Frontline Content Pack Installation

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by TheCreepAcrossTheStreet, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. TheCreepAcrossTheStreet

    TheCreepAcrossTheStreet L1: Registered

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    I recently got the Frontline Content Pack, and I was looking forward to using it, then I realized I didn't know how to install it, if someone could link me to a tutorial or something, I would be grateful, thanks.
     
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  2. iiboharz

    aa iiboharz Meme Queen

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    Inside the content drop zip file there will be a bunch of folders and .vbsp files. Drop these into your steam/steamapps/common/team fortress 2/tf directory.

    The necessary files are:
    materials
    models
    particles
    all of the vbsp files


    This is an outdated method, use tf/custom.
     
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  3. TheCreepAcrossTheStreet

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    Aw sick! Thanks! You made my day!
     
  4. Grubzer

    Grubzer L4: Comfortable Member

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    Also: inside your /tf folder there is a folder called custom (if its not, create one) and put all materials, models, etc. Folders in there
     
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  5. iiboharz

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    If you're installing content to use in your map, you do not want to use the custom folder. The custom folder is for mods.

    This is an outdated method, use tf/custom.
     
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  6. KubeKing

    Server Staff KubeKing dan's birthday was fun

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    I agree, it's generally not good practice, but IIRC CompilePal will still pack any custom content in the custom folder?
     
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  7. TheCreepAcrossTheStreet

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    IT WORKED! Thank you so much iiboharz!
     
  8. Grubzer

    Grubzer L4: Comfortable Member

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    I always used my custom folder:engienope:
     
  9. Simulacron

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    Why shouldn't you use the custom folder? It worked fine for me and Compilepal always packed all the used content
     
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  10. johanstefan02

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    where can i find the tf directory, i dont have it, how do i get it ????
     
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  11. Turnip

    aa Turnip The 80s Vegetable

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    C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Team Fortress 2


    Put some in there and the others in the mapsrc folder
     
  12. Crowbar

    aa Crowbar perfektoberfest

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    I don't really want to seem rude, but this question has been asked a lot of times, the answer for it is also in the readme file of any content pack, and, if I remember, on the pack webpage. Why do people refuse to do any research?
     
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  13. Freyja

    aa Freyja ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    The frontline pack nor the website contains instructions on how to install it.

    Why do people refuse to do research?
     
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  14. Yrr

    aa Yrr An Actual Deer

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    this is poor advice honestly

    if you have a packing tool that can find the custom folder then putting stuff in there allows you to organise your custom content much easier

    while some content packs use their own file structures, a lot insert into existing ones, this makes it a lot harder to determine what content belongs to what packs and by extension what authors

    it's completely up to personal preference and putting it into the tf/ folders is technically more professional, but please don't shoot down something that works and that a lot of people find easier
     
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  16. ArskaWarrior

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    some one help me. i got models but no textures to them. other no-model textures work fine. any idea about what file is at wrong folder?
     
  17. Vel0city

    aa Vel0city func_fish

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    Anything in the directory materials/models is for the model's textures. Make sure that the models folder in the materials/models folder in the Frontline pack go to tf/materials/models, not tf/models.
     
  18. ArskaWarrior

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    Ty. because of you i started new map project ;)
     
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  19. Weirdo

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    at C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Team Fortress 2\tf
     
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  20. Donk

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    What if inside of your Tf Folder... slightlyconfused.JPG Lies another folder named TF?