By Brett Bernier
Develop enticing and immersive mods with resource SDK
About This Book
- Create maps and mods utilizing the instruments supplied with resource SDK
- Learn how you can use Hammer to create your personal video game worlds
- Create goal-driven A.I. sequences and scripts
- Master resource SDK instruments conveniently with step-by-step tutorials
Who This ebook Is For
If you are a willing gamer who desires a section extra from your favourite video game and desires to create your personal differences (mods) and degrees with the resource engine, this publication is superb for you. No programming and resource SDK event is required.
What you'll Learn
- Sculpt the actual global with Hammer's easy-to-use block and terrain tools
- Make visually enticing environments with props and textures
- Use lighting fixtures and colour correction to create immersive atmospheres
- Import your customized content material into the game
- Script particular occasions utilizing the robust input/output system
- Control the non-playable characters to liven up your world
- Manipulate the A.I. to choreograph attacks, battles, and squad movements
- Create an unlimited quantity of particle results with the particle editor
The resource Authoring instruments are the items of software program used to create customized content material for video games made with Valve's resource engine. growing mods and maps in your video games with none programming wisdom might be time eating. those instruments let you create your personal maps and degrees with out the necessity for any coding wisdom. the entire instruments you need to begin growing your personal degrees are integrated and able to go!
This booklet will train you the way to exploit the Authoring instruments supplied with resource video games and should advisor you in developing your first maps and mods (modifications) utilizing resource. you'll how to remain geared up, map successfully, and keep away from the most typical mapping mistakes.
This functional advisor starts via environment you up with resource SDK and a 3D improvement setting. via a sequence of guided tutorials, you'll examine what it takes to create a qualified, polished map or mod.
You will create various different types of worlds, from underground labs to flowing outside terrains. additionally, you will convey existence into your international with complicated texturing, lighting fixtures, and adorning thoughts. in the direction of the top of the publication, we'll how you can create goal-driven A.I. sequences and scripts to choreograph epic battles and take keep watch over of your enemies and allies.
The content material has been constructed utilizing the illustrations from part lifestyles Episode 2