Map Highlight: Dark Nebula by Onox792

Every so often there are maps created by up and coming authors that are exemplary cases for the notion of “first maps” or those first few maps a level designer makes to stumble about the engine, figuring out what’s right and wrong. Dark Nebula (sc_darknebula) happens to be one of these. As has been underscored the map certainly does not warrant a critical review, as it\’s more of an introductory attempt on the part of the author, but it’s certainly something beginning level designers should follow in terms of the combinations of gameplay and visual design. The mapper makes a clear attempt to brush the interiors with enough detail that you\’re not passing through rooms that summarily look like boring cubes...

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How to set up AMX Mod X Studio

Notice this is not AMX Mod X, so if you\’re looking to install AMXX, you\’re in the wrong place.If you want to make your own custom plugins or customize others from source code, you\’ll do better than running the online compiler by using AMXX Studio

  1. Go to http://www.amxmodx.org/downloads.php
  2. Download the latest AMXX Full Installer
  3. Install the program
  4. Run AMX X Studio. You should have the code editor in front of you.
  5. Go to Tools > Settings on the top tab
  6. You should see a window like this:

You won\’t have the “Compiler” textbox filled because you need to link it yourself. From the AMX X Full Installer you should have installed amxxpc.exe. Make sure all your folders (data, scripting) in the /…/amxx (AMX X root directory) are in the same location...

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