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

OpenGL, or Open Graphics Library is a programming interface that games use nowadays. It is essentially a library of code that is used by developers to create software utilizing graphics, which ...
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Does the original Counter-Strike have "official" servers?

it never had official servers, as they never hosted any sort of Match Making or anything close to that prior to Global Offensive. Any and all servers in CSSource and older are all community servers. ...
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What are those persian texts on CS series?

They phrases are easter eggs. Freeman was here is a reference to Gordon Freeman, the main character from Half Life. Half Life is not only made by the same developers, but Counter-Strike was ...
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How is the shooting and hitting managed in common shooter online multiplayer games?

I will address your question in the realm of Counter Strike since it is the game out of those you listed that I am most familiar with. Take it with a grain of salt since not all FPS games are the ...
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What is the name of the knife?

It's a modified Strider "Badlands Bowie" Knife This is from a PDF file: The new Counter-Strike knife is based on Mick Strider's award winning bowie. It is an integral design that started as a 1/2" ...
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Etymology of announcing headshots, double kills, multi kills, etc

1 and 2 are easily answered in one answer: The sounds are a combination of both, Unreal Tournament and Quake. The kill streaks and headshot sounds are from UT and other sounds like Impressive, Holy ...
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What is "OpenGL" and why did a player get banned for it?

While others used a rather vague explanation of what is the file itself, the modified opengl library would give the player a big advantage over the others such as seeing through walls, computer ...
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Games not smooth when I play while internet is connected

Problem is solved. When I had posted this question, I was still trying to find issue on my end. After a lot of hit and trials, I felt that if the problem is because of Internet, let's check who's ...
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Is there any particular technique to shoot down your opponent during Flash bomb in Counter Strike?

Hitting someone with a flash does not guarantee them to be blind. It is possible that they turn away or take cover behind an obstacle in time or that the grenade explodes behind them for some other ...
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How to read my own rank status in counter strike 1.6?

Usually in servers with mods like this, typing /rank in chat (press T to open chat) or in console (press the tilde ~ to open console) will display your current rank.
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Does having different model of gun affect multiplayer games?

If you are talking about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, it's just a joke. The skins in CS:GO have NO influence on any stats of the weapon. But if he is using custom skins in e.g. Counter-Strike: ...
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Do I have to use "userconfig.cfg" instead of "autoexec.cfg" in the original Counter-Strike?

You can name it whatever you want, as long as you have exec <filename>.cfg in your config. It's a bit of a habit to name it autoexec or userconfig (because there was an empty file with that name ...
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How do I make a mod for Counter-Strike 1.6 or Half-Life 1?

I assume you have the games on Steam. In order to create mods for Counter Strike 1.6 and/or Half-Life, you can use the Half-Life SDK. This set of tools can be downloaded by heading to your Library -> ...
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Is there a way that I don't get the c4 explosive every time in counter strike?

Its randomly chosen who gets the bomb. There is a very absurd, but tactical solution to pass the bomb by dropping it (G is the default key) directly to another player's body. It can also be a tactical ...
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Counter Strike 1.6 - How to modify the limit of grenade allowed to carry?

You can only do this using mods. Unlike in CS:GO there is no way of doing this with commands in CS 1.6. If you can host a local server with AMX you can try this plugin for example. I'm not sure how ...
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Play (any) counterstrike on LAN

If you just want to play vanilla (no mods, plugins, etc. - just a plain Dust2 brawl) it's pretty much the same for all of those. However, CS:GO has the advantage of having several game modes already ...
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Difference between game server and vps

A Game Server is only the instance of the server you bought. This means it is limited to only running that particular game with the amount of slots you've paid for. The advantage for the hosting ...
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How to install MetaHookSv in Counter-Strike 1.6 Using a Non-Steam Scheme (Linux/Wine and MS Windows)?

Install MetaHookSv in Counter-Strike 1.6: A Non-Steam Scheme (Linux/Wine and M$ Windows) IMPORTANT: You should make a backup if you are not using the indicated version (below) of Counter-Strike 1.6; ...
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Condition Zero game "HD Models" option makes no difference at all

As Roddy theorized, this option is a leftover from an engine update: Gearbox's "High Definition Pack" update for Half-Life. As for CZ: yeah, the option never changed anything. Little fun-...
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How to enable death notices in console of CS 1.6?

Okay, this is 3rd time I posted a question and myself found the solution by mistake. Actually I pressed I while playing by mistake and it turned on the death notices in console. By default, GUI ...
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How to enable one vs one death messages in Counter Strike 1.6?

hud_deathnotice_time <time> 0 turns it off 1 or more displays that notice for <time> seconds The default value is 6 seconds, so if you just want to revert it to default it's ...
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How can I show my Counter-Strike server in the "find servers" list?

Just make sure it's set up properly and you'll find it. Start a search for your server IP and you should eventually find your server. If not, read on... Check/edit your server.cfg sv_lan 0 sv_region ...
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Is there a way that I don't get the c4 explosive every time in counter strike?

Players don't take turns who gets the bomb, unless they choose to do so. At the start of each round the bomb will be given randomly to a human member of the Terrorist team and there's nothing you can ...
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CS (Condition Zero and 1.6) lagging horribly even on Wired connection

There's your problem Intel i3 M350 (First Gen) HD Graphics 1696 MB (again, First Gen) Forget the internet, start an offline game with/without bots (you don't need the bots for this) See if it lags ...
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What is the console command to join a team in CS 1.6?

type in console jointeam 1 or 2 or 5 or just type jointeam and the menu will appear
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What is the console command to join a team in CS 1.6?

I do not believe there is a command to automatically join a team. You can use the changeteam command to pull up the team change menu and then menuselect 1 to chose T or 2 for CT. Source: CS 1.6 ...
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Getting cl_flushentitypacket even after wired connection and low ping

You have basically covered all the areas from which you could get a cl_flushentitypacket error, so, the only suspect might be your rates for that server. You can ask the server for the rates and that ...
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How to make a counter strike source server that only allow a specific weapon to use?

Without plugins the best way to disable weapons in general is to do the following: go to the cstrike/scripts/ directory of your server rename or move all weapon_xy.ctx files of the weapons you do not ...
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How can I set Bot names by team?

No, T stands for preferred weapon that they use, not always join terrorist; there is no way to do that. You only can use command to spawn them specifically... or maybe a plugin out there
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Why do some pros play in 4:3?

I'm not a pro but.. I've played 4:3 because the models are bigger and you're less likely to miss. However, it's a minor difference and as Stark already noticed, it comes down to personal preference. ...
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