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ACE Team releases the SDK for their Source engine game Zeno Clash.

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We're finally releasing the editing tools so the Zeno Clash community can develop their own levels and modifications for the game. We've also created a wiki for documentation so that users can browse through the main changes and enhancements we've added to the Source engine. The ACE Team wiki and SDK files are located at the following URL. Wiki.aceteam.cl alternatively you can download the full SDK from our ModDB Mirror.

Time to get modding!

We invite users to contribute to the existing wiki information and experiment or develop custom content for the game. The official discussion area to ask about the tools or discuss about custom content will be the newly added 'editing' area in our forums, which you will be able to find here.

We hope everyone enjoys this content release and we look forward to new developments by the Zeno Clash community.

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INtense! Staff
INtense!

oh wow awesome news... i am craving more challenges in this game having beaten the pit and tower :)

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NullSoldier
NullSoldier

Great. This means the users can manipulate the game anyway they want then if it's truly the SDK? I have to ask because L4D keeps using the term "SDK" when in fact there is nothing source about their development kit because it's a lie. I look forward to seeing combat system changes the most as well as new melee and ranged weapon additions.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

SDK's never give the Source code of the game away, only the ability to manipulate certain things.

L4D's SDK is no different from Source SDK, or any other SDK.

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SteveUK
SteveUK

Wrong, L4D's "SDK" doesn't have code, the Source SDK does.

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Varsity
Varsity

The L4D Authoring Tools aren't called an SDK for this very reason.

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Zally13
Zally13

This.

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methy
methy

The S in SDK doesn't stand for source.

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seanroyle92
seanroyle92

it stands for software development kit

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Cowsmoo4
Cowsmoo4

So, l4d being a Source game has nothing to do with it?

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Andokool12
Andokool12

Probably why they named the SDK "Authoring Tools" :D

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freredarme
freredarme

Cool :)

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104

W0000000000T! This is gonna be awesome!

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Jesusfreak
Jesusfreak

Why is this not on steam?

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KILLER89(FIN)
KILLER89(FIN)

I'm pretty sure, that it will be added also to steam. :)

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TheDualWorks
TheDualWorks

i cant get it to work i put it in the files but if well bring up a box box a close very fast

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104

Mine doesn't run it says. "This application has failed to start because vstdlib.dll was not found. Re-installing this application may fix this problem."?

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Sionfel
Sionfel

reinstall maybe.

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PlanterPeanut Author
PlanterPeanut

For all questions and comments please visit the 'editing' forums of ACE Team. This is the only place where we *the devs* will be answering questions regarding the SDK.

Forums.aceteam.cl

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104

Yeah I went to the wiki and did everything.

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joshrules599
joshrules599

WHOO! NEW MAPS! MODS! YEAH! ROCK ON ACE! :D

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havepie
havepie

a mod, for a mod. BLASPHOMY. But really guys, what is the matter with you, actually supporting your game and giving it free extra content, ha, microsoft would have cut of your nads by now.

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dandi8
dandi8

I love ACE Team just a bit more now. Great news!

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Haha. It's not really a mod, it's changed quite abit about the Engine. Looking forward to it.

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Nebcake
Nebcake

Good to know that well finally be seeing more community made mods

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Dan911
Dan911

no coding support, just mapping :(

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CoHach
CoHach

Damn, was hoping to see some interesting new mods with the firstperson fighting. Eh, I'll guess someone can create some interesting stuff with just mapping anyway, I know I'll give it a try when i have the time.

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abordeu
abordeu

We may add coding support in the future, but only if there is a lot of demand/interest from the community.

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Dan911
Dan911

make a poll, and i would buy the game if it had coding support.

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golf888
golf888

That's rock!

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dill1233
dill1233

This is going to be a great thing for modders everywhere! Keep doing what you do Zeno Clash Team!

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maddima
maddima

n1 work
but can we get via an update? so that it is listed under tools section^^

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996

WOW!!! Let the modding begin!(of Zeno Clash...)

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dafatcat
dafatcat

Awesome!

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dafatcat
dafatcat

@Dannster:  Your inability to read a wiki should not inhibit your ability to launch a ******* game D:<

EDIT: Damn you reply to comment button!

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AdamX777
AdamX777

Open world map :D

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