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Menus and Macroscripts Don't Update

Posted on May 10, 2016 | Last Updated May 10, 2016

The WW menus don't automatically update when updating WW in 3ds Max 2017. Here are steps to update manually.

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menus, update, max 2017

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

Wall Worm Pro

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 | Last Updated Jul 23, 2022

Wall Worm Pro enhances the features inside Wall Worm itself.

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wallworm pro, wwpro, vtf importer, smd exporter plugin, vta export plugin, source engine plugins

SMD, VTA and QC Importer

Posted on Feb 5, 2013 | Last Updated Jan 21, 2020

Information on importing SMD files and QC files from Source into 3ds Max.

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smd, qc, importer, vta

Wall Worm Year in Review: 2013

Posted on Dec 17, 2013 | Last Updated Dec 17, 2013

Review of Wall Worm development in 2013.

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blog, 2013, briscoe, dear esther, source

Sky Writer

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Jul 4, 2020

Sky writer allows you to render your 3ds Max scene straight into the Source Game Engine as a HDR 2D sky texture (also known as a cubemap).

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sky writer, skies, pfm

Error When Updating Wall Worm

Posted on Jul 4, 2017 | Last Updated Aug 31, 2018

Some problems that can occur when updating Wall Worm and Wall Worm Pro, along with some workarounds.

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update, updating, error, maxscript garbage collection, freeze

Wall Worm Turns Five Years Old

Posted on Nov 17, 2015 | Last Updated Jan 16, 2023

Wall Worm launched on November 18, 2010. This post discusses the journey from then through November 2015.

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anniversary, development, history

Exporting Correct Smoothing on Models

Understanding Smoothing Groups and Explicit Normals
Posted on Dec 8, 2017 | Last Updated Jan 15, 2020

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

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smoothing, normals, smoothing groups, smooth

MDL Loader isn't working

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

Instructions on manually setting the correct plugin paths if WW did not set them during installation.

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plugin paths, mdl loader troubleshooting