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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 nowadays, is essentially nearly everything. Examples of other Graphics Libraries are .NET's System.Drawing namespace, Qt and DirectX; the one used and made by ...


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First, you are not the only one who has this. It's very-very common. Second, it happens because the left arm, which holds the front end of the gun, also covers a (huge) part of the chest and abdomen. On this picture you can clearly see that when an opponent faces you(and it happens most of the time), his body is greatly protected by his left arm. P.S. ...


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Some people claim it offers a better field of view or gives you an advantage. But mostly it's just down to personal preference. In some cases, players may prefer playing in 4:3 because that's how they played earlier iterations of the Counter-Strike series (such as 1.6). FOV is not bigger, though. As noted by Decency in their comment, 16:9 offers you a wider ...


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You can enable quickswitch through the console. After opening the console with `, use hud_fastswitch 1 to enable quickswitch, or hud_fastswitch 0 to disable quickswitch.


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Reading through the link provided by @pixel above, it appears the reason that strafe-jumping works is actually pretty simple. Instead of capping the maximum velocity, the authors of Quake/CS cap the net-acceleration of the player such that the velocity in the acceleration's direction will not exceed the max velocity. This means that, if you accelerate in a ...


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Their lagging does not hurt the server. Players with high ping usually lag visibly in-game, such as seeming to stutter or 'teleport'. This makes them more difficult to hit as they're not actually where they appear to be, giving a bad experience for the other players.


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These two games use different engines. I was going to write some differences that I remember, but then I found a set of videos on YouTube that compare a lot of things between CS 1.6 and CS:S. Here's the final result of these videos: A short explanation of every point: Grenade Sizes: they are bigger in 1.6. So it's somewhat easier to see them and get a ...


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The most efficient way to climb up/down a ladder is to face the ladder on an angle (so you are perpendicular to the ladder) and look straight up to the sky then use a combination of the up key with a left/right key to move diagonally on the ladder. To climb up Left arm closest to ladder - Strafe left and go forward (default keys: A+W) Right arm closest to ...


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In most iterations of Counter-Strike by default it is set to 45 seconds. In most competitive and league matches, this value is changed to 35 seconds. Note: that since the Winter update 2015, the bomb timer has been modified to 40 seconds for both Competitive and most league matches. This can be changed in the console by the server admin with the command: ...


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OK, I did it! Step 1: Uninstall everything based on goldsrc, just to be sure (though I think you will only need to remove games using HL1's assets). Step 2: Install just Half Life 1, make sure it works properly, and then copy the whole SteamApps/common/Half-Life folder to a different location. Step 3: Install the other goldsrc games, and you will see that ...


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The counterstrike wiki states the following in regards to spectating: In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, non-dead player spectators are allowed to use the X-ray by pressing a key (default X). When turned on, the team-colored silhouette of all players is shown through the walls. For instance, a blue aura will display a CT player. Grenade trails ...


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From what I know, the ranking system itself is the same as it was before. The reason many people are being deranked is because they have made it much harder to get higher ranks. They have done this so that there is less variety in higher ranks (especially Global Elite and such) as before there was too much variation in skill level and too many players at ...


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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. I figured the best way to receive proper experience is to find a big gaming chain that hosts many (and most likely different servers) A local site hosted like ...


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In CS 1.6 and CS:S you can just use the following console commands(as in this video: ) Step by step what they say there: Open console Type: sv_cheats 1 Type: thirdperson That's it. There are 3 commands that they also use: cam_idealdist cam_idealyaw cam_idealpitch From the video I'd say that the best would be to set ...


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No. Players in a competitive setting cannot see the outline of other players, teammates or otherwise. Allowing other players to see this would be literally giving all players a wallhack. Other similar spectator vision assistance, like replacing flashbang screen whiteout with text that says "Blinded" is also not enabled for anyone but spectators.


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Steam allows for games to specify the minimum content required for launching a game. This feature is more often used for single-player games where you wouldn't realistically need more than the first few levels right away. From your description, it sounds like CS does the same, being that the maps and map-specific models are the largest pieces of content ...


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Your subnet mask is not allowing you to see other subnets on the network. In routing, the network mask tells your computer what IPs it can see. In your case, your subnet mask is probably set to 255.255.255.0, which only allows your computer to see IPs on the 172.31.54.x subnet. To tell your computer to see IPs on the 172.31.x.x subnet, you'll have to set ...


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Set hud_fastswitch 1 command in the console to switch between weapons quickly This doesn't allow you to shoot faster any more. It used to in earlier versions of CS, but was removed prior to 1.6. You don't need to switch weapons unless you want to run away faster or think you'll need to use your pistol. Zoom and fire when I see an enemy in the ...


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It won't be possible. You've already experienced that your system may be capable of running Counter-Strike 1.6, but you can't reach more than 40 fps. According to this site (btw a really cool site for gamers) and adding up the requirements for PC and Linux, you'll come to the conclusion of the following recommended requirements: Dual-core from Intel or ...


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The most recommended way of using add-ons is by running them on top of AMX MOD X. This is a system which runs on Counter-Strike and allows for plugins to be installed. You need to setup and install AMX MOD X. Now, you need to download the actual plugin. You coud use: Allied Modders - Zombie MOD. If you are unsure of what to install where, both archives ...


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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 originally made as a modification of Half Life 1. Cs source is interesting just means that Counter-Strike Source is cool.


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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 controlled aim, and so on. In other words he was cheating and got banned for that.


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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 Sh*t, etc are from Quake. 3 is too broad... There are too many mods out there doing equal stuff and they're all different. Basically every mod has sounds for: ...


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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" thick slab of 6AL4V titanium. The edge is press-fit Stellite, and no bonding agent was needed or used as it is held in place due to the extremely precise fit ...


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No, it's not possible. The only way to have several primary weapons is to play on some maps that give you weapons at the beginning of a round.


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Try verifying your game cache. To do this follow the instructions below. Load Steam From the Library section, right-click on the game and select Properties from the menu. Select the Local files tab and click the Verify integrity of game cache... button. Steam will verify the game's files - this process may take several minutes. Once the process is ...


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You can configure your controls as follows: in CS:CZ option menu, go to controls tab. go to 'duck/crouch' action and choose the "secondary" field. after selecting "secondary button" move your mouse scroller in any direction which you feel is comfortable. set mouse scroll up/down for 'duck' as the secondary option, primary being ctrl (default) So ...


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Strat caller is the most widely used term.


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First, you must download the maps. There are several good online sources for them. To install them, follow the instructions in this faq Most maps you just extract in your counter strike 1.6 folder, which is located at: \Steam\SteamApps\ yourusername \counter-strike\cstrike If the map is not packaged properly, then you'll have to place the individual ...


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On most home networks, there's only one "public" IP address, and it's assigned to whatever's connected directly to your cable or DSL modem. This device is usually a router of some sort. This router box "shares" the single IP with all the devices on your local network through a set of technologies and protocols called Network Address Translation, or NAT. ...


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