Portal BTS - Tutorial - Wall Pipes
This tutorial expects you to have this amount of knowledge within the topic to follow along smoothly.
This guide will show you how to create wall pipes.
Basic Wall Pipes
These walls pipes only have a 16 unit gap inside them.
Creating the path
Use the Clipping Tool to cut 128 wide gaps the wall. Push the cut blocks 16 units back.
You can either leave the texture behind the maps the normal metal wall texture or use
prop_static entities and set their model to
models/props/wall_pipes_horiz/wall_pipes_horiz.mdl. This will be the main model to use.
If your path takes a 90 degree turn, use the
wall_pipes_bend models and rotate any other pipe models.
Use the wall_pipes_wave models to change which side the normal models are closer to for extra detail.
Detailed Wall Pipes
You can place an orange lights behind the wall pipes if you need to. This can be used for lighting. Sometimes a
light_spot with its color being
242 91 0 is necessary. You can also add Interior Fences if you'd like.