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  1. Mayday

    High Resolution Loading Screens

    In this tutorial, you'll find how to get a HD Loading Screen. There's two methods available. ".dds" & ".tga" The one you choose is based on the Warcraft 3 version you have. Users on the Latest Patch can choose between either, although using a ".dds" import is superior as it uses a lower file...
  2. Zypher

    Complete and Concise GUI Tutorial

    topGUI Complete Trigger Tutorial by Zypher- By Zypher What will this tutorial teach you? ------------------- Beginner What is a trigger? What is an event? What is a condition? What is an action? How can I make these work to my advantage? -------------------- Intermediate What is a...
  3. Hiro

    Create A Basic Signature On Photoshop

    I'm Atreyu from TH and I would like to submit my tutorial here. How to create a Basic Signature on Photoshop INTRODUCTION: What is a Signature? - Signature is the graphic art usually found on below the user's posts. For the Hiveworkshop, I know you see the signatures below...
  4. H

    Full Menus and Buttons Toturial

    Know this toturial is extracted from blizzard's support folder, which alike 85% of people dont know it. This toturial will explain what each button does, and each object editor jobs and stuff. This toturial was improved by me as well as sorted. 1)Map Creation and Settings...
  5. Linaze

    Creating High Quality Characters

    How to create a high quality character Characters have the most important task in a story game or such, it is their duty to make sure that the reader / gamer etc keeps the interest in the game or story. Without good characters, a storyline cannot become good, take the warcraft lore for example...
  6. PrisonLove

    Making a Grenade Type Spell

    Grenade Type Spells Okay I’m going to show you guys how to make a grenade type spell. This is not an introduction to dummy units or dummy spells, I’m assuming you know how to make them. You also need basic triggering knowledge for this. What do I mean by this? Well, a grenade type spell (as...
  7. Ezikielth

    Creating A UV-Map of an Existing Wc3 File For Use in Skinning

    Difficulty-Low 2/10 Applicability-Moderately High 8/10 Application Heavy?- 8/10 Noob Friendly?- YES LithUnwrap Wc3 Viewer Biturn The Images In this tutorial correspond to the text below them. This tutorial will teach you how to make UV Maps from existing WC3 models for use in skinning...
  8. Ostaph13

    Making a full TD [Reviewed: Ralle]

    First Thoughts This is my recommendation if you want to make a new innovative map that everyone wants to play...... -Don't make something that has been done before! (Example) A Maul such as Wintermaul. (Why Not?) It has been overused so many times before, and these days you rarely see a...
  9. NinjasDontFight

    [WIP] Getting Started With The WE

    General WE Tips and Tutorials QuicklistTop Getting Started Early Off Getting Familiar FAQ Terraining (Basics) Terraining (Advanced) Smooth Rivers Recommended Tilesets Good Fog, Weather, Sky Getting StartedTag The World Editor is a very powerfull tool made by Blizzard. It allows you to...
  10. F

    Complete Icon Tutorial - All About Icons

    "Complete Icon Tutorial with ALL about Icons" Flame_Phoenix IMPORTANT !! After the unexpected success my first tutorial had Creating a Tavern by Flame_Phoenix i was astonished. I never expected my tutorial to have an excellent qualification by the users. In deed i remember trying to go to...
  11. Ralle

    Ralle's Tower Defence Guide

    Ralle's Tower Defence Guide Table of Contents Intro Terrain The Trigger Core Builders and Towers Bonus introIntro I will start off by explaining what a Tower Defense is. A Tower Defense (or TD) is a genre of WarCraft 3 Custom Scenarios (maps). All towers, upgrades, builders creeps are...
  12. Katu

    Aesthetics

    contentsAesthetics Version 3.6 Contents Text Names Colors 2D art Mapping tips Suggested reading I've seen a very number of maps while playing online and I also downloaded a lot to test and play and found out that even the "9.0 Gold series" type of maps can contain little mistakes...
  13. GST_Nemisis

    Using Chat Commands

    Using Chat Commands This tutorial will contain three tutorials when finished, all relating to doing stuff using chat commands. You may have seen on maps people being able to type –help to bring up a help menu or –kick (player colour) to kick a player. This tutorial will tell you how to do all...
  14. Ralle

    World Editor FAQ - Work in Progress

    CONWorld Editor Basics The Object Editor The Object Manager The Import Manager The Terrain Editor The Trigger Editor The Sound Editor Introduction This FAQ is a collection of several frequently asked questions and short tutorials about performing different tasks in Blizzard's Warcraft III World...
  15. Ralle

    Icons Guide

    Introduction Warcraft icons are used for many things. They are used for abilities, items, units and buildings. Everything in Warcraft have an icon. Icons are in the format of 64x64 pixels in .blp or .tga format. This guide will tell you about how to make an icon and what you need to have in...
  16. Ralle

    Transitions Among Campaign Maps

    From www.battle.net by Mtlhead This tutorial describes a specialized use of the 'Save Game and Load Game' and 'Save Game and Change Level' triggers that were originally demonstrated by Blizzard in the Orc Expansion Campaign that came with the Frozen Throne WCIII expansion, and later were...
  17. Ralle

    Making any Spell Autocasting

    Introduction Many spells in Warcraft can be cast automatically. This function is called autocast. It is not possible to just tick an option and the selected ability will be able to autocast. You will have to go deeper. You will have to use triggers and maybe an ability that also can autocast, to...
  18. ragingspeedhorn

    Basics of a Tower Defense

    Note: This tutorial will explain you the very basics of making a TD. This is in no way geared towards experienced modders but is made for the beginners within Warcraft III modding. What is a TD? TD stands for Tower Defense and is a genre of maps developed for the Warcraft III engine. In a TD...
  19. Ralle

    Making an Open Rpg

    written by Bob27... Introduction Making an Open Rpg is pretty easy, but making a good one can be very hard. An Open Rpg should have more then one race, should have quests and an extra inventry system. Planning, Terraining, Object Data and Hero Selection System The first thing that should be...
  20. Ralle

    The Basics of Object Data

    written by Bob27... Introduction The Object Editor is very simple to use. Object Data is used to make new units, abilities, spells, items, upgrades, buffs, doodads and destructables. This can also be used to edit original Blizzard made Object Data. Creating a New Custom Object New Object...
  21. Ralle

    World Editor Tips

    Introduction This is a collection of several frequently asked questions and short tutorials about performing different tasks in the World Editor. This FAQ is by no means definitive; it serves as a basic reference and should assist mapmakers of all skill levels. Object Editor Speed up Object...
  22. Ralle

    Play Warcraft in a Window

    Introduction Playing Warcraft in a window is very useful when you are doing other stuff while playing Warcraft or while writing strategies or something. Because it's very easy to minimize and you don't even have to minimize. It's also nice if you are chatting on MSN, AIM, YIM, IRC or any other...
  23. Ralle

    Variables

    Introduction Variables are places to store small amounts of data so you can use them later. They can for example be used for storing a players kill-counts, a players name, a type of unit, text-strings and dialogs. Creating a variable Most variables are made in the Variable Editor. To...
  24. Ralle

    Top ten most asked questions

    from battle.net How do I allow heroes to go past level 10? From the main window, use Advanced->Gameplay Constants. Find and adjust the field called Hero Maximum Level. How do I allow heroes to gain experience from creeps past level 5? From the main window, use Advanced->Gameplay Constants...
  25. Ralle

    Basic Memory Leaks

    by thunder_eye... Lets start with a brief overview of how leaks happen, or more precisely, how handle object leaks happen. These memory leaks are what we deal with the most, there are others, like string leaks (which can't be prevented at all, but are usually insignificant), and the problem...
  26. Ralle

    Hosting Games: Router and Software Configuration

    0Introduction While playing certain games behind a router or other types of software / hardware firewalls you sometimes can't host a game because the firewall hardware or software blocks it. To be able to host games, you will have to open / forward the ports that are used by the game. This...
  27. Ralle

    Basic Triggering

    Introduction This tutorial describes the difference between Events, Conditions and Actions. I will show some examples along the way and help you to understand the effects and power of triggers. We have many things to do, so let's get started. To begin we must create a new blank trigger...
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