Update: Bots v1.1 Released!
A newer bot version (v1.1) has been released! If you're still using v1.0, make sure to upgrade to the next version (download here) . The most important new feature is support for non-respawning matches. You can find a full list of changes at the Bot Changelog page.
These bots are computer-controlled enemies to fill up a server if there are few players online or just to play against if you don't have a fast internet connection and are bored of playing the single player campaign.
Maps With Bots
There are a number of bot-compatible maps available. Click the link below to find
information and download links for most popular bot maps.
Maps With Bots
get the latest version of the bot .pk3 at this site. The newest version uses the filename
jv_bot01.pk3. If you can't find this file in your /main folder, it's a good idea to download
it straight away. See
if you're curious why. You may
remove any older bot versions afterwards, but you don't have to.
Download Bots Pak v1.1
If you want to enable bots in your own maps, make sure to read the manual supplied
at this site. Virtually any aspect is covered in this elaborate document. There are a HTML
and a PDF version available. This manual was written for use with bots version 1.0, but
most concepts still apply for the newer 1.1 version. An upgraded manual will be available
at this site shortly.
Multiplayer Bots Manual
A small page with frequently asked questions has been assembled. It doesn't cover
much yet but make sure to check it out if you experience any problems with the bots.
Frequently Asked Questions
To help you develop and deploy bots in your maps, a useful SDK is available. This
file contains the original .map source files of the OpCenter map and a prefab containing
common bot models. This way you don't have to add them one by one. Get the SDK by clicking
the link below.
Download Bots SDK
We maintain a list of modifications to the bot scripts
since their initial release. Click below to view this list.