SDK Beta

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There is a Source SDK Beta available now.


  • Particle Editor, Material Editor, and Commentary Editor are now included in the Source SDK
  • Updated SDK source code for Orange Box mods
  • Added example particle system files to SDK content


  • Updated Linux binaries and makefiles for dedicated servers and server plugins
  • The Faceposer phoneme editor now pops up a warning message when a phoneme cannot be saved
  • Fixed crash in 'splitskybox.exe'

Known Issues

  • SDK shaders have not yet been updated for Orange Box games
  • New editors can be accessed by adding ‘-tools’ to the launch options for Orange Box games or mods utilizing the Orange Box engine

Getting the Source SDK Beta

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Opting in to the Beta SDK

Within Steam click "View" > "Settings". You can now change your Beta Participation within the Settings Menu.

Note: Be sure to run the game you wish to edit before running the SDK, to make sure you have the latest updates.