Softimage Mod Tool

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XSI is the program used to make models for Source. There are three commercial versions, XSI Foundation, Essentials, and Advanced.

XSI Mod Tool

XSI Mod Tool (based on SOFTIMAGE|XSI Foundation 4.2) is available for free.

Valve Source Add-On for XSI5.11 users

Valve Source Add-on that was included in SDK has problems with XSI5.0/5.11. Noesis Interactive has released updated Add-on for XSI5.11 users.

Valve Source Add-On for XSI 5.11


Generic XSI Tutorials

Quickstart Guide for Max/Maya/Lightwave users

Source Tutorials

Video Tutorials

Creating a prop in XSI and Texturing it with Photoshop by FlashJackson - 1+ hour video tutorial that shows prop creation process from modeling, texturing to compiling. (Also On Main Page For Now of Redemtion Site [1] Scroll to the bottom.)

Colt 1911 XSI Video Tutorial by desty - 5 hour video tutorial which shows the whole modeling process. Reference pictures and renders file are also available.

3D Buzz - "Introduction to XSI" 5 hour VTM series


Digital-Tutors - XSI free turorials


SourceSDK contains various character/weapon/vehicle sample scenes (.scn) for XSI. See sourcesdk_content/<game name>/modelsrc/... You can replace the model to make your own characters/weapons/vehicles.

Also there is Korin XSI Mod Tool Scene data released by nkinta. It shows how to make an Alyx replacement model with full facial animations.