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    von*ferret got a reaction from C-NAP in Level Design Help Files   
    Collection of Help Sites for Level Design themed Files
    If you wish to add to this, simply reply and I'll add your link in its appropriate category. Thanks to everyone who contributes!
    General Level Design Articles & Best Practices
    Common Sense vs Level Design: http://www.johnsto.co.uk/design/common-sense/ Ten principles of good level design: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DanTaylor/20130929/196791/Ten_Principles_of_Good_Level_Design_Part_1.php Starting a new level: http://designreboot.blogspot.de/2010/02/level-design-primer-starting-new-level.html The visual guide to multiplayer level design - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobbyRoss/20140720/221342/The_Visual_Guide_to_Multiplayer_Level_Design.php Multiplayer 101 Level Design - http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc Lunaran's Deathmatch Encyclopedia - http://lunaran.com/page.php?id=9 Designing FPS Multiplayer Maps - http://www.ongamedesign.net/designing-fps-multiplayer-maps-part-1/ Deathmatch Map Design: The architecture of flow - http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195069/deathmatch_map_design_the_.php Deconstructing "Favela" (COD:MW2) - http://blogs.wefrag.com/channie/2010/02/28/deconstructing-favela-part-i/  Designing better levels through human instinct: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6411/designing_better_levels_through_.php Composition in Level Design - http://gamasutra.com/blogs/MateuszPiaskiewicz/20140817/223513/Composition_in_Level_Design.php Level-Design.org Knowledge Base - http://level-design.org/?page_id=2468 Push & Pull: The art of guiding players through an environment - http://www.clement-melendez.com/portfolio/articles/push-pull/introduction/ Ben’s Small Bible of Realistic Multiplayer Level Design - http://www.benb-design.net/Articles/benb_article02.pdf GDC
    GDC 2010 Level Design Notes - http://worldofleveldesign.com/gdc-2010-level-design-part1-sylvain-douce.php GDC talk on Level-Design Pre-Production: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012660/Level-Design-in-a-Day Iterative Level-Design at Bethesda: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020171/Level-Design-in-a-Day Source SDK
    Communities
    HALFLIFE2.NET - http://www.halflife2.net/ Interlopers.net - http://interlopers.net/ Wavelength - http://forums.thewavelength.net/ Slackiller - http://www.slackiller.com/ HLGamer.com - http://www.hlgamer.com/ Half-Life 2 Files - http://halflife2.filefront.com/ Modding
    Valve Developer Community - https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Main_Page Modding Resources - http://forums.filefr...ad.php?t=173279 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... =61&diff=0 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... a-single-/ Team Fortress 2
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=4674 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    http://www.worldofleveldesign.com/categories/cat_csgo.php Tutorials
    Mod Making Tutorials fogs - http://tutorials.moddb.com/70/?fpage=0 A (rare) French tutorial on a lot of things: http://nyko18.free.f...misation#II_3_B Halfwit2:http://halfwit-2.com/?page=tutorials&action=view&item=44 Custom Sky Box Creation: https://www.mapcore.org/topic/19547-tutorial-make-your-own-skybox-for-csgo/ Props
    Creating a simple model for HL2 with StudioCompiler - http://www.chaosinca... ... r_help.php Tools
    Cannonfodder's Half-Life 2 Tools - http://www.chaosinca...der/cftools.htm Wall Worm's Tools - http://wallworm.com/ Compile Pal - http://a.pomf.se/ephara.mp4 / https://github.com/ruarai/CompilePal Materialize - Free Texture Map Generating Tool - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtnJToPxBNo Unreal Engine 2
    Unreal Developer Network - http://udn.epicgames.com/Main/WebHome <- Unreal Wikipedia - http://wiki.beyondunreal.com/wiki/ Unreal Forum - http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13 Unreal Engine 3
    http://help.hourence...orialsindex.htm http://www.roboblitz... ... l:Allpages http://www.avld.org/...s/tuts/tuts.htm http://www.chrisalbeluhn.com/3D_Tutorials.html More UE3 related links here: http://itu.dk/people/peder/
     Quake 4
    http://www.iddevnet.com/quake4/ Cryengine 2
    Crytek's official developer portal - http://www.crymod.com Literature
    The How's and Why's of Level Design: http://www.hourences.com/product/the-hows-and-whys-of-level-design-2/ Level Design for Games: Creating Compelling Game Experiences: http://www.amazon.com/Level-Design-Games-Compelling-Experiences/dp/0321375971/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273437833&sr=1-1 Game Level Design: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1584503696?ie=UTF8&tag=wold-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1584503696 Other Useful Resources
    Free sounds and sound effects for everyone: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ Many useful links regarding level design (among other topics) can be viewed here as well: http://csyvertsen.net/?page_id=242 Great Mapcore Topics

    Updated by FrieChamp on August 14th, 2014
    Updated by 'RZL on June 10th, 2018
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    Collection of Help Sites for Level Design themed Files
    If you wish to add to this, simply reply and I'll add your link in its appropriate category. Thanks to everyone who contributes!
    General Level Design Articles & Best Practices
    Common Sense vs Level Design: http://www.johnsto.co.uk/design/common-sense/ Ten principles of good level design: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DanTaylor/20130929/196791/Ten_Principles_of_Good_Level_Design_Part_1.php Starting a new level: http://designreboot.blogspot.de/2010/02/level-design-primer-starting-new-level.html The visual guide to multiplayer level design - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobbyRoss/20140720/221342/The_Visual_Guide_to_Multiplayer_Level_Design.php Multiplayer 101 Level Design - http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc Lunaran's Deathmatch Encyclopedia - http://lunaran.com/page.php?id=9 Designing FPS Multiplayer Maps - http://www.ongamedesign.net/designing-fps-multiplayer-maps-part-1/ Deathmatch Map Design: The architecture of flow - http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195069/deathmatch_map_design_the_.php Deconstructing "Favela" (COD:MW2) - http://blogs.wefrag.com/channie/2010/02/28/deconstructing-favela-part-i/  Designing better levels through human instinct: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6411/designing_better_levels_through_.php Composition in Level Design - http://gamasutra.com/blogs/MateuszPiaskiewicz/20140817/223513/Composition_in_Level_Design.php Level-Design.org Knowledge Base - http://level-design.org/?page_id=2468 Push & Pull: The art of guiding players through an environment - http://www.clement-melendez.com/portfolio/articles/push-pull/introduction/ Ben’s Small Bible of Realistic Multiplayer Level Design - http://www.benb-design.net/Articles/benb_article02.pdf GDC
    GDC 2010 Level Design Notes - http://worldofleveldesign.com/gdc-2010-level-design-part1-sylvain-douce.php GDC talk on Level-Design Pre-Production: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012660/Level-Design-in-a-Day Iterative Level-Design at Bethesda: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020171/Level-Design-in-a-Day Source SDK
    Communities
    HALFLIFE2.NET - http://www.halflife2.net/ Interlopers.net - http://interlopers.net/ Wavelength - http://forums.thewavelength.net/ Slackiller - http://www.slackiller.com/ HLGamer.com - http://www.hlgamer.com/ Half-Life 2 Files - http://halflife2.filefront.com/ Modding
    Valve Developer Community - https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Main_Page Modding Resources - http://forums.filefr...ad.php?t=173279 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... =61&diff=0 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... a-single-/ Team Fortress 2
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=4674 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    http://www.worldofleveldesign.com/categories/cat_csgo.php Tutorials
    Mod Making Tutorials fogs - http://tutorials.moddb.com/70/?fpage=0 A (rare) French tutorial on a lot of things: http://nyko18.free.f...misation#II_3_B Halfwit2:http://halfwit-2.com/?page=tutorials&action=view&item=44 Custom Sky Box Creation: https://www.mapcore.org/topic/19547-tutorial-make-your-own-skybox-for-csgo/ Props
    Creating a simple model for HL2 with StudioCompiler - http://www.chaosinca... ... r_help.php Tools
    Cannonfodder's Half-Life 2 Tools - http://www.chaosinca...der/cftools.htm Wall Worm's Tools - http://wallworm.com/ Compile Pal - http://a.pomf.se/ephara.mp4 / https://github.com/ruarai/CompilePal Materialize - Free Texture Map Generating Tool - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtnJToPxBNo Unreal Engine 2
    Unreal Developer Network - http://udn.epicgames.com/Main/WebHome <- Unreal Wikipedia - http://wiki.beyondunreal.com/wiki/ Unreal Forum - http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13 Unreal Engine 3
    http://help.hourence...orialsindex.htm http://www.roboblitz... ... l:Allpages http://www.avld.org/...s/tuts/tuts.htm http://www.chrisalbeluhn.com/3D_Tutorials.html More UE3 related links here: http://itu.dk/people/peder/
     Quake 4
    http://www.iddevnet.com/quake4/ Cryengine 2
    Crytek's official developer portal - http://www.crymod.com Literature
    The How's and Why's of Level Design: http://www.hourences.com/product/the-hows-and-whys-of-level-design-2/ Level Design for Games: Creating Compelling Game Experiences: http://www.amazon.com/Level-Design-Games-Compelling-Experiences/dp/0321375971/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273437833&sr=1-1 Game Level Design: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1584503696?ie=UTF8&tag=wold-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1584503696 Other Useful Resources
    Free sounds and sound effects for everyone: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ Many useful links regarding level design (among other topics) can be viewed here as well: http://csyvertsen.net/?page_id=242 Great Mapcore Topics

    Updated by FrieChamp on August 14th, 2014
    Updated by 'RZL on June 10th, 2018
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    IF YOU FIND ANYTHING PLEASE POST SO THAT WE CAN HELP THE COMMUNITY.
    I dont care which engine you find ANYTHING, but anything and everything is helpful as long as its of some quality!
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    von*ferret got a reaction from Bøttn in Level Design Help Files   
    Collection of Help Sites for Level Design themed Files
    If you wish to add to this, simply reply and I'll add your link in its appropriate category. Thanks to everyone who contributes!
    General Level Design Articles & Best Practices
    Common Sense vs Level Design: http://www.johnsto.co.uk/design/common-sense/ Ten principles of good level design: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DanTaylor/20130929/196791/Ten_Principles_of_Good_Level_Design_Part_1.php Starting a new level: http://designreboot.blogspot.de/2010/02/level-design-primer-starting-new-level.html The visual guide to multiplayer level design - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobbyRoss/20140720/221342/The_Visual_Guide_to_Multiplayer_Level_Design.php Multiplayer 101 Level Design - http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc Lunaran's Deathmatch Encyclopedia - http://lunaran.com/page.php?id=9 Designing FPS Multiplayer Maps - http://www.ongamedesign.net/designing-fps-multiplayer-maps-part-1/ Deathmatch Map Design: The architecture of flow - http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195069/deathmatch_map_design_the_.php Deconstructing "Favela" (COD:MW2) - http://blogs.wefrag.com/channie/2010/02/28/deconstructing-favela-part-i/  Designing better levels through human instinct: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6411/designing_better_levels_through_.php Composition in Level Design - http://gamasutra.com/blogs/MateuszPiaskiewicz/20140817/223513/Composition_in_Level_Design.php Level-Design.org Knowledge Base - http://level-design.org/?page_id=2468 Push & Pull: The art of guiding players through an environment - http://www.clement-melendez.com/portfolio/articles/push-pull/introduction/ Ben’s Small Bible of Realistic Multiplayer Level Design - http://www.benb-design.net/Articles/benb_article02.pdf GDC
    GDC 2010 Level Design Notes - http://worldofleveldesign.com/gdc-2010-level-design-part1-sylvain-douce.php GDC talk on Level-Design Pre-Production: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012660/Level-Design-in-a-Day Iterative Level-Design at Bethesda: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020171/Level-Design-in-a-Day Source SDK
    Communities
    HALFLIFE2.NET - http://www.halflife2.net/ Interlopers.net - http://interlopers.net/ Wavelength - http://forums.thewavelength.net/ Slackiller - http://www.slackiller.com/ HLGamer.com - http://www.hlgamer.com/ Half-Life 2 Files - http://halflife2.filefront.com/ Modding
    Valve Developer Community - https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Main_Page Modding Resources - http://forums.filefr...ad.php?t=173279 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... =61&diff=0 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... a-single-/ Team Fortress 2
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=4674 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    http://www.worldofleveldesign.com/categories/cat_csgo.php Tutorials
    Mod Making Tutorials fogs - http://tutorials.moddb.com/70/?fpage=0 A (rare) French tutorial on a lot of things: http://nyko18.free.f...misation#II_3_B Halfwit2:http://halfwit-2.com/?page=tutorials&action=view&item=44 Custom Sky Box Creation: https://www.mapcore.org/topic/19547-tutorial-make-your-own-skybox-for-csgo/ Props
    Creating a simple model for HL2 with StudioCompiler - http://www.chaosinca... ... r_help.php Tools
    Cannonfodder's Half-Life 2 Tools - http://www.chaosinca...der/cftools.htm Wall Worm's Tools - http://wallworm.com/ Compile Pal - http://a.pomf.se/ephara.mp4 / https://github.com/ruarai/CompilePal Materialize - Free Texture Map Generating Tool - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtnJToPxBNo Unreal Engine 2
    Unreal Developer Network - http://udn.epicgames.com/Main/WebHome <- Unreal Wikipedia - http://wiki.beyondunreal.com/wiki/ Unreal Forum - http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13 Unreal Engine 3
    http://help.hourence...orialsindex.htm http://www.roboblitz... ... l:Allpages http://www.avld.org/...s/tuts/tuts.htm http://www.chrisalbeluhn.com/3D_Tutorials.html More UE3 related links here: http://itu.dk/people/peder/
     Quake 4
    http://www.iddevnet.com/quake4/ Cryengine 2
    Crytek's official developer portal - http://www.crymod.com Literature
    The How's and Why's of Level Design: http://www.hourences.com/product/the-hows-and-whys-of-level-design-2/ Level Design for Games: Creating Compelling Game Experiences: http://www.amazon.com/Level-Design-Games-Compelling-Experiences/dp/0321375971/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273437833&sr=1-1 Game Level Design: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1584503696?ie=UTF8&tag=wold-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1584503696 Other Useful Resources
    Free sounds and sound effects for everyone: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ Many useful links regarding level design (among other topics) can be viewed here as well: http://csyvertsen.net/?page_id=242 Great Mapcore Topics

    Updated by FrieChamp on August 14th, 2014
    Updated by 'RZL on June 10th, 2018
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    Collection of Help Sites for Level Design themed Files
    If you wish to add to this, simply reply and I'll add your link in its appropriate category. Thanks to everyone who contributes!
    General Level Design Articles & Best Practices
    Common Sense vs Level Design: http://www.johnsto.co.uk/design/common-sense/ Ten principles of good level design: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DanTaylor/20130929/196791/Ten_Principles_of_Good_Level_Design_Part_1.php Starting a new level: http://designreboot.blogspot.de/2010/02/level-design-primer-starting-new-level.html The visual guide to multiplayer level design - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobbyRoss/20140720/221342/The_Visual_Guide_to_Multiplayer_Level_Design.php Multiplayer 101 Level Design - http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc Lunaran's Deathmatch Encyclopedia - http://lunaran.com/page.php?id=9 Designing FPS Multiplayer Maps - http://www.ongamedesign.net/designing-fps-multiplayer-maps-part-1/ Deathmatch Map Design: The architecture of flow - http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195069/deathmatch_map_design_the_.php Deconstructing "Favela" (COD:MW2) - http://blogs.wefrag.com/channie/2010/02/28/deconstructing-favela-part-i/  Designing better levels through human instinct: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6411/designing_better_levels_through_.php Composition in Level Design - http://gamasutra.com/blogs/MateuszPiaskiewicz/20140817/223513/Composition_in_Level_Design.php Level-Design.org Knowledge Base - http://level-design.org/?page_id=2468 Push & Pull: The art of guiding players through an environment - http://www.clement-melendez.com/portfolio/articles/push-pull/introduction/ Ben’s Small Bible of Realistic Multiplayer Level Design - http://www.benb-design.net/Articles/benb_article02.pdf GDC
    GDC 2010 Level Design Notes - http://worldofleveldesign.com/gdc-2010-level-design-part1-sylvain-douce.php GDC talk on Level-Design Pre-Production: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012660/Level-Design-in-a-Day Iterative Level-Design at Bethesda: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020171/Level-Design-in-a-Day Source SDK
    Communities
    HALFLIFE2.NET - http://www.halflife2.net/ Interlopers.net - http://interlopers.net/ Wavelength - http://forums.thewavelength.net/ Slackiller - http://www.slackiller.com/ HLGamer.com - http://www.hlgamer.com/ Half-Life 2 Files - http://halflife2.filefront.com/ Modding
    Valve Developer Community - https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Main_Page Modding Resources - http://forums.filefr...ad.php?t=173279 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... =61&diff=0 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... a-single-/ Team Fortress 2
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=4674 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    http://www.worldofleveldesign.com/categories/cat_csgo.php Tutorials
    Mod Making Tutorials fogs - http://tutorials.moddb.com/70/?fpage=0 A (rare) French tutorial on a lot of things: http://nyko18.free.f...misation#II_3_B Halfwit2:http://halfwit-2.com/?page=tutorials&action=view&item=44 Custom Sky Box Creation: https://www.mapcore.org/topic/19547-tutorial-make-your-own-skybox-for-csgo/ Props
    Creating a simple model for HL2 with StudioCompiler - http://www.chaosinca... ... r_help.php Tools
    Cannonfodder's Half-Life 2 Tools - http://www.chaosinca...der/cftools.htm Wall Worm's Tools - http://wallworm.com/ Compile Pal - http://a.pomf.se/ephara.mp4 / https://github.com/ruarai/CompilePal Materialize - Free Texture Map Generating Tool - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtnJToPxBNo Unreal Engine 2
    Unreal Developer Network - http://udn.epicgames.com/Main/WebHome <- Unreal Wikipedia - http://wiki.beyondunreal.com/wiki/ Unreal Forum - http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13 Unreal Engine 3
    http://help.hourence...orialsindex.htm http://www.roboblitz... ... l:Allpages http://www.avld.org/...s/tuts/tuts.htm http://www.chrisalbeluhn.com/3D_Tutorials.html More UE3 related links here: http://itu.dk/people/peder/
     Quake 4
    http://www.iddevnet.com/quake4/ Cryengine 2
    Crytek's official developer portal - http://www.crymod.com Literature
    The How's and Why's of Level Design: http://www.hourences.com/product/the-hows-and-whys-of-level-design-2/ Level Design for Games: Creating Compelling Game Experiences: http://www.amazon.com/Level-Design-Games-Compelling-Experiences/dp/0321375971/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273437833&sr=1-1 Game Level Design: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1584503696?ie=UTF8&tag=wold-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1584503696 Other Useful Resources
    Free sounds and sound effects for everyone: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ Many useful links regarding level design (among other topics) can be viewed here as well: http://csyvertsen.net/?page_id=242 Great Mapcore Topics

    Updated by FrieChamp on August 14th, 2014
    Updated by 'RZL on June 10th, 2018
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    von*ferret got a reaction from kinggambit in Level Design Help Files   
    Collection of Help Sites for Level Design themed Files
    If you wish to add to this, simply reply and I'll add your link in its appropriate category. Thanks to everyone who contributes!
    General Level Design Articles & Best Practices
    Common Sense vs Level Design: http://www.johnsto.co.uk/design/common-sense/ Ten principles of good level design: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DanTaylor/20130929/196791/Ten_Principles_of_Good_Level_Design_Part_1.php Starting a new level: http://designreboot.blogspot.de/2010/02/level-design-primer-starting-new-level.html The visual guide to multiplayer level design - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobbyRoss/20140720/221342/The_Visual_Guide_to_Multiplayer_Level_Design.php Multiplayer 101 Level Design - http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc Lunaran's Deathmatch Encyclopedia - http://lunaran.com/page.php?id=9 Designing FPS Multiplayer Maps - http://www.ongamedesign.net/designing-fps-multiplayer-maps-part-1/ Deathmatch Map Design: The architecture of flow - http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195069/deathmatch_map_design_the_.php Deconstructing "Favela" (COD:MW2) - http://blogs.wefrag.com/channie/2010/02/28/deconstructing-favela-part-i/  Designing better levels through human instinct: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6411/designing_better_levels_through_.php Composition in Level Design - http://gamasutra.com/blogs/MateuszPiaskiewicz/20140817/223513/Composition_in_Level_Design.php Level-Design.org Knowledge Base - http://level-design.org/?page_id=2468 Push & Pull: The art of guiding players through an environment - http://www.clement-melendez.com/portfolio/articles/push-pull/introduction/ Ben’s Small Bible of Realistic Multiplayer Level Design - http://www.benb-design.net/Articles/benb_article02.pdf GDC
    GDC 2010 Level Design Notes - http://worldofleveldesign.com/gdc-2010-level-design-part1-sylvain-douce.php GDC talk on Level-Design Pre-Production: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012660/Level-Design-in-a-Day Iterative Level-Design at Bethesda: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020171/Level-Design-in-a-Day Source SDK
    Communities
    HALFLIFE2.NET - http://www.halflife2.net/ Interlopers.net - http://interlopers.net/ Wavelength - http://forums.thewavelength.net/ Slackiller - http://www.slackiller.com/ HLGamer.com - http://www.hlgamer.com/ Half-Life 2 Files - http://halflife2.filefront.com/ Modding
    Valve Developer Community - https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Main_Page Modding Resources - http://forums.filefr...ad.php?t=173279 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... =61&diff=0 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... a-single-/ Team Fortress 2
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=4674 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    http://www.worldofleveldesign.com/categories/cat_csgo.php Tutorials
    Mod Making Tutorials fogs - http://tutorials.moddb.com/70/?fpage=0 A (rare) French tutorial on a lot of things: http://nyko18.free.f...misation#II_3_B Halfwit2:http://halfwit-2.com/?page=tutorials&action=view&item=44 Custom Sky Box Creation: https://www.mapcore.org/topic/19547-tutorial-make-your-own-skybox-for-csgo/ Props
    Creating a simple model for HL2 with StudioCompiler - http://www.chaosinca... ... r_help.php Tools
    Cannonfodder's Half-Life 2 Tools - http://www.chaosinca...der/cftools.htm Wall Worm's Tools - http://wallworm.com/ Compile Pal - http://a.pomf.se/ephara.mp4 / https://github.com/ruarai/CompilePal Materialize - Free Texture Map Generating Tool - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtnJToPxBNo Unreal Engine 2
    Unreal Developer Network - http://udn.epicgames.com/Main/WebHome <- Unreal Wikipedia - http://wiki.beyondunreal.com/wiki/ Unreal Forum - http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13 Unreal Engine 3
    http://help.hourence...orialsindex.htm http://www.roboblitz... ... l:Allpages http://www.avld.org/...s/tuts/tuts.htm http://www.chrisalbeluhn.com/3D_Tutorials.html More UE3 related links here: http://itu.dk/people/peder/
     Quake 4
    http://www.iddevnet.com/quake4/ Cryengine 2
    Crytek's official developer portal - http://www.crymod.com Literature
    The How's and Why's of Level Design: http://www.hourences.com/product/the-hows-and-whys-of-level-design-2/ Level Design for Games: Creating Compelling Game Experiences: http://www.amazon.com/Level-Design-Games-Compelling-Experiences/dp/0321375971/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273437833&sr=1-1 Game Level Design: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1584503696?ie=UTF8&tag=wold-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1584503696 Other Useful Resources
    Free sounds and sound effects for everyone: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ Many useful links regarding level design (among other topics) can be viewed here as well: http://csyvertsen.net/?page_id=242 Great Mapcore Topics

    Updated by FrieChamp on August 14th, 2014
    Updated by 'RZL on June 10th, 2018
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    Collection of Help Sites for Level Design themed Files
    If you wish to add to this, simply reply and I'll add your link in its appropriate category. Thanks to everyone who contributes!
    General Level Design Articles & Best Practices
    Common Sense vs Level Design: http://www.johnsto.co.uk/design/common-sense/ Ten principles of good level design: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DanTaylor/20130929/196791/Ten_Principles_of_Good_Level_Design_Part_1.php Starting a new level: http://designreboot.blogspot.de/2010/02/level-design-primer-starting-new-level.html The visual guide to multiplayer level design - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobbyRoss/20140720/221342/The_Visual_Guide_to_Multiplayer_Level_Design.php Multiplayer 101 Level Design - http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc Lunaran's Deathmatch Encyclopedia - http://lunaran.com/page.php?id=9 Designing FPS Multiplayer Maps - http://www.ongamedesign.net/designing-fps-multiplayer-maps-part-1/ Deathmatch Map Design: The architecture of flow - http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195069/deathmatch_map_design_the_.php Deconstructing "Favela" (COD:MW2) - http://blogs.wefrag.com/channie/2010/02/28/deconstructing-favela-part-i/  Designing better levels through human instinct: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6411/designing_better_levels_through_.php Composition in Level Design - http://gamasutra.com/blogs/MateuszPiaskiewicz/20140817/223513/Composition_in_Level_Design.php Level-Design.org Knowledge Base - http://level-design.org/?page_id=2468 Push & Pull: The art of guiding players through an environment - http://www.clement-melendez.com/portfolio/articles/push-pull/introduction/ Ben’s Small Bible of Realistic Multiplayer Level Design - http://www.benb-design.net/Articles/benb_article02.pdf GDC
    GDC 2010 Level Design Notes - http://worldofleveldesign.com/gdc-2010-level-design-part1-sylvain-douce.php GDC talk on Level-Design Pre-Production: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012660/Level-Design-in-a-Day Iterative Level-Design at Bethesda: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020171/Level-Design-in-a-Day Source SDK
    Communities
    HALFLIFE2.NET - http://www.halflife2.net/ Interlopers.net - http://interlopers.net/ Wavelength - http://forums.thewavelength.net/ Slackiller - http://www.slackiller.com/ HLGamer.com - http://www.hlgamer.com/ Half-Life 2 Files - http://halflife2.filefront.com/ Modding
    Valve Developer Community - https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Main_Page Modding Resources - http://forums.filefr...ad.php?t=173279 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... =61&diff=0 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... a-single-/ Team Fortress 2
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=4674 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    http://www.worldofleveldesign.com/categories/cat_csgo.php Tutorials
    Mod Making Tutorials fogs - http://tutorials.moddb.com/70/?fpage=0 A (rare) French tutorial on a lot of things: http://nyko18.free.f...misation#II_3_B Halfwit2:http://halfwit-2.com/?page=tutorials&action=view&item=44 Custom Sky Box Creation: https://www.mapcore.org/topic/19547-tutorial-make-your-own-skybox-for-csgo/ Props
    Creating a simple model for HL2 with StudioCompiler - http://www.chaosinca... ... r_help.php Tools
    Cannonfodder's Half-Life 2 Tools - http://www.chaosinca...der/cftools.htm Wall Worm's Tools - http://wallworm.com/ Compile Pal - http://a.pomf.se/ephara.mp4 / https://github.com/ruarai/CompilePal Materialize - Free Texture Map Generating Tool - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtnJToPxBNo Unreal Engine 2
    Unreal Developer Network - http://udn.epicgames.com/Main/WebHome <- Unreal Wikipedia - http://wiki.beyondunreal.com/wiki/ Unreal Forum - http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13 Unreal Engine 3
    http://help.hourence...orialsindex.htm http://www.roboblitz... ... l:Allpages http://www.avld.org/...s/tuts/tuts.htm http://www.chrisalbeluhn.com/3D_Tutorials.html More UE3 related links here: http://itu.dk/people/peder/
     Quake 4
    http://www.iddevnet.com/quake4/ Cryengine 2
    Crytek's official developer portal - http://www.crymod.com Literature
    The How's and Why's of Level Design: http://www.hourences.com/product/the-hows-and-whys-of-level-design-2/ Level Design for Games: Creating Compelling Game Experiences: http://www.amazon.com/Level-Design-Games-Compelling-Experiences/dp/0321375971/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273437833&sr=1-1 Game Level Design: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1584503696?ie=UTF8&tag=wold-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1584503696 Other Useful Resources
    Free sounds and sound effects for everyone: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ Many useful links regarding level design (among other topics) can be viewed here as well: http://csyvertsen.net/?page_id=242 Great Mapcore Topics

    Updated by FrieChamp on August 14th, 2014
    Updated by 'RZL on June 10th, 2018
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    Collection of Help Sites for Level Design themed Files
    If you wish to add to this, simply reply and I'll add your link in its appropriate category. Thanks to everyone who contributes!
    General Level Design Articles & Best Practices
    Common Sense vs Level Design: http://www.johnsto.co.uk/design/common-sense/ Ten principles of good level design: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DanTaylor/20130929/196791/Ten_Principles_of_Good_Level_Design_Part_1.php Starting a new level: http://designreboot.blogspot.de/2010/02/level-design-primer-starting-new-level.html The visual guide to multiplayer level design - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobbyRoss/20140720/221342/The_Visual_Guide_to_Multiplayer_Level_Design.php Multiplayer 101 Level Design - http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc Lunaran's Deathmatch Encyclopedia - http://lunaran.com/page.php?id=9 Designing FPS Multiplayer Maps - http://www.ongamedesign.net/designing-fps-multiplayer-maps-part-1/ Deathmatch Map Design: The architecture of flow - http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195069/deathmatch_map_design_the_.php Deconstructing "Favela" (COD:MW2) - http://blogs.wefrag.com/channie/2010/02/28/deconstructing-favela-part-i/  Designing better levels through human instinct: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6411/designing_better_levels_through_.php Composition in Level Design - http://gamasutra.com/blogs/MateuszPiaskiewicz/20140817/223513/Composition_in_Level_Design.php Level-Design.org Knowledge Base - http://level-design.org/?page_id=2468 Push & Pull: The art of guiding players through an environment - http://www.clement-melendez.com/portfolio/articles/push-pull/introduction/ Ben’s Small Bible of Realistic Multiplayer Level Design - http://www.benb-design.net/Articles/benb_article02.pdf GDC
    GDC 2010 Level Design Notes - http://worldofleveldesign.com/gdc-2010-level-design-part1-sylvain-douce.php GDC talk on Level-Design Pre-Production: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012660/Level-Design-in-a-Day Iterative Level-Design at Bethesda: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020171/Level-Design-in-a-Day Source SDK
    Communities
    HALFLIFE2.NET - http://www.halflife2.net/ Interlopers.net - http://interlopers.net/ Wavelength - http://forums.thewavelength.net/ Slackiller - http://www.slackiller.com/ HLGamer.com - http://www.hlgamer.com/ Half-Life 2 Files - http://halflife2.filefront.com/ Modding
    Valve Developer Community - https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Main_Page Modding Resources - http://forums.filefr...ad.php?t=173279 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... =61&diff=0 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... a-single-/ Team Fortress 2
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=4674 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    http://www.worldofleveldesign.com/categories/cat_csgo.php Tutorials
    Mod Making Tutorials fogs - http://tutorials.moddb.com/70/?fpage=0 A (rare) French tutorial on a lot of things: http://nyko18.free.f...misation#II_3_B Halfwit2:http://halfwit-2.com/?page=tutorials&action=view&item=44 Custom Sky Box Creation: https://www.mapcore.org/topic/19547-tutorial-make-your-own-skybox-for-csgo/ Props
    Creating a simple model for HL2 with StudioCompiler - http://www.chaosinca... ... r_help.php Tools
    Cannonfodder's Half-Life 2 Tools - http://www.chaosinca...der/cftools.htm Wall Worm's Tools - http://wallworm.com/ Compile Pal - http://a.pomf.se/ephara.mp4 / https://github.com/ruarai/CompilePal Materialize - Free Texture Map Generating Tool - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtnJToPxBNo Unreal Engine 2
    Unreal Developer Network - http://udn.epicgames.com/Main/WebHome <- Unreal Wikipedia - http://wiki.beyondunreal.com/wiki/ Unreal Forum - http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13 Unreal Engine 3
    http://help.hourence...orialsindex.htm http://www.roboblitz... ... l:Allpages http://www.avld.org/...s/tuts/tuts.htm http://www.chrisalbeluhn.com/3D_Tutorials.html More UE3 related links here: http://itu.dk/people/peder/
     Quake 4
    http://www.iddevnet.com/quake4/ Cryengine 2
    Crytek's official developer portal - http://www.crymod.com Literature
    The How's and Why's of Level Design: http://www.hourences.com/product/the-hows-and-whys-of-level-design-2/ Level Design for Games: Creating Compelling Game Experiences: http://www.amazon.com/Level-Design-Games-Compelling-Experiences/dp/0321375971/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273437833&sr=1-1 Game Level Design: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1584503696?ie=UTF8&tag=wold-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1584503696 Other Useful Resources
    Free sounds and sound effects for everyone: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ Many useful links regarding level design (among other topics) can be viewed here as well: http://csyvertsen.net/?page_id=242 Great Mapcore Topics

    Updated by FrieChamp on August 14th, 2014
    Updated by 'RZL on June 10th, 2018
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    Collection of Help Sites for Level Design themed Files
    If you wish to add to this, simply reply and I'll add your link in its appropriate category. Thanks to everyone who contributes!
    General Level Design Articles & Best Practices
    Common Sense vs Level Design: http://www.johnsto.co.uk/design/common-sense/ Ten principles of good level design: http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/DanTaylor/20130929/196791/Ten_Principles_of_Good_Level_Design_Part_1.php Starting a new level: http://designreboot.blogspot.de/2010/02/level-design-primer-starting-new-level.html The visual guide to multiplayer level design - http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/BobbyRoss/20140720/221342/The_Visual_Guide_to_Multiplayer_Level_Design.php Multiplayer 101 Level Design - http://www.slothy.com/composite/MP_101.doc Lunaran's Deathmatch Encyclopedia - http://lunaran.com/page.php?id=9 Designing FPS Multiplayer Maps - http://www.ongamedesign.net/designing-fps-multiplayer-maps-part-1/ Deathmatch Map Design: The architecture of flow - http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/195069/deathmatch_map_design_the_.php Deconstructing "Favela" (COD:MW2) - http://blogs.wefrag.com/channie/2010/02/28/deconstructing-favela-part-i/  Designing better levels through human instinct: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6411/designing_better_levels_through_.php Composition in Level Design - http://gamasutra.com/blogs/MateuszPiaskiewicz/20140817/223513/Composition_in_Level_Design.php Level-Design.org Knowledge Base - http://level-design.org/?page_id=2468 Push & Pull: The art of guiding players through an environment - http://www.clement-melendez.com/portfolio/articles/push-pull/introduction/ Ben’s Small Bible of Realistic Multiplayer Level Design - http://www.benb-design.net/Articles/benb_article02.pdf GDC
    GDC 2010 Level Design Notes - http://worldofleveldesign.com/gdc-2010-level-design-part1-sylvain-douce.php GDC talk on Level-Design Pre-Production: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1012660/Level-Design-in-a-Day Iterative Level-Design at Bethesda: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020171/Level-Design-in-a-Day Source SDK
    Communities
    HALFLIFE2.NET - http://www.halflife2.net/ Interlopers.net - http://interlopers.net/ Wavelength - http://forums.thewavelength.net/ Slackiller - http://www.slackiller.com/ HLGamer.com - http://www.hlgamer.com/ Half-Life 2 Files - http://halflife2.filefront.com/ Modding
    Valve Developer Community - https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Main_Page Modding Resources - http://forums.filefr...ad.php?t=173279 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... =61&diff=0 Mod Making Tutorials - http://tutorials.mod... ... a-single-/ Team Fortress 2
    http://forums.tf2maps.net/showthread.php?t=4674 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    http://www.worldofleveldesign.com/categories/cat_csgo.php Tutorials
    Mod Making Tutorials fogs - http://tutorials.moddb.com/70/?fpage=0 A (rare) French tutorial on a lot of things: http://nyko18.free.f...misation#II_3_B Halfwit2:http://halfwit-2.com/?page=tutorials&action=view&item=44 Custom Sky Box Creation: https://www.mapcore.org/topic/19547-tutorial-make-your-own-skybox-for-csgo/ Props
    Creating a simple model for HL2 with StudioCompiler - http://www.chaosinca... ... r_help.php Tools
    Cannonfodder's Half-Life 2 Tools - http://www.chaosinca...der/cftools.htm Wall Worm's Tools - http://wallworm.com/ Compile Pal - http://a.pomf.se/ephara.mp4 / https://github.com/ruarai/CompilePal Materialize - Free Texture Map Generating Tool - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtnJToPxBNo Unreal Engine 2
    Unreal Developer Network - http://udn.epicgames.com/Main/WebHome <- Unreal Wikipedia - http://wiki.beyondunreal.com/wiki/ Unreal Forum - http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=13 Unreal Engine 3
    http://help.hourence...orialsindex.htm http://www.roboblitz... ... l:Allpages http://www.avld.org/...s/tuts/tuts.htm http://www.chrisalbeluhn.com/3D_Tutorials.html More UE3 related links here: http://itu.dk/people/peder/
     Quake 4
    http://www.iddevnet.com/quake4/ Cryengine 2
    Crytek's official developer portal - http://www.crymod.com Literature
    The How's and Why's of Level Design: http://www.hourences.com/product/the-hows-and-whys-of-level-design-2/ Level Design for Games: Creating Compelling Game Experiences: http://www.amazon.com/Level-Design-Games-Compelling-Experiences/dp/0321375971/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273437833&sr=1-1 Game Level Design: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1584503696?ie=UTF8&tag=wold-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1584503696 Other Useful Resources
    Free sounds and sound effects for everyone: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ Many useful links regarding level design (among other topics) can be viewed here as well: http://csyvertsen.net/?page_id=242 Great Mapcore Topics

    Updated by FrieChamp on August 14th, 2014
    Updated by 'RZL on June 10th, 2018
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