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What's a good size for a vent?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by spartasaurus, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. spartasaurus

    spartasaurus L1: Registered

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    The title really says it all. What's a good size for a vent for people to crawl through?
    And also I want to make a secret area, like a wall that looks solid but you can walk through it, and hit a button that causes music to start playing. How would I do that?
     
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  2. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    For crouching through, 64 x 64 is the absolute minimum you can have, as crouching playermodels are 63 units high.

    For walking, I'd suggest 128 x 128.
     
  3. Mr. Happy

    Mr. Happy L6: Sharp Member

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    For your secret the wall could be a func_illusionary and you use a func_button that is tired to an ambit_generic (which plays the sound).

    You will need to PAK the sound into the map.
     
  4. Trotim

    aa Trotim

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    Players are 49 wide, 83 tall when standing and 63 tall when crouching
     
  5. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    "Standard" vents like in Hydro or Turbine are 96x96 internal and 128x128 external (16 unit walls).

    and because I'm a pedant, players are actually 48 wide by 82/62 high, but need extra space to fit.
     
  6. Tarry H Sruman

    Tarry H Sruman Large Orphanage Proprietor

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  7. Kill_the_Bug

    aa Kill_the_Bug

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    If the vent's smaller than the above you could also use some grease smeared all over your player with a trigger that will cause a func_door to act like a ram rod and shove the player into the hole - of course it will probably kill them - but if you're not worried about that sort of thing - I'd say it's a go!

    lol
     
  8. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    Make the button activate on damage because it doesn't work otherwise without enabling cheats and setting a server variable
     
  9. spartasaurus

    spartasaurus L1: Registered

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