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Improved Bots (Advanced)
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Game Content: Scripts, Miscellaneous
Game Modes: Single Player
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Jan 17, 2013 @ 6:31pm
Jan 17 @ 9:48pm
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Description
Summary
This addon makes several changes to bots to make them act more like human players and make them more reliable as teammates. They can use melee weapons, rescue you if you die, react quicker to a teammate being attacked by a special infected and much more.

NOTE: While this addon does improve the bots, it doesn't make them perfect. There is no way for me to fix every issue with the bots, but I have improved them in the areas that are possible. I realize they still aren't ideal teammates.

Features
• Allows you to play versus, surivial, scavenge and realism modes in single player with bots.
• Bots can use melee weapons. (Can be toggled)
• Bots will continue to play after you have died instead of ending the game.
• Bots will react much faster to a player being attacked by a special zombie.
• Bots can perform some simple actions, such as closing safe room doors.
• Bots will move around a player instead of shooting through them.
• Bots are much more likely to save their first aid kits for a player.
• Bots will try to stay in a tighter group with the player.
• Control the bots with a few commands. (Press ALT)
• Easily change the map and game mode while in-game. (Press F1)
• Easily take control of another bot anytime during a game. (Press F2)
• Easily change the difficulty of the game at any time. (Press F3)
• Teleport bots back to you if they get lost or stuck. (Press ALT)

Notes
• Works for all official game modes.
• This addon overwrites binds for keys: ALT, F1, F2, F3, F5, F6
• Scripts in your autoexec.cfg file will overwrite this addon's settings, if you want to set custom binds.
• Using bot commands will block Steam achievements for the rest of the campaign you're playing.
• The bot commands won't work on unofficial maps unless they're started through the console.
• Console commands if you don't have F-keys: bots_radial, maps_radial, char_radial, diff_radial
• Other console commands: cycle_chars, bots_toggle_move, bots_toggle_fire
• This version of the addon is ideal for single player.

Fan Quotes
"This has finally made single player fun."
"Brilliant, makes this a much more enjoyable single player experience."
"Bloody legend! Grade-A mod."

Support
I try to offer quick support for all of my addons. If you have any issues or questions, please post a comment and I will respond as soon as I can. Please don't comment on my profile or add me as a friend just to ask questions or make suggestions. That's what the comments section below is for, and I will answer all questions posted there.
Popular Discussions View All (8)
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Feb 16 @ 12:05am
Issues with Versus: Bots unable to finish Finale
5persondude
2
Apr 8 @ 2:44pm
Bots follow you if you fall off a building and commit suicide
Jellyfish
5
Mar 12 @ 12:55pm
Can't select character
Redmond Mann
1,242 Comments
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lolno 1 hour ago 
I wish for this mod that you can enable if you want the bots to follow you or you follow the bots. So the follow the bots would basically act as if you died.
Kadar Apr 30 @ 10:28am 
If I host the match and one of my friends join, will this mod still work, or does my friend need the mod too for it to work?
Meeker Apr 28 @ 11:32am 
I can finally play versus without getting kicked :D
RUSSIAN BASTARD Apr 25 @ 8:00am 
BEST MOD EVER
Melon Apr 20 @ 10:50pm 
I really see the difference in these advanced mods. They are a bit faster reacting to the special infected. I played multiplayer with a friend before so I didn't really notice any changes but now I have, the only problem is the game still ends even after I die. But I can bare with it. I've been around the non-advanced ones, only problem is they take a lot longer to revive you when another bot is down and one of them died by the time I got to them. :/

On occasions, the game does glitch but it's not too bad. They're actually really hilarious glitches. Caught glimpse of a witch inside the trashcan crying her eyes out and startled her; got incapacitated. Totally worth it. xD 20/10 -IGN
Medkit Apr 15 @ 4:52pm 
no hands
20%skillHERE Mar 31 @ 9:33pm 
will the bots lead the way or do i still have to do it?
Alises Mar 31 @ 12:52am 
Do not try to play this on expert, is really stupid. Them bots dont care bout objectives they just keep healing with the chopper or car ready to go and you lose the game
Lucifer Christ Mar 13 @ 12:35am 
never mind got it!
Lucifer Christ Mar 13 @ 12:33am 
if I command them to do something then that'll disable my achievements? can I still earn them even if I don't tell them what to do?