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Making Optimized Stairs - A Tutorial for Counter-Strike 1.6

How to make professional-ish stairs...

**This Tutorial will hopefully explain to you in great detail how to make a nice set of stairs that will not take up as much memory as a "normal" set of stairs would** A. Make a null-textured brush. This will be the first stair. (see fig 1) B. Copy initial stair brush as many times as you deem necessary. (see fig 2) C. Highlight stairs and, using clip tool, cut off the bottom half of the stairs going diagonally. (see fig 4) D. Texture your stairs however you see fit. (see fig 5) E. Highlight the stairs and make them a func-illusionary. The reason for this is so that when a player walks up and down them, they will not experience that "bouncy" feeling that throws your crosshair all out of whack. (see fig 6) F. Make a brush 16 units thick and place it under your func-illusionary stairs. This brush must be the same length and width of the stairs, so as to prevent leaks. (see fig 7) G. Make a clip brush that is the same height and width of your func-illusionary stairs. On the bottom stair make the clip brush extend to lay FLAT on the floor. (see fig 8 and fig 9) And there you have it! Optimized stairs with no "bouncy" effect. Hope this all makes sense :p
  • **Notes:** - Muy bueno este tutorial amigo, me ha servido de mucho
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    > **Posted by natko** > Hey, the third image link is down. :/ its been down for a long time lol all it shows is the clipping tool ready to diagonally cut the stair brushes (resulting in the next picture). ur not missing anything heh but i deleted it so its "fixed" i suppose
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    Hey, the third image link is down. :/
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    nice and useful
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    **Pros:** - Pictures - Detail - Short and yet informative **Cons:** - None **Notes:** - 1st image seems to be broken, but didn't really cause any problem.
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    Excellent, simple and very useful. Thank you.
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    alrighty ill do that :p Edit: mkay i suppose thats better. its still a little cut off for me but it works. Why is the screen so narrow now? there is SO much wasted space on the site now
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    > **Posted by timmycakes** > i tried =/ but (for me at least) they were like...cut in half >< i dunno why. do the links work at least? :o That's probably because they are bigger then the box you're putting them in. Dropbox is by no means a reliable long-term image host. Just upload within the tutorial or at least use something long-term like imageshack/sleekupload etc. use <a href="//URLTOIMG"><img src="//URLTOIMAGE" width="500"></a> To make images nicer on the page and link to larger if required.
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    i tried =/ but (for me at least) they were like...cut in half >< i dunno why. do the links work at least? :o
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    Hey, should upload the screens locally.
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