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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

News 28 comments

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...

J.A.C.K. major update: 1.1.2800
Perilous Warp

J.A.C.K. major update: 1.1.2800

Perilous Warp 6 comments

New versions of J.A.C.K. editor have been in beta status for ages, and now the time has come to publish a major update for all our users!

Perilous Warp: new 3D-action inspired by classics!
Perilous Warp

Perilous Warp: new 3D-action inspired by classics!

Perilous Warp 1 comment

We would like to present Perilous Warp, our upcoming fast-paced singleplayer 3D-action inspired by the classic 3D shooters. It is built from scratch on...

Half-Life: Echoes source map files released
Half-Life

Half-Life: Echoes source map files released

Half-Life : Echoes 6 comments

A final gift to all those who enjoyed my mod - the source map files have been released.

Half-Life: Echoes has been released!
Half-Life

Half-Life: Echoes has been released!

Half-Life : Echoes 52 comments

After 20 years of enjoying everything that the Half-Life community has had to offer, I am incredibly happy to finally release my own contribution to you...

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vladmastec
vladmastec

epic like EPIC like VERY EPIC, a lot better than hammer

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~X~
~X~

Still no non-steam version :(

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biozeminadae1
biozeminadae1

...just download the version from the J.A.C.K. official site?

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inkoalawetrust
inkoalawetrust

The Windows download for J.A.C.K. on the official site just downloads an HTML file, not the actual program.

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heliosstar1
heliosstar1

Download it from the Valve Developer Union

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axiomjejune
axiomjejune

JACK freezes for a few seconds every time I try to select a group of objects on the grid. How do I fix this?

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Reshirom200
Reshirom200

Is there a way to turn off the autosave a new .jmf feature and make it actually save the map?

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defragen1
defragen1

Hello, I love the JACK editor and have been using it constantly to work on my mod Occult-Scrim for HL1.

Is it possible to toggle a different kind of SPRITE selection? Often.. if sprite scale is set big - the sprites prevent you from easily selecting things around it. My usual process in 3D view is to keep clicking on sprites and pressing H to quick hide them until I get to my desired selection.

Puu.sh

I was able to configure the FGD for lot of entities to use my custom models.
However I was not able to get env_sprite to use my "sprite helper" model

Puu.sh

I am able to use sprite helper models for env_sprite in hammer editor for source engine and it greatly helps working with sprites I believe.

Thank you for this great program !!! ; ) I also noticed Paste Special seems to do nothing if you use keyboard ENTER to press OK or if you don't wait about 1 second after the dialog window comes up.

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Guest
Guest

Steam version needs update, and there is a bug that makes app does not close properly- every crash or exit on demand will make Steam thinks that JACK is still running- you can't exit steam or relaunch the app. Pleae consider fixing it, it works like this for over a year!

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defragen1
defragen1

I also have this problem. My current solution is to have a .bat file to kill steam before I try to run jack again

Puu.sh

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