Modding a Left 4 Dead 2 Survivor

Table of Contents > Creating a L4D2 Survivor Replacement Addon


Creating the Addon Image

Take Screenshot of Survivor Holding a Weapon in HLMV

  • Select the replacement model.
  • Change FOV to 65.
  • Load weapon, for example: w_models\weapons\w_shotgun_spas.mdl
  • Use the corresponding "idle" animation of holding the weapon (Sequence tab), for example: ACT_IDLE_SHOTGUN
  • Center the model around the gun, keeping head and lower torso in view.
  • Take screenshot.

Edit Screenshot in Paint.Net

  • Image is 256x256 pixels
  • Save in png format.

Convert Image in VTFEdit

  • Open VTFEdit.
  • Import the png file.
  • Export as jpg file.

Table of Contents > Creating a L4D2 Survivor Replacement Addon