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Matt-Liell
12-06-2002, 09:22 PM
im happy to say that i figured out how to map and have started my first map using radiant but whenever i try to make it a .bsp it freezes and nolonger continues so i cant test my map, please help me!

Perfect Chaos
12-07-2002, 12:04 AM
It takes about 1.5 minutes, even with a small cube, to make it a BSP file so be patient. But thankfully this time never increases too heavily... my first CTF map which I finished a beta for still only takes 2.5 minutes to do.

Wes Marrakesh
12-07-2002, 12:59 AM
I've done a single-roomer in about 45 seconds.

Well, there's two compile programs: sofmap2 (or sof2map, w/e) and q3map. Personally, I like q3, but they're both good.

Which editor are you using, fellow swampie? :rhett:

Leslie Judge
12-07-2002, 06:38 AM
In Edit\Preferences/Other/BSP Monitoring check EnableBSP process monitoring then you will see what happens.

Matt-Liell
12-07-2002, 07:57 AM
ya i did that, and wes my fellow swampie im using Gtk Radiant!

Matt-Liell
12-07-2002, 08:11 AM
how do u make multiple levels (as in taking stairs to a higher platform) using GTK Radiant?

Matt-Liell
12-07-2002, 12:12 PM
ok well i let it run and it finished but jk2 doesnt recognize it but anyway i have a map started go here to see!
http://lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=86051

Leslie Judge
12-07-2002, 02:47 PM
Originally posted by Matt-Liell Arroblade
how do u make multiple levels (as in taking stairs to a higher platform) using GTK Radiant?


What to say? You build them. :D

Matt-Liell
12-07-2002, 03:47 PM
does it matter how steep the ramp to them is?

Matt-Liell
12-07-2002, 05:00 PM
one last question, how do u add a spwan point weapons and flags properly?

Leslie Judge
12-08-2002, 04:28 AM
A ramp has to be no more than 45 degrees and a stair has to be not taller than 18 game units.


You have to add an info_player_intermission to let people decide which team they want to join.

For FFA, Team FFA, Duel and Jedi master put info_player_deathmatch where you want people to spawn. You can use more of it.

For CTF use the team_ things.

For CTY the ysalimary is item_ysalimary and I'm not sure the spawn points are the same as for CTF or for the others.

Place weapons and ammo where you want. There is a very good thread somewhere here about tips for MP mappers, and it is sticky I'm sure. It can be Tips for SP mappers also I don't remember MP tips were in their own thread or not.

acdcfanbill
12-09-2002, 11:44 AM
Did you check the sticky about Rich Diesels Tutorials? Go through all that he has, i think that will answer many of your questions. :D