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XBLAH's Modding Tool - Creating a Mod

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Note.pngNote:This tutorial was written for XBLAH's Modding Tool XBLAH's Modding Tool v2.0.2. Please be aware that subsequent updates might have introduced alterations in terminologies, introduced novel features, or reorganized certain elements within the interface.

XBLAH's Modding Tool XBLAH's Modding Tool - Creating a mod

Creating a bare-bones mod usually requires more than just creating a liblist.gam or a gameinfo.txt. Mods based on GoldSrc GoldSrc and Source Source games can be created with the XBLAH's Modding Tool XBLAH's Modding Tool using an intuitive interface, that creates all the required files and directories. Mapbase Mapbase mods are also supported.

Accessing the feature

This can be accessed within the tool via Custom IconTop Menu > File > New > Game > Project....

Additionally, this can be accessed via Custom IconToolbar > Add button.

Creating a mod

Instead of manually setting up everything, a functional base mod can be crafted using the subsequent steps.

Base Game

To create a new mod, select a Base game. The tool will show all the compatible base games the developer has installed through Steam.

Notice: If a base game doesn't show up, either it is not installed, or there isn't a mod template for it.

Mod Template

After a base game was selected, select a Mod Template. The recommended Mod Template will be marked as default, but other templates may be available.

Tip.pngTip:If you are unsure which to use, choose the default one.

Mod Information

Choose a title for the mod.
Choose a folder name for the mod. Keep in mind this is not the mod name or title, but rather a unique folder name, with lowercase letters and hyphens.
Warning.pngWarning:If there is another detected mod with the same folder name, it will display as invalid folder.

Finishing up

Once everything is set up, click Create and you will have a fully working mod, ready to be worked on.

Notice: When creating Source Source mods, it will replace the default font file so all letters are available, since the stock font file only contains the letters that make Half-Life.

Supported Games

See also