monster_turret

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<Half-Life> <Half-Life:Opposing Force> <Half-Life: Blue Shift> monster_turret is a point entity available in Half-Life, and its expansions Half-Life: Opposing Force and Half-Life: Blue Shift.
Half-Life Turret in Model Viewer

Entity description

A retractable automatic turret which shoots any human or alien target on sight when activated. First seen in the final map of the Hazard Course, and in Office Complex. The turret is immune to all incoming damage because of its armored exterior, but it's interior is vulnerable.

In most encounters from the Half-Life campaign, the turrets are seen hanging from the ceiling, but they can also be on the floor by changing the "orientation" keyvalue.

Keyvalues

Orientation <choices>
Changes the model biased on its orientation:
  • Floor Mount
  • Ceiling Mount

To do: Need to get images of the turret on the ceiling and on the floor...

Monster:

TriggerTarget <string>
Name of entity to target when the trigger conditions are met.
Trigger Condition <choices>
Condition to use for TriggerTarget
  • 0 : "No Trigger"
  • 1 : "See Player, Mad at Player"
  • 2 : "Take Damage"
  • 3 : "50% Health Remaining"
  • 4 : "Death"
  • 7 : "Hear World"
  • 8 : "Hear Player"
  • 9 : "Hear Combat"
  • 10: "See Player Unconditional"
  • 11: "See Player, Not In Combat"

Target:

Target <target_destination>
The targetname of the first path_corner in a path this monster will move to when spawned.

Targetname:

Name <target_source>
The targetname that other entities refer to this entity by.

Render FX Choices:

Render FX <choices>
Render FX mode to use, for special effects.
  • 0: "Normal"
  • 1: "Slow Pulse"
  • 2: "Fast Pulse"
  • 3: "Slow Wide Pulse"
  • 4: "Fast Wide Pulse"
  • 9: "Slow Strobe"
  • 10: "Fast Strobe"
  • 11: "Faster Strobe"
  • 12: "Slow Flicker"
  • 13: "Fast Flicker"
  • 5: "Slow Fade Away"
  • 6: "Fast Fade Away"
  • 7: "Slow Become Solid"
  • 8: "Fast Become Solid"
  • 14: "Constant Glow"
  • 15: "Distort"
  • 16: "Hologram (Distort + fade)"

Renderfields:

Render Mode <choices>
Render Mode to use.
  • 0: "Normal"
  • 1: "Color"
  • 2: "Texture"
  • 3: "Glow"
  • 4: "Solid"
  • 5: "Additive"
FX Amount (1-255) <integer>
Controls transparency when using another render mode then normal. 0 is completely invisible, and 255 is opaque.
FX Color (R G B) <color255>
Color to use by the specified render mode.


Angles:

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

Flags

  • 1 : Wait Till Seen
  • 2 : Gag
  • 4 : Monster Clip
  • 16 : Prisoner
  • 32: Autostart
  • 128 : Wait For Script
  • 256 : Pre-Disaster
  • 512 : Fade Corpse