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1 Q1 Mapping Questions (Not NZP) on Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:28 pm

jastolze

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Hey I've been wanting to map for a very long time, but I'm wondering what I'll need to start doing so.
So, here are my questions:

1. If I wanted to edit a map, I would need a .map file, right? So, I have it, but I'm stuck on how I can view that map in 3D. It tells me I need a gfx.wad file. Does it want the Original Quake 1 gfx.wad or what?

2. Once I start editing a map, I would like to know how to add weapons. (This map has NO weapons in it, and is less than 100KB) This is where it gets confusing for me. I would also like to know how to place the weapon wherever I want.

3. After I'm done, (If I get that far) what do I do to compile the map? I see a TON of functions in WorldCraft and Quark, but...

4. It tells me after I open the map, it says this: "No textures are available for use with that game. You must set them up before editing the map." It then shows me a configuration box. What do I need to change those settings to? (This is in Worldcraft)

If I have any other questions, I'll post more here. Thanks for any help!

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2 Re: Q1 Mapping Questions (Not NZP) on Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:51 pm

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What map editor are you using?

EDIT: Saw Worldcraft mentioned at the bottom.

1: Never had this error before. Are you using Worldcraft 3.3 with Quake Adapter or an older version?

2: You're going to need Quake's FGD file which I''ll post back with later, it contains the entites for the guns used in Quake 1.

3: You're going to need the Q1BSP compilers for WC, I'll post them later for you.

4: This is because it has no textures in the config. If you're using the Quake adapter, it should have all the Quake textures in 4 wads. If you're not using Quake Adapter and Worldcraft 3.3, then once again, I'll post back with a link to the wads later. Wads are texture packs (Not the same ones from Doom. lol) so if there's none for WC to play around with, you can't map.

3 Re: Q1 Mapping Questions (Not NZP) on Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:20 pm

dr_mabuse

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Try this:

http://quakeone.com/qadapter/

These 3 downloads are all you need for Q1 mapping (no HLBSP), also all Quake textures
are included.

The Quakeadapter also install all compilers and textures.


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