It’s almost unfair for a game released to day to endure in popularity and entertainment as little as 5 years from now. But nearly 15 years since hl2 was released in November 2004, its craze lives among its fan, despite the technology, the rendering, and the gaming trends changed, for the better if most are to be believed. If you’re a fan of it, you’re in for a treat, because we have the ultimate collection on half life 2 cheats for you to try punching into the game to get even more entertainment from it.
Where to put in the cheat codes?
Most games allow you to enter your cheat codes anywhere you like. But not Half-Life 2. The game has a text field you enter your code into, which you can bring to your screen by pressing the tilde key (the squiggly that looks like ~, the key right next to the number one key above Q).
Enabling Cheat Codes in Half-Life 2 Console Edit Guide
The game by default doesn’t acknowledge cheats you punch in. To enable them, you need to make a Half Life 2 Console commands to the file to make it run with cheats accessible. Here’s how to do it.
- Begin by clicking the start menu
- Find the game’s link in the proper place, and right click it.
- Go to properties and launch the menu.
- A text field marked “Target” should be visible. It will have the location of the game’s .exe file. This is the file you need to edit.
- To the contents of the text field, add -console and save it. No need to make changes anywhere else. For example, if your source read “C://Program Files/Games/Half-Life 2/hl2.exe”, it should now read “C://Program Files/Games/Half-Life 2/hl2.exe”-console
- Launch the game. Press the tilde (~) key to see if the cheat code field is enabled.
That’s it! That’s all you need to do, and your cheat codes will be enabled.
|notarget||Enemies Ignore You|
|noclip||No Clipping Mode|
|give||Get Item (See Item/Weapon Table)|
|Hurtme #||Damage Player (Use number afterwards to indicate how much damage to receive)|
|impulse 101||Give All Weapons|
|impulse 82||Produce a Jeep|
|impulse 83||Produce an Airboat|
|budda||Reduce Health with hits but become immortal|
|maps||List Maps (See Maps list)|
|npc_kill||Kill NPCs in Area (all)|
|npc_create||Produces an NPC|
|npc_create_aimed||Produces an NPC aiming away from player direction.|
|hud_quickhelp/text? 1||Shows crosshair|
|ch_createairboat||Also Produces an Airboat|
|map||Loads a particular Map|
|cl_drawhud 0/1||Toggle HUD display On/Off|
|cl_enablehud 0/1||Toggle HUD display On/Off|
|cl_showfps 0/1||Shows/Hides FPS Rate|
|setpos||Move player to specified origin|
|sv_gravity #||Change Gravity (# = number)|
|sv_stopspeed #||Change Minimum Stopping Speed on Ground (to how much in number)|
|sv_friction #||Change World Friction (to how much in number)|
|sv_bounce #||Change bounce multiplier for physically object collisions (to how much in number)|
|sv_maxvelocity #||Change Maximum Velocity of moving object (to how much in number)|
|sv_waterdist #||Change Vertical View when eyes are near water plane. (to how much in number)|
|air_density #||Change the density of air. (to how much in number)|
|Health vial||give item_healthvial|
|Health kit||give item_healthkit|
|Box buckshot||give item_box_buckshot|
|Sniper rounds||give item_box_sniper_rounds|
|ML grenade||give item_ml_grenade|
|Ar2 grenade||give item_ar2_grenade|
|Alyx gun||give weapon_alyxgun|
|Brick bat||give weapon_brickbat|
|Bug bait||give weapon_bugbait|
|Flare gun||give weapon_flaregun|
|Hop wire||give weapon_hopwire|
|Ice axe||give weapon_iceaxe|
|Roller wand||give weapon_rollerwand|
|Sniper rifle||give weapon_sniperrifle|
|Sticky launcher||give weapon_stickylauncher|
|Stun stick||give weapon_stunstick|
Cheats to Load Maps or Map locations
If you’re lost or need to be somewhere to play, you need only type in the name of the location to reach it. Here’s a list on The Best Half-Life 2 Cheat Codes to watch out for
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Virtually all half life 2 cheats can be real boosts to your character and help you win the game or at least score better. There are a few that are much loved by fans, and some others we really enjoy using ourselves. HL 2 has God Mode that basically makes you impervious to whatever the game throws your way. Then there are half life weapons like the Super Gravity Gun or the frag grenade. I even love the non-target cheat code which basically makes me invisible to enemies and I can cruise through a tough battle in no time. It’s really great to use when you want to play casually.