Changing max ammo in HL2
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Many people that make a total conversion mod will want to change the maximum ammunition settings in Half-Life 2. This small tutorial will tell you just how to do that.
- Using GCFScape, open the GCF file called source engine.gcf.
- In this file, browse to
Root/hl2/cfg/and extract the file called skill.cfg.
- Place the extracted file in
- In this file, open it using any text editor, then go down to the Weapons part, and edit the lines starting with
*is the name of the weapon (such as pistol, 357, ar2, etc).
If you follow those steps and they do not work, follow these as well:
- In hl2mp_gamerules.cpp (or equivalent), in the function
*GetAmmoDef(), find the
AddAmmoType()function for the ammo you want to change, and change the sixth parameter.
AddAmmoType() from Half-Life 2: Deathmatch code (shotgun):
def.AddAmmoType("Buckshot", DMG_BULLET | DMG_BUCKSHOT, TRACER_LINE, 0, 0, 30, BULLET_IMPULSE(400, 1200), 0 ); ^^ Change the 30.
Though the actual line has lots of tabs in it (to align it neatly with the other
AddAmmoType()s and their parameters).