how to make tf2 vpk files.

First locate vpk.exe it should be located here:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Team Fortress 2\bin.

Next you'll want to make yourself a shortcut on your desktop.

Step Two, you'll want to make sure you have your files in this order: \tf\custom\Your skin or textures\. Put your materials, models and the lot in there.

For the last step you'll want to take your folder, whatever it's called and drag and drop it on top of your vpk.exe shortcut, it will be a vpk now like in picture 2. After you're done with that, just drop the vpk in to tf\custom.

You don't really need vpks, but it is recommended to do so anyway, because the game will read vpk files faster than folders.

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  • Mepp avatar
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    It was an old mod, it wouldn't have worked anyways.

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    Posted by mrbigfishy

    Posted by 7supersonicfan

    Doesn´t work because tier0.dll file is missing? is this true or is it a random error? If it is true, where do i get this file?

    did you make a shortcut?

    I made a shortcut to the vpk.exe file. That wasn´t working, so i tried the original vpk.exe and it worked. I guess I misunderstood the guide, sorry about that.

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    Posted by 7supersonicfan

    Doesn´t work because tier0.dll file is missing? is this true or is it a random error? If it is true, where do i get this file?

    did you make a shortcut?

    Bananite
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    Posted by 7supersonicfan

    Doesn´t work because tier0.dll file is missing? is this true or is it a random error? If it is true, where do i get this file?

    You're using the wrong VPK.exe I guess.

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    Doesn´t work because tier0.dll file is missing? is this true or is it a random error? If it is true, where do i get this file?

    Bananite
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    Posted by Mepp

    It wdoesn't work

    It sure does, just not for mods over 200MB.

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    It wdoesn't work

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    Posted by TehMagicalScoot

    which folder do we drag and drop? the desktop shortcut, or the one in the custom folder

    You shouldn't need a shortcut to your custom folder, there should be one of vpk.exe by the end of the tutorial though and you can drag your folder to either one of them.

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    which folder do we drag and drop? the desktop shortcut, or the one in the custom folder

    Bananite
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    Posted by Devieus

    Posted by PJPretzel

    All I see is client.dll and server.dll. This is really frustrating. Can someone please help me?

    Are you in team fortress 2/tf/bin or team fortress 2/bin?

    team fortress 2/tf/bin definitely, but I downloaded a vpk.exe file so I have one now, BUT what I was trying to do was make my custom TF2 sound a .vpk so people could use it because I don't know how to make rar files. I have everything, but a working vpk...

    EDIT: Just realised the vpk.exe is in TeamFortress2/bin. Woops. Still stuck though...

    EDIT... again: tried to make jar files when I needed rar. I really don't pay attention.

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