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Alien Swarm asw_weapon_jump_jet is a point entity available in Alien Swarm. It is used to spawn jump jets.


Name <string>
The name that other entities refer to this entity by.
Entity Script <string>
Name(s) of script files that are executed after all entities have spawned.
Script think function <string>
Name of a function in this entity's script scope which will be called automatically.
Start Fade Dist/Pixels <int>
Distance at which the prop starts to fade (<0 = use fademaxdist). If 'Screen Space Fade' is selected, this represents the number of pixels wide covered by the prop when it starts to fade.
End Fade Dist/Pixels <int>
Maximum distance at which the prop is visible (0 = don't fade out). If 'Screen Space Fade' is selected, this represents the *minimum* number of pixels wide covered by the prop when it fades.
Fade Scale <To do: Is type of parameter int or float?>
If you specify a fade in the worldspawn, or if the engine is running under dx7, then the engine will forcibly fade out props even if fademindist/fademaxdist isn't specified. This scale factor gives you some control over the fade. Using 0 here turns off the forcible fades.


Pitch Yaw Roll (Y Z X) (angles) <angle>
This entity's orientation in the world. Pitch is rotation around the Y axis, yaw is the rotation around the Z axis, roll is the rotation around the X axis.


  • Start Constrained. To do: Find out how this constrains the entity.
  • Deny player pickup.(Reserve for NPC) If set, denies use by npcs.
  • Not puntable by gravity gun. If set, gravity gun can not punt this entity.


CallScriptFunction <string>
Calls the function named as parameter from the script specified under Keyvalue Entity Script.
Enables shadow.
Disables shadow.
Runs script code. To do: Parameters?
Runs script file. To do: Parameters?


Removes this entity from the world.
Removes this entity and its children from the world.
Note.png Note: Entities already remove orphaned children upon being removed, but this input removes all children on the same frame, being marginally faster than Kill.
AddOutput <string>
Adds a keyvalue/output to this entity. It can be potentially very dangerous, use with care.
KV Format: <key> <value>
I/O Format: <output name> <targetname>:<inputname>:<parameter>:<delay>:<max times to fire, -1 means infinite>
FireUser1 to FireUser4
Fire the OnUser outputs; see User Inputs and Outputs.
Use  !FGD
Same as a player invoking +use; may not do anything depending on the entity. Can also be invoked by firing an output that does not specify an input.
RunScriptFile <script> (in all games since Left 4 Dead 2)
Execute a VScript file from disk, without file extension. The script contents are merged with the script scope of the receiving entity.
RunScriptCode <string> (in all games since Left 4 Dead 2)
Execute a string of VScript source code in the scope of the entity receiving the input. String quotation may be needed when fired via console.
Bug.png Bug: In Left 4 Dead 2, the code is executed in the script scope of the entity that fires the output, not the one receiving the input.
Warning.png Warning: Never try to pass string parameters to a script function with this input. It will corrupt the VMF structure because of the nested quotation marks, which then must be removed manually with a text editor.
CallScriptFunction <string> (in all games since Left 4 Dead 2) !FGD
Execute a VScript function in the scope of the receiving entity.
SetLocalOrigin <coordinates> (in all games since Alien Swarm) !FGD
Send this entity to a spot in the map. If the entity is parented to something, it will be offset from the parent by this amount.
SetLocalAngles <angles> (in all games since Alien Swarm) !FGD
Set this entity's angles.


To do: When is this Output fired?
Fired when the player picks up this entity.
Fired when a npc picks up this entity.
Fired when the player uses this entity.
OnUser1 to OnUser4
Fired in response to the FireUser inputs; see User Inputs and Outputs.