Wall Worm

Wall Worm is a script and tool developer focused on 3ds Max and various Max-related pipelines. Historically, Wall Worm was devoted soley to optimizing the Source Engine asset pipeline. The Wall Worm toolset itself is a Source-only toolset. However, many new tools are generic in nature (for any game engine, VFX, VIZ, etc), such as the CorVex plugin and most other new tools.

Wall Worm tools allow you to create assets for Source in a way that was not possible before. You can build models, textures and levels inside one environment (3ds Max) and compile them straight into Source. Wall Worm tools have been used in the pipelines of many games including Dear Esther, Black Mesa and by designers of CS:GO Operation maps and many more.

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Wall Worm works in collaboration with other 3ds Max/Source developers to help enhance all the tools available to designers and mod teams.

Featured Articles

Exporting Correct Smoothing on Models

Understanding Smoothing Groups and Explicit Normals
Posted on Dec 8, 2017 | Last Updated Dec 8, 2017

Discussion on smoothing groups and explicit normals and how they relate to Source.

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Porting Levels into Source

General Overview of Converting Scenes that Were Not Designed with Source in Mind
Posted on May 14, 2016 | Last Updated Jun 5, 2018

Overview on porting scenes and levels from other sources.

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Latest Articles

WWMT Rollouts

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 12, 2012

Rollouts on Wall Worm Model Tools.

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Running the Model Tools

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated May 12, 2014

How to run the Wall Worm Model Tools for the first time.

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Installing Wall Worm Model Tools

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Aug 31, 2018

Instructions on installing the Wall Worm Model Tools.

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WWMT Requirements

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Apr 2, 2018

Requirements for installing and using Wall Worm Model Tools.

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Getting Started with WWMT

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 13, 2012

Getting started with using the Wall Worm Model Tools.

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Overview of Wall Worm Model Tools

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Apr 20, 2016

Overview on what it is that Wall Worm Model Tools is and does.

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