Lighting Tutorials

Advanced Lighting
A look at several ways to light your map.
Environmental Light
A helpful list of all the skyboxes and the optimum light_environment settings for each one.
Light Glow
Using the lightglow to create a bright effect at the end of a tunnel or just a hazy sunlight, very useful.
Light Maps
Increase the quality of your shadows using Light Maps.
Light Switches
Flick a light on or off at the touch of a button.
Lighting Tips & Advice
Tips on how to improve your lighting.
Spinning Lights
Somewhat similar to an emergency light or the effect of a police car light.
Spotlights
Often over-used but can still look nice, follow this tutorial on spotlight application.
Swinging Lights
Attach a light prop to a swinging wire.