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

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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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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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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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No stairs to lower bomb spot?

It seems that in Couter Strike:Global Offensive on de_nuke there are no stairs in the outside area (head right from terrorist base) to the lower bomb spot. This was the case in CS 1.6 and seems to be ...
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srcds not found?

I'm setting up CSGO dedicated server on a Windows 7 system. I have followed the complete steps mentioned Counter-Strike:_Global_Offensive_Dedicated_Servers. But I'm stuck at the section "Starting ...
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How does one climb up/down ladders the quickest?

I play a lot of Zombie Escape, and there is always a lot of ladder climbing. What I have noticed however, is that some players climb the ladders faster than others, while others climb it slower. Is ...
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How to setup a cs:go offline server on which friends can join

When I start an offline match and invite my mate he gets an connection error "Server does not respond". How may I set up a "Offline with Bots" - Server on which my friend can join?
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Why does my mouse not work in Counter Strike Global Offense? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CS Go having problem playing with friends In Counter Strike Global Offense when I start a private match and invite a friend I can´t move my view with the mouse, the ...
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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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CounterStrike: Global Offensive automatic reload

After holding down the fire button and depleting a clip, the gun will not automatically reload until the fire button is released. Is this behavior by design, or is it a problem with my setup? MOUSE1 ...
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CS Go having problem playing with friends

When starting a private game with friends I always get a white arrow cursor which prevents me from using my mouse (I have to kill cs go to get rid of it), my friends were getting this as well once ...
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How do I create an empty game in CS:GO?

I'm new to Counter Strike, and I'm having a hard time memorizing the map layouts of the different maps. How can I create an empty game without any bots where I can just walk around and look at the ...
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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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Do incendiary grenades/molotovs stack damage?

If a teammate and myself throw an incendiary grenade or molotov at the same spot, does the damage stack for people standing in the area of effect?
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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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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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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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Steam won't stop muting my music and/or skype conversations on lobby join

Every time I join a lobby in CS: GO, my steam mutes everything but the game on my computer. How to stop it from doing that?
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How do you change the difficulty of the bots?

With the standard configuration, Counterstrike: Global Offensive will populate the teams up to a maximum per team with bots to keep the teams balanced. These bots are a quite easy, how can I make ...
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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 Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Counter Strike: Source?

As Counter Strike: Source is also a graphics improved version of original CS. But what are new features in Global Offensive and how they differs from Counter Strike: Source?
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How can I increase the length of the warmup round?

I am setting up a Counterstrike: Global Offensive server and I was wondering if I could increase the length of the warm up around? Currently it is about 30 seconds but I'd like to customise this yet ...
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Is it possible to disable certain weapons (ie: AWP)?

I am in the process of configuring a Counterstrike: Global Offensive server and I was wondering if it was possible to disable certain weapons (for example, the AWP) or enforce certain weapons under ...
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Is it possible to change the map group while the server is running?

I am in the process of configuring a Counterstrike: Global Offensive server and I was wondering if it is possible to change the active map group while the server is running, without having to restart ...
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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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Changing “team” name that appears in stats in CS:GO

When I bring up the in-game stats window in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, a "team" column is included. It's empty for most users, but for some it includes a team/clan tag like players in others ...
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What do you get for 5 kills in a round in Demolition?

1 kill = Proceed to next weapon 2 kills = Proceed + Frag grenade 3 kills = Proceed + Flashbang 4 kills = Proceed + PyroGrenade 5 kills = Proceed + ??? I just want to know what is the bonus for ...
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Does the Golden Knife have different stats than the regular knife?

When you are at the last level of the Arms Race mode, are you on an advantage or disadvantage with other players with a normal knife?
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I can't join servers on Counter Strike Global Offensive

I double click a server to join and most of the time a box comes up saying join game, refresh, cancel and the server information so I click refresh then join game but nothing happens and sometimes ...
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Does friendly fire off apply to incendiaries?

Personally, I love playing with FF. But on most public servers where I live it is off. I was wondering if that applies to molotovs and such? With FF off, can I throw a molotov into a choke point and ...
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How to join a match by IP address in CS:GO?

I'm having trouble figuring out how I can connect directly to a server via IP. How can I join a server in CS:GO by using it's IP address?
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What does “team collision” in CS:GO mean?

While joining different types of matches in Counter Strike: Global Offensive, I noticed in some of them Team collision is turned on and in some off. I didn't noticed any differences. What does "Team ...
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How much damage constitutes an assist?

I injured someone and he killed me, then after a long interval he was killed and I was awarded an assist to my surprise. So, since it's obviously not based on time duration, how much do you need to ...
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Is it possible to quickscope in CS:GO?

In CS 1.6, it was possible to fire accurate shots with the AWP without actually using the scope to sight; this was called quickscoping. It was done by right clicking (opening the scope) and then ...
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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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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 can I define keybinds for the buy-screen?

I'd like to define keys for frequently used items on the buy-screen, like kevlar, helm, M4A1, AK47, Deagle, etc. On CS:S and CS1.6 I could define those only by manually editing some configuration ...
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Stuck on team selection screen

While playing CS:GO, I found that for some reason I would get stuck on the pick your team screen. I could even hear the game going on and it's not like everything froze (I could still move my mouse ...
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Is there any way to save preset load outs in CS:GO?

One of the features of CS1.6 and CS:S was the Loadout ability, the ability that allowed the player to quickly purchase a custom load out based on user preference. However, on the purchase screen ...
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What's the difference between an incendiary grenade and a molotov?

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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Unable to purchase Kevlar in CS:GO

I recently got the beta for CS: Global Offensive, but one thing I've noticed missing from the gameplay is the Kevlar purchase option under the Gear tab. I've tried joining regular quick match ...
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What does a decoy grenade actually do?

I can see those decoy grenades in the buy screens, but all I see it doing (when anybody uses it) is that it just does a little bit of flashes. What is it for? Why should I spent 200$ on something ...
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What is the $/K on the stats screen?

I'm wondering what the $/K stat on the score screen is. What does it mean? How is it calculated?
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What does it mean to dominate an enemy?

There are 2 achievements for dominating an enemy (and a bunch more involving killing enemies who are dominating): Repeat Offender: Dominate an enemy Decimator: Dominate ten enemies Some how, I ...