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Frequently Asked Questions, HZM Co-Op Mod for ST:EF2

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DO I GET OFFICIAL SUPPORT ?
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This is a unofficial Modification, you can ask for Support
from the Mod Creators (HaZardModing). But there won't be
any support from Ritual Entertainment, Mumbo Jumbo or Activision.


TO WHICH OPERATING SYSTEMS IS THIS MOD LIMITED ?
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The Mod is limited to the exact same Operating-Systems
as Star Trek(R) Elite Force II, Mac OS-X, Windows 98,ME,2000,XP,Vista
and to Linux for the dedicated Server.


TO HOW MANY PLAYERS IS THE CO-OP MOD LIMITED ?
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The Mod is limited up to 8 players.
The Mod will automatic remove the 9th player from the Server.
If your player limit(sv_maxclients) is lower than eight the Mod
will automatic set it's player limit(coop_maxPlayers) equal.


HOW CAN I FIX DISAPERING MODELS?
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You need to reboot your server. The HaZardModding Co-OP Script Mod
offers a routine to automaticly shut down the Server at each mission end.
This routine will make all players to reconnect and shut-down the server,
once the server has been shut-down it needs to be started again by a
external application. You can enable automatic server shut-down
(coop_allowServerReboot 1;).

I HAVE INVISIBLE OBJECTS BLOCKING MY WAY, WHAT CAN I DO?
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To solve that issue please refer to: "HOW CAN I FIX DISAPERING MODELS?"
Star Trek(R) Elite Force II was never designed to handle the Models shown
in Single-Player also in the Multiplayer. This massive amount of
Models and Animations is overloading the engine it's cache.

WHAT IS A CVAR ?
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A cvar is a configuration-Variable saved in a *.cfg file. You can
set own cvars via the Game Console. EXAMPLE: seta coop_combatOnly 1

HOW CAN I OPEN THE CONSOLE ?
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It's depending of your keyboard language/layout!
Try the follow keys to open the console:
^ or ° or ² or ³ or @ or < or ~ or '

HOW CAN I APPLY MY CVAR SETTINGS ?
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Some changes to the cvars require a map/level/server restart.
Otherwise they applay imidaly


HOW DO I DIABLE THE AUTOMATIC MAP LOAD ?
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Set the following cvar to '1': coop_disForcedMapLoad

HOW TO ENABLE AUTOMATIC SERVER SHUT-DOWN ?
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Set the following cvar to '1': coop_allowServerReboot

HOW TO ENABLE GOD-CHEAT ?
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Set the following cvar to '1': coop_allowGodCheat


HOW CAN I ENABLE COMBAT ONLY MODUS ?
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Set the following cvar to '1': coop_enableCo


HOW TO ENABLE LAST MAN STANDING MODE (LMS) ?
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Set the following cvar to '1': coop_enableLms


HOW TO SET THE LIVES FOR THE PLAYERS AT LMS ?
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Change the following cvar value: coop_lmsLives

HOW TO SET A PLAYER LILIT FOR THE MOD ONLY ?
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You can define a limit for the Mod only with
the following cvar(range 1-8): coop_maxPlayers

HOW TO DISABLE FORCED MODELS?
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Set the following cvar to '1': coop_disForceModel

HOW CAN I DISABLE TRAINING/SECRET/CAMPAIGNS ?
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Set the following cvars to '1':
coop_disSecretLevels, coop_disTraining, coop_disCampaigns

CAN I RESTORE MY DEFAULT HEALTH HUD WITHOUT REMOVING THE MOD?
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Yes it is possible, go to : mod_hzm_co-op/Extras/ef2_hzm_health_hud_mod
and open there the folder 'standard', copy the file
'zzzzzzzz_ef2_hzm_health_hud.pk3' in to your EF2 'base'
folder to restore the standard hud.


DID THE CO-OP MOD MADE ME STUCK IN SINGLE-PLAYER ?
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That is indeed possible if you have a old or alpha/beta
release of the Mod. Please update/down date the Mod to
the last Official Release.

If you still have troubles, please feel your self free
to Inform us about this problem, we will fix it
and provide you a exclusive update.

WHY CAN I NOT PLAY ALL MISSIONS FORM THE GAME ?
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1. The Mod is currently in development and is not yet
fully completed.
2. To complete the Mod about 72 Level Scripts have to
be translated for the Co-Op Mod.
3. The AI of every Single Player Character needs to be
upgraded and cleaned up.
4. The Mission Scripts have to be made compatible to
interact with multiple players at once.
5. Thousand of small bugs from the Original Game have
to be fixed for Multiplayer use.
6. The scripts have to be made compatible for Linux
Servers as well.
7. Client sided commands have to replaced and there
for new solutions have to be developed first.
8. Menu-Information files have to be created to vote
the Map in Multiplayer.
9. The Co-Op Mod Core files have to be developed parallel.
10. We do not have unlimited man power...

CAN I USE PARTS OF THIS MOD ?
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No, you are forbidden to use any materials or
intellectual property included without the
explicit written permission of the
respective owners.


DO I HAVE TO PAY ?
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NO, this Mod is provided for free.

WHY IS MY NAME NOT IN THE CREDITS ?
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If your name his missing please contact us we will correct
that at the next release.

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