Free Xonotic Mapping Live Course on August 20th 2021

You can watch a recording of this live stream on YouTube and Twitch.

Here’s the original announcement:

I will be live streaming a beginner mapping course for the free open source shooter Xonotic this Friday, August 20th, starting at 10:30, Central European Summer Time. The course is expected to last between 4 and 6 hours.

The course is hosted and sponsored by and will be streamed to codinglab’s website at

I will answer questions during the stream in the live chat 🙂

The course is going to cover the following topics:

  1. Xonotic and editor download and setup
  2. Navigating the editor’s viewports
  3. Creating basic geometry
  4. Cutting and skewing brushes using the clipping and vertex tool
  5. Creating curved surfaces with patch meshes
  6. Applying and aligning textures
  7. Adding spawn points, weapons and ammo
  8. Lighting with point lights, spot lights and skyboxes
  9. Creating a jump pad
  10. Creating a moving platform
  11. Compiling a level
  12. Performance optimization with detail brushes
  13. Creating waypoints for bots

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