How are you supposed to make [working] glass doors?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Ninamori, May 14, 2015.

  1. Ninamori

    Ninamori L1: Registered

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    I'm looking to make something similar to the doors like on Special Delivery (the glass ones behind you when you spawn in). I found the handles, but I'm not sure how they made the glass part.
     
  2. Egan

    aa Egan

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    The glass doors on doomsday are actually just brushes situated around the handles:

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    This page has a download to the doomsday vmf if you want to see for yourself.
     
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  3. Idolon

    aa Idolon the worst admin

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    They're made of brushes, using the textures glass/glasswindow002c and metal/metalchrome001. If you want to see exactly how it's done, take a look at this thread of decompiled maps and check out the .vmf for yourself. I'd recommend making the door from scratch yourself, though, because you'll learn more that way.

    EDIT: Egan beat me to the punch
     
  4. Ninamori

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    So I guess if I wanted to make it look like a pair of moving glass doors I would just make the handles, and brush move as one?
     
  5. Kill_the_Bug

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    yes
     
  6. Ninamori

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    Actually I just noticed that the hinges, the metal bar that goes across is all once piece. I'm pretty sure that I can't get only the middle (where the actual door is) to move on it's own. I think I may have to build a new door from scratch for this one.
     
  7. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    EDIT: Basically exactly what I was just about to say.

    May I suggest copying the doors from Turbine? Doors that swing open and closed are generally discouraged in this game because it's possible for people to get stuck in them.
     
  8. Ninamori

    Ninamori L1: Registered

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    That's what I am thinking.

    That or I could give the door 500 damage, and it would obliterate pretty much anything it gets stuck on, but somehow I think that might tick off people :p.
     
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  9. Kill_the_Bug

    Kill_the_Bug L14: Epic Member

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    I put 1 million damage done on a random death train - killed even the uber charges :p
     
  10. henke37

    aa henke37

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    It is easy to make all parts move as one piece. Put all the brushes in one brush entity and parent all the props to the brush entity.
     
  11. Muddy

    Server Staff Muddy Muddy

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    I dunno, that just sounds hilarious.