Adding splash screens to your custom Mod
Rust Entity Guide
Overview of Half-Life Entities on Half-Life Editing Resource Center
This tutorial will explain how to prepare a .zip file for your map for distribution or testing.
Most brush-based and model-based (monsters, etc) point entities allow you to set their rendering properties.
Make use of the Custom Game Feature
Half-Life Console Help Index
I am Half-Life
This tutorial is made to give a starting mapper some information about compile times and ideas how to improve them.
Terms and tips for more successful mapping
botmans article on Building the SDK
How To Install Maps
Mapping Tips from Eyeronik
Half-Life Console Commands and Variables
How to make map overviews
botmans introduction to The Valve Half-Life SDK
Accessing the Half-Life Console
How to get your mod splash screens to work in Steam HL.
Making your MOD name show up on Team Play games
Res files are a very useful extra you can build for your map. They contain a list of all the 'extras' your map contains, like sounds, maps, wads, etc
an indepth look at the issue of r_speeds and framerate, using two popular multiplayer maps as testing grounds. This is a must read for new level designers.
Half-Life Aliases and Scripts
Tips and Tricks for setting up a half-life server
Modifying Game Strings
Scroll down to uncover a list of useful tips on Half-Life Mapping
FAQ on the MOD SDK written in German
In this tutorial I will tell you how to extract the .wad file from the .gcf files used by Steam.
2 part theory explaining detail versus design in map making
botmans unofficial Half-Life MOD FAQ
What is in the Pak0.pak file?
Collection of tutorials on getting your mod working on Linux
Half-Life Console Commands
An extensive guide everyone will enjoy!
General Worldcraft/Hammer Tips
Impressive movies made easy.
The majority of email received by Worldcraft support is from people experiencing many of the same problems. The most common problems are listed here.
Change the colour of your HUD.
Advanced Half-Life editing FAQ
Mapping with Steam
Have you ever seen l33t mappers say they only map with Notepad?
Read it! Whether you've been mapping 'forever' or just starting out, there's probably something for you here.
In this, the first part in the 'Where is Poppy' modding tutorial series i highlight the steps required for setting up your GoldSrc Mod for its first run.
Half-Life Multiplayer Help and Tweaking
Hotkeys For Worldcraft(VHE)
This tutorial explains the use of some specific console commands mostly used for mapping and debugging.
General Half-Life Cmds & Cvars
Common errors and problems in HL mapping
Impress your fans with a video
Confused by an editing term that you've seen? Check here for its meaning.
A complete tutorial on creating a custom menu for your MOD. This one covers every aspect of creating and integrating custom graphics into your own custom menu.
The skill.cfg file defines the amount of health, the weapon strength of a monster, and the player's weapon strengths.