Downloading a map l How to
use a map
Downloading a map
a map click on the file name and a dialog box will pop up. Choose
"Save" and select a folder to save to. Press OK Once you've located
your downloaded file , you will notice that it is in a .zip format.
This can be opened with with a program such as WinZip. You can download
an evaluation copy at www.winzip.com.
to use a map.
When you unzip
a map, there can be up to three different types of files. Each of
which go into a different location (note that all the paths shown
below are based on the default install location for Black and White).
usually two kinds of .txt files. the first is the ReadMe.txt. Double-click
on it to open. This will usually tell you where to place the files,
as well as other interesting things about the map that the author
wants you to know. The other .txt file is the map. Copy this file
to your C:\Program Files\Lionhead Studios\Black and White\Scripts\Playgrounds
These are special landscapes that some maps need to play on They are
usually placed in the C:\Program Files\Lionhead Studios\Black and
white\data\landscape\Multi_Player folder. It's best to check the
ReadMe.txt file for the proper location. Failing that, open the map
in Notepad and the location will be on of the first lines in the map,
like this: LOAD_LANDSCAPE(".\DATA\LANDSCAPE\MULTI_PLAYER\Omens
without an extenson
Like Tegenstein in Kilroy's Training grounds. These are creature mind
files and are to be placed in the C:\Program Files\Lionhead Studios\Black
and White\Scripts\CreatureMind folder\.
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