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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

Normal Tools

Posted on Aug 6, 2014 | Last Updated Apr 22, 2020

Normal Tools are a collection of utilities and functions for quickly editing your Normals in 3ds Max.

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normals, edit normals, smoothing, hard edge, script, commercial

Export Body Groups | $bodygroup

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Jan 7, 2018

You can export body groups ($bodygroups) directly into Source in 3ds Max.

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bodygroup, submodel, submodels, bodygroups, body group, sub model, $bodygroup, qc, export

Wall Worm

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated Aug 26, 2019

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

Exporting SMD/VTA with WW Pro with a Morpher Modifier

Posted on May 20, 2016 | Last Updated May 20, 2016

Sometimes WW Pro will have a problem exporting a model with a Morpher modifier if the normals cache is not being displayed properly.

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smd, vta, export, ww pro, bug, error, fix

Exporting a Level from 3ds Max into Source

Brush Geometry, 3D Skybox, 2D Sky, Animated Textures
Posted on Oct 8, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 28, 2015

Video tutorial and sample file on exporting a 3ds Max scene into a Source VMF file with Wall Worm.

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vmf, animated texture, video turorial, sample file, download

Using the IK Tab

Posted on Dec 2, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 27, 2019

Articles pertaining to the IK functions in Max and how they translate into settings for Source Game Engine models.

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IK, collisionjoints, jigglebone, jointcontraint

Exporting WWMT Models to GoldSource

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2019

Information on requirements to export and compile WWMT Models from 3ds Max into Goldsource.

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goldsource, wwmt, model, export, compile, smd, qc, requirement

Models and QC

Posted on Feb 12, 2012 | Last Updated May 5, 2012

Information on exporting models and QC files.

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Exporting CAT and Biped Models

Posted on Jul 19, 2013 | Last Updated Dec 10, 2014

Export your CAT or Biped rig from 3ds Max into the Source Game Engine with Wall Worm.

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cat, biped, animation, character, bip, skin, animated model