A 2000 tactical FPS by Valve Corporation, originating as a Half-Life modification. Involves two teams, terrorists and counter-terrorists.

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What is “OpenGL” and why did a player get banned for it?

Today, while playing Counter Strike 1.6 on a server, I saw a message at the left corner saying: Player Name - x. Permanent Ban. Reason - "OpenGL" detected So what is this OpenGL thing in Counter ...
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In CS, what does it mean when someone gets accused of being an `interp`

I've been playing for a while, but I've never managed to get an answer other than "NOOOOOOB" to the question "What does interp" mean. Does anyone know what interp is? Is it a hack? and if so, why ...
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Why do I shoot enemies in the left arm most of the time?

Here are my Counter Strike 1.6 rankstats for a certain period of play: Kills : 971 (309 with hs) Hits : 3727 Shots : 17387 Acc. : 21.43% HITS : head : 424 (11.95%) chest : 607 (17....
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Half life is censored after buying german Counter-Strike

I had a nice, american version of Half-Life, given to me through Steam. However, now that I installed the Counter-Strike 1 Anthology (EDIT: In Germany), I have a censored Half-Life, with robots ...
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In Counter Strike can I shoot through a team member if friendly fire is on/off?

If there is a friendly between me and an enemy can I shoot through my team mate or must I move to a new line of fire? I'd also like to know if having the friendly fire option on or off will makes any ...
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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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Why does strafe-jumping/bunny-hopping work?

Long story short, I want to know the math behind Strafe Jumping (and any other odd ways of acceleration), and I'm not sure if such info exists. If it does, could somebody either write the formula down ...
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What are the differences between Counter Strike 1.6 and CS:Source?

What are the main differences between these two versions? Is it just the graphic engine or are there other differences in terms of gameplay mechanics?
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bot pathing for CS:Source

When I load up a new map in CS:Source it has to spend some time analyzing it before it can be played with bots. On more complex maps, this can take quite a bit of time. And if I go to play on another ...
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How can I limit each team to have 5 players each and have 2 spectators in my CSGO server?

I currently have a CS:GO server that holds up to 12 players but I don't want to have it so its a 6v6. I would like so the teams are limited to 5 players each and there can be 2 spectators watching ...
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How do you get inside the hidden chambers on fy_buzzkill?

How do you get inside the hidden chamber(s), behind the escalators, on fy_buzzkill I'm playing version 1.6. Edit: I noticed a couple of players were able to crawl inside the escalator, camp and shoot ...
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How do I rabbit hop and micro snipe?

HI all. I am new to counter strike and this site. I was recently in a competition. I found many players use new moves. I'd like to know how to do the rabbit hop and how to micro snipe. Thank you.
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A counter strike map with only grenades?

I am looking for a custom CS map where you can't buy any weapons, and can fight with only grenades you pick off the ground. Can anybody link to such a map?
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How do I use zbot in Counter-Strike 1.6?

I'm quite an old fan of Counter-Strike. 3 or 4 years ago I was able to play Counter-Strike 1.6 with the Condition Zero bot (also called zbot). This bot is quite awesome as it it well programmed and ...
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Do high ping kickers do anything for the server performance?

I'm talking about a plugin that kicks a player if their ping is too high/lagging. Does their lagging cause the server to lag more when they're connected or something?
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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 do I enable quickswitch?

For both CS and CS:OZ, I cannot find any options to enable fast weapon switch, also known as quickswitch. It's somewhat frustrating, as I hate switching to the other weapon then pressing the mouse. ...
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How to find “STEAM only” Counter-Strike 1.6 and Source servers?

Both games are good, though I love 1.6 better. One thing ruins all the gameplay. Non-steam players (more than 70% of them are cheating.) They can't be banned, can't be checked. Is there a way to ...
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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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How to add more bots in Counter Strike?

I have set both mp_autoteambalance and mp_limitteams to 0, but the maximum number of bots I can play against is 10, and I would like to play against 20 bots, instaed. I mean, me against all bots. Is ...
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How to whitelist CS 1.6 in ConfigServer Firewall

I have pretty much whitelisted all known steam ports but people still can't join my server when ConfigServer Firewall is active. Anybody knows how?
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How can I see my player movements in Counter Strike?

I am new in Counter Strike. I have one laptop where I am practising my movement skills playing alone. I would like to see my player so I can understand the movement mechanics for when I am going to be ...
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Counter Strike (1.6/Source) Voice

Is there any way to play an MP3 via voice/TeamSpeak in Counter Strike? So not to send my own speech, but an MP3?
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How to play CS 1.5 online?

What do you have to do to play Counter-Strike 1.5 online? Valve discontinued WON. Fans created WON2. Is using WON2 the only way to play CS 1.5 online? Do you get a list of public servers (or how ...
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How do I get HLDS to work over the internet?

I'm trying to make counter-strike 1.6 dedicated server. When I run HLDS.exe, I choose Internet but the server is only running on a local IP address. How do I get it to work over the internet, not ...
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Counterstrike 1.6 noforce command line parameters?

Does anybody know the noforce command line parameters for Counterstrike 1.6? I have a monitor that runs with a refresh rate of 75hz and with the default configuration for graphics card setting when ...
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What is the most preferred approach of LAN gaming in Counter Strike 1.6 or Condition Zero?

The issue is common for both CS1.6 and C-Zero. I am trying to connect with 3 other laptops in an ad-hoc network for LAN gaming. Three Dell Laptops and one Acer. All have different OS viz. Windows 7 ...
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Can I play on a non-steam servers like PGN from my original Steam Counter Strike: Condition zero?

I am thinking of buying original Counter Strike: Condition Zero with steam because my points resets when I re-install my Windows. Is it possible to play on non-steam servers like PGN from my original ...
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How to control a Counter Strike(CS 1.6) server which is hosted in a remote location?

I have been playing Counter Strike 1.6 for the last two years; however, it's still interesting to me. A week ago, I bought a dedicated CS 1.6 server which is hosted in a remote location. They didn't ...
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How can I set Bot names by team?

I know how to change names of bots but is there a way in which I could write names of bots separately for terrorists and c.terrorists so the names don't jumble up. I also want to ask about, in the ...
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Counter Strike In-Game Text Not Showing up

I recently Installed Counter Strike on Ubuntu 13.10, but some of the text doesn't show up. The menus are fine, but then I have stuff like this I'm not running it under wine, or anything. Is this a ...
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How many seconds count until bomb detonates in Counter Strike?

In Counter-Strike, is there any count (in seconds/minutes) until the bomb explode when it's first set-up? And can the timing be modified?
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How does the new ranking system work?

How does the new ranking system work? It has been relased in the winter update. I want to share a little story: I was playing matchmaking. At the end of the match it has been 14:16, approx. 30 kills,...
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Is Counter-Strike/Counter-Strike: Condition Zero compatible with CS: Source?

I bought the CounterStrike and CounterStrike: Condition Zero bundle on Steam yesterday. I proposed a friend of mine to download it as well, but she refused, as she already had bought CounterStrike: ...
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What do you call the player who is in charge of making strategies on Counter Strike?

What do you call the player in charge of making strategies in order to help his team win the match? In France we call him "Strateur", what would the equivalent be in English?
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How come you can play Counter Strike almost immediately after you start downloading in Steam?

I am curious as to how it is possible to start playing CS 1.6 after downloading so little from your Steam account. The game is approximately 300 MB, and after something like 5% you can start playing. ...
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Load more maps for counter strike 1.6

How to add more maps to counter strike stream 1.6 ? I am playing that on my local desktop against bots.
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Zbots not working with Counter-Strike 1.6 steam version

I recently bought Counter-Strike 1.6 on Steam. Now I can't find the cstrike/maps sub folder, donĀ“t know where the maps are saved and the zbots are analyzing, restarting, analyzing, restarting... and ...
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How to speed up your movement in counter strike?

I watched other players with some good skills: They move and shoot and their movement is so quick, that I can't aim on them. Can someone please confirm as to how I can move equally as fast?
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How do I create a Counter-Strike 1.6 FFA server?

How do I create a Counter-Strike 1.6 Free For All server? We are three friends and we want to play a FFA death match on LAN. Is there any map for that?
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Counter Strike 1.6 not working on mac

I am using it for the very first time. I have no idea about the error I am receiving. I am using wineskin.
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How to skip intro on Counter Strike Condition Zero?

How can I skip the intro on Condition Zero? It is annoying; and keeps me from getting into the play quickly. The intro contains three clips: The Ritual, Turtle Rock Studio, and Steam at the opening.
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Ways to tweak my Ping in Counter-Strike

Are there any ways to reduce my ping in Counter-Strike 1.6? On most servers in my country the ping is around 90-120. I like to reduce it without switching ISPs and don't want to pay for fastpath. I ...
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Absent window in CS 1.6

I recently installed CS 1.6 from third party applications, It worked fine for the first time but then I later added some skins then it didn't work then after uninstalling and re-installing the game, ...
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Counter Strike 1.6 crashes when patching with UCP

I've installed Counter Strike 1.6 and when I open it; it works just fine. However when I attempt to patch it with UCP it shows this: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application ...
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Cannot connect to Counter Strike 1.6 LAN over WiFi [closed]

I have a network of a few computers connected over wired LAN, and they are all able to play Counter Strike. But connecting a laptop to the network via WiFi just doesn't work. The problem is that I ...
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Player in-voice sounds in counter strike 1.6 demos

I'm playing old counter strike demos (1.5/1.6) on my steam copy of CS 1.6 using the compLexity player. Everything works nicely, except for the fact that the sound of the players speaking on the HL ...
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Keep Getting Reconnected to Same Server Time and Again

I installed the game today and everything went fine. And then I joined a server, played for a few minutes and quit. After about an hour or two, I again started the game and joined some other server. ...
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Save server list in steam to file

Is there a way to back up the favorite server list in steam servers ? This gets reset most of the times during updates and its a pain to get all the servers added to this list again.
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Can the players see the enemy in CounterStrike?

I was watching a Counter Strike match today and noticed that the enemy figures were outlined in the view. Can the player see this, or is it just for the benefit of spectators? If the player can see ...