List of SiN Episodes console commands and variables

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The following is a list of SiN Episodes SiN Episodes console commands and variables listed in alphabetical order.

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  • Some commands are legacy commands or are "not hooked up to code".
  • There are a total of 1769 total convars/concommands in this list.
  • Some SiN commands may need developer mode (launch option -dev) in order to work.
  • The format for variables in the table is: <Variable Name> : <Default Value> : <Variable Flags> : <Help Text>
  • The format for commands is: <Command Name> : cmd : <Command Flags> : <Help Text>
  • To read about variable and command flags and their meaning click here. An important note is that the flags listed in the cvarlist do not necessarily represent the actual complete or real list of flags. To confirm a variable or command's flags use the type help <variable name> into the console, or use the findflags command.

Cvar list


Command Default Value Flags Description
_fov 0 , "cl" Automates fov command to server.
_restart cmd Shutdown and restart the engine.


Command Default Value Flags Description
accuracy_change_time 10 , "sv"
addip cmd Add an IP address to the ban list.
adsp_alley_min 122
adsp_courtyard_min 126
adsp_debug 0 , "a"
adsp_door_height 112
adsp_duct_min 106
adsp_hall_min 110
adsp_low_ceiling 108
adsp_opencourtyard_min 126
adsp_openspace_min 130
adsp_openstreet_min 118
adsp_openwall_min 130
adsp_room_min 102
adsp_street_min 118
adsp_tunnel_min 114
adsp_wall_height 128
ai_actbusy_search_time 10 , "sv"
ai_ally_manager_debug 0 , "sv"
ai_auto_contact_solver 1 , "sv"
ai_clear_bad_links cmd Clears bits set on nav links indicating link is unusable
ai_debug_actbusy 0 , "sv", "cheat" Used to debug actbusy behavior. Usage: 1: Constantly draw lines from NPCs to the actbusy nodes they've chosen to actbusy at. 2: Whenever an NPC makes a decision to use an actbusy, show which actbusy they've chosen. 3: Selected NPCs (with npc_select) will report why they're not choosing actbusy nodes. 4: Display debug output of actbusy logic.
ai_debug_assault 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_directnavprobe 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_doors 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_efficiency 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_enemies 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_expressions 0 , "sv" Show random expression decisions for NPCs.
ai_debug_follow 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_loners 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_looktargets 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_los 0 , "sv", "cheat" NPC Line-Of-Sight debug mode. If 1, solid entities that block NPC LOC will be highlighted with white bounding boxes. If 2, it'll show non-solid entities that would do it if they were solid.
ai_debug_nav 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_node_connect cmd Debug the attempted connection between two nodes
ai_debug_ragdoll_magnets 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_readiness 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_shoot_positions 0 , "sv", "cheat", "rep"
ai_debug_speech 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_squads 0 , "sv"
ai_debug_think_ticks 0 , "sv"
ai_debugscriptconditions 0 , "sv"
ai_disable cmd Bi-passes all AI logic routines and puts all NPCs into their idle animations. Can be used to get NPCs out of your way and to test effect of AI logic routines on frame rate
ai_drawbattlelines 0 , "sv", "cheat"
ai_dump_hints cmd
ai_efficiency_override 0 , "sv"
ai_follow_use_points 1 , "sv"
ai_follow_use_points_when_moving 1 , "sv"
ai_lead_time 0 , "sv"
ai_LOS_mode 0 , "sv", "rep"
ai_moveprobe_debug 0 , "sv"
ai_moveprobe_jump_debug 0 , "sv"
ai_moveprobe_usetracelist 0 , "sv"
ai_new_aiming 1 , "sv"
ai_newgroundturret 0 , "sv"
ai_next_hull cmd Cycles through the various hull sizes. Currently selected hull size is written to the screen. Controls which connections are shown when ai_show_hull or ai_show_connect commands are used Arguments: -none-
ai_no_local_paths 0 , "sv"
ai_no_node_cache 0 , "sv"
ai_no_select_box 0 , "sv"
ai_no_steer 0 , "sv"
ai_no_talk_delay 0 , "sv"
ai_nodes cmd Toggles node display. First call displays the nodes for the given network as green objects. Second call displays the nodes and their IDs. Nodes are color coded as follows: Green - ground node Cyan - air node Magenta - climb node Grey - node not available for selected hull size Orange - node currently locked
ai_norebuildgraph 0 , "sv"
ai_path_adjust_speed_on_immediate_turns 1 , "sv"
ai_path_insert_pause_at_est_end 1 , "sv"
ai_path_insert_pause_at_obstruction 1 , "sv"
ai_reaction_delay_alert 0 , "sv"
ai_reaction_delay_idle 0 , "sv"
ai_readiness_decay 120 , "sv"
ai_rebalance_thinks 1 , "sv"
ai_reloadresponsesystems cmd Reload all response system scripts.
ai_report_task_timings_on_limit 0 , "a", "sv"
ai_resume cmd If NPC is stepping through tasks (see ai_step ) will resume normal processing.
ai_sequence_debug 0 , "sv"
ai_set_move_height_epsilon cmd Set how high AI bumps up ground walkers when checking steps
ai_shot_bias 1 , "sv"
ai_shot_bias_max 1 , "sv", "rep"
ai_shot_bias_min -1 , "sv", "rep"
ai_shot_spread 0 , "sv"
ai_shot_stats 0 , "sv"
ai_shot_stats_term 1000 , "sv"
ai_show_connect cmd Displays the allowed connections between each node for the currently selected hull type. Hulls are color code as follows: Green - ground movement Blue - jumping movement Cyan - flying movement Magenta - climbing movement Red - connection disabled
ai_show_connect_fly cmd Displays the allowed connections between each node for the currently selected hull type. Hulls are color code as follows: Green - ground movement Blue - jumping movement Cyan - flying movement Magenta - climbing movement Red - connection disabled
ai_show_connect_jump cmd Displays the allowed connections between each node for the currently selected hull type. Hulls are color code as follows: Green - ground movement Blue - jumping movement Cyan - flying movement Magenta - climbing movement Red - connection disabled
ai_show_graph_connect cmd Toggles graph connection display for the node that the player is looking at. Nodes that are connected to the selected node by the net graph will be drawn in red with magenta lines connecting to the selected node. Nodes that are not connected via the net graph from the selected node will be drawn in blue.
ai_show_grid cmd Draw a grid on the floor where looking.
ai_show_hints cmd Displays all hints as small boxes Blue - hint is available for use Red - hint is currently being used by an NPC Orange - hint not being used by timed out Grey - hint has been disabled
ai_show_hull cmd Displays the allowed hulls between each node for the currently selected hull type. Hulls are color code as follows: Green - ground movement Blue - jumping movement Cyan - flying movement Magenta - climbing movement Arguments: -none-
ai_show_hull_attacks 0 , "sv"
ai_show_node cmd Highlight the specified node
ai_show_think_tolerance 0 , "sv"
ai_show_visibility cmd Toggles visibility display for the node that the player is looking at. Nodes that are visible from the selected node will be drawn in red with yellow lines connecting to the selected node. Nodes that are not visible from the selected node will be drawn in blue.
ai_simulate_task_overtime 0 , "sv"
ai_spread_cone_focus_time 0 , "sv"
ai_spread_defocused_cone_multiplier 3 , "sv"
ai_spread_pattern_focus_time 0 , "sv"
ai_step cmd NPCs will freeze after completing their current task. To complete the next task, use 'ai_step' again. To resume processing normally use 'ai_resume'
ai_think_limit_label 0 , "a", "sv"
ai_use_clipped_paths 1 , "sv"
ai_use_efficiency 1 , "sv"
ai_use_frame_think_limits 1 , "sv"
ai_use_readiness 1 , "sv"
ai_use_think_optimizations 1 , "sv"
ainet_generate_report cmd Generate a report to the console.
ainet_generate_report_only cmd Generate a report to the console.
air_density cmd Changes the density of air for drag computations.
airboat_fatal_stress 5000 , "sv" Amount of stress in kg that would kill the airboat driver.
alias cmd Alias a command.
+alt1 cmd
-alt1 cmd
arena_mode_over cmd Arena Mode is over command
+attack cmd
-attack cmd
+attack2 cmd
-attack2 cmd
autolife cmd Toggle. Player gets full health instead of dying.
autosave cmd


Command Default Value Flags Description
+back cmd
-back cmd
banid cmd Add a user ID to the ban list.
banip cmd Add an IP address to the ban list.
bench_end cmd Ends gathering of info.
bench_showstatsdialog cmd Shows a dialog displaying the most recent benchmark results.
bench_start cmd Starts gathering of info. Arguments: filename to write results into
bench_upload cmd Uploads most recent benchmark stats to the Valve servers.
benchframe cmd Takes a snapshot of a particular frame in a time demo.
bgmvolume 1 , "a" CD sound playback volume.
bind cmd Bind a key.
BindToggle cmd
birds_debug 0 , "sv"
blink_duration 0 , "cl" How many seconds an eye blink will last.
bloodspray cmd blood
box cmd Draw a debug box.
+break cmd
-break cmd
breakable_disable_gib_limit 0 , "sv"
breakable_multiplayer 1 , "sv"
buddha cmd Toggle. Player takes damage but won't die. (Shows red cross when health is zero)
budget_averages_window 30 , "a" number of frames to look at when figuring out average frametimes
budget_background_alpha 128 , "a" how translucent the budget panel is
budget_bargraph_background_alpha 128 , "a" how translucent the budget panel is
budget_bargraph_range_ms 16 , "a" budget bargraph range in milliseconds
budget_history_numsamplesvisible 100 , "a" number of samples to draw in the budget history window. The lower the better as far as rendering overhead of the budget panel
budget_history_range_ms 66 , "a" budget history range in milliseconds
budget_panel_bottom_of_history_fraction 0 , "a" number between 0 and 1
budget_panel_height 384 , "a" height in pixels of the budget panel
budget_panel_width 512 , "a" width in pixels of the budget panel
budget_panel_x 0 , "a" number of pixels from the left side of the game screen to draw the budget panel
budget_panel_y 50 , "a" number of pixels from the top side of the game screen to draw the budget panel
budget_peaks_window 30 , "a" number of frames to look at when figuring out peak frametimes
budget_show_averages 0 , "a" enable/disable averages in the budget panel
budget_show_history 1 , "a" turn history graph off and on. . good to turn off on low end
budget_show_peaks 1 , "a" enable/disable peaks in the budget panel
bug cmd Show/hide the bug reporting UI.
bug_swap cmd Automatically swaps the current weapon for the bug bait and back again.
bugreporter_includebsp 1 Include .bsp for internal bug submissions.
buildcubemaps cmd Rebuild cubemaps.
building_cubemaps 0
bulletspeed 6000 , "sv"


Command Default Value Flags Description
c_maxdistance 200 , "a", "cl"
c_maxpitch 90 , "a", "cl"
c_maxyaw 135 , "a", "cl"
c_mindistance 30 , "a", "cl"
c_minpitch 0 , "a", "cl"
c_minyaw -135 , "a", "cl"
c_orthoheight 100 , "a", "cl"
c_orthowidth 100 , "a", "cl"
cache_print cmd Print out contents of cache memory.
cam_command 0 , "a", "cheat", "cl"
cam_idealdist 64 , "a", "cl"
cam_idealpitch 0 , "a", "cl"
cam_idealyaw 90 , "a", "cl"
cam_snapto 0 , "a", "cl"
+camdistance cmd
-camdistance cmd
+camin cmd
-camin cmd
+cammousemove cmd
-cammousemove cmd
camortho cmd Switch to orthographic camera.
+camout cmd
-camout cmd
+campitchdown cmd
-campitchdown cmd
+campitchup cmd
-campitchup cmd
+camyawleft cmd
-camyawleft cmd
+camyawright cmd
-camyawright cmd
cancelselect cmd
cast_hull cmd Tests hull collision detection
cast_ray cmd Tests collision detection
cc_captiontrace 1 , "cl" Show missing closecaptions (0 = no, 1 = devconsole, 2 = show in hud)
cc_emit cmd Emits a closed caption
cc_lang 0 , "a", "cl" Current close caption language (emtpy = use game UI language)
cc_linger_time 1 , "a", "cl" Close caption linger time.
cc_lookup_crc cmd For tracking down missing CC token strings
cc_predisplay_time 0 , "a", "cl" Close caption delay before showing caption.
cc_sentencecaptionnorepeat 4 , "cl" How often a sentence can repeat.
cc_subtitles 1 , "a", "cl" If set, don't show sound effect captions, just voice overs (i.e., won't help hearing impaired players).
cd cmd Play or stop a cd track.
centerview cmd
ch_createairboat cmd Spawn airboat in front of the player.
ch_createjeep cmd Spawn jeep in front of the player.
changelevel cmd Change server to the specified map
changelevel2 cmd Transition to the specified map in single player
cl_allowdownload 1 , "a" Client downloads customization files
cl_allowupload 1 , "a" Client uploads customization files
cl_anglespeedkey 0 , "cl"
cl_animationinfo cmd Hud element to examine.
cl_backspeed 400 , "a", "cl"
cl_class 0 , "a", "user", "cl" Default class when joining a game
cl_clock_correction 1 , "cheat" Enable/disable clock correction on the client.
cl_clock_correction_adjustment_max_amount 200 , "cheat" Sets the maximum number of milliseconds per second it is allowed to correct the client clock. It will only correct this amount if the difference between the client and server clock is equal to or larger than cl_clock_correction_adjustment_max_offset.
cl_clock_correction_adjustment_max_offset 90 , "cheat" As the clock offset goes from cl_clock_correction_adjustment_min_offset to this value (in milliseconds), it moves towards applying cl_clock_correction_adjustment_max_amount of adjustment. That way, the response is small when the offset is small.
cl_clock_correction_adjustment_min_offset 10 , "cheat" If the clock offset is less than this amount (in milliseconds), then no clock correction is applied.
cl_clock_correction_force_server_tick 999 , "cheat" Force clock correction to match the server tick + this offset (-999 disables it).
cl_clock_showdebuginfo 0 , "cheat" Show debugging info about the clock drift.
cl_clockdrift_max_ms 150 , "cheat" Maximum number of milliseconds the clock is allowed to drift before the client snaps its clock to the server's.
cl_cmdbackup 2 , "a" For each command packet, how many additional history commands are sent ( helps in case of packet loss )
cl_cmdrate 30 , "a", "user" Max number of command packets sent to server per second
cl_customsounds 0 , "cl" Enable customized player sound playback
cl_demoviewoverride 0 , "cl" Override view during demo playback
cl_detaildist 1200 , "matsys"
cl_detailfade 400 , "matsys"
cl_draw_airboat_wake 1 , "cheat", "cl"
cl_drawhud 1 , "cheat", "cl" Enable the rendering of the hud
cl_drawleaf -1 , "cheat", "cl"
cl_drawmaterial 0 , "cheat", "cl" Draw a particular material over the frame
cl_drawmonitors 1 , "cl"
cl_drawshadowtexture 0 , "cheat", "cl"
cl_ejectbrass 1 , "matsys"
cl_ent_absbox cmd Displays the client's absbox for the entity under the crosshair.
cl_ent_bbox cmd Displays the client's bounding box for the entity under the crosshair.
cl_ent_rbox cmd Displays the client's render box for the entity under the crosshair.
cl_entityreport 0 , "cheat" For debugging, draw entity states to console
cl_extrapolate 1 , "cheat", "cl" Enable/disable extrapolation if interpolation history runs out.
cl_extrapolate_amount 0 , "cheat", "cl" Set how many seconds the client will extrapolate entities for.
cl_flushentitypacket 0 , "cheat" For debugging. Force the engine to flush an entity packet.
cl_forcehighendmonitors 1 , "cl"
cl_forcepreload 0 , "a" Whether we should force preloading.
cl_forwardspeed 400 , "a", "cl"
cl_fullupdate cmd Forces the server to send a full update packet
cl_idealpitchscale 0 , "a", "cl"
cl_ignorepackets 0 , "cheat" Force client to ignore packets (for debugging).
cl_interp 0 , "user", "cl" Interpolate object positions starting this many seconds in past
cl_interp_npcs 0 , "user", "cl" Interpolate NPC positions starting this many seconds in past (or cl_interp, if greater)
cl_interpolate 1 , "cl" Interpolate entities on the client.
cl_lagcomp_errorcheck 0 , "cl" Player index of other player to check for position errors.
cl_lagcompensation 1 , "user", "cl" Perform server side lag compensation of weapon firing events.
cl_leveloverview 0 , "cheat", "cl"
cl_leveloverviewmarker 0 , "cheat", "cl"
cl_localnetworkbackdoor 1 Enable network optimizations for single player games.
cl_logofile 0 , "a" Spraypoint logo decal.
cl_maxrenderable_dist 3000 , "cheat", "cl" Max distance from the camera at which things will be rendered
cl_mouseenable 1 , "cl"
cl_mouselook 1 , "a", "cl" Set to 1 to use mouse for look, 0 for keyboard look. Cannot be set while connected to a server.
cl_observercrosshair 1 , "a", "cl"
cl_overdraw_test 0 , "cheat", "numeric", "cl"
cl_panelanimation cmd blanak for all panels>.
cl_particleeffect_aabb_buffer 2 , "cheat", "cl" Add this amount to a particle effect's bbox in the leaf system so if it's growing slowly, it won't have to be reinserted as often.
cl_pclass 0 , "cheat", "cl" Dump entity by prediction classname.
cl_pdump -1 , "cheat", "cl" Dump info about this entity to screen.
cl_phys_props_enable 1 , "cl" Disable clientside physics props (must be set before loading a level).
cl_phys_props_max 300 , "cl" Maximum clientside physic props
cl_phys_timescale 1 , "cheat", "cl" Sets the scale of time for client-side physics (ragdolls)
cl_pitchdown 89 , "cheat", "cl"
cl_pitchspeed 225 , "cl"
cl_pitchup 89 , "cheat", "cl"
cl_precacheinfo cmd Show precache info (client).
cl_pred_optimize 2 , "cl" Optimize for not copying data if didn't receive a network update (1), and also for not repredicting if there were no errors (2).
cl_predict 1 , "user", "cl" Perform client side prediction.
cl_predictionlist 0 , "cheat", "cl" Show which entities are predicting
cl_predictweapons 1 , "user", "cl" Perform client side prediction of weapon effects.
cl_ragdoll_collide 0 , "cl"
cl_rate 10000 Max bytes/sec the host can send data
cl_removedecals cmd Remove the decals from the entity under the crosshair.
cl_resend 6 Delay in seconds before the client will resend the 'connect' attempt
cl_SetupAllBones 0 , "cl"
cl_show_bloodspray 1 , "cl"
cl_show_splashes 1 , "cl"
cl_showanimstate -1 , "cheat", "cl" Show the (client) animation state for the specified entity (-1 for none).
cl_showanimstate_log 0 , "cheat", "cl" 1 to output cl_showanimstate to Msg(). 2 to store in AnimState.log. 3 for both.
cl_showents cmd Dump entity list to console.
cl_showerror 0 , "cheat", "cl" Show prediction errors, 2 for above plus detailed field deltas.
cl_showevents 0 , "cheat" Print event firing info in the console
cl_showfps 0 , "cl" Draw fps meter at top of screen (1 = fps, 2 = smooth fps)
cl_showpluginmessages 1 , "a" Allow plugins to display messages to you
cl_showpos 0 , "cl" Draw current position at top of screen
cl_ShowSunVectors 0 , "cl"
cl_showtextmsg 1 , "cl" Enable/disable text messages printing on the screen.
cl_sidespeed 400 , "cl"
cl_slist 10 Number of seconds to wait for server ping responses when checking for server on your lan
cl_smooth 1 , "cl" Smooth view/eye origin after prediction errors
cl_smoothtime 0 , "cl" Smooth client's view after prediction error over this many seconds
cl_soundemitter_flush cmd Flushes the sounds.txt system (client only)
cl_soundfile 0 , "a" Jingle sound file.
cl_soundscape_flush cmd Flushes the client side soundscapes
cl_soundscape_printdebuginfo cmd print soundscapes
cl_spec_mode 1 , "a", "user", "cl" spectator mode
cl_starfield_diameter 128 , "cl"
cl_starfield_distance 256 , "cl"
cl_sun_decay_rate 0 , "cheat", "cl"
cl_team 0 , "a", "user", "cl" Default team when joining a game
cl_timeout 30 , "a" After this many seconds without receiving a packet from the server, the client will disconnect itself
cl_updaterate 20 , "a", "user" Number of packets per second of updates you are requesting from the server
cl_upspeed 320 , "a", "cl"
cl_view cmd Set the view entity index.
cl_winddir 0 , "cl" Weather effects wind direction angle
cl_windspeed 0 , "cl" Weather effects wind speed scalar
cl_yawspeed 210 , "cl"
clear cmd Clear all console output.
clear_debug_overlays cmd clears debug overlays
clientport 27005 Host game client port
closecaption 1 , "a", "user", "cl" Enable close captioning.
cmd cmd Forward command to server.
collision_shake_amp 0 , "sv"
collision_shake_freq 0 , "sv"
collision_shake_time 0 , "sv"
+commandermousemove cmd
-commandermousemove cmd
con_drawnotify 1 Disables drawing of notification area (for taking screenshots).
con_enable 1 , "a" Allows the console to be activated.
con_notifytime 8 How long to display recent console text to the upper part of the game window
con_nprint_bgalpha 50 Con_NPrint background alpha.
con_nprint_bgborder 5 Con_NPrint border size.
con_trace 0 Print console text to low level printout.
condump cmd dump the text currently in the console to condumpXX.log
connect cmd Connect to specified server.
contimes 8 Number of console lines to overlay for debugging.
coop 0 , "nf" Cooperative play.
CreateHairball cmd
creditsdone cmd
crosshair 1 , "a", "cl"
curve_bias 0 , "sv"
cvarlist cmd Show the list of convars/concommands.


Command Default Value Flags Description
dd_arenamapindex 3 , "a", "sv"
dd_arenamode 0 , "sv" Dynamic Difficutly Mode: No saving and hyper decisions
dd_arenarecorddemo 1 , "a", "sv"
dd_autouploadstats 1 , "a", "sv"
dd_challenge 0 , "sv" The challenge level.
dd_enabled 1 , "sv", "cheat"
dd_forgiveness 0 , "sv" The assistance level.
dd_log_events 0 , "sv"
dd_nosaveallowed 0 , "sv" Dynamic Difficulty Mode: No saving allowed
dd_playername 0 , "a", "sv"
deathmatch 0 , "nf" Running a deathmatch server.
debug_crosshairs 0 , "cheat", "cl"
debug_functank 0 , "sv"
debug_physimpact 0 , "sv"
decalfrequency 10 , "sv", "nf"
default_fov 75 , "cheat", "cl"
demo_action 0 , "a", "sv", "rep" Set action the demo takes at the end, menu or loop
demo_debug 0 Demo debug info.
demo_fastforwardfinalspeed 20 Go this fast when starting to hold FF button.
demo_fastforwardramptime 5 How many seconds it takes to get to full FF speed.
demo_fastforwardstartspeed 2 Go this fast when starting to hold FF button.
demo_gototick cmd Skips to a tick in demo.
demo_interpolateview 1 Do view interpolation during dem playback.
demo_map 0 , "a", "sv", "rep" Set the starting map for the demo
demo_pause cmd Pauses demo playback.
demo_pauseatservertick 0 Pauses demo playback at server tick
demo_quitafterplayback 0 Quits game after demo playback.
demo_recordcommands 1 Record commands typed at console into .dem files.
demo_resume cmd Resumes demo playback.
demo_timescale cmd Sets demo replay speed.
demo_togglepause cmd Toggles demo playback.
demolist cmd Print demo sequence list.
demos cmd Demo demo file sequence.
demoui cmd Show/hide the demo player UI.
developer 0 Show developer messages.
devshots_nextmap cmd Used by the devshots system to go to the next map in the devshots maplist.
devshots_screenshot cmd Used by the -makedevshots system to take a screenshot. For taking your own screenshots, use the 'screenshot' command instead.
differences cmd Show all convars which are not at their default values.
disconnect cmd Disconnect game from server.
disp_dynamic 0
disp_modlimit 80
disp_modlimit_down 20
disp_modlimit_up 80
disp_numiterations 1 , "cheat"
dispcoll_drawplane 0 , "sv"
displaysoundlist 0 , "sv"
dive_double_tap_time 0 , "sv", "rep"
dive_enabled 0 , "sv", "cheat", "rep"
dive_enter_time 1 , "sv", "rep"
dive_leave_time 0 , "sv", "rep"
dive_velocity_decay 0 , "sv", "rep"
dive_velocity_scale 0 , "sv", "rep"
+diveleft cmd
-diveleft cmd
+diveright cmd
-diveright cmd
drawcross cmd Draws a cross at the given location Arguments: x y z
drawline cmd Draws line between two 3D Points. Green if no collision Red is collides with something Arguments: x1 y1 z1 x2 y2 z2
dropprimary cmd dropprimary: Drops the primary weapon of the player.
dsp_automatic 0 , "demo"
dsp_db_min 80 , "demo"
dsp_db_mixdrop 0 , "demo"
dsp_dist_max 1440 , "a", "demo"
dsp_dist_min 0 , "a", "demo"
dsp_enhance_stereo 0 , "a"
dsp_facingaway 0 , "demo"
dsp_mix_max 0 , "demo"
dsp_mix_min 0 , "demo"
dsp_off 0 , "cheat"
dsp_player 0 , "demo"
dsp_reload cmd
dsp_room 0 , "demo"
dsp_slow_cpu 0 , "a", "demo"
dsp_spatial 40 , "demo"
dsp_speaker 50 , "demo"
dsp_vol_2ch 1 , "demo"
dsp_vol_4ch 0 , "demo"
dsp_vol_5ch 0 , "demo"
dsp_volume 0 , "a", "demo"
dsp_water 14 , "demo"
dti_flush cmd Write out the datatable instrumentation files (you must run with -dti for this to work).
dtwarning 0 Print data table warnings?
dtwatchent -1 Watch this entities data table encoding.
dtwatchvar 0 Watch the named variable.
+duck cmd
-duck cmd
dump_globals cmd Dump all global entities/states
dumpstringtables cmd Print string tables to consol


Command Default Value Flags Description
echo cmd Echo text to console.
editdemo cmd Edit a recorded demo file (.dem ).
enable_vehicle_temp_nodes 1 , "sv"
endmovie cmd Stop recording movie frames.
english 1 , "user", "cl" If set to 1, running the english language set of assets.
ent_absbox cmd Displays the total bounding box for the given entity(s) in green. Some entites will also display entity specific overlays. Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
ent_bbox cmd Displays the movement bounding box for the given entity(ies) in orange. Some entites will also display entity specific overlays. Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
ent_create cmd Creates an entity of the given type where the player is looking (if the given ent can actually be placed at that location). Note that this only works for entity classes that are already in the world. You can not create an entity that doesn't have an instance in the level. Arguments: {entity_class_name}
ent_debugkeys 0 , "sv"
ent_dump cmd Usage: ent_dump <entity name>
ent_fire cmd Usage: ent_fire <target> [action] [value] [delay]
ent_ignite cmd Set this entity on fire.
ent_info cmd Usage: ent_info <class name>
ent_messages cmd Toggles input/output message display for the selected entity(ies). The name of the entity will be displayed as well as any messages that it sends or receives. Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
ent_messages_draw 0 , "sv", "cheat" Visualizes all entity input/output activity.
ent_name cmd
ent_pause cmd Toggles pausing of input/output message processing for entities. When turned on processing of all message will stop. Any messages displayed with 'ent_messages' will stop fading and be displayed indefinitely. To step through the messages one by one use 'ent_step'.
ent_pivot cmd Displays the pivot for the given entity(ies). (y=up=green, z=forward=blue, x=left=red). Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
ent_rbox cmd Displays the total bounding box for the given entity(s) in green. Some entites will also display entity specific overlays. Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
ent_remove cmd Removes the given entity(s) Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
ent_remove_all cmd Removes all entities of the specified type Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name}
ent_setname cmd Sets the targetname of the given entity(s) Arguments: {new entity name} {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
ent_show_response_criteria cmd Print, to the console, an entity's current criteria set used to select responses. Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
ent_step cmd When 'ent_pause' is set this will step through one waiting input / output message at a time.
ent_text cmd Displays text debugging information about the given entity(ies) on top of the entity (See Overlay Text) Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
envmap cmd
escape cmd Escape key pressed.
exec cmd Execute script file.
exit cmd Exit the engine.


Command Default Value Flags Description
fadein cmd fadein {time r g b}: Fades the screen in from black or from the specified color over the given number of seconds.
fadeout cmd fadeout {time r g b}: Fades the screen to black or to the specified color over the given number of seconds.
find cmd Find concommands with the specified string in their name/help text.
fire_absorbrate 3 , "sv"
fire_dmgbase 5 , "sv"
fire_dmginterval 1 , "sv"
fire_dmgscale 0 , "sv"
fire_extabsorb 5 , "sv"
fire_extscale 12 , "sv"
fire_growthrate 1 , "sv"
fire_heatscale 1 , "sv"
fire_incomingheatscale 0 , "sv"
fire_maxabsorb 50 , "sv"
fire_sprite_scale 1 , "cl"
firetarget cmd
firstperson cmd Switch to firstperson camera.
flex_expression 0 , "sv"
flex_looktime 5 , "sv"
flex_maxawaytime 1 , "sv"
flex_maxplayertime 7 , "sv"
flex_minawaytime 0 , "sv"
flex_minplayertime 5 , "sv"
flex_rules 1 , "cl" Allow flex animation rules to run.
flex_smooth 1 , "cl" Applies smoothing/decay curve to flex animation controller changes.
flex_talk 0 , "sv"
flush cmd Flush cache memory.
flush_unlocked cmd Flush unlocked cache memory.
fog_color -1 , "cl"
fog_colorskybox -1 , "cl"
fog_enable 1 , "cl"
fog_enable_water_fog 1
fog_enableskybox 1 , "cl"
fog_end -1 , "cl"
fog_endskybox -1 , "cl"
fog_override 0 , "cheat", "cl"
fog_start -1 , "cl"
fog_startskybox -1 , "cl"
force_centerview cmd
+forward cmd
-forward cmd
fov cmd Change players FOV
fps_max 300 Frame rate limiter
free_pass_peek_debug 0 , "sv"
fs_printopenfiles cmd Show all files currently opened by the engine.
fs_warning_level cmd Set the filesystem warning level.
func_break_max_pieces 15 , "a", "sv", "rep"
func_breakdmg_bullet 0 , "sv"
func_breakdmg_club 1 , "sv"
func_breakdmg_explosive 1 , "sv"


Command Default Value Flags Description
g_antlion_maxgibs 16 , "a", "cl"
g_behavior_interrogation_reactiontime 1 , "sv", "cheat"
g_cannon_debug 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_cannon_max_traveltime 10 , "sv", "cheat"
g_cannon_reloadtime 5 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_actions 0 , "sv"
g_debug_basehelicopter 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_bigmutant 0 , "sv"
g_debug_cbot 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_citizen 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_damage 0 , "sv"
g_debug_doors 0 , "sv"
g_debug_dynamic_difficulty 0 , "sv"
g_debug_dynamicresupplies 0 , "sv" Debug item_dynamic_resupply spawning. Set to 1 to see text printouts of the spawning. Set to 2 to see lines drawn to other items factored into the spawning.
g_debug_grunt 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_helicopter 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_jetpack 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_jetpack_path_distance 300 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_major_phys_hit 0 , "sv"
g_debug_print_actions 0 , "sv"
g_debug_ragdoll_removal 0 , "sv", "cheat", "rep"
g_debug_ragdoll_visualize 0 , "cheat", "cl"
g_debug_trackpather 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_transitions 0 , "sv" Set to 1 and restart the map to be warned if the map has no trigger_transition volumes. Set to 2 to see a dump of all entities & associated results during a transition.
g_debug_turret 0 , "sv"
g_debug_turret_ceiling 0 , "sv"
g_debug_use 0 , "sv"
g_debug_vehiclebase 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_vehicledriver 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_vehicleexit 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_debug_vehiclesound 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_helicopter_bullrush_bomb_enemy_distance 0 , "sv"
g_helicopter_bullrush_bomb_speed 850 , "sv" The maximum distance the player can be from the chopper before it stops firing
g_helicopter_bullrush_bomb_time 10 , "sv"
g_helicopter_bullrush_distance 5000 , "sv"
g_helicopter_bullrush_mega_bomb_health 0 , "sv" Fraction of the health of the chopper before it mega-bombs
g_helicopter_bullrush_shoot_height 650 , "sv" The maximum distance the player can be from the chopper before it stops firing
g_helicopter_chargetime 2 , "sv" How much time we have to wait (on average) between the time we start hearing the charging sound + the chopper fires
g_helicopter_idletime 3 , "sv" How much time we have to wait (on average) after we fire before we can charge up again
g_helicopter_maxfiringdist 2500 , "sv" The maximum distance the player can be from the chopper before it stops firing
g_jeepexitspeed 100 , "sv", "cheat"
g_jetpack_new_anims 0 , "sv", "cheat"
g_Language 0 , "sv", "rep"
g_ragdoll_fadespeed 600 , "cl"
g_ragdoll_maxcount 8 , "sv", "rep"
gameui_hide cmd
getpos cmd dump position and angles to the console
give cmd Give item to player. Arguments: <item_name>
gl_clear 0 , "cl"
god cmd Toggle. Player becomes invulnerable.
+graph cmd
-graph cmd
+grenade cmd
-grenade cmd
groundlist cmd Display ground entity list <index>
grunt_spawn_health 1 , "sv"


Command Default Value Flags Description
health cmd Set the player's health to whatever you want.
heartbeat cmd
help cmd Find help about a convar/concommand.
hideconsole cmd Hide the console.
hidehud 0 , "cheat", "cl"
hidepanel cmd Hides a viewport panel <name>
hl2_normspeed 237 , "sv"
hl2_sprintspeed 320 , "sv"
hl2_walkspeed 150 , "sv"
host_framerate 0 Set to lock per-frame time elapse.
host_limitlocal 0 Apply cl_cmdrate and cl_updaterate to loopback connection
host_map 0 Current map name.
host_playthroughid 0 The playthrough id of the most recently created game
host_profile 0
host_runofftime cmd Run off some time without rendering/updating sounds
host_showcachemiss 0 Print a debug message when the client or server cache is missed.
host_sleep 0 , "cheat" Force the host to sleep a certain number of milliseconds each frame.
host_speeds 0 Show general system running times.
host_timescale 1 Prescale the clock by this amount.
host_writeconfig cmd Store current settings to config.cfg (or specified .cfg file).
hostname 0 Hostname for server.
hostport 27015 Host game server port
hud_airboathint_numentries 10 , "sv"
hud_autoreloadscript 0 , "cl" Automatically reloads the animation script each time one is ran
hud_drawhistory_time 5 , "cl"
hud_fastswitch 1 , "a", "cl"
hud_jeephint_numentries 10 , "sv"
hud_quickinfo 0 , "a", "cl"
hud_reloadscheme cmd Reloads hud layout and animation scripts.
hud_saytext_time 12 , "cl"
hurtme cmd Hurts the player. Arguments: <health to lose>


Command Default Value Flags Description
impulse cmd
incrementvar cmd Increment specified convar value.
input cmd input <input name> [optional value] - Send any input to whatever entity you're looking at.
input_named_ent cmd input_named_ent <entity name> <input name> [optional value] - Send any input to a named entity.
invnext cmd
invprev cmd
ip 0 Overrides IP for multihomed hosts


Command Default Value Flags Description
jlook cmd
joy_advanced 0 , "cl"
joy_advaxisr 0 , "cl"
joy_advaxisu 0 , "cl"
joy_advaxisv 0 , "cl"
joy_advaxisx 0 , "cl"
joy_advaxisy 0 , "cl"
joy_advaxisz 0 , "cl"
joy_cc 0 , "a", "cl" Enable Microsoft Common Controller settings
joy_diagonalpov 0 , "a", "cl" POV manipulator operates on diagonal axes, too.
joy_forwardsensitivity -1 , "a", "cl"
joy_forwardthreshold 0 , "a", "cl"
joy_name 0 , "a", "cl"
joy_pitchsensitivity 1 , "a", "cl"
joy_pitchthreshold 0 , "a", "cl"
joy_sidesensitivity -1 , "a", "cl"
joy_sidethreshold 0 , "a", "cl"
joy_wingmanwarrier_centerhack 0 , "a", "cl" Wingman warrior centering hack.
joy_wingmanwarrier_turnhack 0 , "a", "cl" Wingman warrior hack related to turn axes.
joy_yawsensitivity -1 , "a", "cl"
joy_yawthreshold 0 , "a", "cl"
joyadvancedupdate cmd
joystick 0 , "a", "cl"
jpeg cmd Take a jpeg screenshot: jpeg <filename> <quality 1-100>.
jpeg_quality 90 jpeg screenshot quality.
+jump cmd
-jump cmd


Command Default Value Flags Description
kdtree_test cmd Tests spatial partition for entities queries.
key_findbinding cmd Find key bound to specified command string.
key_listboundkeys cmd List bound keys with bindings.
key_updatelayout cmd Updates game keyboard layout to current windows keyboard setting.
kick cmd Kick a player by name.
kickid cmd Kick a player by userid or uniqueid, with a message.
kill cmd kills the player
killserver cmd Shutdown the server.
+klook cmd
-klook cmd


Command Default Value Flags Description
lastinv cmd
+left cmd
-left cmd
light_crosshair cmd Show texture color at crosshair
linefile cmd Parses map leak data from .lin file
list cmd List cached servers.
listdemo cmd List demo file contents.
listid cmd Lists banned users.
listip cmd List IP addresses on the ban list.
listmodels cmd List loaded models.
load cmd Load a saved game.
lod_Enable 1 , "cl"
lod_TransitionDist 800 , "cl"
log cmd off >.
logaddress_add cmd Set address and port for remote host <ip:port>.
logaddress_del cmd Remove address and port for remote host <ip:port>.
logaddress_delall cmd Remove all udp addresses being logged to
logaddress_list cmd List all addresses currently being used by logaddress.
+lookdown cmd
-lookdown cmd
lookspring 0 , "a", "cl"
lookstrafe 0 , "a", "cl"
+lookup cmd
-lookup cmd
lservercfgfile 0 , "sv"


Command Default Value Flags Description
m_customaccel 0 , "a", "cl" Custom mouse acceleration (0 disable, 1 to enable, 2 enable with separate yaw/pitch rescale). Formula: mousesensitivity = ( rawmousedelta^m_customaccel_exponent ) * m_customaccel_scale + sensitivity If mode is 2, then x and y sensitivity are scaled by m_pitch and m_yaw respectively.
m_customaccel_exponent 1 , "a", "cl" Mouse move is raised to this power before being scaled by scale factor.
m_customaccel_max 0 , "a", "cl" Max mouse move scale factor, 0 for no limit
m_customaccel_scale 0 , "a", "cl" Custom mouse acceleration value.
m_filter 1 , "a", "cl" Mouse filtering (set this to 1 to average the mouse over 2 frames).
m_forward 1 , "a", "cl" Mouse forward factor.
m_mouseaccel1 0 , "a", "cl" Windows mouse acceleration initial threshold (2x movement).
m_mouseaccel2 0 , "a", "cl" Windows mouse acceleration secondary threshold (4x movement).
m_mousespeed 1 , "a", "cl" Windows mouse speed factor (range 1 to 20).
m_pitch 0 , "a", "cl" Mouse pitch factor.
m_side 0 , "a", "cl" Mouse side factor.
m_yaw 0 , "a", "cl" Mouse yaw factor.
major_ambushdist 16000 , "sv"
map cmd Start playing on specified map.
map_background cmd Runs a map as the background to the main menu.
map_edit cmd
map_noareas 0 Disable area to area connection testing.
mapcyclefile 0 , "sv"
maps cmd Displays list of maps.
mat_antialias 4 , "matsys"
mat_bloom 1 , "cl"
mat_bufferprimitives 1 , "matsys"
mat_bumpbasis 0
mat_bumpmap 1 , "matsys"
mat_camerarendertargetoverlaysize 128 , "cheat", "cl"
mat_clipz 1 , "cl"
mat_compressedtextures 1 , "matsys"
mat_configcurrent cmd show the current video control panel config for the material system
mat_crosshair cmd
mat_debug cmd
mat_debugdepth 0 , "matsys"
mat_debugdepthmode 0 , "matsys"
mat_debugdepthval 128 , "matsys"
mat_debugdepthvalmax 256 , "matsys"
mat_depthbias_decal -262144 , "matsys"
mat_depthbias_normal 0 , "cheat"
mat_diffuse 1 , "matsys"
mat_drawflat 0 , "cheat", "matsys"
mat_drawwater 1 , "cheat", "cl"
mat_dxlevel 90 , "matsys"
mat_envmapsize 128
mat_envmaptgasize 32
mat_fastnobump 0 , "matsys"
mat_fastspecular 1 Enable/Disable specularity for visual testing. Will not reload materials and will not affect perf.
mat_fillrate 0 , "cheat", "matsys"
mat_filterlightmaps 1 , "matsys"
mat_filtertextures 1 , "matsys"
mat_forceaniso 16 , "matsys"
mat_forcedynamic 0 , "cheat"
mat_forcehardwaresync 1 , "matsys"
mat_forcemanagedtextureintohardware 0 , "matsys"
mat_frame_sync_enable 1 , "cheat", "matsys"
mat_frame_sync_force_texture 0 , "cheat", "matsys" Force frame syncing to lock a managed texture.
mat_framebuffercopyoverlaysize 128 , "cl"
mat_fullbright 0 , "cheat"
mat_hdr_level 0 , "matsys"
mat_hsv 0 , "cl"
mat_info cmd Shows material system info
mat_leafvis 0 Draw wireframe of current leaf
mat_levelflush 1
mat_loadtextures 1
mat_luxels 0 , "cheat"
mat_maxframelatency 1
mat_measurefillrate 0 , "cheat", "matsys"
mat_mipmaptextures 1 , "matsys"
mat_monitorgamma 1 monitor gamma (typically 2.2 for CRT and 1.7 for LCD)
mat_norendering 0
mat_normalmaps 0 , "cheat", "matsys"
mat_normals 0 , "cheat"
mat_parallaxmap 0 , "matsys"
mat_picmip 0 , "matsys"
mat_proxy 0 , "cheat", "matsys"
mat_reducefillrate 0 , "matsys"
mat_reloadallmaterials cmd
mat_reloadmaterial cmd
mat_reloadtextures cmd
mat_reversedepth 0 , "cheat", "matsys"
mat_savechanges cmd saves current video configuration to the registry
mat_setvideomode cmd sets the width, height, windowed state of the material system
mat_shadowstate 1
mat_show_texture_memory_usage 0 , "numeric" Display the texture memory usage on the HUD.
mat_showcamerarendertarget 0 , "cheat", "cl"
mat_showenvmapmask 0 , "matsys"
mat_showframebuffertexture 0 , "cheat", "cl"
mat_showlightmapcomponent 0 , "matsys" 0: show normal-mapped lightmap 1: show component 1 1: show component 2 1: show component 3
mat_showlightmappage -1
mat_showlowresimage 0 , "matsys"
mat_showmaterials cmd Show materials.
mat_showmaterialsverbose cmd
mat_showmiplevels 0 , "matsys"
mat_showtextures cmd Show textures.
mat_showwatertextures 0 , "cheat", "cl"
mat_skybloomamount 1
mat_slopescaledepthbias_decal 0 , "matsys"
mat_slopescaledepthbias_normal 0 , "matsys"
mat_softwarelighting 0 , "matsys"
mat_softwareskin 0
mat_specular 1 , "matsys" Enable/Disable specularity for perf testing. Will cause a material reload upon change.
mat_spewvertexandpixelshaders cmd print all vertex and pixel shaders currently loaded to the console
mat_stub 0 , "cheat", "cl"
mat_suppress cmd Supress a material from drawing
mat_surfaceid 0
mat_surfacemat 0
mat_texture_limit -1 , "numeric", "matsys" If this value is not -1, the material system will limit the amount of texture memory it uses in a frame. Useful for identifying performance cliffs. The value is in kilobytes.
-mat_texture_list cmd
+mat_texture_list cmd
mat_texture_list 0 For debugging, show a list of used textures per frame
mat_texture_list_all 0 , "numeric" If this is nonzero, then the texture list panel will show all currently-loaded textures.
mat_texturelist_directories 0 , "numeric"
mat_texturelist_files 1 , "numeric"
mat_trilinear 0 , "matsys"
mat_viewportscale 1 , "cheat" debugging viewport scale
mat_vsync 1 , "matsys" Force sync to vertical retrace
mat_wateroverlaysize 128 , "cl"
mat_wireframe 0 , "cheat"
mat_yuv 0 , "cl"
maxplayers cmd Change the maximum number of players allowed on this server.
+melee cmd
-melee cmd
melee_force_scale 5 , "sv", "rep"
melee_lunge_always 0 , "sv", "rep"
melee_lunge_velocity 1200 , "sv", "rep"
mem_dump cmd dump memory stats.
mem_dumpstats 0 Dump current and max heap usage info to console at end of frame ( set to 2 for continuous output )
mem_force_flush 0 Force cache flush of unlocked resources on every alloc
minisave cmd Saves game (for current level only!)
minor_spit_arc 1 , "sv"
mod_forcedata 1 Forces all model file data into cache on model load.
mortar_visualize 0 , "sv"
motdfile 0 , "sv" The MOTD file to load.
+movedown cmd
+moveleft cmd
+moveright cmd
+moveup cmd
-moveup cmd
mp_allowNPCs 1 , "sv", "nf"
mp_allowspectators 1 , "sv", "rep" toggles whether the server allows spectator mode or not
mp_autocrosshair 1 , "sv", "nf"
mp_chattime 10 , "sv", "rep" amount of time players can chat after the game is over
mp_decals 200 , "a"
mp_defaultteam 0 , "sv"
mp_facefronttime 3 , "sv", "rep" After this amount of time of standing in place but aiming to one side, go ahead and move feet to face upper body.
mp_falldamage 0 , "sv", "nf"
mp_feetyawrate 720 , "sv", "rep" How many degrees per second that we can turn our feet or upper body.
mp_flashlight 0 , "sv", "nf"
mp_footsteps 1 , "sv", "nf"
mp_forcecamera 0 , "sv", "rep" Restricts spectator modes for dead players
mp_forcerespawn 1 , "sv", "nf"
mp_fraglimit 0 , "sv", "nf"
mp_friendlyfire 0 , "sv", "nf", "rep"
mp_ik 1 , "sv", "rep" Use IK on in-place turns.
mp_teamlist 0 , "sv", "nf"
mp_teamoverride 1 , "sv"
mp_teamplay 0 , "sv", "nf"
mp_timelimit 0 , "sv", "nf", "rep" game time per map in minutes
mp_weaponstay 0 , "sv", "nf"
muzzleflash_light 1 , "a", "cl"


Command Default Value Flags Description
name 0 , "a", "user", "print" Current user name
nav_analyze cmd Re-analyze the current Navigation Mesh and save it to disk.
nav_area_bgcolor 0 , "sv" RGBA color to draw as the background color for nav areas while editing.
nav_avoid cmd Toggles the 'avoid this area when possible' flag used by the AI system.
nav_begin_area cmd Defines a corner of a new Area or Ladder. To complete the Area or Ladder, drag the opposite corner to the desired location and issue a 'nav_end_area' command.
nav_check_file_consistency cmd Scans the maps directory and reports any missing/out-of-date navigation files.
nav_check_floor cmd Updates the blocked/unblocked status for every nav area.
nav_clear_walkable_marks cmd Erase any previously placed walkable positions.
nav_compress_id cmd Re-orders area and ladder ID's so they are continuous.
nav_connect cmd To connect two Areas, mark the first Area, highlight the second Area, then invoke the connect command. Note that this creates a ONE-WAY connection from the first to the second Area. To make a two-way connection, also connect the second area to the first.
nav_coplanar_slope_limit 0 , "sv"
nav_corner_lower cmd Lower the selected corner of the currently marked Area.
nav_corner_place_on_ground cmd Places the selected corner of the currently marked Area on the ground.
nav_corner_raise cmd Raise the selected corner of the currently marked Area.
nav_corner_select cmd Select a corner of the currently marked Area. Use multiple times to access all four corners.
nav_crouch cmd Toggles the 'must crouch in this area' flag used by the AI system.
nav_delete cmd Deletes the currently highlighted Area.
nav_disconnect cmd To disconnect two Areas, mark an Area, highlight a second Area, then invoke the disconnect command. This will remove all connections between the two Areas.
nav_dont_hide cmd Toggles the 'area is not suitable for hiding spots' flag used by the AI system.
nav_edit 0 , "sv", "cheat" Set to one to interactively edit the Navigation Mesh. Set to zero to leave edit mode.
nav_end_area cmd Defines the second corner of a new Area or Ladder and creates it.
nav_generate cmd Generate a Navigation Mesh for the current map and save it to disk.
nav_jump cmd Toggles the 'traverse this area by jumping' flag used by the AI system.
nav_ladder_flip cmd Flips the selected ladder's direction.
nav_load cmd Loads the Navigation Mesh for the current map.
nav_make_sniper_spots cmd Chops the marked area into disconnected sub-areas suitable for sniper spots.
nav_mark cmd Marks the Area or Ladder under the cursor for manipulation by subsequent editing commands.
nav_mark_unnamed cmd Mark an Area with no Place name. Useful for finding stray areas missed when Place Painting.
nav_mark_walkable cmd Mark the current location as a walkable position. These positions are used as seed locations when sampling the map to generate a Navigation Mesh.
nav_merge cmd To merge two Areas into one, mark the first Area, highlight the second by pointing your cursor at it, and invoke the merge command.
nav_no_jump cmd Toggles the 'dont jump in this area' flag used by the AI system.
nav_place_floodfill cmd Sets the Place of the Area under the cursor to the curent Place, and 'flood-fills' the Place to all adjacent Areas. Flood-filling stops when it hits an Area with the same Place, or a different Place than that of the initial Area.
nav_place_list cmd Lists all place names used in the map.
nav_place_pick cmd Sets the current Place to the Place of the Area under the cursor.
nav_place_replace cmd Replaces all instances of the first place with the second place.
nav_precise cmd Toggles the 'dont avoid obstacles' flag used by the AI system.
nav_quicksave 0 , "sv", "cheat" Set to one to skip the time consuming phases of the analysis. Useful for data collection and testing.
nav_run cmd Toggles the 'traverse this area by running' flag used by the AI system.
nav_save cmd Saves the current Navigation Mesh to disk.
nav_set_place_mode cmd Sets the editor into or out of Place mode. Place mode allows labelling of Area with Place names.
nav_show_approach_points 0 , "sv", "cheat" Show Approach Points in the Navigation Mesh.
nav_show_area_info 0 , "sv" Duration in seconds to show nav area ID and attributes while editing
nav_show_danger 0 , "sv", "cheat" Show current 'danger' levels.
nav_show_player_counts 0 , "sv", "cheat" Show current player counts in each area.
nav_slope_limit 0 , "sv" The ground unit normal's Z component must be greater than this for nav areas to be generated.
nav_snap_to_grid 0 , "sv" Snap to the nav generation grid when creating new nav areas
nav_splice cmd To splice, mark an area, highlight a second area, then invoke the splice command to create a new, connected area between them.
nav_split cmd To split an Area into two, align the split line using your cursor and invoke the split command.
nav_split_place_on_ground 0 , "sv" If true, nav areas will be placed flush with the ground when split.
nav_stand cmd Toggles the 'stand while hiding' flag used by the AI system.
nav_stop cmd Toggles the 'must stop when entering this area' flag used by the AI system.
nav_strip cmd Strips all Hiding Spots, Approach Points, and Encounter Spots from the current Area.
nav_toggle_place_mode cmd Toggle the editor into and out of Place mode. Place mode allows labelling of Area with Place names.
nav_toggle_place_painting cmd Toggles Place Painting mode. When Place Painting, pointing at an Area will 'paint' it with the current Place.
nav_transient cmd Toggles the 'area is transient and may become blocked' flag used by the AI system.
nav_unmark cmd Clears the marked Area or Ladder.
nav_update_blocked cmd Updates the blocked/unblocked status for every nav area.
nav_use_place cmd If used without arguments, all available Places will be listed. If a Place argument is given, the current Place is set.
nav_walk cmd Toggles the 'traverse this area by walking' flag used by the AI system.
nav_warp_to_mark cmd Warps the player to the marked area.
net_blockmsg 0 , "cheat" 1|name>
net_channels cmd Shows net channel info
net_chokeloop 0 Apply bandwidth choke to loopback packets
net_drawslider 0 Draw completion slider during signon
net_droppackets 0 , "cheat" Drops next n packets on client
net_fakelag 0 , "cheat" Lag all incoming network data (including loopback) by this many milliseconds.
net_fakeloss 0 , "cheat" Simulate packet loss as a percentage (negative means drop 1/n packets)
net_graph 0 , "a", "cl" Draw the network usage graph
net_graphheight 64 , "cl"
net_graphpos 1 , "a", "cl"
net_graphsolid 1 , "a", "cl"
net_maxfilesize 16 Maximum allowed file size for uploading in MB
net_maxfragments 1280 Max fragment bytes per packet
net_scale 5 , "a", "cl"
net_showdrop 0 Show dropped packets in console
net_showevents 0 Dump game events to console (1=client only, 2=all).
net_showfragments 0 Show netchannel fragments
net_showmsg 0 1|name>
net_showpeaks 0 Show messages for large packets only: <size>
net_showsplits 0 Show info about packet splits
net_showtcp 0 Dump TCP stream summary to console
net_showudp 0 Dump UPD packets summary to console
net_start cmd Inits multiplayer network sockets
net_synctags 0 , "cheat" Insert tokens into the net stream to find client/server mismatches.
next 0 , "cheat" Set to 1 to advance to next frame ( when singlestep == 1 )
nextdemo cmd Play next demo in sequence.
noclip cmd Toggle. Player becomes non-solid and flies.
notarget cmd Toggle. Player becomes hidden to NPCs.
npc_ammo_deplete cmd Subtracts half of the target's ammo
npc_bipass cmd Displays the local movement attempts by the given NPC(s) (triangulation detours). Failed bypass routes are displayed in red, successful bypasses are shown in green. Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at.
npc_combat cmd Displays text debugging information about the squad and enemy of the selected NPC (See Overlay Text) Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_conditions cmd Displays all the current AI conditions that an NPC has in the overlay text. Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_create cmd Creates an NPC of the given type where the player is looking (if the given NPC can actually stand at that location). Note that this only works for npc classes that are already in the world. You can not create an entity that doesn't have an instance in the level. Arguments: {npc_class_name}
npc_create_aimed cmd Creates an NPC aimed away from the player of the given type where the player is looking (if the given NPC can actually stand at that location). Note that this only works for npc classes that are already in the world. You can not create an entity that doesn't have an instance in the level. Arguments: {npc_class_name}
npc_create_equipment 0 , "sv"
npc_destroy cmd Removes the given NPC(s) from the universe Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc_class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_destroy_unselected cmd Removes all NPCs from the universe that aren't currently selected
npc_enemies cmd Shows memory of NPC. Draws an X on top of each memory. Eluded entities drawn in blue (don't know where it went) Unreachable entities drawn in green (can't get to it) Current enemy drawn in red Current target entity drawn in magenta All other entities drawn in pink Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_focus cmd Displays red line to NPC's enemy (if has one) and blue line to NPC's target entity (if has one) Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_freeze cmd Selected NPC(s) will freeze in place (or unfreeze). If there are no selected NPCs, uses the NPC under the crosshair. Arguments: -none-
npc_go cmd Selected NPC(s) will go to the location that the player is looking (shown with a purple box) Arguments: -none-
npc_go_do_run 1 , "sv" Set whether should run on NPC go
npc_go_random cmd Sends all selected NPC(s) to a random node. Arguments: -none-
npc_heal cmd Heals the target back to full health
npc_height_adjust 1 , "a", "sv" Enable test mode for ik height adjustment
npc_kill cmd Kills the given NPC(s) Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc_class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_nearest cmd Draw's a while box around the NPC(s) nearest node Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_reset cmd Reloads schedules for all NPC's from their script files Arguments: -none-
npc_route cmd Displays the current route of the given NPC as a line on the screen. Waypoints along the route are drawn as small cyan rectangles. Line is color coded in the following manner: Blue - path to a node Cyan - detour around an object (triangulation) Red - jump Maroon - path to final target position Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc_class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_select cmd Select or deselects the given NPC(s) for later manipulation. Selected NPC's are shown surrounded by a red translucent box Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_sentences 0 , "sv"
npc_speakall cmd Force the npc to try and speak all thier responses
npc_squads cmd Obsolete. Replaced by npc_combat
npc_steering cmd Displays the steering obstructions of the NPC (used to perform local avoidance) Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_steering_all cmd Displays the steering obstructions of all NPCs (used to perform local avoidance)
npc_task_text cmd Outputs text debugging information to the console about the all the tasks + break conditions of the selected NPC current schedule Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_tasks cmd Displays detailed text debugging information about the all the tasks of the selected NPC current schedule (See Overlay Text) Arguments: {npc_name} / {npc class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_thinknow cmd Trigger NPC to think
npc_viewcone cmd Displays the viewcone of the NPC (where they are currently looking and what the extents of there vision is) Arguments: {entity_name} / {class_name} / no argument picks what player is looking at
npc_vphysics 0 , "sv"


Command Default Value Flags Description
occupant_debug_transition 0 , "sv"
old_radiusdamage 0 , "sv", "rep"
OpenStatsPanel cmd Opens the stats panel from the main menu
option_flash_grenade 0 , "sv"
option_no_grenade_hold 1 , "sv"
overview_alpha 1 , "cl" Overview map translucency.
overview_health 1 , "cl" Show player's health in map overview.
overview_locked 1 , "cl" Locks map angle, doesn't follow view angle.
overview_mode cmd 1|2>
overview_names 1 , "cl" Show player's names in map overview.
overview_tracks 1 , "cl" Show player's tracks in map overview.
overview_zoom cmd Sets overview map zoom: <zoom> [


Command Default Value Flags Description
particle_simulateoverflow 0 , "cheat", "cl" Used for stress-testing particle systems. Randomly denies creation of particles.
passenger_collision_response_threshold 500 , "sv"
passenger_impact_response_threshold -500 , "sv"
password 0 , "a" Current server access password
path cmd Show the engine filesystem path.
pause cmd Toggle the server pause state.
perfui cmd Show/hide the level performance tools UI.
perfvisualbenchmark cmd
perfvisualbenchmark_abort cmd
phonemedelay 0 , "cl" Phoneme delay to account for sound system latency.
phonemefilter 0 , "cl" Time duration of box filter to pass over phonemes.
phonemesnap 1 , "cl" Don't force visemes to always consider two phonemes, regardless of duration.
phys_impactforcescale 1 , "sv"
phys_penetration_error_time 10 , "sv" Controls the duration of vphysics penetration error boxes.
phys_pushscale 1 , "sv", "rep"
phys_speeds 0 , "sv"
phys_stressbodyweights 5 , "sv"
phys_swap cmd Automatically swaps the current weapon for the physcannon and back again.
phys_timescale 1 , "sv" Scale time for physics
phys_upimpactforcescale 0 , "sv"
physics_budget cmd Times the cost of each active object
physics_debug_entity cmd Dumps debug info for an entity
physics_highlight_active cmd Turns on the absbox for all active physics objects
physics_report_active cmd Lists all active physics objects
physics_select cmd Dumps debug info for an entity
physicsshadowupdate_render 0 , "sv"
picker cmd Toggles 'picker' mode. When picker is on, the bounding box, pivot and debugging text is displayed for whatever entity the player is looking at. Arguments: full - enables all debug information
ping cmd Display ping to server.
pixelvis_debug cmd Dump debug info
play cmd Play a sound.
playdemo cmd Play a recorded demo file (.dem ).
player_alwaysrun 0 , "a", "sv"
player_dampen_roll_scalar 2 , "sv", "rep"
player_flashlight_power 100 , "sv"
player_grab_distance 60 , "sv", "cheat"
player_max_lift_force 30000 , "sv", "cheat"
player_max_pickup_mass 100 , "sv", "cheat"
player_max_pickup_size 128 , "sv", "cheat"
player_old_armor 0 , "sv"
player_showpredictedposition 0 , "sv"
player_showpredictedposition_timestep 1 , "sv"
player_sprint_enabled 0 , "sv"
player_squad_double_tap_time 0 , "sv"
player_squad_transient_commands 1 , "sv", "rep"
player_switch_weapons_on_found_ammo 0 , "a", "sv"
playflush cmd Play a sound, reloading from disk in case of changes.
playgamesound cmd Play a sound from the game sounds txt file
playsoundscape cmd Forces a soundscape to play
playvol cmd Play a sound at a specified volume.
plugin_load cmd plugin_load <filename> : loads a plugin
plugin_pause cmd plugin_pause <index> : pauses a loaded plugin
plugin_pause_all cmd pauses all loaded plugins
plugin_print cmd Prints details about loaded plugins
plugin_unload cmd plugin_unload <index> : unloads a plugin
plugin_unpause cmd plugin_unpause <index> : unpauses a disabled plugin
plugin_unpause_all cmd unpauses all disabled plugins
+policeradio cmd
-policeradio cmd
progress_enable cmd
prop_crosshair cmd Shows name for prop looking at
prop_debug cmd Toggle prop debug mode. If on, props will show colorcoded bounding boxes. Red means ignore all damage. White means respond physically to damage but never break. Green maps health in the range of 100 down to 1.
props_break_max_pieces -1 , "matsys"
pwatchent -1 , "cheat", "cl" Entity to watch for prediction system changes.
pwatchvar 0 , "cheat", "cl" Entity variable to watch in prediction system for changes.


Command Default Value Flags Description
quad_charge 1 , "sv", "cheat"
quad_debug_shockwave 0 , "sv"
quad_melee 1 , "sv", "cheat"
quad_shockwave 1 , "sv", "cheat"
quit cmd Exit the engine.
quti cmd Exit the engine.


Command Default Value Flags Description
r_3dnow cmd
r_3dsky 1 , "cheat", "cl" Enable the rendering of 3d sky boxes
r_AirboatPitchCurveLinear 60 , "cheat", "cl"
r_AirboatPitchCurveZero 25 , "cheat", "cl"
r_AirboatRollCurveLinear 120 , "cheat", "cl"
r_AirboatRollCurveZero 90 , "cheat", "cl"
r_AirboatViewBlendTo 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_AirboatViewBlendToScale 0 , "cheat", "cl"
r_AirboatViewBlendToTime 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_AirboatViewDampenDamp 1 , "sv", "cheat", "nf", "rep"
r_AirboatViewDampenFreq 7 , "sv", "cheat", "nf", "rep"
r_AirboatViewZHeight 0 , "sv", "cheat", "nf", "rep"
r_ambientlightingonly 0 , "cheat" Set this to 1 to light models with only ambient lighting (and no static lighting).
r_aspectratio 0 , "a", "cheat"
r_avglight 1
r_avglightmap 0
r_cheapwaterend cmd
r_cheapwaterstart cmd
r_cleardecals cmd Usage r_cleardecals <permanent>.
r_ClipAreaPortals 1 , "cheat"
r_colorstaticprops 0 , "cheat"
r_debugcheapwater 0 , "cheat", "cl"
r_debugrandomstaticlighting 0 , "cheat" Set to 1 to make all static lighting red for debugging. Must restart for change to take affect.
r_decal_cullsize 5 Decals under this size in pixels are culled
r_decals 2048
r_decalstaticprops 1 Decal static props test
r_DispBuildable 0 , "cheat"
r_DispDrawAxes 0
r_DispEnableLOD 0
r_DispFullRadius 400 Radius within which a displacement will stay at its highest LOD
r_DispLockLOD 0
r_DispRadius 500
r_DispSetLOD 0
r_DispTolerance 5
r_DispUpdateAll 0
r_DispUseStaticMeshes 1 , "cheat" High end machines use static meshes. Low end machines use temp meshes.
r_DispWalkable 0 , "cheat"
r_DoCovertTransitions 1 , "numeric", "cl"
r_dopixelvisibility 1 , "cl"
r_drawbatchdecals 1 Render decals batched.
r_DrawBeams 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawbrushmodels 1 , "cheat" Render brush models.
r_drawclipbrushes 0 , "cheat" Draw clip brushes
r_drawdecals 1 , "cheat" Render decals.
r_drawdetailprops 1 , "matsys"
r_DrawDisp 1 , "cheat" Toggles rendering of displacment maps
r_drawentities 1 , "cheat"
r_drawflecks 1 , "matsys"
r_drawfullskybox 1 , "cheat"
r_drawleaf -1 , "cheat" Draw the specified leaf.
r_drawlightcache 0 , "cheat" 0: off 1: draw light cache entries 2: draw rays
r_drawlightinfo 0 , "cheat"
r_drawlights 0 , "cheat"
r_drawmodeldecals 1
r_DrawModelLightOrigin 0 , "cheat"
r_drawmodelstatsoverlay 0 , "cheat"
r_drawmodelstatsoverlaydistance 500 , "cheat"
r_drawmodelstatsoverlaymax 1 , "a" time in milliseconds beyond which a model overlay is fully red in r_drawmodelstatsoverlay 2
r_drawmodelstatsoverlaymin 0 , "a" time in milliseconds that a model must take to render before showing an overlay in r_drawmodelstatsoverlay 2
r_drawopaquerenderables 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawopaqueworld 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawothermodels 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawparticles 1 , "cheat", "cl" Enable/disable particle rendering
r_drawpixelvisibility 0 , "cl" Show the occlusion proxies
r_DrawPortals 0 , "cheat"
r_DrawRain 1 , "cheat", "cl" Enable/disable rain rendering.
r_drawrenderboxes 0 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawropes 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawskybox 1 , "cheat"
r_DrawSpecificStaticProp -1
r_drawsprites 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawstaticprops 1 , "cheat"
r_drawtranslucentrenderables 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawtranslucentworld 1 , "cheat"
r_drawvgui 1 , "cheat" Enable the rendering of vgui panels
r_drawviewmodel 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_drawworld 1 , "cheat" Render the world.
r_dynamic 1
r_eyeglintlodpixels 20 The number of pixels wide an eyeball has to be before rendering an eyeglint. Is a floating point value.
r_eyegloss 1 , "a"
r_eyemove 1 , "a"
r_eyes 1
r_eyeshift_x 0 , "a"
r_eyeshift_y 0 , "a"
r_eyeshift_z 0 , "a"
r_eyesize 0 , "a"
r_eyewaterepsilon 7 , "cheat", "cl"
r_farz -1 , "cheat", "cl" Override the far clipping plane. -1 means to use the value in env_fog_controller.
r_fastzreject 1 Activate/deactivates a fast z-setting algorithm to take advantage of hardware with fast z reject. Use -1 to default to hardware settings
r_flashlightconstant 0 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightdrawfrustum 0 , "cl"
r_flashlightdrawfrustumbbox 0
r_flashlightdrawsweptbbox 0
r_flashlightfar 750 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightfov 45 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightlinear 100 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightlockposition 0 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightmodels 1 , "cl"
r_flashlightnear 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightnodraw 0
r_flashlightoffsetx 10 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightoffsety -20 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightoffsetz 24 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightquadratic 0 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flashlightvisualizetrace 0 , "cheat", "cl"
r_flex 1
r_flushlod cmd Flush and reload LODs.
r_ForceRestore 0
r_ForceWaterLeaf 1 , "cl" Enable for optimization to water - considers view in leaf under water for purposes of culling
r_frustumcullworld 1
r_JeepFOV 90 , "cheat", "cl"
r_JeepViewBlendTo 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_JeepViewBlendToScale 0 , "cheat", "cl"
r_JeepViewBlendToTime 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_JeepViewDampenDamp 1 , "sv", "cheat", "nf", "rep"
r_JeepViewDampenFreq 7 , "sv", "cheat", "nf", "rep"
r_JeepViewZHeight 10 , "sv", "cheat", "nf", "rep"
r_lightaverage 1 Activates/deactivate light averaging
r_lightcache_numambientsamples 162 number of random directions to fire rays when computing ambient lighting
r_lightcachecenter 1 , "cheat"
r_lightinterp 5 Controls the speed of light interpolation, 0 turns off interpolation
r_lightmap -1
r_lightstyle -1
r_lockpvs 0 , "cheat" Lock the PVS so you can fly around and inspect what is being drawn.
r_lod -1
r_lod_noupdate 0
r_mapextents 16384 , "cheat", "cl" Set the max dimension for the map. This determines the far clipping plane
r_maxdlights 32
r_maxmodeldecal 50
r_maxnewsamples 6
r_maxsampledist 128
r_minnewsamples 3
r_mmx cmd
r_modellodscale 1 , "studio" 1.0 is the default, set to a lower value (ie 0.5) to tend towards simpler models
r_modelwireframedecal 0 , "cheat"
r_newflashlight 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_newproplighting 0
r_nohw 0 , "cheat"
r_norefresh 0
r_nosw 0 , "cheat"
r_novis 0 , "cheat" Turn off the PVS.
r_occludeemaxarea 0 Prevents occlusion testing for entities that take up more than X% of the screen. 0 means use whatever the level said to use.
r_occluderminarea 0 Prevents this occluder from being used if it takes up less than X% of the screen. 0 means use whatever the level said to use.
r_occludermincount 0 At least this many occluders will be used, no matter how big they are.
r_occlusion 1 Activate/deactivate the occlusion system.
r_occlusionspew 0 Activate/deactivates spew about what the occlusion system is doing.
r_overlayfademax 2000 , "matsys"
r_overlayfademin 1750 , "matsys"
r_overlaywireframe 0
r_PhysPropStaticLighting 1 , "cl"
r_pixelvis_partial 1 , "cl"
r_portalscloseall 0
r_portalsopenall 0
r_PortalTestEnts 1 , "cheat", "cl" Clip entities against portal frustums.
r_printdecalinfo cmd
r_propsmaxdist 1200 , "cl" Maximum visible distance
r_radiosity 4 0: no radiosity 1: radiosity with ambient cube (6 samples) 2: radiosity with 162 samples 3: 162 samples for static props, 6 samples for everything else
r_rainalpha 0 , "cl"
r_rainalphapow 0 , "cl"
r_raindensity 0 , "cl"
r_RainHack 0 , "cl"
r_rainlength 0 , "cl"
r_RainProfile 0 , "cl" Enable/disable rain profiling.
r_RainRadius 1500 , "cl"
r_RainSideVel 130 , "cl" How much sideways velocity rain gets.
r_RainSimulate 1 , "cl" Enable/disable rain simulation.
r_rainspeed 600 , "cl"
r_RainSplashPercentage 20 , "cl"
r_rainwidth 0 , "cl"
r_renderoverlayfragment 1
r_rootlod 0 Root LOD
r_ropebatch 1 , "cl"
r_ropetranslucent 1 , "cl"
r_screenfademaxsize 0 , "matsys"
r_screenfademinsize 0 , "matsys"
r_screenoverlay cmd
r_sequence_debug 0 , "cl"
r_shadowangles cmd Set shadow angles
r_shadowblobbycutoff cmd some shadow stuff
r_shadowcolor cmd Set shadow color
r_shadowdir cmd Set shadow direction
r_shadowdist cmd Set shadow distance
r_shadowids 0 , "cheat"
r_shadowmaxrendered 32 , "cl"
r_shadowrendertotexture 1
r_shadows 1
r_shadowwireframe 0 , "cheat"
r_showenvcubemap 0 , "cheat"
r_skin 0
r_skybox 1 , "cheat", "cl" Enable the rendering of sky boxes
r_snapportal -1
r_spray_lifetime 2 Number of rounds player sprays are visible
r_SprinklerSideVel 600 , "cl"
r_sse cmd
r_sse2 cmd
r_staticpropinfo 0
r_teeth 1
r_TransitionSensitivity 6 , "cl" Controls when LODs are changed. Lower numbers cause more overt LOD transitions.
r_updaterefracttexture 1 , "cl"
r_vehicleBrakeRate 1 , "sv", "cheat"
r_vehicleDrawDebug 0 , "sv", "cheat"
r_VehicleViewClamp 1 , "cheat", "cl"
r_VehicleViewDampen 1 , "sv", "cheat", "nf", "rep"
r_visocclusion 0 Activate/deactivate wireframe rendering of what the occlusion system is doing.
r_visualizelighttraces 0 , "cheat"
r_visualizelighttracesshowfulltrace 0 , "cheat"
r_visualizeproplightcaching 0 , "cl"
r_visualizetraces 0 , "cheat"
r_WaterDrawReflection 1 , "cl" Enable water reflection
r_WaterDrawRefraction 1 , "cl" Enable water refraction
r_waterforceexpensive 0
r_waterforcereflectentities 0
r_worldlightmin 0
r_worldlights 2 number of world lights to use per vertex
rate 30000 , "user" Max bytes/sec the host can receive data
rcon cmd Issue an rcon command.
rcon_address 0 Address of remote server if sending unconnected rcon commands (format x.x.x.x:p)
rcon_password 0 remote console password.
recompute_speed cmd Recomputes clock speed (for debugging purposes).
record cmd Record a demo.
+reload cmd
-reload cmd
reload cmd Reload the most recent saved game (add setpos to jump to current view position on reload).
removeid cmd Remove a user ID from the ban list.
removeip cmd Remove an IP address from the ban list.
replaydelay 0 , "sv"
report_entities cmd Lists all entities
report_simthinklist cmd Lists all simulating/thinking entities
report_soundpatch cmd reports sound patch count
report_soundpatch cmd reports sound patch count
report_touchlinks cmd Lists all touchlinks
restart cmd Restart the game on the same level (add setpos to jump to current view position on restart).
retry cmd Retry connection to last server.
revert cmd Revert convars to their default values.
+right cmd
-right cmd
room_type 0 , "demo"
rope_averagelight 1 , "cl" Makes ropes use average of cubemap lighting instead of max intensity.
rope_collide 1 , "cl" Collide rope with the world
rope_drawlines 0 , "cl"
rope_shake 0 , "cl"
rope_smooth 1 , "cl" Do an antialiasing effect on ropes
rope_smooth_enlarge 1 , "cl" How much to enlarge ropes in screen space for antialiasing effect
rope_smooth_maxalpha 0 , "cl" Alpha for rope antialiasing effect
rope_smooth_maxalphawidth 1 , "cl"
rope_smooth_minalpha 0 , "cl" Alpha for rope antialiasing effect
rope_smooth_minwidth 0 , "cl" When using smoothing, this is the min screenspace width it lets a rope shrink to
rope_subdiv 2 , "cl" Rope subdivision amount
rope_wind_dist 1000 , "cl" Don't use CPU applying small wind gusts to ropes when they're past this distance.


Command Default Value Flags Description
save cmd Saves current game.
say cmd Display player message
say_team cmd Display player message to team
scene_allowoverrides 1 , "sv" When playing back a choreographed scene, allow per-model expression overrides.
scene_flatturn 1 , "sv"
scene_flush cmd Flush all .vcds from the cache and reload from disk.
scene_forcecombined 0 , "sv" When playing back, force use of combined .wav files even in english.
scene_maxcaptionradius 1200 , "sv" Only show closed captions if recipient is within this many units of speaking actor (0==disabled).
scene_print 0 , "sv" When playing back a scene, print timing and event info to console.
scene_showfaceto 0 , "a", "sv" When playing back, show the directions of faceto events.
scene_showlook 0 , "a", "sv" When playing back, show the directions of look events.
scene_showmoveto 0 , "a", "sv" When moving, show the end location.
+score cmd
scr_centertime 2 , "cl"
screenshot cmd Take a screenshot.
sensitivity 8 , "a", "cl" Mouse sensitivity.
servercfgfile 0 , "sv"
setang cmd Snap player eyes to specified pitch yaw <roll:optional> (must have sv_cheats).
setinfo cmd Addes a new user info value
setmaster cmd
setmodel cmd Changes's player's model
setpause cmd Set the pause state of the server.
setpos cmd Move player to specified origin (must have sv_cheats).
shake cmd Shake the screen.
shake_show 0 , "cl" Displays a list of the active screen shakes.
shake_stop cmd Stops all active screen shakes.
show_paused_panel 1 , "cl"
+showbudget cmd
+showbudget_texture cmd
showbudget_texture 0 Enable the texture budget panel.
+showbudget_texture_global cmd
showhitlocation 0 , "sv"
showinfo cmd Shows a info panel: <type> <title> <message> [<command>]
showpanel cmd Shows a viewport panel <name>
showparticlecounts 0 , "cl" Display number of particles drawn per frame
+showscores cmd
showsniperdist 0 , "sv"
showsniperlines 0 , "sv"
showstats cmd Shows the stats for a given score file
showtriggers 0 , "sv", "cheat" Shows trigger brushes
showtriggers_toggle cmd Toggle show triggers
+showvprof cmd
singlestep 0 , "cheat" Run engine in single step mode ( set next to 1 to advance a frame )
sk_airboat_drain_rate 10 , "sv"
sk_airboat_max_ammo 100 , "sv"
sk_airboat_recharge_rate 15 , "sv"
sk_ally_regen_time 0 , "sv" Time taken for an ally to regenerate a point of health.
sk_apc_health 750 , "sv"
sk_bigmutant_dmg_charge 10 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_bigmutant_dmg_shockwave 15 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_bigmutant_dmg_shove 10 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_bot_dmg_dive 10 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_bot_health 50 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_bullseye_health 0 , "sv"
sk_ceiling_turret_health 100 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_citizen_giveammo_player_delay 10 , "sv"
sk_citizen_heal_ally 30 , "sv"
sk_citizen_heal_ally_delay 20 , "sv"
sk_citizen_heal_ally_min_pct 0 , "sv"
sk_citizen_heal_player 25 , "sv"
sk_citizen_heal_player_delay 25 , "sv"
sk_citizen_heal_player_min_forced 10 , "sv"
sk_citizen_heal_player_min_pct 0 , "sv"
sk_citizen_health 25 , "sv"
sk_citizen_player_stare_dist 72 , "sv"
sk_citizen_player_stare_time 1 , "sv"
sk_citizen_stare_heal_time 5 , "sv"
sk_crow_health 1 , "sv"
sk_crow_melee_dmg 0 , "sv"
sk_dmg_homer_grenade 20 , "sv"
sk_dmg_pathfollower_grenade 0 , "sv"
sk_dynamic_resupply_modifier 1 , "sv"
sk_elite_grunt_head_mult 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_elite_grunt_health 125 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_elite_grunt_kick 15 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_flashgrenade_radius 0 , "sv"
sk_fraggrenade_radius 250 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_grenade_spit_poison_dmg 5 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_grunt_assault_rifle_health 50 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_grunt_health 50 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_grunt_jetpack_health 30 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_grunt_kick 10 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_grunt_pistol_health 30 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_grunt_scattergun_health 40 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_healthcharger 50 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_healthkit 25 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_healthmega 100 , "sv"
sk_healthvial 10 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_helicopter_burstcount 12 , "sv" How many shot bursts to fire after charging up. The bigger the number, the longer the firing is
sk_helicopter_drone_speed 450 , "sv" How fast does the zapper drone move?
sk_helicopter_firingcone 2 , "sv" The angle in degrees of the cone in which the shots will be fired
sk_helicopter_grenadedamage 30 , "sv", "cheat" The amount of damage the helicopter grenade deals.
sk_helicopter_grenadeforce 55000 , "sv", "cheat" The physics force that the helicopter grenade exerts.
sk_helicopter_grenaderadius 275 , "sv", "cheat" The damage radius of the helicopter grenade.
sk_helicopter_health 5600 , "sv"
sk_helicopter_roundsperburst 1 , "sv" How many shots to fire in a single burst
sk_homer_grenade_radius 100 , "sv"
sk_jeep_gauss_damage 15 , "sv"
sk_mutant_major_bite_dmg 15 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_mutant_major_health 100 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_mutant_major_slash_dmg 10 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_mutant_major_slash_dmg_heavy 15 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_mutant_minor_bite_dmg 10 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_mutant_minor_health 25 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_mutant_minor_spit_dmg 5 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_npc_arm 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_npc_chest 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_npc_dmg_helicopter 6 , "sv" Damage helicopter shots deal to everything but the player
sk_npc_dmg_helicopter_to_plr 3 , "sv" Damage helicopter shots deal to the player
sk_npc_head 8 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_npc_head_helmet 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_npc_leg 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_npc_stomach 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_pathfollower_grenade_radius 0 , "sv"
sk_player_arm 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_player_chest 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_player_head 3 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_player_leg 1 , "sv", "cheat"
sk_player_stomach 1 , "sv", "cheat"
skill 3 , "a" Game skill level (1-3).
slist cmd List servers on your LAN.
slot0 cmd
slot1 cmd
slot10 cmd
slot2 cmd
slot3 cmd
slot4 cmd
slot5 cmd
slot6 cmd
slot7 cmd
slot8 cmd
slot9 cmd
smoothstairs 1 , "sv", "rep" Smooth player eye z coordinate when climbing stairs.
snapto cmd
snd_async_fullyasync 0 All playback is fully async (sound doesn't play until data arrives).
snd_async_spew_blocking 0 Spew message to console any time async sound loading blocks on file i/o.
snd_digital_surround 0 , "a"
snd_disable_mixer_duck 0
snd_duckerattacktime 0 , "a"
snd_duckerreleasetime 2 , "a"
snd_duckerthreshold 0 , "a"
snd_ducktovolume 0 , "a"
snd_flushasync cmd Flush all async .wav data
snd_foliage_db_loss 4
snd_gain 1
snd_gain_max 1
snd_gain_min 0
snd_memasync cmd Show async memory stats
snd_mixahead 0 , "a"
snd_mixvol cmd Set named Mixgroup to mix volume.
snd_musicvolume 0 , "a" Music volume
snd_noextraupdate 0
snd_obscured_gain_dB -2 , "cheat"
snd_pitchquality 1 , "a"
snd_profile 0 , "demo"
snd_rebuildaudiocache cmd Rebuilds all audio caches (_other, _other_rebuild, _sharedprecache, level caches) from reslists
snd_refdb 60
snd_refdist 36
snd_restart cmd Restart sound system.
snd_show 0 , "cheat" Show sounds info
snd_showclassname 0
snd_showmixer 0
snd_showstart 0 , "cheat"
snd_soundmixer 0
snd_surround_speakers 2
snd_visualize 0 , "cheat" Show sounds location in world
snd_vox_captiontrace 0 Shows sentence name for sentences which are set not to show captions.
snd_vox_globaltimeout 300
snd_vox_sectimetout 300
snd_vox_seqtimetout 300
snd_writemanifest cmd If running a game, outputs the precache manifest for the current level
sndplaydelay cmd
sniperspeak 0 , "sv"
sniperviewdist 6000 , "sv"
soundfade cmd Fade client volume.
soundinfo cmd Describe the current sound device.
soundlist cmd List all known sounds.
soundlist_playing cmd List all playing sounds
soundpatch_captionlength 2 , "sv", "rep" How long looping soundpatch captions should display for.
soundscape_fadetime 3 , "cl" Time to crossfade sound effects between soundscapes
soundscape_flush cmd Flushes the server & client side soundscapes
speak cmd Play a constructed sentence.
spec_mode cmd Set spectator mode
spec_next cmd Spectate next player
spec_player cmd Spectate player by name
spec_pos cmd dump position and angles to the console
spec_prev cmd Spectate previous player
spec_scoreboard 0 , "a", "cl"
spec_track 0 , "cl" Tracks an entity in spec mode
+speed cmd
spike cmd generates a fake spike
srctvport 27020 Host SrcTV port
startdemos cmd Play demos in demo sequence.
startmovie cmd Start recording movie frames.
startupmenu cmd Opens initial menu screen and loads the background bsp, but only if no other level is being loaded, and we're not in developer mode.
stats cmd Prints server performance variables
status cmd Display map and connection status.
step_spline 0 , "sv"
stop cmd Finish recording demo.
stopdemo cmd Stop playing back a demo.
stopsound cmd
stopsoundscape cmd Stops all soundscape processing and fades current looping sounds
+strafe cmd
-strafe cmd
stuffcmds cmd Parses and stuffs command line + commands to command buffer.
suitvolume 0 , "a", "sv"
surfaceprop cmd Reports the surface properties at the cursor
sv_accelerate 10 , "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_airaccelerate 10 , "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_allowdownload 1 Allow clients to download files
sv_allowupload 1 Allow clients to upload customizations files
sv_alltalk 0 , "sv", "nf" Players can hear all other players, no team restrictions
sv_alternateticks 0 , "matsys"
sv_autojump 0 , "sv"
sv_autoladderdismount 1 , "sv", "rep" Automatically dismount from ladders when you reach the end (don't have to +USE).
sv_autosave 1 , "sv" Set to 1 to save game on level transition. Does not affect autosave triggers.
sv_backspeed 0 , "a", "sv", "rep" How much to slow down backwards motion
sv_bounce 0 , "sv", "nf", "rep" Bounce multiplier for when physically simulated objects collide with other objects.
sv_cacheencodedents 1 If set to 1, does an optimization to prevent extra SendTable_Encode calls.
sv_cheats 0 , "nf", "rep" Allow cheats on server
sv_consistency 1 , "rep" Whether the server enforces file consistency for critical files
sv_contact 0 Contact email for server sysop
sv_debug_player_use 0 , "sv", "rep" Visualizes +use logic. Green cross=trace success, Red cross=trace too far, Green box=radius success
sv_debugmanualmode 0 Make sure entities correctly report whether or not their network data has changed.
sv_debugresponses 0 , "sv" Show verbose matching output (1 for simple, 2 for rule scoring)
sv_deltaprint 0 Print accumulated CalcDelta profiling data (only if sv_deltatime is on)
sv_deltatime 0 Enable profiling of CalcDelta calls
sv_downloadurl 0 , "rep" Location from which clients can download missing files
sv_dumpresponses 0 , "sv" Dump all response_rules.txt and rules (requires restart)
sv_enableoldqueries 1 Enable support for old style (HL1) server queries
sv_filterban 1 Set packet filtering by IP mode
sv_findsoundname cmd Find sound names which reference the specified wave files.
sv_footsteps 1 , "sv", "nf", "rep" Play footstep sound for players
sv_forcepreload 0 , "a" Force server side preloading.
sv_friction 4 , "sv", "nf", "rep" World friction.
sv_gravity 600 , "sv", "nf", "rep" World gravity.
sv_infinite_aux_power 0 , "sv", "cheat"
sv_instancebaselines 1 Enable instanced baselines. Saves network overhead.
sv_ladderautomountdot 0 , "sv", "rep" When auto-mounting a ladder by looking up its axis, this is the tolerance for looking now directly along the ladder axis.
sv_lan 0 Server is a lan server ( no heartbeat, no authentication, no non-class C addresses, 9999.0 rate, etc. )
sv_log_onefile 0 , "a" Log server information to only one file.
sv_logbans 0 , "a" Log server bans in the server logs.
sv_logblocks 0 If true when log when a query is blocked (can cause very large log files)
sv_logdownloadlist 1
sv_logecho 1 , "a" Echo log information to the console.
sv_logfile 1 , "a" Log server information in the log file.
sv_logsdir 0 , "a" Folder in the game directory where server logs will be stored.
sv_massreport 0 , "sv"
sv_max_queries_sec 3 Maximum queries per second to respond to from a single IP address.
sv_max_queries_sec_global 60 Maximum queries per second to respond to from anywhere.
sv_max_queries_window 30 Window over which to average queries per second averages.
sv_maxrate 0 Max bandwidth rate allowed on server, 0 == unlimited
sv_maxspeed 320 , "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_maxunlag 1 , "sv" Maximum lag compensation in seconds
sv_maxupdaterate 60 Maximum updates per second that the server will allow
sv_maxvelocity 3500 , "sv", "rep" Maximum speed any ballistically moving object is allowed to attain per axis.
sv_minrate 0 Min bandwidth rate allowed on server, 0 == unlimited
sv_minupdaterate 10 Minimum updates per second that the server will allow
sv_netvisdist 10000 , "sv", "cheat" Test networking visibility distance
sv_noclipaccelerate 5 , "a", "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_noclipduringpause 0 , "sv", "cheat", "rep" If cheats are enabled, then you can noclip with the game paused (for doing screenshots, etc.).
sv_noclipspeed 5 , "a", "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_npc_talker_maxdist 1024 , "sv" NPCs over this distance from the player won't attempt to speak.
sv_password 0 , "nf", "prot" Server password for entry into multiplayer games
sv_pausable 0 , "nf" Is the server pausable.
sv_precachegeneric cmd Usage: sv_precachegeneric <name> [ preload ] Add file to precache list.
sv_precacheinfo cmd Show precache info.
sv_precachemodel cmd Usage: sv_precachemodel <name> [ preload ] Add model to precache list.
sv_precachesound cmd Usage: sv_precachesound <name> [ preload ] Add sound to precache list.
sv_pushaway_clientside_size 15 , "sv", "rep" Minimum size of pushback objects
sv_rcon_banpenalty 0 Number of minutes to ban users who fail rcon authentication
sv_rcon_maxfailures 10 Max number of times a user can fail rcon authentication before being banned
sv_rcon_minfailures 5 Number of times a user can fail rcon authentication in sv_rcon_minfailuretime before being banned
sv_rcon_minfailuretime 30 Number of seconds to track failed rcon authentications
sv_region -1 The region of the world to report this server in.
sv_robust_explosions 1 , "sv", "rep"
sv_rollangle 0 , "sv", "nf", "rep" Max view roll angle
sv_rollspeed 200 , "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_sendtables 0 Force full sendtable sending path.
sv_show_crosshair_target 0 , "sv"
sv_showhitboxes -1 , "sv", "cheat" Send server-side hitboxes for specified entity to client (NOTE: this uses lots of bandwidth, use on listen server only).
sv_showladders 0 , "sv" Show bbox and dismount points for all ladders (must be set before level load.)
sv_skyname 0 , "a", "sv", "rep" Current name of the skybox texture
sv_soundemitter_filecheck cmd Report missing wave files for sounds and game_sounds files.
sv_soundemitter_flush cmd Flushes the sounds.txt system (server only)
sv_soundemitter_trace 0 , "sv", "rep" Show all EmitSound calls including their symbolic name and the actual wave file they resolved to
sv_soundscape_printdebuginfo cmd print soundscapes
sv_specaccelerate 5 , "a", "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_specnoclip 1 , "a", "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_specspeed 3 , "a", "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_stats 1 Collect CPU usage stats
sv_stepsize 18 , "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_stopspeed 100 , "sv", "nf", "rep" Minimum stopping speed when on ground.
sv_stressbots 0 If set to 1, the server calculates data and fills packets to bots. Used for perf testing.
sv_strict_notarget 0 , "sv" If set, notarget will cause entities to never think they are in the pvs
sv_suppress_viewpunch 0 , "sv", "rep"
sv_teststepsimulation 1 , "sv"
sv_thinktimecheck 0 , "sv" Check for thinktimes all on same timestamp.
sv_timeout 65 After this many seconds without a message from a client, the client is dropped
sv_unlag 1 , "sv" Enables player lag compensation
sv_unlag_debug 0 , "sv"
sv_unlockedchapters 6 , "a" Highest unlocked game chapter.
sv_visiblemaxplayers -1 Overrides the max players reported to prospective clients
sv_voicecodec 0 Specifies which voice codec DLL to use in a game. Set to the name of the DLL without the extension.
sv_voiceenable 1 , "a", "nf"
sv_wateraccelerate 10 , "sv", "nf", "rep"
sv_waterdist 12 , "sv", "rep" Vertical view fixup when eyes are near water plane.
sv_waterfriction 1 , "sv", "nf", "rep"


Command Default Value Flags Description
template_debug 0 , "sv"
Test_CreateEntity cmd
test_dispatcheffect cmd Test a clientside dispatch effect. Usage: test_dispatcheffect <effect name> <distance away> <flags> <magnitude> <scale> Defaults are: <distance 1024> <flags 0> <magnitude 0> <scale 0>
Test_EHandle cmd
test_entity_blocker cmd Test command that drops an entity blocker out in front of the player.
Test_InitRandomEntitySpawner cmd
Test_Loop cmd Test_Loop <loop name> - loop back to the specified loop start point unconditionally.
Test_LoopCount cmd Test_LoopCount <loop name> <count> - loop back to the specified loop start point the specified # of times.
Test_LoopForNumSeconds cmd Test_LoopForNumSeconds <loop name>
test_nav_opt 1 , "sv"
Test_ProxyToggle_EnableProxy cmd
Test_ProxyToggle_EnsureValue cmd
Test_ProxyToggle_SetValue cmd
Test_RandomChance cmd Test_RandomChance <percent chance, 0-100> <token1> <token2...> - Roll the dice and maybe run the command following the percentage chance.
Test_RandomizeInPVS cmd
Test_RandomPlayerPosition cmd
Test_RemoveAllRandomEntities cmd
Test_RunFrame cmd
Test_SendKey cmd
Test_SpawnRandomEntities cmd
Test_StartLoop cmd Test_StartLoop <loop name> - Denote the start of a loop. Really just defines a named point you can jump to.
Test_StartScript cmd Start a test script running..
Test_Wait cmd
Test_WaitForCheckPoint cmd
testhudanim cmd Test a hud element animation. Arguments: <anim name>
testscript_debug 0 Debug test scripts.
texture_budget_background_alpha 128 , "a" how translucent the budget panel is
texture_budget_panel_bottom_of_history_fraction 0 , "a" number between 0 and 1
texture_budget_panel_global 0 Show global times in the texture budget panel.
texture_budget_panel_height 284 , "a" height in pixels of the budget panel
texture_budget_panel_width 512 , "a" width in pixels of the budget panel
texture_budget_panel_x 0 , "a" number of pixels from the left side of the game screen to draw the budget panel
texture_budget_panel_y 450 , "a" number of pixels from the top side of the game screen to draw the budget panel
think_limit 10 , "sv", "rep" Maximum think time in milliseconds, warning is printed if this is exceeded.
thirdperson cmd Switch to thirdperson camera.
timedemo cmd Play a demo and report performance info.
timedemoquit cmd Play a demo, report performance info, and then exit
timerefresh cmd Profile the renderer.
toggleconsole cmd Show/hide the console.
trace_report 0 , "sv"
tracer_extra 1 , "cl"
tv_autorecord 0 Automatically records all games as SrcTV demos.
tv_debug 0 SrcTV debug info.
tv_delay 10 , "sv" SrcTV broadcast delay in seconds
tv_dispatchmode 1 Dispatch clients to relay proxies: 0=never, 1=if appropriate, 2=always
tv_enable 0 Activates SrcTV on server.
tv_maxclients 128 Maximum client number on SrcTV server.
tv_maxrate 3500 Max SrcTV spectator bandwidth rate allowed, 0 == unlimited
tv_name 0 SrcTV host name
tv_overrideroot 0 Overrides the SrcTV master root address.
tv_password 0 , "nf", "prot" SrcTV password for all clients
tv_record cmd Starts SrcTV demo recording.
tv_relay cmd Connect to SrcTV server and relay broadcast.
tv_relaypassword 0 , "nf", "prot" SrcTV password for relay proxies
tv_retry cmd Reconnects the SrcTV relay proxy.
tv_snapshotinterval 2 Take game snapshot every nth tick
tv_status cmd Connect to specified SrcTV server.
tv_stop cmd Stops the SrcTV broadcast.
tv_stoprecord cmd Stops SrcTV demo recording.


Command Default Value Flags Description
unbind cmd Unbind a key.
unbindall cmd Unbind all keys.
undie cmd Player gets full health.
unpause cmd Unpause the game.
upload_stats cmd uploads game stats to steam server
+use cmd
-use cmd
use cmd Use a particular weapon Arguments: <weapon_name>
use_true_pattern 0 , "sv"
user cmd Show user data.
users cmd Show user info for players on server.


Command Default Value Flags Description
v_centermove 0 , "cl"
v_centerspeed 500 , "cl"
vcollide_wireframe 0 , "cheat"
vcollide_wireframe_axes 0
vcr_verbose 0 Write extra information into .vcr file.
vehicle_damage_mod 2 , "sv"
vehicle_headlight_pitch 10 , "cl"
vehicle_headlight_roll 0 , "cl"
vehicle_headlight_yaw 0 , "cl"
vehicle_passenger_damage_mod 1 , "sv"
version cmd Print version info string.
vgui_drawfocus 0 Report which panel is under the mouse.
-vgui_drawtree cmd
+vgui_drawtree cmd
vgui_drawtree 0 , "cheat" Draws the vgui panel hiearchy to the specified depth level.
vgui_drawtree_clear cmd
vgui_drawtree_freeze 0 Set to 1 to stop updating the vgui_drawtree view.
vgui_drawtree_hidden 0 Draw the hidden panels.
vgui_drawtree_panelalpha 0 Show the panel alpha values in the vgui_drawtree view.
vgui_drawtree_panelptr 0 Show the panel pointer values in the vgui_drawtree view.
vgui_drawtree_popupsonly 0 Draws the vgui popup list in hierarchy(1) or most recently used(2) order.
vgui_drawtree_render_order 0 List the vgui_drawtree panels in render order.
vgui_drawtree_visible 1 Draw the visible panels.
vgui_togglepanel cmd show/hide vgui panel by name.
viewmodel_fov 54 , "cheat", "cl"
violence_ablood 1 Draw alien blood
violence_agibs 1 Show alien gib entities
violence_hblood 1 Draw human blood
violence_hgibs 1 Show human gib entities
voice_avggain 0
voice_clientdebug 0 , "cl"
voice_dsound 0
voice_enable 1 , "a"
voice_fadeouttime 0
voice_forcemicrecord 1 , "a"
voice_inputfromfile 0 Get voice input from 'voice_input.wav' rather than from the microphone.
voice_loopback 0 , "user"
voice_maxgain 10
voice_modenable 1 , "a", "cl" Enable/disable voice in this mod.
voice_overdrive 2
voice_overdrivefadetime 0
voice_profile 0
voice_recordtofile 0 Record mic data and decompressed voice data into 'voice_micdata.wav' and 'voice_decompressed.wav'
voice_scale 1 , "a"
voice_serverdebug 0 , "sv"
voice_showchannels 0
voice_showincoming 0
voice_steal 2
-voicerecord cmd
+voicerecord cmd
volume 0 , "a" Sound volume
vox_reload cmd Reload sentences.txt file
voxeltree_box cmd View entities in the voxel-tree inside box <Vector(min), Vector(max)>.
voxeltree_playerview cmd View entities in the voxel-tree at the player position.
voxeltree_sphere cmd View entities in the voxel-tree inside sphere <Vector(center), float(radius)>.
voxeltree_view cmd View entities in the voxel-tree.
vprof cmd Toggle VProf profiler
vprof_adddebuggroup1 cmd add a new budget group dynamically for debugging
vprof_cachemiss cmd Toggle VProf cache miss checking
vprof_cachemiss_off cmd Turn off VProf cache miss checking
vprof_cachemiss_on cmd Turn on VProf cache miss checking
vprof_child cmd
vprof_collapse_all cmd Collapse the whole vprof tree
vprof_counters 0
vprof_dump_groupnames cmd Write the names of all of the vprof groups to the console.
vprof_dump_spikes 0 Framerate at which vprof will begin to dump spikes to the console. 0 = disabled.
vprof_expand_all cmd Expand the whole vprof tree
vprof_expand_group cmd Expand a budget group in the vprof tree by name
vprof_generate_report cmd Generate a report to the console.
vprof_generate_report_AI cmd Generate a report to the console.
vprof_generate_report_AI_only cmd Generate a report to the console.
vprof_generate_report_hierarchy cmd Generate a report to the console.
vprof_generate_report_map_load cmd Generate a report to the console.
vprof_graph 0 Draw the vprof graph.
vprof_graphheight 256 , "a"
vprof_graphwidth 512 , "a"
vprof_nextsibling cmd
vprof_off cmd Turn off VProf profiler
vprof_on cmd Turn on VProf profiler
vprof_parent cmd
vprof_playback_start cmd Start playing back a recorded .vprof file.
vprof_playback_step cmd While playing back a .vprof file, step to the next tick.
vprof_playback_stop cmd
vprof_prevsibling cmd
vprof_record_start cmd Start recording vprof data for playback later.
vprof_record_stop cmd
vprof_remote_start cmd Request a VProf data stream from the remote server (requires authentication)
vprof_remote_stop cmd Stop an existing remote VProf data request
vprof_reset cmd Reset the stats in VProf profiler
vprof_reset_peaks cmd Reset just the peak time in VProf profiler
vprof_scope 0 Set a specific scope to start showing vprof tree
vprof_unaccounted_limit 0 , "a" number of milliseconds that a node must exceed to turn red in the vprof panel
vprof_verbose 1 , "a" Set to one to show average and peak times
vprof_vtune_group cmd enable vtune for a particular vprof group ('disable' to disable)
vtune cmd Controls VTune's sampling.


Command Default Value Flags Description
wait cmd Stop command parsing until next frame.
+walk cmd
-walk cmd
wc_air_edit_further cmd When in WC edit mode and editing air nodes, moves position of air node crosshair and placement location further away from player
wc_air_edit_nearer cmd When in WC edit mode and editing air nodes, moves position of air node crosshair and placement location nearer to from player
wc_air_node_edit cmd When in WC edit mode, toggles laying down or air nodes instead of ground nodes
wc_create cmd When in WC edit mode, creates a node where the player is looking if a node is allowed at that location for the currently selected hull size (see ai_next_hull)
wc_destroy cmd When in WC edit mode, destroys the node that the player is nearest to looking at. (The node will be highlighted by a red box).
wc_destroy_undo cmd When in WC edit mode restores the last deleted node
wc_link_edit cmd
wc_update_entity cmd Updates the entity's position/angles when in edit mode
weapon_showproficiency 0 , "sv"
writeid cmd Writes a list of permanently-banned user IDs to banned_user.cfg.
writeip cmd Save the ban list to banned_ip.cfg.


Command Default Value Flags Description


Command Default Value Flags Description


Command Default Value Flags Description
+zoom cmd
-zoom cmd
zoom_sensitivity_ratio 1 , "cl" Additional mouse sensitivity scale factor applied when FOV is zoomed in.