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Learn how to optimize your levels using areaportals.

Posted by Silverfisk on Jul 9th, 2010
Advanced Mapping/Technical.

Rundown
First we learn what areaportals are and tie an areaportal to a door. Then we look at the most common problem with areaportals and how to solve it.

After that we learn how to use areaportals with something other than a door; a breakable wall.


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Also, don't forget to give me tutorial requests!
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pfannkuchen_gesicht
pfannkuchen_gesicht Jul 9 2010, 10:06pm says:

awesome, thanks!

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r Jul 10 2010, 5:30am says:

That's one of the last things I needed as a tutorial for making my work look really professional, thanks!

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freredarme
freredarme Jul 10 2010, 8:18am says:

Nice tutorial, nice for beginner !

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Silverfisk
Silverfisk Jul 11 2010, 11:32am says:

I'm glad you guys like it!

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fliros
fliros Jul 14 2010, 11:35am says:

wierd I can't watch this video, I tried also on youtube, and on your youtube channel but it can't load the video..?

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Silverfisk
Silverfisk Jul 21 2010, 4:00am replied:

Don't know what's going on there, try again later I guess? :)

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ealing0730
ealing0730 Jul 14 2010, 11:32pm says:

awesome video, i want to add you in youtube, hehe

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Silverfisk
Silverfisk Jul 21 2010, 4:04am replied:

Thanks! :)

*Added*

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Seaal
Seaal Aug 5 2010, 11:28am says:

Can you add a tutorial for teleporting?

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Technodude010
Technodude010 Aug 27 2010, 1:25pm replied:

That's a piece of cake actually: You make a brush, press CTRL-T and set it to trigger_teleport, then you make an entity named info_teleport_destination. In properties name the info_teleport_destination to whatever you want (example: teleport to) and in the properties of the trigger_teleport you put that name (which i exampled as teleport to) in the space marked "Remote Destination". There are many advancements like countdown so if you want to know that you should request a tutorial.

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