Particle effects

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by magic646, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. magic646

    magic646 L1: Registered

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    I just got the swamp pack and I would like to know how to use the particle effects like the fire for the barrel and the bugs. How do you add these to your map?

    **EDIT**
    whenever i try a particle system i gives me a message like this


    Attempting to create unknown particle system 'waterdrip'

    If any one knows ho to fix this it would be much appriciated

    Thanks in advance
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2010
  2. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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  3. magic646

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    what entity do i add?
     
  4. Okrag

    aa Okrag Wall Staples

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    info_particle_system
     
  5. magic646

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    where could i find a list of particle effects
     
  6. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    • Place info_particle_system entities.
    • In those entities, type in the name of the particle system each one emits.
    • Create a per-map particle-manifest for your map.
    • Make sure that the PCF files you need are listed in the manifest. Each PCF file may contain one or more particle systems.

    I bet the particle system names are listed in the swamp-pack documentation or readmes somewhere. If not, you can use TF2 in the "tools mode" to access the particle editor and browse within the PCFs.
     
  7. Ravidge

    aa Ravidge Grand Vizier

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    aa Pocket func_croc

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    Again I ask, why is that not linked to from the Swamp homepage?
     
  9. Ravidge

    aa Ravidge Grand Vizier

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    Dunno, I could put the blame on someone in the team, but then that person would pass it on, and then pass it on, and on, back full circle to me, probably.. And I sure as hell don't have anything to do with the webpage ;) so.. /me pushes blame away again.