Console Commands

This is a list alphabetically of availables 'console commands. For more information consult Console.

Command Type Description Clients
alias <name> <command> other Create an alias named <name> bound to <command>.
ban <ip | client-id> multiplayer Ban the client with IP <ip> or id <client-id>. No
banlist multiplayer List banned clients. No
cd <directory | number> file handling Change the working directory to <directory> or <number>.
clear other Clears the console screen.
clients multiplayer Lists client id, name, company id, and IP address of each client. Yes
client_name <client-id> <name> multiplayer Rename a client's username, this is useful if a client e.g. joins with an offensive username No
companies multiplayer Show a list of players and their attributes, e.g. company name, loan value, number of vehicles etc. No
company_pw [<company-id>] "<password>" multiplayer Change the password of a company, this is useful if a player forgets their companies password No
connect <host> game Connect to a network game running on <host>. Not available for the server. Add #<companynumber> as argument, and you'll join that company. "" will make you join spectators.
content download file handling Download all selected online content
content select (ID / all) file handling Select item by ID or select all
content state file handling Show the state (selected / unselected) of all items
content update file handling Updates the list of available online content.
content upgrade file handling Select all files which are upgrades (of locally existing files)
content unselect (ID / all) file handling Unselect item by ID or unselect all
debug_level [<level>] other Get / set the debugging levels of different parts of the game.
echo <text> other Print out <text> on the console.
echoc <color> <text> other Print out <text> in color <color>. <color> is a number between 0 and 255.
exec <script> <?> file handling Executes a local script file.
exit / quit game Quit the game.
getseed other Returns the seed used to create the game, for randomly generated games. The seed can be used to reproduce the same starting map.
help [<item>] help Display basic console help, specify <item> for help on that specific command or variable.
info_cmd <command> other Show technical information on the command <commmand>.
info_var <variable> other Show technical information on the variable <variable>.
join <company-id> [<password>] multiplayer Join a company, <password> is only needed if the company you want to join is password protected Yes
kick <ip | client-id> multiplayer Kick the client with IP <ip> or id <client-id>. No
list_aliases help List all available aliases.
list_ai multiplayer List of available ai's on server Yes
list_cmds [<filter>] help List all available commands, optionally only commands starting with <filter>.
list_patches help List all Advanced Settings.
list_vars [<filter>] help List all registered variables, optionally only variables starting with <filter>.
load <number | file> game Load the savegame <number> or <file>.
ls / dir file handling List files of current directory.
move <client-id> <company-id> multiplayer move a client to any company, use company-id of 255 to move the client to spectators No
newgame game Start a new game.
part game Quit a running game and go back to the intro menu. Not available for the server.
patch <patchname> [<newvalue>] other Get and set the patch settings from the console. If <newvalue> is ommitted the current value is printed. See Console Settings for a listing of all available settings.
pause multiplayer Pause a network game. No
pwd file handling Print out the current working directory.
rcon <password> "<command>" multiplayer Execute <command> on the server authenticated by <password> while connected as a client. The password must be set in advance locally on the server with by "rcon_pw <password>". Yes
reconnect game Reconnects to the last server you were playing on. (Introduced in r17466, only in 1.0/nightlies)
reset_company <company-id> multiplayer Delete the company identified by <company-id>. No
rescan_ai game Rescan for newly added ai/scripts
resetengines other Resets all use-age and availability of engines.
restart game Restart the same game.
return file handling Stop executing a running script.
rm <number | file> file handling Remove a savegame by name or index.
save <number | file> game Saves the current game as <number> or <file>.
say "<msg>" multiplayer Send a chat message containing <text> to all players. Yes
say_client <client-id> "<msg>" multiplayer Send a chat message containing <msg> to the client identified by <client-id>. Yes
say_player <player-id> "<msg>" multiplayer Send a chat message containing <msg> to everyone in the company identified by <player-id> (1-10). Yes
screenshot [big | nocon] other Takes a screenshot. 'big' makes a screenshot of the whole map. 'nocon' hides the console for a normal screenshot.
script <file> file handling Record a script to the file named <file>.
scrollto <tile> other Scroll to the tile numbered <tile>; accepts hexadecimal (prexifed with 0x) and decimal values. Use the land area information tool to get the number of a specific tile.
server_info multiplayer List current and maximum client/player limits. No
spectate multiplayer alias to join 255 Yes
start_ai <ai> multiplayer Start an available ai No
status multiplayer Get the status information on all currently connected clients. No
stop_ai <company-id> multiplayer Stop an existing AI, the company will get completely purged from the map afterwards No
unban <ip> multiplayer Remove a ban on <ip>. No
unpause multiplayer Unpause a network game. No