|Project Name||Stars||Downloads||Repos Using This||Packages Using This||Most Recent Commit||Total Releases||Latest Release||Open Issues||License||Language|
|Aurora||1,755||3 months ago||655||mit||C#|
|Unified lighting effects across multiple brands and various games.|
|Clarity||563||30||1||13 days ago||16||July 27, 2021||14||bsd-3-clause||Java|
|Comically fast Dota 2 & CSGO replay parser written in Java.|
|Dota2ai||361||4 months ago||3||Lua|
|Dota2 AI Framework|
|Dota2 Predictor||329||2 years ago||10||mit||Python|
|Tool that predicts the outcome of a Dota 2 game using Machine Learning|
|Dota2ai||257||23 days ago||2||gpl-3.0||Lua|
|Ranked Matchmaking AI: An improved Dota2 Bot AI based on Valve's default AI. Has more than 3 million subscribers on Steam.|
|Oaa||209||4 days ago||51||Lua|
|A really great Dota 2 game mode.|
|Smoke||191||8 years ago||7||other||Python|
|Faster, better Dota 2 Python replay parser.|
|Barebones||181||3 years ago||10||apache-2.0||Lua|
|:meat_on_bone: A starter Dota 2 custom game with useful hooks, settings, and libraries.|
|Dota2 Thecore Config Engine||163||4 years ago||33||other|
|Triple keyboard Dota 2 script layout and a ton more custom stuff [Obsolete with Updates]|
|Fight over dat Ancient|
Barebones is meant to be a jumping off point for creating a mod with all (or nearly all) of the boilerplate taken care of for you. Barebones sets up the necessary files to create a basic mod (from a scripting persective), allowing you to simply find the places to put your Lua logic in order for you mod to operate. Barebones currently provides limited examples for performing different tasks, and limited examples for unit/ability/item creation. Barebones divides scripts up into several sections: Core Files, Libraries, Examples and Internals.
Barebones can be installed by downloading this git repository and ensuring that you merge the "content" and "game" folder from this repo with your own "content" and "game" folders. These should be located in your "
Core Files are the primary files which you should modify in order to get your basic game mode up and running. There are 4 major files:
This file contains many special settings/properties created for barebones that allows you to define the high-level behavior of your game mode. You can define things like respawn times, number of teams on the map, rune spawn times, etc. Each property is commented to help you understand it.
This is the primary barebones gamemode script and should be used to assist in initializing your game mode. This file contains helpful pseudo-event functions prepared for you for frequently needed initialization actions.
This file contains a hooked version of almost every event that is currently known to fire in the DotA 2 Lua vscript code. You can drop your event handler functions in there to have your game mode react to events.
This is the entry-point to your game mode and should be used primarily to precache models/particles/sounds/etc.
I've included some helpful libraries with barebones that may prove useful in your game mode.
This library allow for easily delayed/timed actions without the messiness of thinkers and dealing with pauses.
This library can be used for advancted physics/motion/collision of units.
See PhysicsReadme.md and CollidersReadme.md for more information.
This library can be used for advanced 3D projectile systems.
See ProjectilesReadme.md for more information.
This library can be used to send panorama notifications to individuals/teams/everyone in your game.
See libraries/notifications.lua for usage details and examples.
This library can be used to start animations with customized animation rates, activities, and translations.
See libraries/animations.lua for usage details and examples.
This library can be used to set up and put in place 'Frankenstein' attachments for attaching props to units.
See libraries/attachments.lua for usage details and examples.
This library allows for additional inventory/item containing objects and shops to be used in your game mode.
See libraries/containers.lua for usage details.
See examples/playground.lua for detailed examples.
This library allows for creating panorama layout panels that track the world position of an entity (or fixed world coordinate). See libraries/worldpanels.lua for usage details and examples.
This library allows for querying and managing the selection status of players from the server-side lua script. It also allows for automatic redirection and selection event handling. See libraries/selection.lua for usage details and examples.
This library constructs a full-edge graph of all "path_corner" objects, allowing for the use of the path links via lua script. See libraries/pathgraph.lua for usage details and examples.
This library offers a searchable version of the lua server vscript API through the "modmaker_api" console command (in tools mode) See libraries/modmaker.lua for usage details and examples.
Barebones uses a few internal lua files in order to put together and handle the properties and pseudo-events systems. You will likely not have to adjust these files at all. These files are found in the internal directory.
Barebones now only prints out (spams) debugging information when told to by setting the BAREBONES_DEBUG_SPEW value in gamemode.lua to true. Previously there was a 'barebones_spew' cvar that could be used to change the debug printing state at any time from the console, but Valve broke RegisterConvar for some reason, so this has been disabled.
If you have any questions or concerns, leave an issue or mail me ([email protected]).