The fun within Half Life game is incomplete, If you haven’t played with the settings and the developer console. The developer console not only allows you to debug the code but also to personalize or customize the game settings.
The Steam Developer console is in fact an interface that allows to execute steam console commands. And, you can even use it change settings globally at any point of the game.
How to Enable Steam Console Commands in Half Life?
For opening steam console or simply enabling it, you have to perform a simple action.
- Go to Options.
- Navigate to Keybaord
- Choose Advanced
- Last – Pick – Enable Developer Console
The “~” is default key to access the steam console. you can use it open or close the console panel.
The Steam console is also enabled when the Half Life game is executed with [-dev] or [-console] parameters. The source console output is shown on your debug out window while starting with the source engine and a debugger is attached.
Note: The console output are logged n the file [console.log] in the half life game directory when starting the game with [-condebug].
To execute any steam developer console commands in Half life, enter the command and press or hit the submit button. Every Half life console commands are quite unique.
The command incorporates a parameter and a space character.
Syntax of Commands:
Command <Parameter1> [<Parameter2>]
All the already execute command is stored steam console tab. And is visible in command history through UP and Down Arrow Keys. If You want to choose from the history, picke the autocomplete option with the – TAB Key.
Here are All Half Life Steam Console Commands Lists
Identifying and remembering the half life source console commands is quite easy. As these commands have relevant name prefixes and subsystem they belong to in steam commands.
|Steam Console Commands||Description|
|ai_||Single Player AI|
|cc_||Close Caption System|
|disp_||Terrain Displacement Maps|
|dsp_||Audio DSP Settings|
|fire_||Firing entity events|
|g-||Singe Player game|
|npc_||Single Player Game NPCs|
|rcon_||Remote Control Access|
|sk_||Server Settings (Engine)|
|v_||ingame Player voice|
|voice_||Ingame player Voice|
|wc_||World Craft/Hammer helpers|