Frequently Asked Questions

General questions about HS Top

  • What does HS mean?
    High Skill
  • Who is the leader of the HS Top?
  • Do you do everything alone or does someone help you?
    My friends help me. For example, this site was made by ser and translated into English by Air. The author of each video and people who helped to make it are always credited in the description under the video.
  • What is the name of the song from the video?
    It's in the description below the video. BAM!
  • Where do you find such cool music?
  • How do you find such great content for your videos?
  • Do you play on consoles?
  • Can I add you to friends?
  • Can I play with you?
  • Are you russian?
  • Why do you make videos in English?
    To expand the audience.
  • Do you have a channel in Russian?
  • Which software do you use to edit your videos?
    NVIDIA GeForce Experience Vegas Pro 14
  • What settings do you use for recording and rendering?
    1080p HD, 60 FPS, 50 Mbps Recommended upload encoding settings on Youtube. My project, render and codec settings.
  • What are your PC specs?
    Processor: Intel Core i7 6900K Cooling: Corsair Hydro H100i v2 Motherboard: ASUS Strix X99 Gaming Video Card: Gigabyte Aorus GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Edition Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 32Gb DDR4 2800MHz (4x8Gb) SSD 1: Samsung 850 Pro Series 256Gb SSD 2: Samsung 850 Pro Series 512Gb HDD: Western Digital Gold 1Tb SATA-III Power supply: Corsair HX750i 750W Case: Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 5 Black Fans: Thermaltake Riing 14 256 Color LED OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Home
  • What's your gear?
    Mouse: Steelseries Rival 700 (CPI 4000) Mouse mat: ROCCAT Raivo Keyboard: Cooler Master Quick Fire RAPID-i Headset: Sennheiser G4ME Zero Speakers: Edifier E25HD Luna Eclipse Monitor: Acer Predator XB271HUbmiprz Chair: DXRacer OH/RV131/NR


  • What are your crosshair settings?
    cl_crosshair_drawoutline 1 cl_crosshair_outlinethickness 1 cl_crosshairalpha 255 cl_crosshaircolor 5 cl_crosshairdot 0 cl_crosshairgap 1 cl_crosshairsize 4 cl_crosshairstyle 4 cl_crosshairthickness 0.5 cl_crosshairusealpha 1
  • What is your viewmodel position?
    Desktop. But when I'm recording my videos I increase the FOV, so that's why my viewmodel position looks a little different.
  • How to change the FOV?
    sv_cheats 1 fov_cs_debug 100
  • How to create a private match without bots?
    1) Press "Play" from the main menu and select "Offline with Bots". 2) Select the mode and the map that you want and press "GO". 3) In "Bot Difficulty" select "No Bots" and start the game.
  • How to create a private match for friends?
    1) Press "Play" from the main menu and select "Play With Freinds" 2) In "Game Settings" change the game mode to "Casual" and press "Accept". The map choice doesn't matter. 3) In "Change Permissions" select "Friends Need Invites" and start the game. 4) When you join, open the console and type "game_mode 1" (this will change the mode from casual to competitive) 5) Then change the map by typing "changelevel de_dust 2" (or whatever you want) into the console. 6) Invite your friends!
  • How to configure a private match (increase the round time, money, etc.)?
    sv_cheats 1 mp_maxmoney 64000 mp_startmoney 64000 mp_freezetime 5 mp_roundtime_defuse 0 mp_roundtime_hostage 0 mp_roundtime 60 mp_limitteams 0 mp_autoteambalance 0 mp_buytime 3600 mp_buy_anywhere 1 mp_autokick 0 mp_warmup_end mp_restartgame 1 mp_respawn_on_death_ct 1 mp_respawn_on_death_t 1
  • How to use cheats (invisible walls, triggers, impacts etc.)?
    sv_cheats 1 r_drawclipbrushes 2 r_drawothermodels 2 vcollide_wireframe 1 sv_showimpacts 1 showtriggers_toggle
  • How to practice nades? (turn on the trajectory, infinite grenades etc.)?
    sv_cheats 1 sv_grenade_trajectory 1 sv_infinite_ammo 2 ammo_grenade_limit_total 5
  • How to hide the HUD?
    sv_cheats 1 cl_draw_only_deathnotices 1
  • How to change the skybox?
    sv_cheats 1 sv_skyname vertigoblue_hdr sv_skyname italy sv_skyname jungle sv_skyname office sv_skyname sky_dust sv_skyname cs_baggage_skybox_ sv_skyname vertigo_hdr sv_skyname cs_tibet sv_skyname sky_cs15_daylight01_hdr sv_skyname sky_cs15_daylight02_hdr sv_skyname sky_cs15_daylight03_hdr sv_skyname sky_cs15_daylight04_hdr sv_skyname embassy sv_skyname nukeblank sv_skyname sky_dust sv_skyname vietnam
  • How to record the demo and how to do demo smoothing?
  • Do you have a config?
    Yes, but it is nothing special.
  • Do all these tricks still work or are they fixed?
    Yes, if the video is not too old.
  • Do these tricks work in 1.6 or CS:S?
    No idea.
  • Can I get a VAC ban by using the tricks?
  • Why don't you show the tricks on public servers?
    Because it takes more time and effort. Private server is ideal for demonstration of the tricks. Thanks to it I can make videos more often, better and clearer. If you want to see the tricks in the competitive match you will have to perform them yourself.
  • What's you rank in competitive mode?
  • I know a great trick! How can I show it to you?


  • How to play in third person view?
    sv_cheats 1 z_view_distance -150
  • How to make the arms and weapons look longer?
    cl_viewmodelfovsurvivor 70
  • How to get the same glows as yours?
    cl_glow_survivor_health_bleed_pulse 1 cl_glow_survivor_health_bleed_pulse_amount 1 cl_glow_survivor_health_bleed_pulse_speed 30 cl_glow_survivor_health_include_buffer 1 cl_glow_ability_r 1 cl_glow_ability_g 0 cl_glow_ability_b 0 cl_glow_infected_r 0 cl_glow_infected_g 1 cl_glow_infected_b 1 cl_glow_ghost_infected_r 1 cl_glow_ghost_infected_g 1 cl_glow_ghost_infected_b 1 cl_glow_infected_vomit_r 1 cl_glow_infected_vomit_g 0 cl_glow_infected_vomit_b 1 cl_glow_item_r 0 cl_glow_item_g 1 cl_glow_item_b 0 cl_glow_item_far_r 0 cl_glow_item_far_g 1 cl_glow_item_far_b 0 cl_glow_thirdstrike_item_r 0 cl_glow_thirdstrike_item_g 1 cl_glow_thirdstrike_item_b 0 cl_glow_survivor_r 0 cl_glow_survivor_g 1 cl_glow_survivor_b 1 cl_glow_survivor_health_crit_r 1 cl_glow_survivor_health_crit_g 0.2 cl_glow_survivor_health_crit_b 0.2 cl_glow_survivor_health_high_r 0 cl_glow_survivor_health_high_g 1 cl_glow_survivor_health_high_b 0 cl_glow_survivor_health_med_r 1 cl_glow_survivor_health_med_g 1 cl_glow_survivor_health_med_b 0 cl_glow_survivor_health_low_r 1 cl_glow_survivor_health_low_g 0 cl_glow_survivor_health_low_b 0 cl_glow_survivor_hurt_r 1 cl_glow_survivor_hurt_g 1 cl_glow_survivor_hurt_b 0 cl_glow_survivor_vomit_r 1 cl_glow_survivor_vomit_g 0 cl_glow_survivor_vomit_b 1 cl_witch_glow_idle_r 1 cl_witch_glow_idle_g 1 cl_witch_glow_idle_b 1 cl_witch_glow_angry_r 1 cl_witch_glow_angry_g 0 cl_witch_glow_angry_b 0 cl_witch_glow_range 1500
  • How to create a local server?
    map c1m1_hotel versus changelevel c1m2_streets
  • How can my friends join me?
    They have to open the game console and type "connect your_ip-address" (eg "connect"). If it fails you may need to configure your router and forward the necessary ports (google it or call your Internet service provider).
  • How to remove the zombies and the special infected?
    sv_cheats 1 director_stop
  • How to turn on the invisible walls, collisions, triggers?
    sv_cheats 1 r_drawclipbrushes 2 vcollide_wireframe 1 (the multicore rendering in graphics settings must be off) showtriggers_toggle
  • How to remove the color correction for the Special Infected?
    sv_cheats 1 mat_postprocess_enable 0
  • How to remove the effects of the Boomer's puke?
    sv_cheats 1 mat_postprocess_enable 0
  • How to hide the HUD?
    sv_cheats 1 hidehud 4
  • Where can I download your config?
  • When will you translate the config to English?
    Don't know.
  • How to get that beautiful sky (skybox)?
  • How to get the riot shield, knife, awp and other weapons from Counter-Strike?
  • What addons do you use?
  • What are your graphics settings?
    Very high.
  • What is your version of the game?
    The latest licensed version on Steam.
  • At which difficulty you do the tricks?
    In Versus mode.
  • Why do you demonstrate most of the tricks in an empty local server?
    Because it is the ideal environment to do that. If you want to see the trick in multiplayer, you will have to perform them yourself.
  • Do all these tricks still work or are they fixed?
    All tricks still work, even from our very old videos. The game hasn't been updated for many years, so nothing is fixed. If you fail to do some trick - try harder!
  • Do these tricks also work in L4D1 or Xbox?
    I don't know.
  • How can the Hunter jump that high?
    By using the invisible walls and ceilings.
  • How to learn the Hunter skills?
  • How to bunnyhop?
  • Do you use scripts to bunnyhop?
  • Do you play in tournaments?
  • On which servers do you play?
    On official servers.
  • Can I send you a demo with my Hunter?
  • When will Left 4 Dead 3 come out?
    After Half-Life 3.

Portal 2

  • How to launch a coop map to play it alone?
    ss_map map_name changelevel map_name_2
  • Where can I find the name of the map that I want?
  • How to remove the split screen?
    ss_force_primary_fullscreen 1
  • Why does the split screen return every time and how to fix it?
    Type "ss_force_primary_fullscreen 1" every time.
  • How to switch between robots?
    sv_cheats 1 toggle in_forceuser
  • How did you phase through the doors between the chambers?
    sv_cheats 1 noclip
  • How to play in third person view?
  • How to increase the FOV?
    cl_fov 100 viewmodel_offset_y 5
  • How to slow down the time?
    host_timescale 0.5
  • When watching demos how do I remove the strange UI element in the bottom corner?
    Launch any map by typing "ss_map map_name" before watching demos.
  • Do you have a config?
    ss_pipsplit 2 ss_pipscale 1 viewmodel_offset_y 5 bind z "cl_fov 100" bind x "sv_cheats 1; -moveleft; -moveright; -use; -forward; -back; -attack; -attack2; toggle in_forceuser 1 0; ss_pipscale 1; toggle ss_pip_bottom_offset 0 25; toggle ss_pip_right_offset 0 25; cl_fov 100" bind c "toggle sv_cheats" bind v "toggle vcollide_wireframe" bind b "toggle r_drawclipbrushes 2 0" bind t showtriggers_toggle bind n noclip bind k kill bind g god bind 1 "toggle host_timescale 0.1 1; toggle demo_timescale 0.1 1" bind 2 "toggle host_timescale 0.25 1; toggle demo_timescale 0.25 1" bind 3 "toggle host_timescale 0.5 1; toggle demo_timescale 0.5 1" bind 4 "toggle host_timescale 2 1; toggle demo_timescale 2 1" bind 5 "toggle host_timescale 4 1; toggle demo_timescale 4 1" bind 0 "toggle host_timescale 0 1; toggle demo_timescale 0 1" bind tab "ss_pipscale 0.4; ss_pip_bottom_offset 25; ss_pip_right_offset 25; remote_view" alias remote_view view_on alias view_on "+remote_view; alias remote_view view_off" alias view_off "-remote_view; alias remote_view view_on" bind f1 "clear; record hs_demo_1" bind f2 "clear; record hs_demo_2" bind f3 "clear; record hs_demo_3" bind f4 stop bind f10 disconnect bind f11 quit
  • What is a config and how do I make one?