View Full Version : LW models into Gary's Mod?

06-14-2013, 07:38 AM
I haven't found LW specific info on how to stick your own 3D models into Gary's Mod yet. Ran into a few how-tos mentioning 3DSMax, eventually found myself at Valve wiki <eyes start turning into glass> :stumped: Was curious to know if anyone's been able to do it with LW yet?

06-14-2013, 08:08 AM
I understand Gary's mod uses the SMD format, I found this:

06-14-2013, 08:34 AM
I've done a couple of Models in LW and gotten them into Generic Half Life 2... (Some light fixture props). It's a rather convoluted process, and I dont' remember every step, but Softimage XSI Mod Tool was involved in the process, as the ->SMD file part.

The one time I tried to use the lw2SMD plugins, they crashed LW, straight to desktop.

06-14-2013, 08:20 PM
Convoluted - lol, excellent word. It reminded me of complex origami folding on first impressions. Some good starting points mentioned above, thank you. :thumbsup: