There are a few new developments
on the Hal front, starting with the fact that we now have a new
easier to remember URL:
There are also some new forums (without
adverts) which can be seen here:
The new version of Hal is still
in development. 'GingaNutz' has joined the coding team, and, as
with the rest of us, can be contacted in the new forums
for help and information on both the current version of hal, and
the upcoming release.
We're still beavering away
with Hal, even though the website's been quiet for a while. At the
moment, we're taking on board the feedback we've been receiving,
and we're planning on a big update in the not too distant future.
There's going to be a number
of changes and some exciting new features that are a little hush-hush
right now. Look forward to multiple server support, WON ID authing
(no need for a client in the next release) and more. Soon.
The NEW RELEASE OF HAL
is now available !
Get it from the
download page now.
Release + ADDED SUPPORT FOR CS
A new version of Hal
will be released on Saturday 4th August, on the evening. The new verion
Major Bug Fixes
Some additional features
Oleaut32.dll error when
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appears for you when trying to load Hal, please click
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Bot - The Ultimate Half Life Admin Tool
Hal is a small program that allows
admins to control a Team Fortress or Counter-Strike server with added
It has many advantages
over using standard RCON, and offers the unique ability to speak normally
ingame in order to make changes to the map, kick or ban disruptive players
and much more. Simply by saying "!m 2fort", you can change the
map to - you guessed it - 2Fort
RCON, Hal introduces User Levels. If you're a server admin, and want to
give trusted users the ability to kick players, but you're concerned about
handing out your RCON password, no problem. You can give your trusted
players a ranking within Hal, enabling them access to only the commands
you want them to access.
Hal does NOT have to be running on the game server, it can be run on any
machine with an internet connection.
Who can use it?
Anyone that has RCON access to a game server can
use the Hal server. Hal will be useful to any clan that regularly rents
a server for practice, or full time. Hal has the ability to greatly aid
a League admin or Ref in their daily job of administering a server.
What can I use it for?
Hal bot is able to change a wide variety of server
variables, a list of which is available here
and in the help file.
There are many uses, but here is a brief list of some of the benefits
over standard RCON:
Ability to set up user levels - different players have access to
users of the bot have the ability to:
Change pre-match quickly and
Kick\Ban disruptive players quickly
current map faster
Anyone on the server has the ability to:
Initiate a vote map
Initiate a kick vote
Hal features customisable
notices such as the Server name and Admin name\contact which the bot will
announce upon hearing "Hal Server" and "Hal Admin" respectively.
more details on the commands that Hal offers, please see the
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