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Nahka's pony compiling tutorialIn this tutorial I'm going to tell you how to set up some tools, how to compile models for Source and some ways that are useful for model development, at least in my opinion. This is specifically meant for my male pony source files, so some ways may or may not work for other models due to the way I work on them.
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This might not be suitable for beginners even though I'll try to explain this as well as possible, so if you're fairly new to Gmod, I suggest you try to learn some basics first about how the engine handles models, materials and textures.
Oh and this stuff can't be explained by pictures for the most part. You just have to read... A lot...
First, get the source files here: http://www.mediafire.com/?ek3xux56rjih355
How I work
Before we start, a few explanations might be in order, otherwise some solutions might not make much sense for everyone.
First, I compile all my models for HL2 Ep2 before moving them to Gmod. This is for easy testing using Source SDK's Model Viewer. Mod