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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 Dec 30, 2020

Overview on porting scenes and levels from other sources.

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port, convert, scenes, games, levels

Displacement edge abutting other edges

Posted on Jan 23, 2016 | Last Updated Jan 23, 2016

Help understanding the VBSP compile warning about displacement edge abutting other edges.

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displacement, edge, abutting, other, edges, compile

Overview Exporter

Posted on Jul 18, 2012 | Last Updated Dec 27, 2021

The Overview/Radar texture exporter allows you to export an overview texture straight from your Max scene.

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overview, radar, texture, export, compile, resource, pos_x, pos_y, scale

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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overview, introduction

Porting Levels

Posted on Dec 19, 2016 | Last Updated Dec 30, 2020

Articles related to porting levels into Source using 3ds Max and Wall Worm.

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Wall Worm Anvil

Formerly called Wall Worm Displacement Tool
Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Jul 25, 2017

Overview of Anvil. Anvil is a level design toolset to help send 3ds Max scenes into Source.

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anvil, overview, level design

Unpacking GCF and VPK Files

Posted on Mar 3, 2015 | Last Updated Mar 13, 2017

Using GCFScape to extract Source content for 3ds Max. Use VTF Edit and Crowbar to convert content.

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gcfscape, crowbar, vtfedit, import

Arch Primitive

Posted on Aug 18, 2015 | Last Updated Apr 22, 2020

The Arch Primitive is a scripted geometry plugin for 3ds Max that creates arches for world geometry in BSP games such as those made on the Source Engine

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arch, geometry, brush

Alpha Spec

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Apr 11, 2019

This utility is a helper function to convert your Specular Level bitmap into the Alpha channel of another bitmap.

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Wall Worm: Work Flows and Other Things

Posted on Aug 14, 2015 | Last Updated Aug 14, 2015

Some new videos on the Wall Worm Workflow for Source.

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workflow, pipeline