View Full Version : Worldspawn (help the newbie plz)

05-09-2002, 10:02 PM
Hey what do I need a worldspawn for if I can just use info_player_start to set my spawn point?

Also, how do I put a worldspawn in my map? i just get an error that says "can't create an entity with worldspawn"

I want to use the ambient light feature but I can't figure out how to put a worldspawn in.

05-09-2002, 10:48 PM
1. Worldspawn has nothing to do with player spawn.

2. You don't create a worldspawn because it's already there.

3. (Have to answer this one AGAIN!?!?!?)

Deselect everything and press n. Find worldspawn in the list and add the keys:



1 1 1

300 is around daylight level, and 1 1 1 is the colour white.

05-09-2002, 11:09 PM
ok, while we are on the topic, here is my error when i try to play the game:

SP_Worldspawn: the first entity isn't worldspawn

at least its similar to that...

so how do i make my first entity worldspawn??

05-10-2002, 12:07 AM
I've never had that ambient light or the light 300 texts work in the Worldspawn.

05-10-2002, 01:02 AM
Thanks, Darkest.

05-10-2002, 06:08 AM
1 1 1

If you want to use ambient light. Light might work, but for consistency it is better to use the ambient key.

05-10-2002, 07:58 PM
I've messing around with light entities alot he last couple of days... mind got kinda side tracked.

The key is ambient, not light.

Coyote: Beats me, never had that problem. Worldspawn has always been there as soon as I start a map.

BTW, sorry about the curtness of my first post, JKR is pissing me off with curve crashes.

05-13-2002, 12:12 AM
You should never have that problem with a newly created map.

If you accidentally pressed n and deleted the worldspawn key there, that will reset your worldspawn to a later location in your map which will in turn screw up your map...

I've never found a way to fix this and ended up restarting my map from scratch. Luckily when I did it, it was just one of my "learning" maps, so no real harm done. :D