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UrbaNebula3 months ago2022-12-11 14:18:33 UTC 15 comments
Celebrating 20 years of TWHL mapping competitions! Check out the newest competition: The Whole Goop Life
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The Whole Goop Life

TWHL Competition 20th Anniversary Extravaganza

That’s right! Today, December 10th, 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of TWHL’s first ever mapping competition! (You’re excited, I can tell)

Now, the 20th wedding anniversary is referred to as the Emerald Anniversary, the precious green gemstone symbolising the occasion and often the traditional gift. Well, the Valve titles aren’t exactly riddled with precious gemstones, but there is one thing they do have. Radioactive toxic waste. Not exactly the ideal gift for your beloved, but the thick, green goop can mix up both gameplay and aesthetics if applied to a map in just the right way.

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The Whole Goop Life

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livewired1 day ago2023-03-28 19:46:04 UTC 1 reply
kHED 3d might be worth a try its free and very basic.
You’re probably already aware of the naming conventions used in the original WADs. Search for one of this terms and you’ll find textures corresponding to the category: - generic: self-explanatory (...
Solokiller6 days ago2023-03-23 17:54:41 UTC 11 replies
Decompilers can't produce accurate results because there isn't enough information in a HL1 BSP file to produce something that can be compiled back into a map. You'll always need to touch it up after d...
There are guides for 2013, you just need to dig a little deeper:
Solokiller1 week ago2023-03-21 15:20:23 UTC 136 replies
= Unified SDK Pre-alpha build The previous post didn't include the link to the new pre-alpha build: ~~~warning Not...

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