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

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How can I disable bots and play one on one with a friend?

Is there a way to play a 1:1 match without getting filled up with bots? My friend and I would like to boost a couple of achievements, but the bots always prevent that.
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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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How to turn off black and white screen on respawn in CS:GO?

In CS:GO, when player respawns (and is invincible for a second), screen is black and white for a while and fills with normal colors after. I like to play dynamic game modes such as DeathMatch or ...
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At what rate do weapons drop in CS:GO?

What are the CS:GO weapon drop rates? Does the drop chance on an achievement idle server go down if you're idling?
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Why do I run noticeably slower than others?

I often play zombie escape servers where I've noticed that the majority of other players run faster than what I do, that much so that its easy to get left behind. I run with my knife out, and don't ...
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What is the fastest weapon to run with?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, your running speed changes based on what weapon you hold. For example, holding a sniper rifle will cause you to run slowly, while holding a pistol will be much ...
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CS: GO Deathmatch loadout bug

When playing vanilla Death match in CS:GO, I notice that on occasion I get a random gun which is not available for my team. I play with random weapons Off and I use buy binds to switch guns (also ...
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CS:GO: why do I sometimes die from an 80 point hit even with full health and armour?

I understand some guns penetrate armour and thus negate it but then wouldnt that take my health down to 20?
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CS:GO - Recognize party members during a match

Is there a way to easily recognize party members during a match? I do not mean team members, but members I started a group with ingame. It's hard to spot them visually amongst the other team members, ...
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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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Is it possible to reset your competitive rank in Counter-Strike: GO?

How do you de-rank in CS:GO competitive? What statistics decide if you derank or not? I'm trying to de-rank to silver one to see what it is like.
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How can one Rank Up without playing a competitive game?

I have recently played some DM and some of the players on the server were bragging about how they were Silver 2 without playing a single game of competitive. Is this possible and if yes then how is it ...
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Debugging SteamCMD/CSGO not updating

I'm trying to update my Counter-Strike: Global Offensive server and Steam is giving the error code 0x6 however this error does not seem to be documented anywhere. [...] Update state (0x3) ...
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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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How can I fix my weapon models when they become completely black?

After a game of Deathmatch/Arms Race for a warmup, I usually play a round of Competitive matchmaking. Around halfway into the match, my gun skins usually become silhouettes of the model. Why does ...
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Are there 128-tic Valve servers in CS:GO?

Are there any valve servers at 128 tick for official competitive? I prefer the crisp lagless gameplay than that of a normal 64 tick server.
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Are there any differences between incendiary grenades and molotovs?

In CS:GO, two new grenades were introduced: the incendiary and the molotov. One thing however is, I'm confused at what the difference between these two is. Incendiary, when exploding, leaves a ...
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Can I safely disconnect when the final scoreboard is shown?

When playing competitive mode in CS GO, at the end of a round the scoreboard is shown and it takes sometimes up to 30 seconds for the match to actually finish and go back to the menu. Can I safely ...
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How do you progress to a new rank on the CS:GO Elo system?

Ever since I started playing with CS:GO I've been in the bronze rank in Classic Competetive. No matter how many rounds I win, how many times I am the MVP, I won't get a new rank. How does the ...
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Small font problem - How do I revert it to its normal size?

Today something happened and the game's fonts became as seen in the screenshot below. I can not even read anything. What caused this and how can I make it normal size again? (Font size does not change ...
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Keeping video settings in CS:GO

Everytime I decreased my visual setting it maximizes the whole settings at every restarts. I dont know if I used a console command unintentionally. How can I solve this?
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How can I get rid of the one time stutter in CS:GO?

When playing CS GO, I always have sound stutter combined with heavy FPS lag / short freezes after a while. The funny thing is, it only occurs once per match and mostly at round start. However, this is ...
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Avoiding AWPers

I'm new to this game, just tried out playing on casual servers, and got my life ruined by AWPers. One-shot one-kill... too overpowered, in my opinion. Any advice on how to not spend more time in ...
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Counter Strike Failed to load gamerulescvars.txt, game rules cvars might not be reported to management tools [closed]

Every time i launch valve games like TF2 , CSS , CS : GO , I got this error from console, Parent cvar in client.dll not allowed (mp_endmatch_votenextleveltime) Parent cvar in client.dll not allowed ...
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How does the scoring work?

I cannot work out how the scoring works in game... Information is hard to come by, does anyone know what activities award points, and how much?
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ESEA for a lower level player in CS:GO?

I'm a fairly low level North American Counter Strike: Global Offensive player. I'm looking to get better and want to join an amateur team to perhaps play brackets and that sort of thing in. I'm ...
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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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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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Which bots will equip different weapons?

I've read that bots have different profiles, and that will make them buy different weapon/secondaries. From what I can tell, BOT Vitaly has a tendency to buy AWPs constantly. Do all bots have their ...
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CS:GO limited to 8 wins only in offline with bots mode

There's no "mp_win_limit" nor "sv_maxrounds" / "max_wins" in the console command. When playing offline with both it is always limited to 8 wins. Is there a way or a console command to change this? ...
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Does having an active operation coin cause you to play on different matchmaking servers?

If you're playing competitive matchmaking games, does having an coin for the active operation cause to to play on different servers than you would without?
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What weapon and knife skins contain random patterns?

I'm pretty confused about this. The other day I unboxed a StatTrak Galil | Kami, and a regular Galil | Kami, but it seems the patterns on both of them are far different from each other. Is this ...
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CSGO Operation Breakout last mission?

SO I've been deleting a couple of missions (competitive) with maps that aren't popular (esp Breakout Maps). I do try to find a game but I just can't, so I delete 'em. Most of the maps I get for ...
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What are the chances of unboxing a StatTrak weapon?

It seems that StatTrak variants are all too rare, and sometimes hard to find. Compare this with TF2, where Strange weapons are aplenty, and unboxing one doesn't take too much effort. However, ...
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How do you mute another player?

In the current Beta I cannot seem to find a way to mute annoying people that are using the in game voice communication. In the previous versions of counter-strike (source) you could bring up a player ...
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How long does it take for my skill group to expire?

I often play CS:GO after long hiatus's due to work and school, and most of the time, when I come back, my ranking has become "unranked", and displays the message "You need to win 1 more game to show ...
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Does weapon quality degrade overtime?

I have a "minimal wear" p90 "Sand Spray"(or something like that) and I have a good amount of "field tested" skins. Over time in my inventory, does item quality degrade(while unequipped) or do the ...
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How to I make a .cfg file for CS:GO on a Mac with TextEdit? [closed]

I am really annoyed to the fact that my mac will not let me make a .cfg file for custom keybinds in CS: GO. I use textedit and I have tried to rename the .txt to .cfg but my autoexec file always ...
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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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Does the condition of weapons affect gameplay?

Some weapons that were introduced in the last update (cosmetic) feature different kinds of weapon skins, all really neat, in my opinion. Some of the qualities range from Field-Tested, Battle Scarred, ...
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How can I change my in-game playername?

Is it tied purely to my Steam profile name, or can I set my in-game name independently? In CS Source you used to be able to change the name drectly form the console with a 'name' command. Ideally ...
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How to force CSGO server to change teams at mid rounds?

I have mp_maxrounds "30" but they are all played on one side, what I want is to have 15 rounds per side.
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What is this exclamation mark menu item?

When I opened CS:GO today, this exclamation mark menu item appeared which wasn't there before. Nothing happens when I click on it. What exactly is it and why did it suddenly appear?
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Which item drops are available without buying any passes?

I have finally decided to pick up Counter-Strike GO a few days ago. I've read up on the item drop system, but am still a bit confused and would love to read a detailed breakdown of which items are ...
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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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ALT+F4 doesn't close Counter-Strike: Global Offensive?

ALT + F4 is supposed to work in Counter-Strike GO, as per this answer; however, nothing happens when I press ALT + F4 in the Counter-Strike GO window. Is there some setting to enable ALT + F4, or ...
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How can I disable tree sway in CS:GO?

How can I disable tree sway in Counter Strike: Global Offensive? I have never seen them moving before and now they appear to be moving. Some smokes and stuff I use are dependent on the trees not ...
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CS:GO Weapon inspection

I'm just wondering how to get the camera so far away when inspecting a weapon:
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What's the advantage of the M249 over the Negev?

Seems like there's no real reason to get the M249. The Negev, only slightly more expensive than the M249, gets a crazy fire-rate, crazy accuracy from the first burst, and much more ammo per magazine. ...
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Counter-Strike Global Offensive stuck on updating at 100 percent

My CS:GO gets stuck on 100 percent when its updating. When I click on the game to play it pops up the box that shows the estimated amount of wait time till I can play the game. The estimated amount of ...