Skybox doesnt block visibility... help?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by JMRboosties, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. JMRboosties

    JMRboosties L2: Junior Member

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    I was under the impression the skybox would make things behind it not render... but my map has this:

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    There is a skybox brush separating the areas in hammer but it renders as if there isn't. What am I doing wrong here?
     
  2. TMP

    aa TMP Abuser of Site Rules

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    Basically, the skybox brush just says render an image behind everything when looking at it. The way you have your map optimized it still renders that area from back here, which means either reoptimize your map or slap an areaportal on that door down there and all other entrances to that back area.
     
  3. grazr

    aa grazr Old Man Mutant Ninja Turtle

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    Yup, use areaportals to plug holes between areas such as windows and doorways. This physically seperates areas and prevents objects being rendered from behind vis blocking brushes.
     
  4. JMRboosties

    JMRboosties L2: Junior Member

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    cool, im new to optimizing stuff. thanks a lot guys