CTF My map insta-crashes TF2, but no errors in interlopers.net??

Discussion in 'Map Factory' started by spacenoobs, May 10, 2014.

  1. spacenoobs

    spacenoobs L1: Registered

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    Hi... I'm trying to make a map... I don't know if this is the wrong place or not... but here goes.

    It's a map with a giant spiral in the middle (yes I posted here a long time ago... I'm trying to revive this map :) )

    So anyhow... It's an abandoned missile base, that has a giant spiral staircase, where I want most of the action to focus around. I figured fighting around a massive spiral staircase sounds new and interesting. It's also got some side coridoors. A water-way. Some caves. It's got lots of fun stuff in the map.

    And... for some reason... one day it decided to stop working. Just crashed TF2. I did so many changes I couldn't "just backtrack". I tried deleting the last few big things I added... no difference, it still crashes TF2.

    TF2 will crash straight to desktop. No error message. So I can't even debug it.

    Hammer's problem finder... finds no problems.

    Interlopers.net found no errors. (it did find some minor ones that I fixed.)

    So now what? Any ideas anyone?

    The compiled BSP is here btw: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/62948947/ctf_spiral_missile.bsp

    LOG: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/62948947/ctf_spiral_missile.log
     
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  2. ManBeaR

    ManBeaR L2: Junior Member

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    Are you sure all your water is on the same level? I am not sure if that is a game-crashing problem thougth.
     
  3. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    You have displacements set to power 4. Those are known to cause crashes when interacting with physics. Depending on what you have in your map that could be immediate. Reduce them to power 3 or 2 and see if the crash persists.
     
  4. Berry

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

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    You probably should've made a thread here instead of submitting this as a map, too
     
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  5. spacenoobs

    spacenoobs L1: Registered

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    Thanks. I couldn't find that forum, sorry.

    Can an admin move this thread?
     
  6. spacenoobs

    spacenoobs L1: Registered

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    Its not the power of 4 thing...

    replacing with power of 2... didn't help.
     
  7. Zeq

    Zeq L1: Registered

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    There are two tf_gamerules entities in the map at locations 3640 -168 1624 and 7091 -823 257. Using more than one of these entities in a map will cause it to crash like you have experienced. I tried removing one of them and recompiling and it worked!
     
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  8. spacenoobs

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    it worked! thanks so much
     
  9. Berry

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

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    Has anyone ever actually needed power 4? A displacement that big that it needs power 4 would be way too massive and flat for what you'd want, right?
     
  10. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    I've seen them used in Out of Bounds areas or in skyboxes (because some people like to take that risk)