How do i get gzdoom to run a test wad from SLADE?

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How do i get gzdoom to run a test wad from SLADE?

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Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask, I've been searching online for an answer and somehow nobody has posted a solution to this problem.

I have GZDoom, which I had been using to play HEXEN.
I decided to try Slade (http://slade.mancubus.net/index.php?page=downloads) and made a very basic map following the tutorial they have there, except using hexen instead of doom2 since I already had the hexen wad.

Problem is when I hit run to run a test of the map to GZDoom, it just starts up hexen instead.

No matter what I did, it would just ignore me and act as though I ran GZDoom like normal, running the hexen wad that is in the same directory.
Renaming hexen.wad to something else made it think the wad was missing, which makes me think gzdoom startup is just ignoring anything that isn't searching for the basic .wads in it's specified paths. Worse, renaming the custom wad I had to HEXEN.WAD and putting it where the real one was doesn't work either.

This seems like a pretty basic thing to be not working, and if something special needs to be done i'm very suprised nobody online seems to have had this problem other than me.
What do i do?
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Re: How do i get gzdoom to run a test wad from SLADE?

Post by Kappes Buur »

Load a Hexen pwad into Slade3, for example Chuxen.wad, and make sure to set the Base Resource and Palette to HEXEN and highlight a map lump
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From there you can, by clicking Run,

1. open a map by selecting Archive > Map Editor and selecting MAPxx or doubleclicking on the MAPxx lump
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click on Open Map
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and run the map

or

2. run the map by bypassing the map editor
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selecting the version of GZDoom you want to use and click on Run
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Re: How do i get gzdoom to run a test wad from SLADE?

Post by Guest »

I did what you said and it worked, then i started experimenting.

So i think i figured out what the problem I'm having is.
It only loads maps named map01
If i make any other map and try to test it, it just loads the first level of hexen. If I hit run while on the map editor of a map I named map01, then it loads correctly.

Is this normal?
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Re: How do i get gzdoom to run a test wad from SLADE?

Post by Kappes Buur »

Have a look at http://slade.mancubus.net/index.php?pag ... Run-Dialog

It appears that the wild card parameters no longer work in the latest Slade3 (slade_3.2.0_b2), so that now one has to specify the map number for the lump editor, for example, again with Chuxen.wad
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I'm not 100% sure about all the parameters but give that a try, it worked for me.
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Re: How do i get gzdoom to run a test wad from SLADE?

Post by Guest »

THANKS!
That solved it

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