Rifle Mod is an Alien Swarm server-only mod that forces players to play with assault rifles only, harder aliens, more ammo, smarter bots. However rifle only restriction can be disabled and a number of modifications can be turned on during briefing, see commands. Can be installed on a dedicated server or on a regular game. See details at "Official Page"
A number of fixes and features were added into Rifle Mod. You can now play the original Alien Swarm by typing rm_challenge 0 in console. You also can control the number of aliens, their health, speed, revive team mates. All features are can be toggled.
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Please revert the difficulty.cfg which was shipped with previous version. Then put the new server.dll into swarm/bin replacing the old one.
- rm_weapons 2 command allows weapons: Rifle, Vindicator, Autogun, Pistols, Sentry, Ammo, Heal
- rm_hpregen 0 command disables health regeneration.
- rm_bots 0 command disables automatic bots adding at the round start
- rm_weapon 5 command Sets the default weapon for weapon restricted mode(Rifle Mod), values from 0 to 20 are accepted. The default value is 0 which is Assault Rifle
- rm_challenge 0 Activates a challenge which is a modification of game rules, like Rifle Mod, ASBI or Ch1ckensCoop. 0 - Regular Alien Swarm game rules, 1 - Rifle Mod Classic rules, 2 - "Level One Challenge"
- Print a message that marine is incapacitated
- Fix aliens' incorrect spawn on railings when rm_carnage is used. Mostly noticeable on Cargo Elevator mission
- Fixed flamer doesn't ignite aliens when all weapons are allowed
- Added rm_vevive command to turn reviving on and off
- Fixed ammo count for all weapons allowed mode
- Added revive ability. Players now don't die but lose consciousness, conscious player can revive a teammate by holding E (USE) key
- Added a bunch of new commands. rm_weapons, rm_alienspeed, rm_heavy etc
- Added spectator ability. If the server is full you can join it by typing connect server_ip:port in console
- Biomass can now be ignited by an explosion from a grenade
- Flamer is not given to medics on Residential map
- Extra item(3rd item) is removed when it has 0 ammo
- Added rm_destroy_empty_weapon cvar