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Radu_IceMan
Radu_IceMan Play hard, win easy!
Oct 15 2008 Anchor

Hello, I recently started my mod and I'm having some problems making the mod folder. My mod is for Half-Life 1 and I want to use the spirit features. You can see the mod here --> Moddb.com . Can any one help me ?

Thanks for reading.

Arxae
Arxae Resident Stepmania Freak :D
Oct 15 2008 Anchor

you should first say what the problem is :)
il give a basic outline of setting up the mod folder tough

in that folder you create a file called liblist.gam (just use notepad and save as)
and put this in

game "your mod name"
url_info "your url to mod info here"
version "version number of the mod"
size "size of the mod in bytes"
svonly "server only switch 1/0"
cldll "1 if the mod requires a client.dll file"
hlversion "version number for half life"
type "if this is multiplayer_only then the new game buttons etc are greyed out in the main menu"
gamedll "location to the game dll file (if it doesent have one point this to the hl default dll in your mod folder (copy them)
startmap "the filename of the starting map when pressing new game"
trainmap "the location to the map when you press hazard course

this is about it :)
anything else then just ask :)

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Radu_IceMan
Radu_IceMan Play hard, win easy!
Oct 15 2008 Anchor

Thanks I'll give it a try

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AFTER 5 MIN
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Ok, it works :D , but the icon doesn't show up in STEAM.

Edited by: Radu_IceMan

Arxae
Arxae Resident Stepmania Freak :D
Oct 16 2008 Anchor
icon		"path/to/icon"

in your liblist.gam file :)

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Radu_IceMan
Radu_IceMan Play hard, win easy!
Oct 16 2008 Anchor

Ok,thanks

I made a TGA file of the icon, but in STEAM its over sized :|, now what ?

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Arxae
Arxae Resident Stepmania Freak :D
Oct 16 2008 Anchor

i tought it had to be 32x32 pixels in size(dimensions)

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Radu_IceMan
Radu_IceMan Play hard, win easy!
Oct 17 2008 Anchor

Yeah, I made it 32x32 hmm... Can you recomend me a program for making the icon ?

I used Photoshop and Paint draw the icon and then I used Fireworks to make it 32x32 . After that I opened it in Gimp 2 and saved it in "ico" format.

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Sionfel
Sionfel And then...
Nov 23 2008 Anchor

use tga, not ico

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