing Tut

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Kraftwerk, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk L2: Junior Member

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    Well, Ive made quite a few "Dev texture maps" and I finnally have to detail something.... Does anyone know a good tut on detailing?
     
  2. Pseudo

    Pseudo L6: Sharp Member

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    There were two ingame lessons about detailing hosted by Immortal-D.
    You can download the demo files and watch: Details 101, Details 201
     
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  3. Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk L2: Junior Member

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    Sweet! Thanks! Any written ones? (Also... This is stupid, but how do I watch the demos?)
     
  4. Caliostro

    Caliostro L6: Sharp Member

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    Download them to your "Steam\SteamApps\[USER]\team fortress 2\tf" folder, open the game, and type "playdemo" and choose the demo's name.

    Shift+F2 opens the demo's options, but keep in mind that, due to the way demos work, you can't move backwards in time. Only forward.
     
  5. Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk L2: Junior Member

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    I did that... but nothing happened :/
     
  6. Mr.Blob

    Mr.Blob L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    You go into tf2, open up console and type: "demoui" (without quotes) then browse for the demo you want and click play. - job done. :)
     
  7. Garner

    Garner L4: Comfortable Member

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    i think, apart from those demos by immortalD, is to open up the vmf's of valve maps (which are provided in ou mapsrc folder, and to look at what valve have done o get a general idea of things to do. Then add your own touchs and inspiration to detailing once you have got the hang of it =]

    Remember, detailing should be one of teh last things you do, =]
     
  8. Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk L2: Junior Member

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    I understand that, but I won't be able to get testing done (get it hosted) without some degree of prettiness :p
     
  9. Garner

    Garner L4: Comfortable Member

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    Ah i think we've misunderstood each other (doh lol)

    I meant "the last thing you do" in general for each release ect, not overal as in a "_final" release :p If you need any help, id be more than glad to help you =]
     
  10. martijntje

    martijntje L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    this -> [ame="http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=974"][Guide] Details: how VALVe do it - TF2Maps.net[/ame]
    these posts are a great source of insiration for adding more detail to your map.
    remember that the post continues on later pages (with different maps), so you would have to search a bit.
     
  11. The Political Gamer

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    [ame="http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=5952"]Valve Maps(Decompiled) 8/20/2009 - TF2Maps.net[/ame]

    That has all the valve maps too look at for ideas about detailing. :)