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J.A.C.K. 1.1.1212 Available in Steam Store

J.A.C.K. 1.1.1212 Available in Steam Store

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J.A.C.K. (previously known as Jackhammer) is a brand new level editor for games with a quake-style BSP architecture (Half-Life, Quake, Hexen II, Quake...

X-Half-Life/XDM 3.0.3.8: release after two years!

X-Half-Life/XDM 3.0.3.8: release after two years!

X-Half-Life: Deathmatch 7 comments

XDM is an advanced open-source Half-Life modification which features many game types such as DM, TDM, CTF, LMS and CoOp, good load of weapons, beautiful...

J.A.C.K. 1.1.1064 Is Out

J.A.C.K. 1.1.1064 Is Out

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J.A.C.K. (previously known as Jackhammer) is a brand new level editor for games with a quake-style BSP architecture (Half-Life, Quake, Hexen II, Quake...

Jackhammer 1.1.855: Merry Christmas!

Jackhammer 1.1.855: Merry Christmas!

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Jackhammer is a brand new level editor for games with a quake-style BSP architecture (Half-Life, Quake, Quake II, Quake III, Gunman Chronicles). The aim...

Jackhammer 1.1.700: Public Beta is Out

Jackhammer 1.1.700: Public Beta is Out

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Jackhammer is a brand new level editor for games with a quake-style BSP architecture (Half-Life, Quake, Quake II, Quake III, Gunman Chronicles). The aim...

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Great editor, highly recommend!
Made some of my maps in it.

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By_X_RaY
By_X_RaY

Please help! whenever i save my map to desktop it's now allowing! and saying "Bad Argument" why? :(

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Guest
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I fixed myself.

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By_X_RaY
By_X_RaY

Ohh i guess i have still problem about "bad argument" thing..

when i save my map to desktop it's not allowing and saying "bad argument" but when i save to maps folder it's allowing, also when i try to open my map in desktop it's not allowing too. But why? i wasn't get this error before..

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XaeroX Creator
XaeroX

Because access rights. Looks like you don't have write permissions. Have you tried to run JACK as admin?

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By_X_RaY
By_X_RaY

No. How can i?

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By_X_RaY
By_X_RaY

Hello there! i have a problem about jack...

i was made a map in the jack and i get a accident about jack (it's deleted by mistake..) so i installed again and wanted to open my map but it's can't open, it's saying "bad argument" what's this? how i can fix?

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XaeroX Creator
XaeroX

Try opening a backup, *.jmx.
Or you can try to restore it from the SteamCloud.

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By_X_RaY
By_X_RaY

Oh ok.. i fixed the problem myself thx anyway!

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Guest
Guest

Sorry... but i can't tutorials about how to use the editor, place objects, characters, etc...could you paste me a link about where to find them, thanks.

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XaeroX Creator
XaeroX

Any VHE tutorial is OK.
Technical details are described in the reference manual: Jack.hlfx.ru

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