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Learn how to create an APC that drives along a path in the Source engine.

Posted by Silverfisk on May 7th, 2010
Intermediate Mapping/Technical.

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First we create a prop_vehicle_apc and a npc_apcdriver that will be driving it. After setting those two up, we create some path_corner entities to set up a path the APC will be driving along.

Then we just make a logic_auto to trigger the npc_apcdriver to start driving when the map spawns, compile and we're done!


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altercuca
altercuca May 8 2010 says:

thank u man, awesome stuff like always!

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Billlyy
Billlyy May 16 2010 replied:

thanks for the tutorial I requsted ! :D

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Croco15
Croco15 May 8 2010 says:

Very good tutorial.

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Silverfisk Author
Silverfisk May 9 2010 says:

Thanks guys! :)

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ElQ
ElQ May 10 2010 says:

I DONT UNDERSTAND HOW/WHERE U CAN DO THIS!? WHAT I HAVE TO DOWNLOAD!? :D ps. rly good work =)

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Silverfisk May 11 2010 replied:

Thanks!

Well, first off, you need a Source game (Half-Life 2 for example). Then you open up Steam, go to your "Library" tab, in there go to the "Tools" tab. Then you launch "Source SDK".

When you've started Source SDK you select the "Engine Version" you want to use and your "Current Game" at the bottom and then launch Hammer Editor. That's it.

Hope this sorts things out. :)

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