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GM_BigIsland
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Aug 14, 2013 @ 4:51pm
Mar 19 @ 2:04pm
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Description
A huge tropical island map with sandy beaches, forests, caves and rivers - suitable for roleplay and survival gamemodes. A two-month project, Big Island spans the entire usable Hammer grid and features 90% custom content as well as a few secrets. We recommend playing in HDR for the full experience - don't worry, we've tamed the bloom.
No additional games are required to play, as all necessary content is included.

Created by LEAKTEK collaboration

Matt Westphal / Stinger21
http://www.mattwestphal.com

Jack Parsons / Hiyougami
http://www.hiyougami.co.uk

Enjoy!

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Makes sense, as I'm using a slightly older laptop to play GMod.
Hiyu, Enjoyer of Coffees  [author] 16 hours ago 
@Worf I think your graphics card uses older standards? I can't see colour correction working in the screenshot. The water texture uses normal mapping, not DU/DV mapping, which I think is only sorted out in DX9 and later.
wtfbomb153 19 hours ago 
4.5/5 in my opinion. Though there are some things that need to be fixed.

http://imgur.com/a/5rQk9
Hiyu, when I load this map, the water surface textures appear as a checkerboard, I think they're missing. In addition, the water in the skybox appears solid black. Do you know what could be causing this and/or how I can fix it? Thanks in advance! http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=249943814
Uber 22 hours ago 
best map ever in the frikin world great job
Awesome map, just one problem: The occasional errors are here.
Hiyu, Enjoyer of Coffees  [author] Apr 13 @ 4:53am 
A friend of mine wanted me to use his lovely water texture (so I did), unfortunately I seem to have lost him in the deep sea of Steam :(
[RED]Vincent(nl) Apr 13 @ 12:39am 
okay nice map by the way and the water wow so nice water
Hiyu, Enjoyer of Coffees  [author] Apr 12 @ 5:47pm 
@Vincent it has had AI nodes since the most recent update :) Some of the more open areas have them missing - I covered as much as I could but Source has a limit on how many you can place.
[RED]Vincent(nl) Apr 12 @ 12:59pm 
is this map noded?