For more in-depth introduction to mission coding see Mission Scripting (Overview).
To edit the game scripts, you will need one of the coding tools:
The following tools are related to mission scripting, but cannot be used for direct editing:
|.NET Script Hook||allows writing external scripts in any .NET language|
|Alice||adds LUA scripting support|
|C++ Script Hook||allows writing external scripts in C++ language|
|CLEO||allows running scripts alongside of the main.scm|
|OpenIV||SCO files viewer|
|SparkIV||SCO files viewer|
|spookie's SCM Hook||
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