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Start HL in Deathmatch Mode

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Forums > HL Engine Discussion

10 Nov 17, 22:21
By olograph
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Does anyone know how to start half-life in deathmatch mode (on a local server) from the command-line?
10 Nov 17, 22:24
By Dr. Orange
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Add +deathmatch 1 to the command line options.
10 Nov 17, 23:14
By olograph
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Thanks a lot!
13 Nov 17, 04:45
By potatis_invalid
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You can also add other console variables like +sv_cheats 1, which I personally find convenient when testing maps.
13 Nov 17, 15:17
By olograph
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Is there a way to pass mp_allowmonsters 1? I tried to add +mp_allowmonsters 1 and it doesn't seem to work.

Otherwise, what config file is used for servers that are not dedicated? Perhaps I could set that value in there.
13 Nov 17, 15:17
By Solokiller
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+mp_allowmonsters 1

Any cvar can be set using +, just as long as the game doesn't reset it later on.
13 Nov 17, 15:20
By olograph
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"Any cvar can be set using +"

+1

Thanks. I think it is reset. I need to find the proper .cfg file that manages non-dedicated servers. I tried putting mp_allowmonsters in server.cfg, but it didn't work. Weird.
13 Nov 17, 15:46
By potatis_invalid
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I think it's listenserver.cfg. Also take a look at autoexec.cfg
13 Nov 17, 16:36
By olograph
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I'm pretty sure it's listenserver.cfg:

https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Li
stenserver.cfg


I'll try that tonight.
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