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We all have those problems where we can't wrap our minds around how to polish up an area and make it look good. In this tutorial I will attempt to show you how to make your grungy maps look good.

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SysOp.
SysOp.

Finally, a very good video about level design, no more, no less. Well explained and all. Great work!

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Ci47
Ci47

subbed on youtube, very great tutorial and i would like to see more :)

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Leon_Kilean
Leon_Kilean

Good video, for such an hard concept.

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TheUnabridgedGamer
TheUnabridgedGamer

I'm going to try and do this...

Shall work on level, see how it turns out.

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Jokerme
Jokerme

Nice video but personally I wouldn't suggest mainly using light spots. Most sources don't just light a particular area, they light everything around them to an extent. Because of that, actually you should use another "light" entity with every "light_spot" entity. At least I work like this.

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Dredile Author
Dredile

That is what I say in the video lol

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Jokerme
Jokerme

You said don't use lights, use light_spots and I said all light_spots require another light. How is that?

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Dredile Author
Dredile

well i say that lights are to light up the ceiling next to the light_spots in the lighting part of the tutorial.

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Deathbagel
Deathbagel

It's true that you should have a light entity wherever you're using light_spot entities (unless you're outdoors in which case environmental lighting should usually be sufficient), but you don't necessarily need a 1:1 ratio. A single light entity can often provide good pan-directional lighting for several light sources.

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