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Exporter Download link: go to youtube page, i can post links in the moddb description In this tutorial i show you how to export to .smd files with xsi so you can compile for source engine

Posted by Sir-Cuddles on Jul 24th, 2010
Basic Props Modelling.

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Cryrid Creator
Cryrid Jul 24 2010, 1:56pm says:

The tools can also be found here at Moddb.com

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Cyahnidde Jul 25 2010, 2:21am says:

Yeah! He made the I asked him to make :D

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Sir-Cuddles Jul 27 2010, 3:28pm replied:

Cyanide there is a couple more steps before you can actually use it in Hammer and stuff, ill make the final tutorial whenever the SDK decides to start working again.

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Ryswick17 Jul 25 2010, 4:00am says:

do you know how to animate and compile view-models?

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Cryrid Creator
Cryrid Jul 25 2010, 11:16am replied:

There's a tutorial covering the full process here:

Perhaps a video version of it could be made.

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slicer098 Sep 4 2010, 1:20am says:

Please help! When i installed the source engine addon for xsi and when i would click on the valve source tab in xsi it wouldn't have a smd exporter. And it said it couldnt add item or somthing error. Please please help.

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Cryrid Creator
Cryrid Sep 9 2010, 4:35pm replied:

What version of XSI are you running (both version number, and if it is 32bit or 64bit; the plugin only runs on 32bit versions)

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Angrypeppermushroom2 Dec 26 2010, 12:42pm says:

Can this decompile SMD2`s to SMD`s?

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conradost Feb 11 2011, 6:21am says:

hey guys, I need some help here because I am having some problems to export the SMD files.
I click on export smd on valve, like your video, but a message appears underline in red: "ERROR : Error - Nothing to export"
I have a cube with texture here...


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conradost Feb 11 2011, 6:23am says:

ok ok, I forgot to Texture Projection... now all things do right...
noob boy.

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