Need Help please

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Potoroo84, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. Potoroo84

    Potoroo84 L1: Registered

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    I've been using Hammer for quite a while and i have an error i'm not quite sure how to fix:

    While compiling a TF2 map, Hammer and the compiler itself stopped responding and crashed seconds later. I then tried opening hammer and was surprised with this:
    http://imgur.com/Lu4exzN

    As you can see, the 3D view seems fine, but the 2D views have only pink and light blue colours. The crosshair in the 3D view seems to be pink as well, and i can't manage to fix it.

    This has also affected my TF2 in a weird way:
    http://imgur.com/a/mgFZH (4 Pictures)

    It appears to happen in all maps, and there is also a weird light glitch on the bottom right corner of my screen.

    Thx for reading and if someone knows if there's something i could do please tell me.
     
  2. Dr. Orange

    Dr. Orange L6: Sharp Member

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    It looks like its cuased by missing files or something in that direction.
    Have you tried to verify the game cache files?
     
  3. Vel0city

    aa Vel0city func_fish

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    This is happening due to missing game files. As Dr. Orange said, verify the game's cache. This most likely happened when you had Hammer active when TF2 updated itself.
     
  4. Potoroo84

    Potoroo84 L1: Registered

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    Thanks, but what do i have to look for in the game's cache folder? I only found some random files from maps and stuff i've downloaded before: http://imgur.com/kEzksbm

    PS: Will it fix the problem if i reinstalled Hammer and/or Team Fortress itself? Due to the missing data between the two.
     
  5. killohurtz

    aa killohurtz Distinction in Applied Carving

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    Verifying the game cache is a process done through Steam. You can find it by right-clicking a game in your library, clicking Properties, and navigating to the Local Files tab. It's essentially the same as reinstalling TF2, because it checks for missing or corrupt files and replaces them if necessary.