ALIEN SWARM: REACTIVE DROP CUSTOM LOADOUT GUIDE

Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop has many new features that will please the community of gamers.

CHARACTER CODES

// 0 - Sarge
// 1 - Wildcat
// 2 - Faith
// 3 - Crash
// 4 - Jaeger
// 5 - Wolfe
// 6 - Bastille
// 7 - Vegas

WEAPONS

Recall some weapon loadouts are restricted to certain player classes.

// 0 - Assault Rifle
// 1 - Prototype Assault Rifle  (Tech only)
// 2 - Autogun                  (Special Weapons only)
// 3 - Vindicator               (Officer only)
// 4 - Twin Pistols
// 5 - Advanced Sentry Gun
// 6 - Heal Beacon              (Medic only)
// 7 - Ammo Satchel
// 8 - Pump-action Shotgun
// 9 - Tesla Cannon
// 10 - Precision Rail Rifle
// 11 - Medical Gun             (Medic only)
// 12 - Personal Defence Weapon
// 13 - Flamer Unit
// 14 - Freeze Sentry Gun
// 15 - Minigun                 (Special Weapons only)
// 16 - Marksman Rifle
// 17 - Incendiary Sentry Gun
// 18 - Chainsaw
// 19 - High Velocity Sentry Cannon
// 20 - Grenade Launcher
// 21 - Desert Eagle
// 22 - Devastator              (Special Weapons only)
// 23 - 22A4-2 Combat Rifle
// 24 - Medical Amp Gun         (Medic only)
// 25 - 22A5 Heavy Assault Rifle
// 26 - IAF SMG Medical SMG (Medics only)
//----- These are picked up from the game maps
// 27 - Mining Laser
// 28 - Machine Gun
// 29 - Ricochet Rifle
// 30 - Flechette Launcher
// 31 - Ammo Bag
// 32 - Medical Satchel (default for medics)

EXTRA ITEMS

Recall some weapon loadouts are restricted to certain player classes.

// 0 - Personal Healing Kit
// 1 - Hand Welder
// 2 - Combat Flares
// 3 - Laser Trip Mine
// 4 - Tactical Heavy Armor
// 5 - Damage Amplifier
// 6 - Hornet Barrage
// 7 - Freeze Grenades
// 8 - Adrenaline
// 9 - Tesla Sentry Coil
// 10 - Electric Charged Armor
// 11 - Proximity Incendiary Mines (Officer only)
// 12 - Flashlight Attachment
// 13 - Power Fist Attachment
// 14 - Hand Grenades
// 15 - Night Vision Goggles
// 16 - Smart Bomb
// 17 - Gas Grenades
// Off Hand items cannot be assigned but are picked up in game
// Sometimes these are hidden in secret areas where they can be picked up
// 18 - Assault Jets
// 19 - Blink Pack
// 20 - Explosives
// 21 - Swarm Bait
// 22 - Fire Extinguisher

Off hand items will swap up your primary weapon. For example in Jacob’s Rest there are several fire extinguishers in the residential map. They are usually near an existing fire. They can be used to eliminate the fire so that a player may progress in the map to eliminate the remaining enemies.

ASSIGNMENTS

// asw_default_primary_MARINENUMBER #
// asw_default_secondary_MARINENUMBER #
// asw_default_extra_MARINENUMBER #

Now the codes for the players and the loadout etc are all know. It is possible to customize the whole set to your liking so that when you join in a game you instantly ready. In total with 8 characters you could customize everyone of them so that no matter what slot was available your character would be ready instantly.

By default the game is installed on C: so create an autoexec.cfg file at C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Alien Swarm Reactive Drop\reactivedrop\cfg\. Create or edit autoexec.cfg

I recommend adding the commented parts to your config file. That will make it far easier to tweak when you find you needs change.