What monsters are unaffected by "kill monsters" CCMD?

Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:44 am

I noticed that on some maps in Hexen some monsters are unaffected by this command. Could someone tell me, please, how it is achieved and what for?

Re: What monsters are unaffected by "kill monsters" CCMD?

Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:12 am

Are you sure that the monsters are unaffected? Hexen has several maps with scripts that re-stock the map by spawning new monsters.

Re: What monsters are unaffected by "kill monsters" CCMD?

Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:45 am

Yes, quite sure. Actually, I now even know why they are. The first time I looked at them I missed that they have DORMANT flag — even though I examined them with "info" CCMD, I somehow overlooked it. Now I took a look at them again and noticed it. Then that they are unaffected makes sense, since dormant actors don't take damage, and "kill" CCMD just deals a ton of damage.

Re: What monsters are unaffected by "kill monsters" CCMD?

Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:50 am

Yeah, I actually just had that thought myself. The dormant flag does indeed prevent "kill monsters" affecting them.