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L4D: Creating a Ladder

Category: Source: L4D 1 & 2
June 06, 2009

Creating a ladder that our character can climb to escape from the zombies for just a few seconds is simple. Watch the video to find out how and check out the notes.

1. Place prop_static entity where you want your ladder to go. This will be the ladder you will climb. This is not a ladder you can actually climb yet.

If you don't know how to add a prop_static into your map, see Adding Props Tutorial.

L4D: Creating a Ladder

2. Create a brush with 'nodraw' texture on it. Position it in front of the ladder and make sure it is 2 units in depth.

L4D: Creating a Ladder

L4D: Creating a Ladder

3. Apply 'Ladder' texture to the front of the brush face.

L4D: Creating a Ladder

4. Select your newly created ladder brush and press Cntrl+T or click toEntity.

L4D: Creating a Ladder

5. Choose func_ladder

L4D: Creating a Ladder

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