Water Wheel

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Aki, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. Aki

    Aki L4: Comfortable Member

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    Any maps out there that involve a water wheel, like you might see at an old mill? Would it need a no-build texture, or should an engie silly enough to build on it get to watch as the build is thrown into the water and smashed?
     
  2. henke37

    aa henke37

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    There was one from the dynamic payload contest. And nobuild is not a texture. It isn't a material either. It is a brush entity called func_nobuild.
     
  3. Idolon

    aa Idolon the worst admin

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  4. Bermuda Cake

    Bermuda Cake L9: Fashionable Member

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    If an engy makes a building and the ground then moves out from under it, I'm fairly sure the sentry just floats in midair. Even if that's not the case, there's no way to 'throw' a sentry, as they don't obey physics in the same way that, say, a pipe bomb does.
     
  5. Fish 2.0

    Fish 2.0 L6: Sharp Member

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    Make the wheel, then make another cylinder brush around it. Give it the trigger texture and make it func_nobuild, that way they wont be able to.

    Make sure your func_nobuild brush is bigger than the wheel, because engies can build around func_nobuilds but not in them.
     
  6. Fish 2.0

    Fish 2.0 L6: Sharp Member

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    The sentry isn't coded with physics. You could do something really hackish like kill the sentry then spawn a sentry prop and have that with the physics that rolls off, but then you have to deal with skins and stuff, so no.

    EDIT: I keep forgetting this forum doesn't compress double posts into one post. Whoops.
     
  7. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    Pretty sure you can't build on top of dynamic entities to begin with.
     
  8. GPuzzle

    GPuzzle L9: Fashionable Member

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    I built on the top of the train in Well.
    I still am wondering what happened with that sentry.
     
  9. Yacan1

    aa Yacan1 D I G I T A L I N F L U E N C E R

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    There was one I can't remember, it had the best detailing in my opinion. Was alpine then the dude switched it to upward theme, it worked pretty well actually. Pretty sure it was KOTH, had 2 water wheels on the side with the point in the middle I think.
     
  10. Bermuda Cake

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  11. Fish 2.0

    Fish 2.0 L6: Sharp Member

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    I'm assuming it would have been built on the nobuild brush the train model is parented to.
     
  12. Freyja

    aa Freyja ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    [​IMG]

    If you wish, I can release this. It doesn't have a collision model, or an animation, so you'll have to do both of those in hammer (easy).
     
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  13. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    since its own thread is several years old, can I use this thread to say that koth_watermill is freakin' gorgeous?