noob-how do i use custom models in tf2

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by sohcahtoa, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. sohcahtoa

    sohcahtoa L2: Junior Member

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    noob alert, but i can't seems to find any info on this.
    i want to use some custom models in my map, some track pieces from this very site no less, and i'm wondering how i add them, as i have no idea.

    what file do i add them to, and when i release the map how do i include it. the model uses valve textures so i don't have to worry about that. so what do i do with zip file?

    ty for any simple feedback
     
  2. MoonQuake

    MoonQuake L3: Member

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    I just... I had to do it:


    Google.com: "tf2 custom model tutorial"

    [ame="http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=838"][TUTORIAL] Complete Guide to Adding Custom Objects to your TF2 Map - TF2Maps.net[/ame]


    [ame="http://www.facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=773648"]So you wanna make custom models for TF2? - Facepunch[/ame]



    Google.com: "tf2 map embed custom model"

    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=838&page=2

    http://halflifestorm.com/?page_id=838

    :)

    MQ
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2009
  3. sohcahtoa

    sohcahtoa L2: Junior Member

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    ty, but i don't want to know how to make them, i just want to know here to extract all the files to, so i can put them in my map, is there a folder for models in the steamapps directory?

    those tutorials aren't finished lol, several months ago he said he do it the next day. slacker
    ; )
     
  4. Swordz

    Swordz L5: Dapper Member

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    extract the folders (models, materials) to the tf folder

    them open hammer and bam!
     
  5. tyrion

    tyrion L1: Registered

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    Just to reiterate what the halflifestorm link says, don't forget that when it comes time to distribute your map to others, you'll want to use PAKRAT to add the models to the bsp. Otherwise, they'll see the red "ERROR" model unless they've also happened to already have the model.