Hammer horribly broken

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by bobotype, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. bobotype

    bobotype L1: Registered

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    Hi everyone. I've been mapping on the quiet since 2013 and mostly Hammer has behaved itself, but the other night a poorly-optimised map I was testing caused my laptop to do a thermal shutdown. Now whenever I open Hammer, some maps can't be opened at all without crashing [2fort, for example] and the ones that can open have completely shat themselves [no grid displaying in the 2D views even though it's "on", many objects are fully black in the 2D view and the 3D view without a texture, and as a result I can't create new brushes].
    I've tried reinstalling and changing multiple settings in Hammer itself, and opening directly from the bin folder, none of which work. Google hasn't helped, either.
    Please help me dudes!
     
  2. Seba

    aa Seba DR. BIG FUCKER, PHD

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    Make sure you're running team fortress 2/bin/hammer.bat before the .exe. If that doesn't work, try verifying game cache. If that doesn't work report back.
     
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  3. bobotype

    bobotype L1: Registered

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    Thank you very much! Verifying cache worked quite well :)