since l4dmaps.com is dead, i'll ask for L4D help here:

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by LeSwordfish, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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    I've been trying to map for left 4 dead recently. (i'm a dirty traitor, yeah) and have come across a problem that's damn well crippling me, and that no-one on l4dmaps or SPUF has been able to fix.


    There are three issues.

    -The images in the model browser (in-hammer) don't appear. I can select props, and place them all fine, but the images arent there.
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    -The info_survivor_position entity looks wrong.
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    Like there's something inside trying to z-clip out. (You cant see in this image, but it's black rather than transparent.)

    -Neither the face poser or the model viewer works. They both crash within seconds of running.

    Anyone know what's up?
     
  2. WastedMeerkat

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    Reinstall authoring tools?
     
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  3. Bermuda Cake

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    happens for me as well. I've been copy pasting props from valve maps so far.
     
  4. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Yea, I had this issue the first time I loaded up the Authoring tools (I've been L4D mapping as well :p)... I just reinstalled...
     
  5. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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    Reinstalling hasn't worked once, but i'll try it again.

    so i post in two left 4 dead mapping places and get no response, and get three sympathetic, useful responses here in half the time? I love this place.
     
  6. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Heh...

    I just tried google'n your issue, but of the hits that I looked it, they weren't your issues or they were your posts >.<

    I will keeping looking though.

    (In the hopes that when my friend and I start working on our map this next week, it doesn't happen to him)


    Could it be a graphics card issue? Does the TF2 version of hammer work properly?
     
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  7. grazr

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    Try updating your driver.
     
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  8. LeSwordfish

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    Downloading the driver update now. Tf2 hammer works perfectly, as did portal when i was using that.

    Re-installing didnt work, nor did verifying the files (though verifying the files found one missing file, so i'm sure i've dodged a bullet by accident there.)