Dota 2
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Chroma Screen Utility
Custom Games and Bot Scripts: Custom Game
File Size
6.130 MB
Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:53pm
Dec 2, 2021 @ 6:42am
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Chroma Screen Utility

This map is a utility for content creators to record the dota hud or heroes doing actions in the game world. The map is all one solid color which will make video filters such as chroma key very easy to use.

Frequently Asked Questions:
- *How can I give myself items or spawn more heroes?*
Before starting the game, hit the create a custom lobby button on the in-game page. Add a password and then enable cheats and you will be able to use various cheat commands built into the game.

- *I am unable to enable cheats when creating the lobby*
When creating a custom lobby you must add a password to enable cheats. This is done by Valve for all custom games to prevent cheats in public lobbies.

- *What are the color values for the maps*
White - (#FFFFFF)
Black - (#000000)
Red - (#FF0000)
Green - (#00FF00)
Blue - (#0000FF)

- *I see shadows around the game world and below my character*
This is due to the ambient occlusion video setting. If you would like to remove shadows from below your character disable this setting in your dota client. It is recommended to unequip any weather effects when using the tool as well.


WARNING: Despite this being a 1 player custom game, failing to accept the match will still put your account on matchmaking cooldown so make sure to accept when prompted. Once you have picked a hero the game is safe to leave.
Popular Discussions View All (1)
Mar 29, 2017 @ 12:39pm
i cant play this map
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OrangePanda  [author] Jan 8 @ 2:10pm 
I'm not familiar with the sfm tools honestly so I am not sure how to load the map in sfm. My best guess is that you either have to point sfm to the installation of the map in your dota 2 game folder or you have to move the map from there into an sfm specific location.

You can find this custom game's files located at: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\workshop\content\570\512412700 (The location prior to \Steam\ may vary if you have installed steam somewhere else on your computer)

Source games pack files into the .vpk format so you will need a special program to open them. I use GCFScape myself but any program that can open up .vpk files will work.

In the folder mentioned prior open the 512412700.vpk file and you can access the map files in the maps folder nested within.

That's all I can help you with unfortunately but I hope it points you in the right direction.
Albus Imperium Jan 8 @ 5:10am 
Can I use it it in sfm?
OrangePanda  [author] Dec 2, 2021 @ 6:11am 
Updating the description now :thumbsup:
S-Kara Dec 2, 2021 @ 6:02am 
adding password lets me enable the cheats

thank you for the help and the custom game!!!

maybe you should also update on the description for newer users to be able to use the mod, thanks so much!
OrangePanda  [author] Dec 2, 2021 @ 6:00am 
Try adding a password when setting up a lobby and it should allow you to enable cheats from the menu without using the console command
S-Kara Dec 2, 2021 @ 5:55am 
*update, I used local host for my lobby settings and I still can't enable the cheats for some reason.

it's stated something like "can't enable cheats on this game mode"
S-Kara Dec 2, 2021 @ 5:51am 
I think the dedicated server is preventing me from enabling cheats, and I couldn't find a way to make a lobby with my own server
S-Kara Dec 2, 2021 @ 5:50am 
I still get penalty when I decline the accept button, well shame :/

also, I couldn't enable cheats on the custom lobby settings and I couldn't turn the cheats on with the console command either
OrangePanda  [author] Dec 1, 2021 @ 2:55pm 
I do think the changes only disabled the penalty when leaving an ongoing match, so be cautious and try to accept when its ready anyways! If the recent changes didn't disable the no accept penalty I don't think there is anything on my end to configure to disable that one sadly
S-Kara Dec 1, 2021 @ 2:13pm 
ahhh so fast, thanks so much!! :d2invoker::steamhappy::steamhappy:

I got banned for 1 hour when I didn't accept xd, hopefully not anymore!