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[TF2] Be the Robot (1.3, December 22 2012)


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MasterOfTheXP
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Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Cloudbank
Plugin ID:
3166
Plugin Version:
1.3
Plugin Category:
Fun Stuff
Plugin Game:
Team Fortress 2
Plugin Dependencies:
    Servers with this Plugin:
    599 
    Plugin Description:
    Become a robot from Mann vs. Machine!
    Old 08-16-2012 , 07:05   [TF2] Be the Robot (1.3, December 22 2012)
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    Changes your player model into a robot from Mann vs. Machine, and adds a touch of metal to your voice. Nothing else changes.

    By default, anyone can say !robot to toggle it on themselves. Admins can do !robot [target] [1/0] to toggle it on others.

    NEW FOR 1.3: Now be robot as Engineer! Plugin has been re-written and no longer works terribly! Also, for plugin devs, it's got natives!

    OVERRIDES
    Use tf/addons/sourcemod/configs/admin_overrides.cfg and set these to your preferred donator flag to limit access to BtR to your donators/admins:
    • "betherobot" (def. all) Who can toggle it on themselves.
    • "betherobot_admin" (def. kick) Who can toggle it on other players.
    CVARS
    Tune the plugin to your liking with tf/cfg/server.cfg.
    • sm_betherobot_footsteps (1/0, def. 1) Play footsteps from robots?
    • sm_betherobot_default (1/0, def. 0) Should everyone who joins get a robot model by default?
    • sm_betherobot_classes (def. 0) What classes shouldn't be able to be robot? Add up the numbers to get the restrictions you want. 1=Scout, 2=Soldier, 4=Pyro, 8=Demo, 16=Heavy, 32=Engineer, 64=Medic, 128=Sniper, 256=Spy. Default is 0 (no restrictions)
    • sm_betherobot_sounds (1/0, def. 1) Should robots' voices become robotic?
    • sm_betherobot_taunts (1/0, def. 1) Should robots be able to taunt?
    • sm_betherobot_fileexists (1/0, def. 1) Should the plugin check if the robot-voice sound file actually exists? Disable this if you're having trouble with sounds. It might fix it.
    • sm_betherobot_cooldown (def. 2.0) Players must wait this long, in seconds, between toggling robot on themselves. Set to 0.0 for no cooldown.
    • sm_betherobot_wearables (1/0, def. 1) Show wearables on robots? Many wearables don't merge with the robot model properly, and thus create long lines going to the map's origin.
    • sm_betherobot_wearables_kill (1/0, def. 0) If this is 1, and _wearables is 0, wearables will be outright removed from players when they become robots. This makes it so they'll also have no wearables when they un-robot, but on the other hand, BLU zombie players appear RED if this isn't on.
    MODULE: Be the Sentry Buster
    Click for info ->


    MODULE: Bots are Robots
    Available here. Turns the non-MvM bots into robots.
    FOR DEVELOPERS
    betherobot.inc


    KNOWN ISSUES
    There aren't many, anymore.
    • If you're unlucky enough, your server will stringtable-overflow and crash if it precaches too many sounds. Players precaching another >60 robot sounds per minute helps this happen. We've been waiting ages for Valve to fix this since MvM, but they just fixed it for the majority of servers (not all) and have since been pretending it wasn't affecting anyone anymore.
      • Fix: Set sm_betherobot_sounds to 0. No sounds will be precached by the plugin. Get NoMvM if you're still paranoid/still overflowing.
      • Fix: February 22, 2013 Patch. It only took 'em half a year.
    • Spy issues. All voice lines are delayed for some reason, and BLU Spies appear RED (or something like that) due to missing "disguised" sub-models.
      • Fix: Disable Spy robots by adding 256 onto sm_betherobot_classes.
    • Most taunts don't work right (e.g. Rainblower, Scorch Shot, Caber) as Valve hasn't set them up properly/at all for the robot models. Although they're for weapons the MvM bots don't actually use, so you can't really blame 'em.
      • Fix: Disable taunts with sm_betherobot_taunts 0.
    • Robots are reset back to humans on mapchange. I'm looking into this, but for now, at least it's better than sounds not working past mapchanges, right? 99% sure that it's caused because OnClientDisconnect() is called on mapchange.
    • Be the Buster un-robots you, waits out the cooldown time, then makes you a Buster.
      • Fix: Don't be robot when using !buster.
    • Clients' consoles are flooded with "Cannot update control point" errors.
      • Fix: Tell your players to do record dem;stop in console. It does not look like Valve will be fixing this at any point.
    • Sometimes, a line is drawn from a robot player that goes to some place.
      • This is because an item that they have equipped attaches to a bone on the player model that does not exist on the robot model, so instead it just lazily goes to the map's origin point.
      • Lazy Fix: Disable wearables with sm_betherobot_wearables 0. I've always meant to make a "wearable whitelist" for this plugin that makes wearables that cause this bug invisible, but there are quite a number of wearables, and Valve keeps adding more.
    • Zombie-robot Spies are sometimes coloured the opposite team's colour.
      • Fix: Disable and kill wearables with both sm_betherobot_wearables 0 and sm_betherobot_wearables_kill 1. I should probably make that whitelist, shouldn't I?
    DOCUMENTED CHANGES
    Click to see ->





    HOWE 2 INSTALL
    • DO NOT CLICK Get Plugin for either file, because it won't work.
    • Download betherobot.smx, save it into your sourcemod/plugins/ directory, and do sm plugins load betherobot in your server console if the server is already running. Bam, pow, snap, you're done.
    • If you want to restrict it to certain players only, see the text underneath the big OVERRIDES text above, then save your overrides config and sm_reloadadmins.
    • If you want to Be the Sentry Buster:
      • Make sure you've got the extensions SDK Hooks and TF2Items installed and running on your server--sm exts load sdkhooks and sm exts load tf2items in server console if they're not.
      • Grab betherobot_sentrybuster.smx and do the same dealio with stock robot. If it doesn't load, use your brain to carefully read the failure message. (For example, extension "tf2items" not running means you didn't install TF2Items right. Or you might need to restart the server.)
    • If you want to manually compile Be the Robot, Be the Buster, or make your own module, hit Get Source for the respective .sp. You'll also need to plant betherobot.inc into your include/ folder when compiling.
    Attached Files
    File Type: smx betherobot.smx (12.5 KB, 18268 views)
    File Type: sp Get Plugin or Get Source (betherobot.sp - 5535 views - 13.7 KB)
    File Type: smx betherobotsentrybuster.smx (16.7 KB, 8809 views)
    File Type: sp Get Plugin or Get Source (betherobotsentrybuster.sp - 3675 views - 17.9 KB)
    File Type: inc betherobot.inc (1.7 KB, 6257 views)
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    Last edited by MasterOfTheXP; 10-02-2013 at 08:38.
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    Old 08-16-2012 , 07:40   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.0
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    Ho ho ho. What a wonderful little plugin this is.
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    hajter
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    Old 08-16-2012 , 08:04   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.0
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    Nice! You can do it automatically adding new model at the entrance to the server?
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    Old 08-16-2012 , 08:10   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.0
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    Would like to see the ability for only admins w/a certain flag to be able to utilize this on themselves. Nice plugin.
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    killerps
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    Old 08-16-2012 , 09:12   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.0
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    Quote:
    Originally Posted by SmackDaddy View Post
    Would like to see the ability for only admins w/a certain flag to be able to utilize this on themselves. Nice plugin.
    add to admin_overrides.cfg
    "betherobot" "b"
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    Old 08-21-2012 , 17:34   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.0
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    Quote:
    Originally Posted by killerps View Post
    add to admin_overrides.cfg
    "betherobot" "b"
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    MasterOfTheXP
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    Old 08-21-2012 , 19:24   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.1
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    BE THE ROBOT 1.1
    • Added the Sentry Buster! (!buster, WIP)
    • Footstep sounds!
    • !betherobot and !berobot shortcuts
    • Switched use_valve_fs to true for the FileExists check
    • Fixed a server crash involving taunts that Sreaper reported
    !buster defaults to the root flag, so only lower it if you don't mind your players messing with a beta feature.
    Attached Files
    File Type: sp Get Plugin or Get Source (betherobot.sp - 291 views - 15.3 KB)
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    Old 08-21-2012 , 19:44   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.1
    Reply With Quote #8

    Hey, I'm having problems making this for admin only. I put this into the admin_overrides.cfg:

    "betherobot" "b"

    But people can still use the command! How do I fix it so only admins can use it?
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    moxie2020
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    Old 10-01-2012 , 01:00   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.0
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    Quote:
    Originally Posted by killerps View Post
    add to admin_overrides.cfg
    "betherobot" "b"
    No way to do this with a cvar??
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    Jim E. Rustler
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    Old 08-16-2012 , 13:08   Re: [TF2] Be the Robot 1.0
    Reply With Quote #10

    You are no longer a robot if you touch a resupply cabinet. Anyway to fix this? Typing !robot each and everytime is rather bad.

    I just thought of something pretty awesome. If there was somehow a way to force all BOT's to use the robot model as well. That would be very fitting xD

    Last edited by Jim E. Rustler; 08-16-2012 at 13:15.
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