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10-09-2003, 08:21 PM
i know this is gonna sound noobish but how do i load the SP .bsp maps in radiant?
10-10-2003, 02:59 AM
you can't load maps that are already compiled into bsp. You have to have the original .map file
10-13-2003, 04:54 PM
Like Kevin said - you can't do it without the original .map file. You can't open a .bsp in Radiant.
10-16-2003, 12:55 AM
10-22-2003, 09:33 AM
Convert your bsp file into the map format and then load it in Radiant.
10-22-2003, 12:36 PM
How do you do that, ive just always wondered...
10-22-2003, 01:49 PM
The -debsp in the latest Q3Map2 does that. BUT, it does lose all entity info.
10-23-2003, 09:18 AM
The conversion is not perfect. Some things will be missing like func_groups (terrain), ASE models, and texture coordinates but it’s still very useful for learning purposes.
To convert bsp to map you must have q3map2 >=2.5.6 and do:
q3map 2 -convert -format map -game jk2 mapname.bsp
Replace "mapname.bsp" with your bsp file.
C:\Prog....\base\maps>q3map 2 -convert -format map -game jk2 kejim_base.bsp
will provide you “kejim_base_converted.map”
Replace "-game jk2" with "-game ja" for Jedi Academy (q3map2 >= 2.5.7), "-game ef" for "Elite Force", "-game sof2" for "Soldier of Fortune" etc.
10-23-2003, 12:48 PM
hey uhhh... where can i get the latest Q3MAPtools thingy... i went to shaderlab.com but i couldnt figure out which one to DL :( i know, i know... im dumb
I have an older version...
10-23-2003, 01:49 PM
2.5.10 is latest.
10-28-2003, 01:19 PM
Can we also use it on JA ? it's the same way ?
(i think so...but i'm not sure..so I ask :))
11-27-2003, 12:09 AM
thx mslaf..i do not read all..i think ;)
and you answer may question ;)
11-27-2003, 08:54 AM
the slang...it burns my ears!
12-18-2003, 08:03 PM
How do I personally convert this .bsp to .map?
Here's the deal, the .bsp is in "C:\Program Files\LucasArts\Star Wars JK II Jedi Outcast\GameData\base\maps\q3map 2"
And the q3map.exe file is in "C:\Program Files\GtkRadiant-1.3\q3map_2.5.11_win32_x86"
Now as if i was going to use a run comand like this: ""C:\Program Files\GtkRadiant-1.3\q3map_2.5.11_win32_x86\q3map2.exe" -convert -format map -game jk2 kejim_base.bsp" and lets just say the map I wanted was "kejim_base.bsp" how do I do it?
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