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For a CSO2 map that shares the same name, see Studio (map).
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Studio is an interactive community-based mode in Counter-Strike Online.

Overview

Hinted since 6 months before its actual release in OBT (Open Beta Test), this long-awaited mode is a mode that enables the player to build their own maps and share it with others. There are six existing maps available and built with this mode for player's references.

Release date

  • South Korea:
    • 11 May ~ 1 June 2017 (Beta Test)
    • 13 July 2017 (Official Release)
  • CSN:Z: 29 November 2017.
  • Indonesia: 7 February 2018.

Default maps

These are the default maps available built with this mode.

Map Name Description
Zf warehouse CSO Comics: 3rd Supply Base This is a simple yet hard map to complete. There are many zombies spawn in this area and you have limited starter weapon.
Zf assault CSO Comics: Assault This is the rebuilt version of Assault. You are given a set of weapons at the start of the round and must reach the escape zone safely. There are several simple riddles to be solved such as finding keys to open a door.
Zf train CSO Comics: Train Rebuilt version of Train with zombie theme. You are given series of weapons throughout the journey and must reach from T spawn to CT spawn to escape. There are several strong zombies and you must defeat them all to proceed further.
Zf tutorial Research Log #1: Mansion Escape The story revolves a amnesiac man who is trapped in a haunted mansion where he finally can escape with an aid of a mysterious SAS operative. This map has many riddles, confusing paths, and jump-scare. In CSN:Z, there is a bug where some zombies respawn infinitely.
Zf bellsinstitute Bells Research Institute #1: Experiment (Tutorial) This map revolves around David Black, whose place was burned down and he managed to escape to an unknown place. There, he enters a place which is called Bells Institute. There are many hard riddles in this map.
Zf mansionescape Bells Research Institute #1: Penetration (Tutorial) This map revolves around Gerard, who is trying to escape from a mansion. There are many confusing riddles in this map and may be laggy for low-spec PCs.
Hospital escape Research Log #2: Hospital Escape The protagonist, who escaped from the mansion, arrives at the hospital in search of a vaccine needed for treatment. Find a vaccine and escape from an unidentified hospital!
Play with yuri Research Log #3: Play with Yuri A mission to play with the first investor granddaughter of the Institute. Complete the Yuri task in the space created to her taste! This is a Maple Story themed map with slime and mushrooms as hostiles and it's all regions except CSN:Z.
CS1CSOL4 Floating Isles A mission takes place in a traditional Chinese era. This map's default mode is Zombie 3: Hero. This mission is only exclusive to Taiwan and China regions as well as Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies.
Metrocity [Battle Royal] Metro City Farm tons of items in the same time at the start of the game and spring up in killing enemies to avoid the damage field and become the last one to survive. Studio original map in urban form. There are various devices dedicated to studio mode.
Studio country map Country Map A fan-made map that goes official in a tournament across CSO Taiwan, China and Japan. It uses Xmas theme.
Assault destroy mode Assault Destroy Mode Play Mode: Zombie Hero. Destroy-able version of the popular map "Assault". Humans: You can destroy maps with destructive weapons. Zombies: Right-click melee attack and zombie bomb can destroy the map. Weapon box is dedicated to studio mode. The studio mode destroy weapon is arranged.
Dust destroy mode Dust Destroy Mode Play Mode: Bot Zombie. Destroy-able version of the popular map "Dust1". It is a mode to play with the bot player. Humans: Various destructive weapons can destroy maps. Zombie: You can destroy maps with melee weapon right-clicks and zombie bombs. The studio mode destroy weapon is arranged.
Rj4 game company Research Journal #4: Game Company Play Mode: Studio. Description: Story of a new employee. Pass through the hardships and complete your journey!
Studio space map1 Space Sample Map A sample map for the Space theme. Has various new functions, decorations, and blocks to be played in various modes.

Features

Weapons

There are several weapons released to be used in Create and Play modes.

Create Mode

These weapons are only available during editing.

Weapon Name Description
Vxllonggun Voxel Rifle This is a basic gun to create and demolish a block.
Vxlshortgun Voxel Pistol Short-range version of the Voxel Rifle that can create blocks in mid-air.
Vxlminigun Voxel Minigun Shares the same function as the Voxel Rifle, with a much higher fire rate and slightly higher range. Intended for large maps.
Vxlconnector Voxel Connector It is used to link and cancel commands. For example, linking a switch to a door to make the door opened when the switch is turned on.
Vxleditor Voxel Spinner It is used to spin a block for correct alignment.
Vxlscanner Voxel Scanner Used to scan blocks, copying them. Right clicking copies attributes as well.
Play Mode

These weapons can be used in actual game play (if you put them in Editing mode beforehand).

Weapon Name Description
Vxljunkgun Voxel Junk Gun When fired, this will create a junk cube at the crosshairs. Junk cubes have 100 HP, and can be easily destroyed by any weapon. Right clicking uses a short-range, weak melee attack that does 50 HP of damage.
Vxlgrenade Voxel Grenade When thrown, it will stick to objects and create a cube of junk cubes.
Rock Breaker Rock Breaker It is a device developed by the Welsh Institute based on a rock drill for construction. Four destructive piles crush objects at high speed and can push enemies with a secondary attack. Special function 'block destruction' is possible in studio mode. In studio mode, some devices such as doors and switches can not be destroyed.

Monsters

The zombies are ported from Zombie File and has several classes.

Zombie Level Health Armor Speed Damage Attack Speed View Distance
Zombie man normal 07 l 0 30 0 40 6 1.8 1000
Zombie man normal 01 l 1 250 0 40 6 1.8 1000
Zombie man normal 02 l 2 350 0 50 10 1.6 1000
Zombie man normal 03 l 3 500 0 60 14 1.4 1000
Zombie man normal 04 l 4 700 100 70 20 1.36 1200
Zombie man normal 05 l 5 1000 100 80 24 1.25 1200
Zombie man normal 06 l 6 1200 150 80 32 1.12 1600

Zombie Level Health Armor Speed Damage Attack Speed View Distance
Zombie man normal 08 l 0 25 0 250 5 1.5 1600
Zombie man aggro 01 l 1 150 0 260 10 1.45 1600
Zombie man aggro 02 l 2 200 0 270 14 1.3 1600
Zombie man run 01 l 3 300 0 280 18 1.3 1600
Zombie man run 02 l 4 400 50 290 22 1.3 1600
Zombie man run 03 l 5 550 100 280 18 1.3 1600
Zombie man run 04 l 6 700 100 290 22 1.3 1600

Zombie Level Health Armor Speed Damage Attack Speed View Distance
Zombie man heavy 01 l A 2000 200 80 20 1.2 1400
Zombie man heavy 02 l B 2500 500 65 36 1.25 1400

Mushrooms & Slimes

These monsters can be obtained after the player has purchased the Maple Story pack. (except CSN:Z regions.)

Monster Name Health Armor Speed Damage Attack Speed View Distance
Vxl monster mushroom01 l Mushroom 30 0 40 6 1.8 1600
Vxl monster mushroom02 l Advanced Mushroom 200 0 100 10 1.6 1600
Vxl monster mushroom03 l Red Mushroom 750 100 100 22 1.4 1600
Vxl monster slime01 l Slime King 1000 0 150 18 1.36 1600
Vxl monster slime02 l Slime Common 50 0 50 10 1.36 1600
Etc

These monster are only available after purchasing some packs.

Monster Name Health Armor Speed Damage Range Attack Speed View Distance
Vxl npc snowman l Snowman (Xmas pack) 250 100 200 16 400 1.2 1000
Monster minion red l Minion Red (Space pack) 1000 500 250 15 75 0.8 1600
Monster minion blue l Minion Blue (Space pack) 400 200 220 8 65 0.8 1600

These enemy can be obtained after the player has purchased the Chinese style pack. (only for Taiwan/Hong Kong, China and CSN:Z regions.)

Yellow Turban Name Health Armor Speed Damage Attack Speed View Distance
Vxl chinasoldier01 l Yellow Turban Soldier 200 100 250 12 1.8 1400
Vxl chinasoldier02 l Yellow Turban General 1500 500 250 24 1.25 1400

Obtainable after getting the Soccer pack.

Icon Name Health Armor Speed Damage Attack Speed View Distance
Monster hooligan 01 l Hooligan A 700 400 220 12 1.3 1000
Monster hooligan 02 l Hooligan B 300 200 200 17 0.8 1000

NPC

There are several NPCs that the player can put to do several interactions during the game. The players can set their starting speech, what item they want, password to proceed as well as their animations. When completed the given quest, the NPC can be set to grant a new item or open a door, or anything to proceed further into the game.

Guide NPC or Announcement NPC is the NPC that only appear their artwork during message and does not necessarily have corresponding model.

Functions

There are several scripts or functions that the player can put to make the map more interactive.

Icon Description
And gate AND is used to combine several inputs to unlock a new output. For example, to open a door, the player must collect 3 different types of keys.
Announce ANNOUNCE is used to provide a HUD character speaking like in Scenario modes. The player can set which character to speak and their sentences alongside emotions.
Area 1x1x1 TRIGGER is used to commence an action. It is an invisible brush where the linked actions are run when a player go through it.
Blink gate BLINK is a function that do a repeating script. It is usually used on lamps where the lamp will blink (on and off continuously) to give a damaged lamp effect.
Button02 BUTTON is a basic function to start a trigger. It can be linked to something to give an output. The player must look onto the button and press E to activate or turn it off. The effect is one time and not permanent.
C4bomb C4 BOMB is a function where the player can activate a C4. The player must insert C4 password to activate it. The password for C4 is set in Editing mode as well as detonating time. It gives out an explosion sprite when it detonates but it does not do any damage. Link it with intractable objects to give an output.
Contents clip CLIP is an invisible brush that serves as the invisible wall. It is usually used to block the players from reaching unwanted part.
Countdown COUNTDOWN is a function where a HUD will appear on middle left part of player screen when activated. The player can set its time and the message.
Damage all HURT is an invisible brush to decrease player HP when in the area. The player can set the HURT function to harm all, humans or zombies only.
Delay gate DELAY is used to give a delayed output. For example, when a DELAY function is put between a switch and a door, and the value is put as 5, the door will open in 5 seconds after the switch is turned on.
Emitsound EMIT SOUND is a common function to provide sounds. The sound can be ambiance sound or can be set to play only when triggered.
Item checker ITEM CHECKER is a function that 'lock' a certain door or path until the listed items are met. This function must be linked with the door in order to function properly.
Item disassembler DISASSEMBLE is a function to break down a single item to give out two or more items.
Item nothing ITEM is a function to give items. There are many types of items can be set.
Item synthesizer SYNTHESIZER is a function to combine several items to become one new item.
Kill all KILL is an invisible brush that kills the player when touched regardless how many HP is left. The editor can set the effect to take place on humans, zombies or both.
Lever01 LEVER is similar with button function.
Mp3 MUSIC is a function to play a music when triggered. There are many tunes in CSO that can be selected.
Not gate NOT is a gate function that gives a negative effect to the output. For example, instead of closing the door when triggered, the door will open by default and closed when triggered.
Once gate ONCE is a gate function where the event can only occur once.
Or gate OR is a gate function to provide the result with the existence of any input. For example, when OR function is put between a door and 3 keys, the door can be opened with any of these 3 keys.
Piston PISTON is a function where it can elongate the player to reach a new place. The editor can set the length of the piston.
Player spawn PLAYER SPAWN is a function that serves as the spawning point of a player. The editor can choose between CT or T.
Portal PORTAL is a function that enables the player to move from a point to another point in an instant. The editor must link between two portal points in order to function.
Pressure01 PRESSURE is a function that activates output when a player steps on it. It is usually used as a trap activator. However, it can be skipped by jumping over it.
Push 1x1x1 PUSH is an invisible function that push player according to the speed and direction. The editor can set the speed and direction of the push.
Reading book BOOK is a 'reading' function where the player can read by pressing the E button on it. There are 5 pages and the player can write anything in every page. It can be used to drop hints for password or something by camouflaging it with story or event.
Reading computer COMPUTER is a 'lock' function where the player needs to enter a correct password to 'unlock' something. The editor can set the welcome, wrong and correct passwords texts.
Reading memo MEMO is a 'reading' function where the player can put hints for other things. Unlike BOOK, it is only available in 1 page.
Relay gate RELAY is a 'gate' function where the player can relay commands to wider outputs. The limit of a single function is 5 outputs. With RELAY function, it can spread 5 other outputs which can increase the number of output. It is usually used to spawn zombies.
Round clear ROUND CLEAR is a 'flag' function where a 'Round Clear' banner will pop out after the trigger has been activated. The player will automatically quit the game after that.
Round fail ROUND FAIL is another 'flag' function as a negative for the Round Clear.
Sand 1x1x1 door01 CROUCH DOOR is a small door which only can be entered by crouching. It can be opened with the E key by default and is locked when when connected to a trigger.
Sand 1x1x1 downdoor01 TUNNEL DOOR is a small door which grant access from upper area to a lower area.
Sand 1x1x2 door01 NORMAL DOOR is a standard door that is used as a channel wall. Same as other door, it can be opened by default and only locked when connected to a trigger.
Sand a decoy01 DECOY is a zombie-attracting device that is offed by default. It can opened directly if not connected to any trigger.
Sand a grenade02 JUNK CUBE is a cube formed when a Junk Gun is fired or a Voxel Grenade exploded. It has 100 HP and can be destroyed.
Sand a portcullis01 GATE is same as door function except it is larger and the player can see through it.
Sand a target01 TARGET is a function which acts as a trigger when shot. The TARGET is lied down by default and must be triggered first to stand up. After stand up, the player must shoot it to activate the output.
Sand a up light01 LIGHT is a function that give out light to lighten up the surrounding area. It can be turned off with a trigger.
Sand blue water01 WATER is a function where the player can swim. The HP will decrease if the player spends much time in water and will regenerate back when reaching the surface.
Sand break strongbox01 STRONG BOX is a box that can only be destroyed with a trigger.
Sand break weakbox01 WEAK BOX is a box that can be destroyed by shooting it. It has 100 HP.
Stuwpn nothing STUDIO WEAPON SPAWN is a function to spawn a Studio Weapon. The available weapons are Junk Gun and Voxel Grenade.
Switch01 SWITCH is a function that can activate and deactivate an output.
Textboardbg 1 TEXT BOARD is a function where the player can type down message and make it appears on a board.
Toggle gate TOGGLE is a gate function where the player needs to press E on the trigger to carry out the output. It is usually used to put secrets paths, shortcut, or easter eggs.
Transit 1x1x1 TRANSIT is a moving function which can be used as a lift or elevator. The editor can set its direction and moving length.
Weapon remover 1x1x1 WEAPON REMOVER is an invisible block where the player's inventory is reset to zero. It is usually used for a fresh start of a new adventure or to avoid overpowered weapons.
Wpn nothing WEAPON SPAWN is a function where the editor can put a weapon for the player to pick up. The weapons available are the basic weapons from original Counter-Strike weapons as well as ammo, armor, flashlight, night vision google and medical kits. The editor can set whether the weapon can only be picked once or many times. The editor can also put the time before the weapon is respawned.
Account checker ACCOUNT CHECKER is a block that can be used to set up items to buy items. Maximum 5 outgoing signals.
Common a bambooladder01 BAMBOO LADDER is a city theme ladder.
Common a siren01 SIREN is a function used for fire station siren. Maximum reception: 1
Common a surf01 SURF moving block.
Damage field all DAMAGE FIELD is a block that expands the field that deals damage to humans and/or zombies when they receive a signal. Maximum number of receive signals: 1. The minimum and maximum radius can be set.
Firehouse b firepipe sw01 FIRE PIPE is a [E]-key operated valve switches. Maximum send-able signals: 5
Firehouse b valve sw01 VALVE is a [E]-key operated valve switches. Maximum send-able signals: 5
Item seller ITEM SELLER is a block that can sell the set item. The item type and price can be changed.
Particle emitter PARTICLE EMITTER is a block that can generate various particles. Maximum reception signal: 1
Random relay gate RANDOM RELAY. Maximum number of outgoing signals: 5. Maximum number of receive signals: 1. Invisible blocks in play mode.
Repeatable area 1x1x1 REPEATABLE AREA is repeatedly turn ON signal when entering the area. Maximum Signal: 5. Invisible block in play mode.
Reset RESET TRIGGER. Maximum number of outgoing signals: 5. Maximum number of receive signals: 1. Invisible blocks in play mode
Bedrockclip BEDROCK CLIP. The hardest clip of all. Cannot be destroyed even in Studio Destruction mode. Unseen in Studio Play.
Common a unbreakable01 Unbreakable block. Cannot be destroyed even in Studio Destruction mode. Visible in Studio Play mode.
Common a barrelbomb01 BARREL BOMB. Explode if shot. Damage nearby area.
Common a coin01 COIN. When collected, the player will gain dollars.
Common a coppercoinblock01 COPPER COIN BLOCK. When shot, it will give a small amount of dollar.
Common a silvercoinblock01 SILBER COIN BLOCK. When shot, it will give a moderate amount of dollar.
Common a goldcoinblock01 GOLD COIN BLOCK. When shot, it will give a large amount of dollar.
Common a hr partner01 PARTNER
Common a otp01 RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR
Common a rps01 ROCK-PAPER-SCISSOR
Common a safebox01 SAFE. Able to save your items here.
Common a signalbomb01 SIGNAL BOMB. Detonated when triggered.
Common a store01 ATM. Can store your dollars here.
Common a wheel01 ROULETTE. Can be rotated to get prizes.
Dice DICE.
Greatsite cheeker 3x3x3 BOT SAFE AREA. An area where bots will camp in Studio Bot Zombie.
Monster cheeker 1x1x1 MONSTER CHECKER. An area which can only be triggered by monsters and zombies.
Gravity area checker 1x1x1 GRAVITY AREA CHECKER. An area which the player has lower gravity input.
Space a jump01 SPACE JUMP. The player is able to jump high on this trampoline.
Space a jump02 SPACE DASH. The player is able to run faster on this pad.
Items in WEAPON SPAWN

Weapons that can be spawned in Studio mode:

Publishing your map

When your map is done, you can publish it for everyone to play. Mileage Points are not needed in order to be published. For cheering the map maker, you can send cheer cubes which the map maker can be convert them into mileage points.

  • For every 10 cubes used, 1 mileage point is required.
  • Devices, characters, and decorations come with their own cube costs.
  • The cubes that make up flat starter maps' grounds do not contribute to this cost.
  • Publishing and allowing copying costs 1.5x as much mileage.
  • You can host your own map without publishing.

Modes available

You can select the modes that will run in your map. It can either:

  • Studio Play Mode: It's a diverse map that you can put any interactions you want. Remember to put Round Clear flag.
  • Studio Zombie Hero: You can put your map with Zombie Hero rules.
  • Studio Team Deathmatch: You can put your map with Team Deathmatch rules.
  • Studio Bot Zombie: You can put your map with Bot Zombie rules. Remember to put bot safe area.
  • Studio Bot Team Deathmatch: You can put your map with Team Deathmatch rules with bots.

Themes

There are several packs released separately and have their own exclusive contents.

Gallery

Trivia

  • The dialogue from the CSO Comics #1 to #3 is lifted from the rather infamous Doom comic, as stated in the map description.
  • This mode is likely to be influenced by a popular sandbox game, Garry's Mod.
  • Unlike Valve Hammer Editor, this mode does not support curve splicing. Objects in it are in larger ratios.
  • This mode is similar to an open source game, Cube and Cube 2: Sauerbraten with the Edit mode.
  • Studio Mode has been in development since the start of 2016. As a result, updates slowed down in 2016 up until its release in 2017. The only new mode that was added during this time was Playroom.