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Creating a Left 4 Dead Menu Background

A Tutorial for Left 4 Dead

Tutorial to make custom menu backgrounds.

[title]How to create a custom Background & Music in LEFT 4 DEAD[/title] [u]You need:[/u] Rad Video Tools Click Here CUSTOM MENU MUSIC
[b]Step 1[/b] Go to "Steam\steamapps\common\left 4 dead\left4dead\sound\UI" and rename the file "gamestartup1" to "defaultgamestartup1" (Backup). You never know if you want to use the default music again. [b]Step 2[/b] Copy your Song or Audiofile you want to use as Menumusic and paste it into the Folder "Steam\steamapps\common\left 4 dead\left4dead\sound\UI" and rename it to "gamestartup1". Make sure the Audiofile is .mp3 and not to big or small. Look at the Default. [img]http://mitglied.lycos.de/audiotrash/a_tut_music.jpg[/img] CUSTOM MENU BACKGROUND
[b]Step 1[/b] Go to "Steam\steamapps\common\left 4 dead\left4dead\media" and rename the file "l4d_lighthouse_bg01" to "defaultl4d_lighthouse_bg01" (Backup). [img]http://mitglied.lycos.de/audiotrash/a_tut_media.jpg[/img] [b]Step 2[/b] Open Rad Video Tools, highlight the Image or Video you want to use and click on "Bink It!" [img]http://mitglied.lycos.de/audiotrash/a_tut_binkit.jpg[/img] Now a bigger window will open. You don't need to do anything here. Just click on "Bink" on the right side. [img]http://mitglied.lycos.de/audiotrash/a_tut_binkit2.jpg[/img] A small window showing the progress will now open. When it's done just click on "Done" and your .bik file will be saved where the original Image is. [img]http://mitglied.lycos.de/audiotrash/a_tut_binkit3.jpg[/img] [b]Step 3[/b] Again locate to "Steam\steamapps\common\left 4 dead\left4dead\media" and copy your just converted .bik file into the folder and rename it to "l4d_lighthouse_bg01". [b]Finished.[/b] Start your Left 4 Dead and see what you've done! Tips: - Make sure the Picture is in the same resolution as your game. - Try to keep the "action" in a image on the right side so it won't let your buttons vanish in the picture. Have fun and thanks for reading. [img]http://mitglied.lycos.de/audiotrash/create300x300.jpg[/img]
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    i did it lols 'v' but i didnt know what to use as a background so i just did a test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGqAPBqlssE&feature=youtu.be
    I LIKE IT LOUD!!!!!
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    Aha... now here is an off-topic question: Which are the files that make the video background run??? Which files makes the video on the menu background work??? Does anybody in this big, wide world knows???
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    Pros: Easy to follow, read, understand. Well detailed, and just plain easy. Cons: None Improvements: N/A Notes: Good job, helped me out :D
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    Posted by Anonymous Pros: helpful,nice details Cons: n/a Improvements: n/a Notes: overall good tut
    Thx Anonymus :D
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    Pros: helpful,nice details Cons: n/a Improvements: n/a Notes: overall good tut
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    This tutorial is helpful and it works for me.
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    Posted by zeiser12 Pros: Good detailed and good that u told them to make a backup Cons: Cant rly think of anything Improvements: Nothing rly its a tut... Notes: Good work
    Could you recheck your assessment please? dont say good good good and give 5 all
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    Pros: Good detailed and good that u told them to make a backup Cons: Cant rly think of anything Improvements: Nothing rly its a tut... Notes: Good work
    Mess with the best, die like t
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    Posted by jermy
    Render: to represent; depict, as in painting
    Oh okay :) Then tanks alot :D
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    Render: to represent; depict, as in painting
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