Making another stupid boring map no one is gonna see or download or both (WIP)

Posted 2 years ago2022-05-27 19:54:40 UTC
yesterday i played portal for the first time. but i ended up uninstalling it because my small dumb stupid brain couldnt solve the puzzles. But i got inspired, and decided to make a portal deathmatch map for Half-Life, because, why not?

So i got inspired by TFC´s 2fort, and made something like that:
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It felt kinda empty, so i added a few corridors and windows:
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Also i added a few offices:
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So far is lookin good, but we need the aperture super complicated white/gray/blue tridimensional cool sliding door
I started to make something, and so far it looks like this:
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Well i havent finished the map, but i will upload it as soon as i finished it =p
Mean while meet jerry, the bullet hole-made man!
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PD: Images not showing up for me pls help

Mod edit: Images fixed by Carrot


Commented 2 years ago2022-05-27 22:26:26 UTC Comment #104455
Hmmm... there's a problem with your screenshots...
Commented 2 years ago2022-05-27 22:51:25 UTC Comment #104456
Yeah i know for some reason the images dont show up when i put them in my posts, i dont know how to fix that...
Commented 2 years ago2022-05-28 00:51:54 UTC Comment #104458
image links need to point directly to the image file, not a web page. If it doesn't end in .jpg/.png/.gif, etc, it's probably not an image link.
Commented 2 years ago2022-05-28 00:59:37 UTC Comment #104459
Commented 2 years ago2022-05-28 18:37:03 UTC Comment #104463
I've fixed your images, but for some reason your second image links to an image that says 'no pic :('. That looks like a mistake on your part.

Quite the random selection of random pictures really.
That tridimensional door looks really neat, but the brushwork is terrible, looks like carving was used, which is bad practice.
Commented 2 years ago2022-05-28 19:54:13 UTC Comment #104464
Oh damn, uhh, the No pic must be a server error. Gonna fix that later. But thank you!
Commented 2 years ago2022-05-29 11:40:50 UTC Comment #104472
Yeah, try and avoid carving as a general rule. It almost always results in terrible splitting of brushes and a ton of off-grid vertexes which will ultimately cause compile issues which can be difficult to resolve. You can get a much neater effect using the arch tool and a little vertex manipulation like so:
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Commented 2 years ago2022-05-29 12:23:49 UTC Comment #104473
BTW you can directly upload images to your forum posts. Simply take a screenshot (e.g. with ShareX, it'll copy the image to your clipboard), and Ctrl+V in the input textbox.
As an alternative, you may use Imgur or some other image host.

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