Replaces the assault rifle with a fully-automatic M4.
Just a mod of the looks and sound, the weapon functions exactly the same as before, and can work online.
Installation requires Notepad++ (note the ++ plus plus. can also use a similar advanced text editor, hex editors). -Place the vpk files your L4D addons folder. REMEMBER TO BACKUP YOUR OLD FILES! -Editing pak01_dir.vpk... . .REMEMBER TO BACKUP YOUR pak01_dir.vpk! YOU CAN ALWAYS GET IT BACK BY VERIFYING GAME CACHE! . .THESE EXACT STRINGS... NO MORE, NO LESS CHARACTERS!!! . .Open pak01_dir.vpk in your "...\left 4 dead \left4dead\" folder. . Find: "v_rifle" . Replace: "v_rifl3" . (replace all 5 instances) . . . Find: "w_rifle_m16a2" . Replace: "w_rifl3_m16a2" . (replace all 5 instances) -The game should now load the custom model! -Pray Valve patches L4D to no longer require this for non-map addons!
You can also use GCFScape to extract the files and install them in their individual directories within the game (models/v_models/, materials/models/..., sound/weapons/..., etc).