Stellaris audio.playeffect Console Command

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audio.playeffect Command


This command plays the sound effect with the given name.

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Quick Overview

The Stellaris command audio.playeffect is used to play a specific sound effect in the game based on the name given.

You have to input the name of the sound effect you wish to play after this command.

It applies to different sound effects present in Stellaris, letting players manually prompt auditory cues.

In-Depth Description

The audio.playeffect command in Stellaris is used to play a specific sound effect within the game.

It is a debug command, meaning it's generally used by developers or in some instances by players for testing and debugging purposes rather than during normal gameplay.

The command requires you to specify the name of the sound effect that you want to play.

For example, if there is a sound effect in Stellaris called explosion, you would use the command as follows: audio.playeffect explosion. When this command is run, the game will play the explosion sound effect.

This command can be useful in various cases. Game developers or modders, for instance, may use this command to quickly test whether a new sound effect they've added to the game works correctly without having to replicate the specific in-game conditions that would normally trigger the sound.

Similarly, for players who are experiencing issues with the game's sound or who are simply interested in exploring the game's various sound effects, this command might be of use.

How to Open the Command Console

In Stellaris, cheats are executed from the command console, a text box that you type commands into.

To open the command console press the ~(tilde) key, which is typically located under ESC (escape).

If your keyboard does not have that key, or pressing ~ does not work, try the following keys:

  • ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT + 2 + 1

Type your command into the console, and then press ENTER .

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