Invisible water?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by ProselyteCanti, Jul 12, 2014.

  1. ProselyteCanti

    ProselyteCanti L2: Junior Member

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    how do I make it so water textures work? I make water by making a nodraw block, then adding whatever water texture as the top. am I doing this wrong?
     
  2. Freyja

    aa Freyja ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Invisible water can be caused by a leak or by not running VVIS and VRAD during compile. Make sure you fix any leaks and compile with full settings on all parts.
     
  3. radarhead

    aa radarhead Hands out ratings like cheap cigars

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    Water will also be invisible or show a missing texture reflection if cubemaps are not built correctly. The exception to this is the 2fort expensive water, which creates it's own reflections.
     
  4. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    I think you also need a water_lod_control entity somewhere in your map.
     
  5. Berry

    aa Berry Sharing is caring, and I don't care

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    If you don't have one, one is automatically made during compile.