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The TrenchBroom Level Editor
Today I am releasing TrenchBroom 1.0 for Windows and Mac OS X. TrenchBroom is a modern cross-platform level editor for Quake.

Features
- True 3D editing, no 2D views required
- High performance renderer with support for huge maps
- Vertex editing with edge and face splitting
- Manipulation of multiple vertices at once (great for trisoup editing)
- Smart clip tool
- Move, rotate and flip brushes and entities
- Precise texture lock for all operations
- Smart entity property editors
- Graphical entity browser with drag and drop support
- Comprehensive texture application and manipulation tools
- Search and filter functions
- Unlimited undo and redo
- Point file support
- Automatic backup
- Support for .def and .fdg files, mods and multiple wad files
- Free (as in beer) and open source (GPLv3)
- Cross platform (Windows, Mac OS X and Linux supported)

Check out a video of TrenchBroom in action here.

You can download the editor here.

If you would like to give feedback, please do that in this thread. If you find a bug or have a feature suggestion, please submit them at the issue tracker.

If you are wondering where the Linux binaries are then sorry, but currently there are none. The Linux version has a few problems which I could not fix before this release. I will get working on those right away so that the Linux version should be available in a couple of weeks, too.

Finally, I would like to thank necros for all his work over the past year. Without his tireless efforts, TrenchBroom would simply not exist. Or it would suck.

Alright, enough of this. Have fun with the editor!

Update: 2.1 here:
https://github.com/kduske/TrenchBroom/releases/tag/v2.1.0-RC1
Features "cool shit".
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Thanks Sleep 
I appreciate the reply and the reasoning too. Sometimes we non-coders have no idea how much work is involved for these little asks. :) 
Sure! 
Despite appearances, I appreciate all feature requests and bug reports ;-)

But it's hard to balance it with the greater picture and vision for TB, which is heading from pure Quake 1 editor into a more generic direction to expand the user base, and hopefully, the number of contributors. 
Feature Request 
Auto detect map format instead of failing if Standard was chosen instead of Valve. 
... 
Scale entity labels with icon size or add separate label size option in preferences. 
 
Remember view settings when reopening TB, e.g. whether to show edges.

Not really sure what to suggest about the dichotomy of having a view menu up top and a view button down lower that both have two different sets of options...combine somehow or at the very least add a dropdown character on the View button for the label like so: View↓ 
MSVCP140.dll 
When I open up the Trenchbroom, The program is missing MSVCP140.dll. What do I do?! 
 
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48145
Did you install Microsoft Visual C++ 2015, like it said on the page? If not, this will do the trick! 
BUG Report: 
When parsing an FGD file, the parser fails to concatenate strings using the + character on tooltip/description texts. Even worse, it fails to load the entire .fgd rather than skipping on to the next valid entry or at least keeping all the parsed entities before it had encountered the error. No entities load from the affected .fgd. Example:

@PointClass base(MonShort) studio("progs/mon_knight.mdl") = monster_knight : "Knight. Uses upgraded AD model." +
" Part of the Death Brigade. Stronger than a death guard but still" +
" useful for early on axe combat. Capable of starting as a statue which uses a stone skin." [
spawnflags(flags) = [
2 : "Stone Statue" : 0
4 : "Not Frozen" : 0
]
frame(integer) : "Statue Pose def=44" : : "Override statue pose"
pos1(string) : "Statue Idle range" : : "X->Y, Z=0 ; Idle animation range to pick from"
]

Error message:
Could not load external entity definition file 'games\Quake\JACK_Keep.fgd': Expected '[', but got integer (raw data: '+') [line 2606, column 112] 
Please Report Bugs On Github 
Thanks! 
TrenchBroom 2.1.0 Release Candidate 1 
Download
https://github.com/kduske/TrenchBroom/releases/tag/v2.1.0-RC1

Changes
- #871: Add scale / shear tool
- #1304: Add support for Daikatana
- #2279: Add generic game configuration
- #1404: Improve selection and general rendering performance
- #2069: CSG hollow
- #1157: Portal file loading
- #1780: Add "Reload Point File" and "Reload Portal File" menu items
- #1412: Support fence textures with "{" prefix and MF_HOLEY .mdl flag for alpha-masked skins
- #1540: Draw arrowheads on entity links to indicate direction
- #2051: Support merging groups
- #1723: Support for sub-integer grid sizes
- #885: Add button to reload texture collections
- #2276: Add "hint" and "skip" Quake 2 surface flags
- #2202: Add support for FGD includes
- #2329: Add support for string continuations in FGD files
- #2278: Document game configuration file syntax
- #2272: Game path box in game preferences is always blank
- #2256: Don't crash when loading invalid texture collections
- #2254: Don't crash when loading a BSP with missing textures
- #2290: Subtracing a brush that encloses the subtrahend has no effect
- #2297: UV editor crashes if zoomed too much
- #2318: UV editor origin handle disappears
- #2315: Resizing a 45° clipped face yields invalid results

Thanks to everyone who contributed fixes and issue reports! 
 
Does this release include Quake 3 support? :) 
 
Sweet! 
Quake 3 Is Not Included In 2.1.0 
But I believe it's on the front burner or will be in the near term.

Check this shear insanity. 
LOL 
 
 
Shearly not! That feature is impressive on a scale we haven't seen before!! 
Someone Should Update The Top Post To Include These Features 
 
 
Just the fact it shears entity locations alone blows all other editors out of the water! 
Good Stuff Sleep & Eric 
Been using github builds for things like scale/shear for a few months now, they're really useful features. Looking at the other features here, 2.1.0 is shaping up to be an awesome release! 
- #1723: Support For Sub-integer Grid Sizes 
YESSSSS. Gonna ruin everything in my maps with this :D 
Windows Defender Thinks The .exe Is A Virus 
It keeps deleting the file, can't move it or anything. 
Haha 
 
@FifthElephant 
Malwarebytes has been wont to quarantine TB2 github builds for me in recent times for me as well, calling them cryptolockers or something when I try and save...

A pain but not a big deal for me. Good luck with figuring out how to whitelist things in Windows Defender 
Api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll 
After installing the visual pack, I attempted to run Trenchbroom but it shows me that error. HELP! 
Virus Total 
says it's clean. 
Finally 
 
Sleepwalker 
Windows defender identifies the file as containing a trojan "win32/Azden.b!cl"

Not sure what is going on but I can't seem to get around this as the files are immediately quarantined. 
 
seems to be a heuristic detection, surely there's some way to whitelist it in WD? 
 
I get the same trojan warning in Win 10, with the latest windows defender data (today's). 
Same 
 
I Filled Out The Form To Report False Positives 
New Version Is A Game-changer 
Just when you thought the most epic open source project of all time couldn't get any better ... the new version is amazing. Thanks, as always. 
Most Epic? 
If you count features, lifespan, and number of users, Blender clearly wins that crown. But yes TB is awesome and more awesomner than ever. 
 
I got a response back from Microsoft saying they fixed the incorrect detection. Not sure how long it will take to make it into the windows defender virus definitions but they seem to be updated daily, so hopefully it's fixed soon. 
I Know Exactly What To Do With The Shear Tool 
OMG! Daikatana Support! 
Gonna make some maps full of dragonflies and frogs and create plenty of places for the sidekicks to get stuck. 
Lovin' It. 
Just wanted to say I'm really loving Trenchbroom and to thank you for all your hard work. Moving from the ancient Hexmaker editor, TB has revitalized mapping for me. The ability to select and edit multiple brushes at once is a HUGE time-saver and really makes things so much easier, not to mention the great 3D view functionality. I also find the face clone/extrude function very useful in setting up the initial arrangements of complex brush arrangements, in fact I think I actually use it more often than the brush creation tool.

Anyways, here's a imgur album of the Hexen 2 map I'm working on: https://imgur.com/a/49Bvhgs
It's getting pretty huge because of the BSP2 support I found in a custom version of uHexen2, but the use of detail brushes actually lets me do a full level 4 VIS compile in under 1 minute. O.o 
@Razumen 
Wow! A new map for Hexen2? And it looks awesome!!

I can't wait! =D 
Thanks! 
I love hearing these stories! 
Damn 
You need to port that map for Quake at one point, looks great! 
@Razumen 
WOW. Keep us posted on that map!!! Also, are there any communities for HeXen 2 mapping online or on Discord? I'd like to lurk around a bit. 
H2 Community 
Thanks everyone!

@dumptruck_ds Afaik it's pretty sparse for H2 mappers, I've mostly been doing this on my own, but I'd love to find a group as well. 
@Razumen 
Well I'd be happy to have you join us in the Quake Mapping Discord if only to keep in touch and maybe pick your brain about H2 mapping when the time comes (next year likely). https://discordapp.com/invite/j5xh8QT 
TrenchBroom 2.1.0 Release Candidate 2 
Fixed Link 
@Razumen @dumptruck_ds 
Yesterday i've found a new Hexen2 custom map (released last month) made by Whirledtsar.

I think this is the first HX2 map made in TrenchBroom that i ever played =D

download:
http://hexenworld.org/a-new-hexen-ii-map-the-tyrants-tome/

my playthrough:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9ZgnXO88PU 
 
I mean don't get me wrong, I'll be the first to axe every wierd wall but that was ridiculous. Are hexen levels always that obtuse? Never played it. 
@Qmaster 
I played Hexen2 in 1997, so i don't remember if you had to do it on the original maps. But on the custom maps, people usually hide secrets behind destructible walls (or bellow the beds, or behind a bookcase, or inside a statue, etc) so you have to axe everything to find them. When something is destructible there's a particular sound that it makes when you axe it, so it's not that hard to know if you can do it or not... but it's just boring :P 
TrenchBroom 2.1.0 Release Candidate 3 
Fixes the registry corruption bug and a few others: https://github.com/kduske/TrenchBroom/releases/tag/v2.1.0-RC3b 
@ Tribal 
Looks interesting, I'll have to give it a spin.

@Qmaster Original H2 wasn't really obtuse with its secrets, mostly they'd be hinted at in some way. Generally I find hiding secrets behind things with no hint at all that there's something there just bad level design, even worse if progression relies on it. No way in hell I'm going to go hitting every wall to see if it's breakable. 
@Razumen @Tribal 
Razumen - that looks excellent! The lighting is very nice and the setting looks very interesting. Can't wait to play it.

Tribal - thanks for playing the map, hope you enjoyed it! Yeah, the progression is a bit cryptic, but I'm the kind of guy to destroy everything breakable on principle so it didn't occur to me that it could be a problem for others. 
TrenchBroom 2.1.0 
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