Hammer crashes, everywhere!

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by schlomo22, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. schlomo22

    schlomo22 L1: Registered

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    Hey everyone. I couldn't find anything like a general thread for questions like this, so I hope this is in the right place.

    To make it short, my Hammer Editor always (100%) crashes on the following occasions:

    - When trying to load a Valve map (always crashes at 33% Postload Processing)
    - When trying to place an Ammo Pack (any size) in any one of my own maps. Medkits work totally fine.

    So far I have tried:

    - Rebooting the PC
    - Defragmenting Source SDK's cache files
    - Verifying integrity of tool cache
    - Un- and reinstalling Source SDK

    ...and nothing helped.
     
  2. Crash

    aa Crash func_nerd

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    Do you have ABS's resource pack installed?

    If so, reinstall it/ update it.
     
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  3. Syzzle

    Syzzle L1: Registered

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    The ammo pack issue, updating the ABS resource pack to the 26th august version fixed it for me.

    Hammer crashes at valve maps because there are ammo packs in them.

    Try updating ABS resources pack if you have it, or reset Hammer's options.
     
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  4. schlomo22

    schlomo22 L1: Registered

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    I didn't have the resource pack installed before. Now I have, and that seems to have fixed everything. Thanks a lot.
     
  5. Crash

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    Weird.
     
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  6. Pocket

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    It's because the resource pack replaced your busted FGD file, I bet.
     
  7. schlomo22

    schlomo22 L1: Registered

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    How would any of my files become "busted" though, especially considering that I just reinstalled S:SDK minutes before?
     
  8. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Boojum unexpectedly saves the day once again.
     
  9. Pocket

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    The same way it could not-work despite doing everything right: Because Steam.
     
  10. Zeigh

    Zeigh L2: Junior Member

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    For the ammopack thing you have to refresh SDK content.