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Getting env_global to appear in Source SDK (CS:S)

Discussion in Mapping Discussion started by ZombieFurbie, Mar 12, 2012

  1. Feb 19, 2012
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    I'm currently making a ZE map in Source SDK, and i'm having trouble getting the env_global entity to appear.
    [IMG] << what I see.

    I've been looking everywhere and I just can't find out how to do it.


    via http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjQUUPkfqDA

    I tried contacting the guy on this tutorial about it, but no response yet.

    It seems like it would be extremely difficult to make a decent ZE map without getting env_global to work, so i'm hoping to contact a ZE mapper about it if possible. It's pretty frustrating.
  2. Feb 24, 2011
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    You need a custom .fgd file which you can download here: http://www.gamebanana.com/css/tools/1966
    add it by tools --> options --> game data files (add)
    Restart hammer --> follow your dreams!

    Beware though, you'll miss some original things, but you can always delete it to get back the normal hammer state if anything messes up.
    Have a good one.

    EDIT
    What is so difficult without having env_global avalible? Saving stage/difficulty states?
    You can easily achieve that with a func_brush, a func_physbox and some triggers in case you weren't aware of that.
    Contact me if you run into further issues.
  3. Feb 19, 2012
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    You are a lifesaver. Thanks a billion, this was frustrating me to no end.

    I'll look into the func_brush as well.

    I didn't add that .fgd, but I did add this code to my cstrike.fgd using notepad
    that was suggested to me on the steam forums.