Will be completely reworked shortly for SCUM 0.8 changes

Below is a complete guide to the SCUM ServerSettings.ini file. We try to always keep it up to date as best as possible, with all additions and changes made by the developers of SCUM. If you spot anything that seems incorrect, or that is missing, please let us know!

[SCUM]
PartialWipe=0

This allows wiping a server, without wiping character progression and stats.

Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
PartialWipe 0 0 1 When an admin sets this to 1 (either when the server is still running, or when its offline), the partial wipe will be executed upon THE NEXT SERVER STARTUP. After the partial wipe has been done, the above setting will be set to 0 so that the partial wipe does not happen again during the next restart.
MinServerTickRate=5
MaxServerTickRate=35

These are the minimum and maximum tick rates for the server. 

Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
MinServerTickRate 5 5 35 Only really takes effect when the server is empty.
MaxServerTickRate 35 5 35 This is the recomended maximum value. Increasing this may put your service under more load, and result in poor performance.
MaxPing=500

Maximum Ping

Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
MaxPing 500     Limits the maximum latency betweeb a player and the server. If a players latency is higher than this value, they will not be able to join the server, and receive an error instead.
MasterServerIP=176.57.138.2
MasterServerPort=8889
ServerResponsePort=9999

Master Server Settings - Managed by GG Host

Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
MasterServerIP 176.57.138.2     Managed by GG Host
MasterServerPort 8889     Managed by GG Host
ServerResponsePort 9999     Managed by GG Host
ServerName=SCUM Unofficial Server
ServerDescription=
AdminPassword=
ServerPassword=

Server Basics

Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
ServerName Ultra Perfromance SCUM Server from www.GGHost.Games     The name of the server. This is displayed in the in-game server browser, as well as on websites tracking the master server data (i.e. Battlemetrics)
ServerDescription       Not currently in use
AdminPassword       Not currently in use
ServerPassword       Server Password. If set, players attempting to connect to the server will be asked to enter this password before they can join.
TimeToRemainInGameAfterLeaveGameRequest=60
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
TimeToRemainInGameAfterLeaveGameRequest 60     When a user leaves the server, they will have a cool down period equal to this value, in seconds. During this time, their player avatar will remain in-game, and vulnerable.
MaxAllowedAnimalsInWorld=40
MaxAllowedBirdsInworld=15
MaxAllowedZombiesInWorld=64
MaxAllowedWildPawnsInWorld=64
MaxAllowedExteriorPawnsInWorld=64
MaxAllowedInteriorPawnsInWorld=64
MaxAllowedSentriesInWorld=-1
MaxAllowedDronesInWorld=15
MaxAllowedVehiclesInWorld=64
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
MaxAllowedAnimalsInWorld 40     The max amount of puppets than can spawn on the server, in the wilderness, at the same time.
MaxAllowedBirdsInworld 15     Sets the maximum amount of animals that are allowed in the world at the same time(yeah birds are not animals didn't you know)
MaxAllowedZombiesInWorld 64     Sets the maximum amount of puppets that are allowed in the world at the same time
MaxAllowedWildPawnsInWorld 64     The max amount of puppets than can spawn on the server, in the wilderness, at the same time.
MaxAllowedExteriorPawnsInWorld 64     The maximum allowed puppets that can spawn on the server, on the outside of buildings and POIs, at the same time.
MaxAllowedInteriorPawnsInWorld 64     The maximum amount of puppets that can spawn on the server, inside of buildings, at the same time.
MaxAllowedSentriesInWorld -1     The maximum amount of sentries that can exist on the server, at any one moment. -1 for no limit.
MaxAllowedDronesInWorld 15     The maximum amount of silver drones that will spawn in the world at any one time.
MaxAllowedVehiclesInWorld 64     The maximum amount of vehicles that can naturally be spawned into the server, at any one moment. Once there are more vehicles than this amount, no more vehicles will automatically spawn in. Once the total number of vehicles goes below this amount, additional vehicles will automatically be spawned at the next server restart.
ExteriorPawnAmountModifier=1.0
InteriorPawnAmountModifier=1.0
WildPawnAmountModifier=1.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
ExteriorPawnAmountModifier 1     Multiplies the amount of puppets spawned per spawner, outside of buildings/in open areas.
InteriorPawnAmountModifier 1     Multiplies the amount of puppets spawned per spawner, inside of buildings.
WildPawnAmountModifier 1     Sets the amount of puppets that can spawn neat the player, per player, in the wilderness at once.
ExteriorPawnSpawningCheckTimeInSeconds=0.0
InteriorPawnSpawningCheckTimeInSeconds=0.0
WildPawnSpawningCheckTimeInSeconds=600.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
ExteriorPawnSpawningCheckTimeInSeconds 0     Time that must pass to allow exterior puppets to spawn
InteriorPawnSpawningCheckTimeInSeconds 0     Time that must pass to allow interior puppets to spawn
WildPawnSpawningCheckTimeInSeconds 600     TBC Wild Pawn Spawning Check Time In Seconds
ExteriorPawnSpawningProbability=30.0
InteriorPawnSpawningProbability=10.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
ExteriorPawnSpawningProbability 30     Increases the chance that puppets will spawn outside of buildings or in open areas, in percentages.
InteriorPawnSpawningProbability 10     Increases the chance that puppets will spawn outside of buildings or in open areas, in percentages.
ExteriorSpawnerGroupCooldownTime=1800.0
InteriorSpawnerGroupCooldownTime=900.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
ExteriorSpawnerGroupCooldownTime 1800     Increases the cooldown between spawns of puppets, outside of buildings or in open areas. The value is in seconds.
InteriorSpawnerGroupCooldownTime 900     Increases the cooldown between spawns of puppets, inside of buildings. The value is in seconds.
HumanToHumanDamageMultiplier=1.0
HumanToHumanArmedMeleeDamageMultiplier=2.0
HumanToHumanUnarmedMeleeDamageMultiplier=2.0
HumanToHumanThrowingDamageMultiplier=2.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
HumanToHumanDamageMultiplier 1      
HumanToHumanArmedMeleeDamageMultiplier 2      
HumanToHumanUnarmedMeleeDamageMultiplier 2      
HumanToHumanThrowingDamageMultiplier 2      
AllowSectorRespawn=1
AllowShelterRespawn=1
AllowSquadmateRespawn=1
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
AllowSectorRespawn 1      
AllowShelterRespawn 1      
AllowSquadmateRespawn 1      
AllowFirstperson=1
AllowThirdperson=1
AllowCrosshair=1
AllowGlobalChat=1
AllowLocalChat=1
AllowSquadChat=1
AllowAdminChat=1
AllowMapScreen=1
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
AllowFirstperson 1      
AllowThirdperson 1      
AllowCrosshair 1      
AllowGlobalChat 1      
AllowLocalChat 1      
AllowSquadChat 1      
AllowAdminChat 1      
AllowMapScreen 1      
LimitSquadMembers=1
AllowComa=1
AllowVoting=1
AllowMines=1
HideKillNotification=1
AllowKillClaiming=1
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
LimitSquadMembers 1      
AllowComa 1      
AllowVoting 1      
AllowMines 1      
HideKillNotification 1      
AllowKillClaiming 1      
MaxBaseProximityWhenSpawning=10000
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
MaxBaseProximityWhenSpawning 10000      
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl1=2
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl2=4
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl3=6
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl4=8
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl5=10
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl1 2      
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl2 4      
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl3 6      
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl4 8      
SquadMemberCountAtIntLvl5 10      
EnableLockedLootContainers=1
LockProtectionDamageMultiplier=1.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
EnableLockedLootContainers 1      
LockProtectionDamageMultiplier 1.0      
AllowSkillGainInSafeZones=0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
AllowSkillGainInSafeZones 0      
FameGainMultiplier=2.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
FameGainMultiplier 2.0      
[SCUM.ServerMessages]
WelcomeMessage=
MessageOfTheDay=
MessageOfTheDayMinutes=15
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
WelcomeMessage        
MessageOfTheDay
     
MessageOfTheDayMinutes 15
     
[SCUM.Prisoner]
BodySimulationSpeed=3.84
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
BodySimulationSpeed  3.84      
[SCUM.Weather]
StartTimeOfDay=8.0
TimeOfDaySpeed=3.84
NighttimeDarkness=0.0
SunriseTime=6.0
SunsetTime=21.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
StartTimeOfDay 8.0       
TimeOfDaySpeed 3.84      
NighttimeDarkness 0.0      
SunriseTime 6.0       
SunsetTime 21.0      
[SCUM.ItemVirtualization]
RelevancyUpdatePeriod=1.0
EventProcessingPeriod=1.0
EventProcessingBudget=50.0
VisitorDistanceTravelledForUpdate=500.0
VisitorBounds=3000.0
VirtualizedItemBounds=100.0
BlueprintsAutoDestroyTime=21600.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
[SCUM.ItemVirtualization]        
RelevancyUpdatePeriod 1      
EventProcessingPeriod 1      
EventProcessingBudget 50       
VisitorDistanceTravelledForUpdate 500      
VisitorBounds 3000      
VirtualizedItemBounds 100      
BlueprintsAutoDestroyTime 21600      
[SCUM.DoorVirtualization]
RelevancyUpdatePeriod=1.0
EventProcessingPeriod=1.0
EventProcessingBudget=100.0
VisitorDistanceTravelledForUpdate=500.0
VisitorBoundsWhenEnabling=3000.0
VisitorBoundsWhenDisabling=4500.0
VirtualizedDoorBounds=100.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
RelevancyUpdatePeriod 1      
EventProcessingPeriod 1      
EventProcessingBudget 100      
VisitorDistanceTravelledForUpdate 500      
VisitorBoundsWhenEnabling 3000      
VisitorBoundsWhenDisabling 4500      
VirtualizedDoorBounds 100      
[SCUM.Achievements]
AchievementUnlockedReward=10
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
[SCUM.Achievements]        
AchievementUnlockedReward 10      
[SCUM.RespawnSettings]
RandomLocationPrice=25
SectorLocationPrice=50
ShelterLocationPrice=75
SquadLocationPrice=100
RandomInitialTime=0
SectorInitialTime=30
ShelterInitialTime=45
SquadInitialTime=60
RandomCooldownTime=0
SectorCooldownTime=30
ShelterCooldownTime=45
SquadCooldownTime=60
RandomCooldownResetMultiplier=0
SectorCooldownResetMultiplier=1.25
ShelterCooldownResetMultiplier=1.5
SquadCooldownResetMultiplier=2
CommitSuicideInitialTime=0
CommitSuicideCooldownTime=60
CommitSuicideCooldownResetMultiplier=1.25
RandomPriceModifier=0.0
SectorPriceModifier=0.0
HomePriceModifier=0.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
[SCUM.RespawnSettings]        
RandomLocationPrice 25      
SectorLocationPrice 50      
ShelterLocationPrice 75      
SquadLocationPrice 100      
RandomInitialTime 0      
SectorInitialTime 30      
ShelterInitialTime 45      
SquadInitialTime 60      
RandomCooldownTime 0      
SectorCooldownTime 30      
ShelterCooldownTime 45      
SquadCooldownTime 60      
RandomCooldownResetMultiplier 0      
SectorCooldownResetMultiplier 1.25      
ShelterCooldownResetMultiplier 1.5      
SquadCooldownResetMultiplier 2      
[SCUM.ItemSpawning]
SpawnerProbabilityMultiplier=1
ExamineSpawnerProbabilityMultiplier=1
ExamineSpawnerExpirationTimeMultiplier=1
SpawnerGroupsExpirationTimeInMinutesMultiplier=1

     

Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
[SCUM.ItemSpawning]        
SpawnerProbabilityMultiplier 1        
ExamineSpawnerProbabilityMultiplier 1      
ExamineSpawnerExpirationTimeMultiplier 1      
SpawnerGroupsExpirationTimeInMinutesMultiplier 1      
[SCUM.ItemDecay]
ItemDecayDamageMultiplier=0.5
FoodItemDecayDamageMultiplier=1.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
ItemDecayDamageMultiplier  0.5      
FoodItemDecayDamageMultiplier 1        
[SCUM.WorldEvents]
TimeBetweenEventsMin=60
TimeBetweenEventsMax=90
CargoDropFallDelay=60.0
CargoDropFallDuration=60.0
CargoDropSelfDestructTime=1200.0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
[SCUM.ItemSpawning] 60      
SpawnerProbabilityMultiplier 90        
ExamineSpawnerProbabilityMultiplier 60.0      
ExamineSpawnerExpirationTimeMultiplier 60.0      
SpawnerGroupsExpirationTimeInMinutesMultiplier 1200.0      
[SCUM.Sentries]
DisableSentrySpawning=0
SentryDamageMultiplier=1
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
DisableSentrySpawning
0      
SentryDamageMultiplier
1        
[SCUM.Zombies]
ZombieDamageMultiplier=1
DisableSuicidePuppetSpawning=0
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
ZombieDamageMultiplier
0      
DisableSuicidePuppetSpawning
1        
[SCUM.BaseBuilding]
UseMapBasedBuildingRestriction=1
DisableBaseBuilding=0
FlagOvertakeDuration=86400
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
UseMapBasedBuildingRestriction
1      
DisableBaseBuilding
0        
FlagOvertakeDuration 86400      
[SCUM.Vehicles]
FuelDrainFromEngineMultiplier=1
BatteryDrainFromEngineMultiplier=1
BatteryDrainFromDevicesMultiplier=1
BatteryDrainFromInactivityMultiplier=1
BatteryChargeWithAlternatorMultiplier=1
BatteryChargeWithDynamoMultiplier=1
VehicleSpawnGroup.Airplane.Max=2
VehicleSpawnGroup.Bicycle.Max=10
VehicleSpawnGroup.CruiserBike.Max=2
VehicleSpawnGroup.Dirtbike.Max=4
VehicleSpawnGroup.MotorBoat.Max=6
VehicleSpawnGroup.PickupTruck.Max=2
VehicleSpawnGroup.Quad.Max=4
VehicleSpawnGroup.Seaplane.Max=1
VehicleSpawnGroup.Sportbike.Max=2
VehicleSpawnGroup.SUP.Max=5
VehicleSpawnGroup.SUV.Max=2
VehicleSpawnGroup.Tractor.Max=3
VehicleSpawnGroup.Wheelbarrow.Max=10
MaxNumberOfDaysVehicleInactivity=10.0
VehicleMaxAllowedTimeInForbiddenZones=120
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
FuelDrainFromEngineMultiplier
1      
BatteryDrainFromEngineMultiplier
1        
BatteryDrainFromDevicesMultiplier 1       
BatteryDrainFromInactivityMultiplier 1      
BatteryChargeWithAlternatorMultiplier 1      
BatteryChargeWithDynamoMultiplier 1      
VehicleSpawnGroup.Airplane.Max 2      
VehicleSpawnGroup.Bicycle.Max 10      
VehicleSpawnGroup.CruiserBike.Max 2      
VehicleSpawnGroup.Dirtbike.Max 4      
VehicleSpawnGroup.MotorBoat.Max 6      
VehicleSpawnGroup.PickupTruck.Max 2      
VehicleSpawnGroup.Quad.Max 4      
VehicleSpawnGroup.Seaplane.Max 1      
VehicleSpawnGroup.Sportbike.Max 2      
VehicleSpawnGroup.SUP.Max 5      
VehicleSpawnGroup.SUV.Max 2      
VehicleSpawnGroup.Tractor.Max 3      
VehicleSpawnGroup.Wheelbarrow.Max 10      
MaxNumberOfDaysVehicleInactivity 10.0      
VehicleMaxAllowedTimeInForbiddenZones 120      
[SCUM.Voting]
VotingDuration=60
AnnouncementDuration=10
PlayerMinimalConsentPercentage=0.4
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
VotingDuration
60      
AnnouncementDuration
10        
PlayerMinimalConsentPercentage 0.4       
[SCUM.KillBox]
GoldLockZapperDamageModifier=4
ElectricalDoorUnlockFailureAssistanceBonus=0.25
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
GoldLockZapperDamageModifier
4      
ElectricalDoorUnlockFailureAssistanceBonus
0.25        
[SCUM.WorldSettings]
CustomMapActive=0
CustomMapCenterX=0
CustomMapCenterY=0
CustomMapWidth=15
CustomMapHeight=15
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
CustomMapActive
0      
CustomMapCenterX
0        
CustomMapCenterY 0       
CustomMapWidth 15      
CustomMapHeight 15      
[SCUM.GameResourceType.Water]
PeriodicReplenishment.InitialAmountMultiplier=1
PeriodicReplenishment.MaxAmountMultiplier=1
PeriodicReplenishment.ReplenishIntervalMultiplier=1
PeriodicReplenishment.ReplenishAmountMultiplier=1
ProximityReplenishment.ReplenishChanceMultiplier=1
ProximityReplenishment.ReplenishAmountMultiplier=1
ProximityReplenishment.ReplenishTimeoutMultiplier=1
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
PeriodicReplenishment.InitialAmountMultiplier
1      
PeriodicReplenishment.MaxAmountMultiplier
1        
PeriodicReplenishment.ReplenishIntervalMultiplier 1       
PeriodicReplenishment.ReplenishAmountMultiplier 1      
ProximityReplenishment.ReplenishChanceMultiplier 1      
ProximityReplenishment.ReplenishAmountMultiplier 1      
ProximityReplenishment.ReplenishTimeoutMultiplier 1      
[SCUM.GameResourceType.Gasoline]
PeriodicReplenishment.InitialAmountMultiplier=1
PeriodicReplenishment.MaxAmountMultiplier=1
PeriodicReplenishment.ReplenishIntervalMultiplier=1
PeriodicReplenishment.ReplenishAmountMultiplier=1
Variable Default Value Min Value Max Value Description
PeriodicReplenishment.InitialAmountMultiplier
1      
PeriodicReplenishment.MaxAmountMultiplier
1        
PeriodicReplenishment.ReplenishIntervalMultiplier 1       
PeriodicReplenishment.ReplenishAmountMultiplier 1      

 

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