Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a multiplayer first person shooter sequel to the popular Counter-Strike: Source.

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Does StatTrakā„¢ track any stats other than kills?

I've recently acquired a shiny new high-tech weapon in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive whose description includes the following: This weapon features StatTrakā„¢ technology, which tracks certain ...
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How many missions do I need to complete to upgrade my Operation Breakout badge?

So the new badge is weird in that it doesn't rank up based on comp wins, but based on operation missions completed on official matchmaking servers. How many missions would I have to complete to get ...
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How do the new Missions work in CS GO?

With the latest Patch and Operation Breakthrough Valve has introduced Missions to the game. As far as I can see you get 2 objectives with 1 Mission. My question is, do the missions cycle over ...
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CS:GO Server on OS X 10.9 Server

I'm wondering whether its possible to run a CSGO casual server on OS X Server for me and a few mates, the system is up to it hardware wise I'm just wondering if its actually possible and how it would ...
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Dedicated Server issues

I'm hosting a server for CSGO. Now my friend has tried connecting to it and has got an error as he has an outdated version. While he is updating his client I tried to connect to it locally. After a ...
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What stickers have special “scratched” patterns?

As seen here, from Reddit, if the Welcome to the Clutch sticker is scratched off enough, it reads "Welcome to Hell" followed with 4 skulls scratched into the bottom. Are there any other stickers ...
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m_forward and m_side in counter strike global offensive?

What does m_forward and m_side do in counter strike global offensive? m_forward is described as "Mouse forward factor" m_side is described as "Mouse side factor" However, i have changed these ...
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How to find matches on 128ticks server?

Hello :) I recently bought CS:GO and I've experienced a lot of "nohit issues". After playing some games on 128 ticks community servers, i realized the game was way more enjoyable on these servers. I ...
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sourcebans.smx Database failure: Could not find driver “mysql”

Hi I've been going at this for literally hours now. I've currently running my game server on a VPS (Ubuntu 14.04 x64). This is where I currently am. -Meta mod 1.10 -Sourcemod 1.5.4-git4078.tar.gz ...
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How can I get a match demo that I can't download?

I've been away from the game for a few months and I remember a match where I had a 2K one round and I downloaded the match again, but now I cannot download my game to watch later. The only thing I can ...
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Do skin makers with lower-rarity skins get more money?

Not sure if this goes in gamedev.SE or gaming.SE, but here goes. Apparently users who contribute skins to the game that Valve adds will receive a small profit every time a user gets their gun. Does ...
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Ranks in previous matches

Is it possible to see the rank of all players in previous matches? I forgot to check the ranks at the end of my last match
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What do these parameters of Global Offensive's Bot Profile mean?

What do these parameters in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's BotProfile.db mean? LookAngleMaxAccelNormal = 2000.0 LookAngleStiffnessNormal = 100.0 LookAngleDampingNormal = 25.0 ...
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Problem with Counter Strike Global Offensive

I am having a problem with Counter Strike Global Offensive. I just bought a new DVD of it, and installed it without a problem at installation. Now I am trying to open the game using the desktop icon, ...
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If I get banned from a game and my team wins, do I get a win?

If I get banned for teamkilling in competetive and a few rounds later the remaining 4 people on my team finish the game with a victory, will I get a victory aswell, even though I'm not in the game?
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Pros Playing in 4:3

When i see footage from some CS:GO lan event i notice that a lot of the professional players play in 4:3 on a 16:9 screen with black bars on the sides. Why do they prefer 4:3 over 16:9? Is there any ...
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If I trade up using StatTrak Weapons only, will I get a StatTrak back?

If I fill my trade up contract with Stat Trek weapons only, will I get a StatTrak in return? Or can I use only one StatTrak in the whole process and still get a StatTrak back? Or does this not affect ...
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Do the conditions of skins I put in the trade-up-contract affect the condition of the resulting skin?

Are the conditions of the skins I put into the arms-deal-contract or trade-up-contract affect the condition of the resulting skin?
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What do the stats mean on replays and when spectating?

When you're watching a replay or spectating on a game, there's a table of stats below the name of the player you're currently watching. What do the various stats mean?
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CS:GO - How to join competitive servers?

I have, so far, only played cs:go by clicking Browse community servers and join a few of my favorite servers (mostly low ping and friendly people). Now I am getting a little better on the game I ...
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Upgrade Famas on round 4

Let's say you win the first 3 rounds as CT and at the start of the 4th round you have a Famas and you know the enemy team will buy. Is it bad to not upgrade your Famas (To M4) even if you have the ...
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Every time I launch a game, I end up with bots

I've just bought cs global offensive and every time i launch a game, i end up with bots. Is it normal? On steam the stats says that it's one of the most played games :/ Or am I doing something ...
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How do .NAV bot map navigation files in the Steam Workshop work?

I'm asking because I got these confusing information: This map's description states that the Steam Workshop does not allow including .NAV files and recommends I download a copy from another website, ...
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Do all skins come in all 5 conditions?

Do all skins available in game come in all 5 conditions? For example, the Dual Beretta Demolitions has an awesome Orange color that reminds me of Time Crisis controllers, yet for what it's worth, the ...
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Can the `bot_autodifficulty_threshold_low` variable make bot difficulty harder than 'Expert' (bot_difficulty 3)?

If I've set the bots to be initially at 'Expert' difficulty (bot_difficulty 3), will the bot_autodifficulty_threshold_low variable (used to determine when the bot needs to make its difficulty harder, ...
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How do I use this weapon skin?

There is a weapon skin I want to use in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive called Pulse. I cannot figure out how to add it to the game. It says "considered for use pending" if this helps.
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How close can I be to a bomb without getting blown up?

For some reason, bomb damage tends to be somewhat erratic in this game. For example, on dust2, if I'm at mid double doors when the bomb explodes, I end up dying (around 25 hp left or so), whereas if ...
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When is it optimal to rebuy Kevlar?

At what point should I buy Kevlar in CS:GO? I have a very bad habit of constantly rebuying kevlar every round during a match, and it really drains my funds quickly. At what point is it safe to rebuy ...
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What is the difference with _se maps in CS:GO?

I've noticed that in CS:GO, there are two versions of some maps: The "normal" map, and the _se version of the map (for instance, de_aztec and de_aztec_se). What is the difference between the standard ...
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Why is the first map load slower than the others? [closed]

Maybe it's just me, but I'm not sure. Whenever I start up a Source engine map, whether it'd be a private or public server, the first map load (Receiving Server info --> Sending Client info) takes ...
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How can I resume the match when playing offline with bots?

Whenever I enter offline with bots, the match starts paused: Using pause and unpause commands in the console apply a pause on top of the match pause. How can I resume the game?
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What can I find in EMS One Souvenir Packages?

Can't find any information that would mention what are in these cases. I know that the Dreamhack 2013 Souvenir Packages came out with a certain set of guns with Dreamhack stickers, but what do the ...
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Why can't I play competitive matches on CS:GO?

I am playing CS:GO through a family shared library. I can play online casual matches and bot matches however I can't play competitive matches through my account. However, if I login to my brother's ...
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Can I connect to Counter Strike 1.6 using Counter Strike: GO?

Like the title states, can Counter Strike: Global Offensive connect to a Counter Strike 1.6 server? All my friends are using Counter Strike 1.6, but unfortunately, 1.6 does not support my computer, ...
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CS:GO Trade Up Contract Signing?

You can actually "sign" a trade up contract in CS:GO with your mouse (draw stuff). Does this have any impact on anything?
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Find Friends In-Game

Is there a way to mark friends you have queued with (or just steam friends) on the radar/minimap or even elsewhere? Every time I play a game with friends it's hard to spot them in the start of a ...
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How do i use a ready VTF weapon skin in CS:GO?

I would like to download a ready VTF weapon skin and use that skin for my weapons. I would like also other people to be able to see it. I don't want to create weapon skins from scratch and submit ...
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Is there a known table or calculation of the ranking system?

With Counter-Strike: Global Offensive a build-in matchmaking system has been introduced. From now on you can have a rank that displays your skill level. The more matches you win, the better your ...
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How do I display the console on counter strike GO

I thought i had to push the ~ or ` key to open the console but my PC simply ignores the command. Can anyone advise?
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Offline bots (alone against bots)

I don't know how to change the number of bots in play. I'd like to know how to change team settings to adjust a one versus three or one versus five. Can anyone help?
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How do you acquire a Silver or Gold coin in CS:GO Operation Phoenix?

How do you acquire a Silver or Gold coin in CS:GO Operation Phoenix?
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How does cs go rank system work [duplicate]

I played the first 10 competitive and got ranked to silver 1. And, when I won my 20 competitive match my rank didn't change, why is that? I don't understand how the rank system in the game works.
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What skins can knives come in?

What skins can they be unboxed in? I cant find any official answer, either on the wiki or on the internet.
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What are the chances behind what items you get in chests/boxes in Counter Strike: GO?

Obviously people do say it does down to luck and everything but there must be percentages behind what item you get otherwise it will be completely random and valve may end up have people get more ...
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Is it common to only find empty CS:GO servers?

I played CS:GO today and found that there were no servers, and it told me to increase the maximum ping requirement. I increased it from 150 to 200 and it found a server. However, every single person ...
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Why does CS:GO keep resetting my options?

I have the following command line options: -noborder -novideo -threads 4 -high -w 1680 -h 1050 Yet, CS:GO keeps resetting my settings and set itself to fullscreen mode, which is bad when I switch ...
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How to jump on haystack on Inferno?

In CS:GO Inferno map, there is a haystack which I have seen people jump up onto (which then allows them to jump across to the balcony). However no matter how much I try I can't seem to do it myself. ...
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Can't join any servers at all on CS:GO

So I bought CS:GO yesterday when it was on sale and left it to download over night. Today, I opened it up to play, did the usual first-time setup stuff and then got into the game. I tried the weapons ...
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British SAS Emotes: Are we rushing in, or are we going sneaky-____ like?

Simple question: when the British SAS emote in Counter-Stike : Global Offensive, what do they say? "Are we rushing in, or are we going sneaky-__ like?" Is it sneaky-deaky, sneaky-beaky, or ...
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What is ADR in Counter Strike?

In the stats of the spectating screen of CSGO, I've found myself wondering what is the ADR column. It looks like some kind of ratio on 1000, but have no idea what it calculates.