This is the default set of packages for the BEE2.4. Packages contain resources for BEE2.4, such as items or styles.
You can add another game using
File > Add Game. Any Source game can be added, but BEE2.4 will only work with Portal 2 and Aperture Tag. Thinking With Time Machine support is planned, but has not yet been implemented.
To remove a game, use
File > Uninstall from Selected Game. As well as unmounting it from BEE2.4, this will also remove all BEE2.4-related resources from the game and reset the Puzzlemaker to the default items and style for that game.
These are instructions to install the development version of the default pack. This will allow you to access features directly from GitHub branches such as
dev, instead of having to wait for a release to be made. However, this version may be unstable. Therefore, it is recommended that you use the release version unless you are developing custom content.
For some things to work correctly, you may need to use this with the development version of the application/compiler. Instructions for how to install this can be found here.
master, the default branch, is the release version.
devcontains features which will be in the next update. There are also various other branches available, for testing different features.
%appdata%/BEEMOD2/config/config.cfgin a text editor.
packagesfolder within your cloned repository folder. If using GitHub Desktop, this will default to
To continue recieving the latest changes, you must regularly pull commits from the repository in your Git client. For GitHub Desktop, this is done using the "Pull origin" option at the top of the app.
Portal 2/sdk_content/maps/instances/bee2will be deleted when exporting from BEE2.4 If you are developing custom packages, you can enable the setting Preserve Game Directories to disable copying resources. Don't forget to turn the option back off once you've copied the files back into the packages.
bin, just in case you need to restore your Portal 2 files.
The wiki contains more in-depth explanations of items and styles, as well as development guides. The wiki is missing a lot of content, you can help by contributing to it.