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The Grid and Manipulation

Posted on Sep 29, 2017 | Last Updated Sep 29, 2017

Documents on the grid and related topics.

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On the Grid

Posted on Sep 8, 2015 | Last Updated Oct 5, 2017

Information and videos on using the grid in 3ds Max for Source Engine Level Design.

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grid, snaps, level design, snapping

Nudge Tools

Posted on Sep 29, 2017 | Last Updated Oct 9, 2017

Nudge Tools in Wall Worm

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3ds max, nudge, move, grid

Snap Verts To Grid Modifier

Posted on May 29, 2015 | Last Updated Feb 19, 2016

The Snap Verts To Grid Modifier snaps all the vertices in the object to the world grid based on the grid spacing settings in the modifier.

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snapvertstogrid, snap, grid, modifier, plugin

Rad Topics

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Aug 14, 2013

Articles related to making and using radiosity in your levels.

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rad, light, shadow, compile, vrad

Studiomdl.exe - Model has 2-dimensional geometry

Relates also to: Error with convex elements of Mesh
Posted on Feb 13, 2012 | Last Updated Jul 8, 2017

This error is usually caused by models having a $concave flag that do not have proper collision hulls.

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Why are Models Appearing as Cubes?

When reopening a scene the models can appear as cubes if the game settings do not include paths to the source MDL files.
Posted on Mar 4, 2017 | Last Updated Mar 4, 2017

This document explains why models can appear as cubes instead of props when importing VMF or MDL nodes.

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mdl, model, cube

Wall Worm

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Dec 7, 2016

Wall Worm tools, utilities, plugins and scripts for creating Source Game Engine Assets inside 3ds Max. Documentation, tutorials, tips, videos and more.

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wall worm, wwmt, 3ds max, source game engine, models, qc, export, docs, documentation, vmf, smd, level design, plugin, script, maxscript, free, corvex

Texture and VTex Errors

Posted on Feb 13, 2012 | Last Updated Jul 29, 2013

Topics pertaining to errors compiling VTF Textures from bitmaps in Source.

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vtex, compile, errors

BSP Topics

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Aug 8, 2014

Basic discussion of BSP, VBSP and compiling topics.

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vbsp.exe, vbsp, bsp, compile