Ultimate Scaling Tutorial (GONE WRONG)

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  1. Nicky

    aa Nicky Lets try something new!

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    For the newest of mappers, here is a super quick tutorial for making sure your map scale is correct!

    I visited the University of Maryland (edit: just remembered this was taken at UMBC, though I did visit both) the other day, and saw these stairs, and instantly thought of this:
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    This is now the University of Incorrect Scaling.
     
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  2. EksCelle

    EksCelle L1: Registered

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    thanks, i've been doing it wrong all along! now with this completely insightful tutorial you, too, can make properly scaled stairs!
     
  3. Another Bad Pun

    Server Staff Another Bad Pun over my dead body

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    tell that to cp_egypt
     
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  4. sooshey

    aa sooshey :3c

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    THAT'S MY SCHOOL WTF
     
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  5. Nicky

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    Lol, what if we just like walked past each other, and didnt even notice XD
     
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  6. sooshey

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    It's an underscaled world out there
     
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  7. Lain

    aa Lain Resident wrong opinion holder

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    Can you literally not title your threads misleading things? Especially in the 'Tutorials & Resources' forum.
    It's not funny, it's just dumb.
     
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  8. Nicky

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    Sorry bud.
     
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  9. Nicky

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    I just remembered, this was taken at UMBC, not Maryland. I did visit both the other day though.
     
  10. Popo

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    Is there a pillar going through the left hand staircase?
     
  11. Muddy

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    Real talk; stairs will always be the bane of my existence. I can never get my stairs to look right. :(
     
  12. Nicky

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    Yeah lol
     
  13. Nicky

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    I've always done a rise/run of 8/12, and had the steps be 8 high, 12 long. They usually look good.
     
  14. UKCS-Alias

    aa UKCS-Alias Mann vs Machine... or... Mapper vs Meta?

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    5000 years ago they didnt have guides like these
     
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  15. sooshey

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    Ya, I go to UMBC, and I walk past this ridiculously impractical staircase every day. It haunts me.
     
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  16. OctoBlitz

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    Welp, where was this 6 months ago?!?

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. The Siphon

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    Looks like they remembered to add player clip to the stairs.
     
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  18. Illius

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    So what you're saying is.... 32 unit stairs! ;)
     
  19. Muddy

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    I think they used tools/invisible instead
     
  20. Tumbolisu

    aa Tumbolisu  I ⌄ I 

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    (It's tools/toolsinvisible) Or they used tools/toolsblockbullets or even an invisible func_brush. Or this is actually a model of a stair with the collision just being a ramp.