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HOWTO: Creating map .override files
« on: August 20, 2009, 02:38:11 PM »
Just a quick post to get this started (not sure if there's already a post on this subject)

To obtain the entity list from a map, use entdump:

  http://r-1.ch/entdump.exe  (Source: http://r-1.ch/entdump.c )

Like:

  entdump somemap.bsp > somemap.ent

Then edit the .ent file in a text editor (such as notepad.exe)

Then paste the text of the modified .ent file into:

  http://r-1.ch/r1q2gen.php

...and also enter the name of the 'real' map, like:
 
  maps/somemap.bsp


Then click the Generate .override file button, and save the .override file to your hard drive, in your quake2/baseq2/maps folder.  (Or quake2/xatrix/maps or wherever you want the override to be.)


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Re: HOWTO: Creating map .override files
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2009, 02:58:08 PM »
Thanks quadz! Now I can try to make the override for "Crater Kitchen". BSP file is ven_dm4.
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Re: HOWTO: Creating map .override files
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2009, 03:41:25 PM »
Hope you all can't wait for CleanCode and all of it's in-game entity editing glory!

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Re: HOWTO: Creating map .override files
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2009, 03:54:11 PM »
Heheh. What is CleanCode? Is it a mod that you are writing?
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Re: HOWTO: Creating map .override files
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2009, 05:29:49 AM »
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Re: HOWTO: Creating map .override files
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2009, 10:02:52 PM »
Thanks quadz! Now I can try to make the override for "Crater Kitchen". BSP file is ven_dm4.

ven_dm4.override <- bad file name.

should be ven_dm4.bsp.override



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Re: HOWTO: Creating map .override files
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2014, 03:03:16 PM »
Is anyone success to do same on q2pro server

This working perfect on r1q2 servers

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