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

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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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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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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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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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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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How can I get more headshots?

When playing with bots up to the hard/expert levels, I can easily stand still and shoot the enemy bots in the head. But when I play online with real humans on the other end, I always seem to miss, ...
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How can I headshot while jumping?

With all the random bullets in CS GO, I really don't see how some people consistently do jump headshots while firing only once. Can someone please enlighten me how to aim to have this kind of ...
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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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What determines who gets or becomes an MVP?

This hasn't been asked yet, but what determines how or who gets an MVP award in CS:GO? After a match, there's always a little blurb that first states who got MVP first, and then a random fact (Player ...
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CSGO competitive ranking system

I'm totally new to CSGO and i have utter crap skills in it. I have approximately played 13 competitive games and i only won 1. My average competitive KD is around 40%. I have searched links on the ...
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Tweak graphics settings principal components

How to tweak graphics settings in CS:GO? Which commands and settings are the most reasonable to change? I would not want to eek out every little bit, just get closer to an optimum in terms of frame ...
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how can we add recoil to spectating mode?

Recoil is removed in spec. mode. But in some big organization (e.g. Techlabs at yesterday) they stream from source with actual recoil ingame. But normally when you spectate or watch a demo there is no ...
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Could not find driver “mysql” when setting up sourcebans

I'm trying to set up SourceBans on my CS:GO server, but when I tried a sm_reloadadmins I got 14:46:45 sm_reloadadmins 14:46:45 L 02/09/2013 - 17:46:48: [sourcebans.smx] Database failure: Could not ...
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How does Kevlar and Helmet Gear protect you?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can buy Kevlar and Helmet gear for $1000. This gear will protect you from enemy attacks. When you equip it, the number "100" appears next to your health: This ...
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How can I check if a server is up in CS:GO?

I am trying to create a dedicated server. I can join but I want to know if it is available online for my friends. Is there any tool for this?
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Why does my computer restart every time I try to play CS:GO?

My Counter Strike: Global Offense game automatically restarts my computer before it finishes loading up, I don't see a loading screen or a menu screen. I've never played it before and all I've done is ...
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How can I connect to a LAN server to play Counter Strike: Global Offensive?

I am on a wireless network trying to play CS go with my friends. They all are in the same room with me. How can I create a server so I can play with my friends? In CS 1.6 we launch a hlds file which ...
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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.
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What is rotating?

I've barely scratched the surface of competitive CS:GO, but from what I've heard, the phrase "rotating" is shouted out a lot. What exactly do players mean when they say "rotating". Does this mean ...
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What is this object on my map?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, I was spectating and pressed Ctrl to enlarge my map. A strange object appeared on my screen. The map: The object in question: Around the object were white ...
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Can you automatically auto-select and join teams upon server entry?

I don't care what team I end up on, I just want to get into a game as fast as possible. Is there a config toggle that will never ask me which team and always just use auto-select?
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Is it possible to force knifes only for the first round?

Is it possible to configure a CS:GO server so that in the first round everyone is is forced to use knifes only (no pistols)? If so, how?
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What are the differences between CS 1.6 and CS:GO?

What are the differences between CS 1.6 and CS:GO? A simple bullet point comparison similar to What are the differences between CS 1.6 and CS:S? would be nice.
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Can Decoy grenades damage players?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, there is a decoy grenade. When used, it generates gunfire sounds, and can be used to throw off opponents. The decoy only lasts a short amount of time. When that ...
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Efficient testing of smoke grenading

How to make throwing and testing smoke grenades more efficient? sv_infinite_ammo 1 makes you have many... I'd prefer to throw/place them and shortly see the smoke. Maybe smoke can be made last shorter ...
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How do I get item drops?

Just curious as to how to obtain item drops from the last update. To clarify, item drops as in weapon skins, crates, anything else Valve added without letting us know, etc. It seems that after ...
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Cannot Join Counter Strike Go Servers

Every server I try to join gives me the whole "Not Responding" bit so I went ahead and allowed it through my firewall as an exception but still no luck. Every single server is like this. What are ...
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Stuck in a single 2D view [closed]

I was trying to make my first map in Hammer. (For reference, this is the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - SDK Hammer.) Usually, there are 4 windows for viewing the map- a 3D view, two 2D sideways ...
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Can knives headshot opponents?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can shoot opponents in the head and cause a "headshot", resulting in extra damage being done to that player. There is also a knife, which you can use to ...
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CS:GO competitive server: game ending before 16 won rounds

I'm trying to set up a new CS:GO server to competitive mode. However, it is not following the rule of 16 won rounds to finish the game. This is my gamemode_competitive_server.cfg: ...
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How long does it take the bomb to explode?

After the Terrorist team in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive plants the bomb, the Counter-Terrorist team has to defuse it before it blows up. After the bomb is planted at a bomb site, how many ...
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How can I solve lag issue while changing weapon?

I've been dealing with this problem for 2-3 days. It doesnt affect gameplay or performance. It is just usual and I believe it is related to console commands. related video ...
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What does inspecting a weapon do?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can press the 'F' key (default) to "Inspect" your weapon. This causes your player to move the held weapon around in the player's hands a bit. What does ...
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How do I get more guns? [duplicate]

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can collect guns. These guns can replace the default in-game guns. They do not change gameplay at all, and are purely cosmetic. How can I get new guns?
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How can I make myself an “operator” on my own dedicated server?

When playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on my own dedicated server, I cannot execute certain commands (Ex. "sv_cheats 1", "noclip") via my console. I receive the error: "Can't change replicated ...
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How can I counter Shotguns?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, shotguns impose a danger (when somebody is using it against you). They can easily 1-hit-KO you if used correctly. Is there a method that I can use to prevent ...
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How do I change the map-change time after the game ends on my server?

For my CS:GO offensive server, how do I change the amount of time it takes to change map once a game ends on my server? Currently it is set to 1 min and 30 sec, when 10 seconds would suffice.
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What's the best way to get the “Rampage!” achievement?

Taken from the CS:GO Wiki: Rampage! Win an Arms Race match without dying. As it currently stands, this achievement is almost unbeatable for me to get. By the time I get to be about ...
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How do I vote on a map in CS:GO?

Is it me being stupid, or do my keys not work while voting on a map in CS:GO? I press 1 to 8 when the map vote appears at game end, nothing happens, sometimes I jumble keys to manage to get something ...
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How long does it take to level up your Operation Payback coin in Counterstrike Global Offensive?

How many hours or other criteria does it take to level up or change the color of your Operation Payback coin in Counterstrike Global Offensive?
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Playing CS GO with same Steam ID [closed]

I have bought CS:go , I installed it on my laptop and i do play it. But now i want to play it with my friends . Can i just copy the same steam folder from my Laptop to there laptop, and then play on ...
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Is it possible to change gamemode or gametype while the server is running?

I am in the process of configuring a Counterstrike: Global Offensive server and I was wondering if the game mode and game type can be changed on the fly, preferably from within the game by calling a ...
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how i will come to know my server is working in cs go

By updating 740 validating some type of installation goes on and after it gets completed I created a text file with extension .cmd which i saw from this link ...
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What can I do to ensure the tightest spread possible?

When I'm playing CS:GO competitively, I often happen to spectate team players who fire 1 or two shots in nice even bursts, and completely destroy enemies. I am unable to replicate this, however, even ...
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How do I create a custom server with a custom map?

I recently got into fooling around on mg_ servers, which are basically servers whose maps are "mg"s, mini games. These minigames range around actual parkour, to deathrun, bunnyhopping maps, obstacle ...
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How to back up current config?

I want to save my current cfg. I did this once which writes a cfg in cfg folder. But couldnt remember what command was.
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Download CS:GO server without redownloading entire game

I'm trying to setup a home CS:GO server, but I want to do it without redownloading the entire game. I'm using Steamcmd to download the server and I've had a look at the files which it is downloading, ...
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What is the efficient sound configuration for CS:GO?

In this video, this guy's game sound is very sensitive. He can easily hear burning car's sound while he was passing near. So is there and config to do so, like some console commands? ...
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How can I exit the loading screen early?

As seen here, sometimes when I'm loading a map, especially on Community Quickplay, I sometimes want to opt out. Is there a certain way I can quickly exit this screen back to the menu? I've tried ...