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  1. General Frank

    Crediting Tutorial

    Tutorial - How to give credits in a map. You made a cool map and used custom resources (models, icons, skins) or received extra help in your map? And now you want to say thank you to your helpers? No problem, this tutorial will show you how to do so. 1.) What are credits ...
  2. antihero

    Texturing Tutorials (PS)

    This is one of the techniques I use for painting realistic chainmail. It can be used for both texturing and freehand drawing. This technique is very simple and should allow users to create realistic chainmail with very little effort. This tutorial is intended for users of Photoshop. For...
  3. Mulgrim

    Milkshape tutorial - A simple way to unwrap your models.

    Milkshape tutorial - A simple way to unwrap your models. In this tutorial, you will learn my technique of unwrapping models in Milkshape 3d. If you are tired of trying to guess how to make your textures fit by just looking at the model, or if you're like me, wondering how to start at all...
  4. Gamecrafter_DK

    Understand the Numbers of WCIII

    UNDERSTAND THE NUMBERS OF WCIII Hello! This ‘tutorial’, thesis or whatever you could call it, lectures about a couple of things: Range, Colour, How to recalculate numbers in the editor. Introduction: Last night, I had a revelation! … Of sorts. I lay thinking about the numbers of Warcraft...
  5. Statharas

    How to remove Blight's green clouds

    How to remove Blight's green clouds I changed the blight texture, but the gasses remain...Let's remove them now, shall we? This is prety easy actually. Step one: Download and import the MDX Attachment. This is a simple empty model (Sorry if what i said before mislead you to mistakes). Just...
  6. Dentothor

    The Noobs Guide to Icon Art

    Hello Future Icon artists! In this tutorial we will learn the basics of icon art and all about the art tool GIMP (Gnu Image Manipulation Program) This tutorial MAY be used for photoshop as well but take note that the toolbox may not be in the same order. Tools You Will Need GIMP 2.6.6 (Any...
  7. Vestras

    Learning JASS

    Learning JASS Contents: Introduction Intermediate JASS Subchapter: Coding Conventions Advanced JASS (Game Cache Usage, Spell Making.) Goodbye Requires: - Advanced GUI knowledge. - Advanced WE knowledge. - NewGen. (The easiest way, but you can also use JASSCraft.) I hope...
  8. supertoinkz

    How to add Hero Glow without Modeling

    How to add Hero Glow without modeling? by supertoinkz Description: First of all, I saw many questions and request about adding hero glow on models. They didn't know there IS a SIMPLE way to make any unit have hero glow. Well, I can't teach you how to add dissipate because there are no specific...
  9. Belgarath

    Terrain Overgoes - a small guide

    Terrain Overgoes sand to rocks to grass to dirt and back again 'Terrain Overgo': The overlapping between two terrain tiles. Each terrain tile has an overlapping texture, though sometimes, as with dirt tiles, it is extremely crude looking. During the tutorial, the whole 'terrain overgo'...
  10. Revolve

    Various Terraining Tips!

    Various Terraining Tips! By Revolve Hello there! I will give you some advices to help you create better and more awsome terrains! :) 1. What You will need - Basic Terraining knowledge. I will give advices to people atleast a little experienced. If you are completely new, I strongly...
  11. Hodge-Podge

    Creating an ORPG

    Creating an ORPG Hi there Just a quick note on why I made this: I made this tutorial, because when I started on my ORPG, I couldn't find any resources that are related to ORPGs. There is one, but it doesn't seem to be complete and it doesn't really give much info on ORPGs. I am still...
  12. Mephestrial

    Creating a mass unit upgrade like the orc's Berserker Upgrade

    For this tutorial I am going to refer to the unit that is going to be upgraded as the “Tier2 Unit” and the unit that it is upgraded from as the “Tier1 Unit”. Step 1: Creating the Upgrade Locate the Orc’s “Berserker Upgrade” in the Object Editor’s upgrade tab. Create a new upgrade based on the...
  13. Pyritie

    Off-site Tutorials

    A collection of tutorials that are not on the hive. Post links below!
  14. Pyritie

    Off-site Tutorials

    A collection of tutorials that are not on the hive. General Scratch Modeling & Unwrapping 3D Studio Max Basic Modeling - Novice - 3D Art by Whitehorn (Suggested by BlinkBoy) 3D Studio Max: Model Unwrapping (UVW) - Average - 3D Art by Whitehorn (Suggested by BlinkBoy) Modeling from scratch &...
  15. Pyritie

    Off-site Tutorials

    A collection of tutorials that are not on the hive. General drawing tutorials This tutorial focuses on anthropomorphic figures near the end but the first half teaches all sorts of things about how to get started drawing humans/humanoids. Recommended for those new to drawing! (Suggested by...
  16. Aesthetics

    Simple Loading Screen

    Simple Loading Screen By Aesthetics I - Required Tools and Files II - Implementation III - Troubleshooting IV - Conclusion I - Required Tools and Filesone Irfanview (Click "Download" on the left sidebar, click on a mirror, download Infranview, and set it up. Next, next, agree, next, next...)...
  17. dab

    Creating a custom cursor

    Creating a custom cursor Extracting the files. Changing the models path. Skinning the cursor. Importing it properly, changing the model file of the cursor...
  18. ~Void~

    Hero Craft: Function, Role, Synergy and Balance

    Hero Craft > Function, Role, Synergy and Balance < 500 Foreword: The purpose of this tutorial is to guide new and experienced developers in the right path when designing heroes for their maps. I find the problem with heroes is that, no matter how polished and efficient the map's code, no...
  19. DragoonZombie

    Tower Turning Tutorial

    Tower Turning Tutorial by DragoonZombie Introductions: In this tutorial I will show you how to make (non-)custom towers turn to his target when attacking. Requirements: WarCraft 3 World Editor Step I: Go to the Object Editor and create/edit the Root (Ancients) ability (Abilities...
  20. Mialee

    Creating Good Descriptions

    Well, I'm Mialee from Brazil and you're about to read a tutorial about how to create good heroes to your map. Do not expect a 100% correct grammar since my country doesn't speak english. ------------------------------------------ 1. Introduction 2. Making a good hero description 3...
  21. WILL THE ALMIGHTY

    Making Effects in Magos

    SFX in MAGOS Here I will show you the basice knowledge of Magos and how to make special effects with it. Now, I expect you to know some basic modding knowledge, I won't talk to you about how blp's work, what alpha layers are and the like, so if you encounter something you don't know about...
  22. Ribenamania

    Mini Guide on How to: Alpha Texture

    Mini Guide on How to: Alpha Texture by Ribenamania This tutorial helps you to make an alpha texture, it means that some part of the texture is transparent. Follow the steps and you'll get to make it. Step 1 Okay , I'll be using this picture for this guide Step 2 Use any selection...
  23. HappyCockroach

    Drawing Flames in the GIMP (or Photoshop)

    Hello! This tutorial is about drawing Flames in the GIMP, or Photoshop. Note that I do not recommend you to use these flames as the main object in your drawing scene, but as a background. Difficulty: 3/10 - Easy 1. Start a new drawing. It will look better with smaller dimensions. (This one is...
  24. KelThuzad

    How to make Icons - My style

    BTNSlash and BTNPotion - KelThuzad's style BTNSlash - Difficulty: Depends on the Art Skills, but NOT hard. - Requirements: Photoshop, Icon Layer for PS. Let's start by making 350x350 file. Create a new layer. Choose hard brush, 100% opacity and grey color, and draw the razor...
  25. busterkomo

    Complete list of things that leak

    Complete list of things that leak This is a complete list of everything that leaks. I haven't found a complete tutorial elsewhere, so I decided to write my own. Unit Groups Locations Special Effects Player Groups Misc. Unit Groups GUI Creating groups leaks, and thus we must find a way...
  26. aznricepuff

    vJASS OOP Lesson

    vJASS OOP Lesson One of the most important things to JASS that vJASS introduces is the ability to use Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) features. The most basic OOP feature that vJASS offers is the struct, the equivalent of a class or an object in other languages (such as Java or Python). For...
  27. iPeez

    Beginners F.A.Q To Terraining

    F.A.Q World Editor Basics by iPeez Author's Note: Here we have 23 questions I have came over the past 2 years of my terrain experience. And of course the answers. Those of you who have used the editor for a while wont find this very useful, but who knows..? Are you a beginner to...
  28. Slaydon

    WE Map Editor for Newbies!

    Warcraft III World Editor Guide! 600 Index: For this tutorial I’m using Warcraft III Editor Unlimited which can be downloaded on www.wc3campaigns.net/tools/weu/. I’m using it because it can make your map a bit over 2x times bigger, and more items to use, but you won’t need it for...
  29. -JonNny

    Problems of balancing Evasion

    This Tutorial is about balancing Critical strike/Bash and Evasion and their big differences. Sounds easy but Evasion is really tricky and im sure its interesting for everybody Examples of Bash / Critical Strike Critical Strice or Bash is easy to balance because with their...
  30. ap0calypse

    The importance of a Description

    The Importance of a Description 512 Index: Description on the Hive Why waste time on a description? What should I add/avoid in a description? How can I make my description appealing? In-game Description Why add a description in-game if I have one on the hive? What should I...
  31. Deolrin

    Exporting files from a MPQ.

    Top Exporting files from a MPQ. Beginner: 1/10 Magos Model Editor Table of Contents: Top A side note, about MPQ's... Intro The Model Editor MPQ Browsing Exporting Models Exporting Textures Credits and Thanks Welcome to the MPQ exporting tutorial! Follow the steps as they appear: Note A...
  32. Wazzz

    Similar Spells On Same Unit

    Similar Spells On Same Unit Many people have asked the question 'How do I get 2 abilities based off of the same one to work on the same unit?'. I too asked myself this question, as I wanted to do this for myself. I figured out a way, and have told people my method. However, it is tiring...
  33. donut3.5

    Modeling and Animation 101

    Modeling and Animation 101 Alright, I figured every newbie needs a beginning, and this would help them get them off on the right foot. This tutorial teaches very little advanced tricks, and should be referenced more as a glossary. However, there will be tips and tricks that I'm sure almost...
  34. Flame_Phoenix

    Making a spell in vJASS - Practice Session 1

    Making a spell in vJASS with good practice session 1 Hi all, this is the first tutorial of a serie of tutorial I plan to do if I have enough time. In this tutorial you will learn the basics of vJASS as well as good coding practices that took me years to learn in the wc3campaigns website. This...
  35. Septimus

    How to use the campaign editor

    Campaign FAQ A lot of mappers would probably ask this question. How to develop a good campaign? A lot of mappers, even those with experience in WE might struggle when it was the first time they start creating a campaign. This tutorial would teach you how to import custom resources, how...
  36. Asomath

    Creating a Bossfight

    How to Create a Proper Bossfight. Reason: The reason I am making this tutorial/walkthrough is due to the lack of interesting bossfights in WC3 maps. The thread I made "pieces to a good and interesting bossfight" went very well, so I decided to create a tutorial. I believe that bossfights play...
  37. Zack1996

    Generating a Hero Idea

    Generating a Hero Idea Have you ever started on a map and got stuck when its time to create some heroes? This tutorial is here to help! This covers some basics of creating a hero idea. If you need help on the skills, check out some other tutorials or post a request in the forums. Content...
  38. BlinkBoy

    In-depth Animation Tutorial [3ds max]

    Basic Animation Tutorial By BlinkBoy Overview Difficulty 5/10 Normal difficulty Tools Required 3d Studio Max [Any Version] 3dsmax 4,5 -> Art Tools 3dsmax 6-up -> NeoDex 2 Knowledge Requirements Basic knowledge on managing 3dsmax and it's interface. Some basic...
  39. Interceptor

    How to: Create a Full-working Custom Race

    How to: Create a Full-working Custom Race Okay, here we go. You have played wc3 for very long, beaten 1vs8 insane blindfold and so on. You are just bored from the ordinary 4 races: Human, Orc, Night Elf and Undead. Maybe what you need is to try another race? If that's right, this tutorial is...
  40. Belgarath

    Useful Tips for Night Forest Terrains.

    Useful Tips for Night Forest Terrains. By Belgarath / Jack-Shepherd This short guidebook is to teach you a few quick tips about terraining a forest, at night - usually scary - using the Ashenvale tileset. This can be a modern or medieval forest. Sections: Destructibles placement Doodad...
  41. Septimus

    The Importance of Efficiency in Coding

    The Importance of Efficiency in Coding A lot of mapper (Especially newbie) adopt the concept of "As long as it work". They do not give a damn about triggering/scripting as long as their map look nice or done. This was a poor & awful concept to be adopt with, as it could lead to unnecessary...
  42. Mr.Goblin

    Mr.Goblin's Tutorial!

    For this tutorial you must have photoshop, gimp, or any programs that as the commends to change the opacity and the size of your pencil. My tutorial.doc = GOOGLE DOC DOCUMENT ^Since this Tutorial is really old, This document is the only version available with images. ^ DESCRIPTION: Greetings...
  43. Septimus

    The Path Of Proper Map Making - What to do and what should be avoided

    The Path Of Proper Map Making A lot of mappers, especially new ones would probably ask this question. How to create a good map? There are a lot of ways to do so. To start with, I will begin with scripting/triggering. The Importance Of Proper Scripting A lot of people (Especially...
  44. Child_0f_Bodom

    Hidden Resources in the WE (with screenshots!)

    1. How to use these models/icons 2. Hidden Icons 3. Models - 3.1 Units - 3.2 Missiles - 3.3 Effects - 3.4 Doodads What is this? This is the list of resources that cannot be viewed in World Editor. You can view some hidden resources in World Editor if you use World Editor Unlimited or Jass...
  45. ~Void~

    Polished Iron Texture

    Polished Iron This is more of a snippet than a tutorial, but hell if I know where else to put it. So here goes. This tutorial will teach you a texturing technique that will allow you to make things like this: First, start with an outline of what you're going to draw. I'm going to make some...
  46. bounty hunter2

    Various tips for a cinematic maker

    This tutorial is meant for beginners in the terms of WE cinematic making. This tutorial is meant to give you some good tips when making a cinematic. A cinematic can be of two types: A in game cinematic, where after the cinematic ends you play the map (campaign) A cinematic map (a entire map...
  47. D a w n

    Create Models only with free tools

    this tutorial is not finished yet, but it´s already finished enough to learn something from it. First of all I´m going to tell you what you could learn in this tutorial: you will learn how to create a model with the help of the free modeling programs available for warcraft. The following tools...
  48. cooldud3

    Changing Loading Bar Text

    Loading Bar Text Guide This is a quick guide on how to change the text in the loading bar. By default its set as "L O A D I N G", "Press any key to continue" and finally "Waiting for other players". Because the map has to load before these changes can be made, the L O A D I N G will not...
  49. Belgarath

    Playable Terrain: Islands

    Playable Terrain: Islands In this tutorial, I will teach you how to make a proper island using the Sunken Ruins tileset, without editing any object data, in only 5 quick steps. REQUIRED All you need for this tutorial is your World Editor. Nothing less, nothing more. PART ONE - LAYOUT Step 1...
  50. SuPa-

    Modeling Video Tutorial [Reviewed]

    This Video Tutorial will show you how to make a low poly biped. NOT the head, though, as there is a fine tutorial for that over at WC3C The way I model is not necessarily the best way, but it's a way to If you see in the video, near the end, that place between the chest and arm is made of...
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