Hey I saw this video on YouTube where someone was able to replace the Combine soldiers and claims they also changed out the Combine elites with hecu marines. I pmed the guy and asked if he could help me and he gave me the steps he followed, yet only my weapon skins worked-the combine were still utilizing their original appearances.
He told me to make a custom folder in the “hl2” folder, which I did as he asked, but it wouldn’t work. Does anyone know how to get this intriguing mod to work?
Skip a few until the combine show up, and you’ll see he replaced the marines:
So while you used to be able to put mod’s folders (materials, models, etc) straight into the respective game’s folder, they must now go within a folder inside the custom folder (though the name of the folder doesn’t matter).
It’s incredibly annoying, but welcome to steampipe.
Well. I personally disagree. I think it’s kind of better in a way. Even more so if you want to uninstall your skins, you don’t have to dig through and try to remember the right folder names, a lot easier for CSS with all the crap you have to DL. Too bad the world models are jacked up though.
I did it exactly that as he stated in the directions he had pmed me inside YouTube, but the game doesn’t change the appearances. Do I need to rename something to make the game think that the hecu models I wish to use are in fact the combine?
The modder said to rename the 6 model files in the hecu marines you wish to use for the combine soldier and combine super soldier model folders, but maybe there was something else he didn’t mention?