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I'm just curious, but are skins not allowed in twl or cal? I have a whole skin pack that changes all my weapons, and some of the textures in game, and I was wondering if that was against their rules.
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I wouldnt think so. Your allowed to mod a game, just as longs as you have the license.
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I would certainly think it's illigial. What if someone just decited to make a transparent wall texture? Or a scope with no black rings aound the edges or thinner crosshairs to make it easier to aim? You're giving yourself an unfair advantage with your crosshair ticks so I don't see how anyone in high level competition would allow that.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fishie36
I would certainly think it's illigial. What if someone just decited to make a transparent wall texture? Or a scope with no black rings aound the edges or thinner crosshairs to make it easier to aim? You're giving yourself an unfair advantage with your crosshair ticks so I don't see how anyone in high level competition would allow that.
Well it has to be said good point there im not Sure if skins are Ilegal on TWL but i reckong it will be as they want you to have all files intact and unmodified in a game.
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Originally Posted by The_Jester
I wouldnt think so. Your allowed to mod a game, just as longs as you have the license.

Well I wasn't saying illegal as far as the law goes, just the rulesets of twl/cal. I'll look into it like..in twl's rules and stuff.
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post #6 of 22
Nope, thats why your made to take screenshots and record demos for every match, because as Fishie said, you can do too many things to give you an unfair advantage over others in that game.
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Originally Posted by ShawnMcGrail
Nope, thats why your made to take screenshots and record demos for every match, because as Fishie said, you can do too many things to give you an unfair advantage over others in that game.

Alright, so I'd have to make a backup of my modded cstrike folder, then let it dl all its little things whenever I have a cal match..or a twl match or something.

Ok, thanks for answering me
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post #8 of 22
It is illegal and you will be disqualified for using them.

You can just remove your materials folder before the match and everything will go back to stock. When you're done, put it back in. You couldnt make transparent textures, but you could make a T model that is bright pink and a CT model that is bright yellow so they'd be very easy to see and wouldnt be able to hide very well at all. You could do the same for certain guns/grenades/defuse kits so when they're on the ground you can easily go get them.
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post #9 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigval
It is illegal and you will be disqualified for using them.

You can just remove your materials folder before the match and everything will go back to stock. When you're done, put it back in. You couldnt make transparent textures, but you could make a T model that is bright pink and a CT model that is bright yellow so they'd be very easy to see and wouldnt be able to hide very well at all. You could do the same for certain guns/grenades/defuse kits so when they're on the ground you can easily go get them.
So thats the beginning of the list of quick hacks you use?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bigval
It is illegal and you will be disqualified for using them.

You can just remove your materials folder before the match and everything will go back to stock. When you're done, put it back in. You couldnt make transparent textures, but you could make a T model that is bright pink and a CT model that is bright yellow so they'd be very easy to see and wouldnt be able to hide very well at all. You could do the same for certain guns/grenades/defuse kits so when they're on the ground you can easily go get them.
Wha'choo talkin bout willis? You can have transparent models. Oh lord of all CS, I though you would have known this.
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