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Gold Source (also known as Gold Src) is a heavily-modified version of the original Quake 1 engine, that powered some of the most critically acclaimed games of it's day:

  • Half-Life
  • Half-Life: Opposing Force
  • Half-Life: Blue Shift
  • Team Fortress Classic
  • Counter-Strike
  • Day of Defeat
  • and many more.

A powerful and versatile engine for it's time, it helped propel modding forward quite a bit with its mod development tools. And even though it's already 10+ years old, it's mod projects are still going strong.

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Hello and Merry Christmas, ModDB!


We recently opened a beta testing of new engine version: Xash3D FWGS 0.19. This version contains many new features, such as player position interpolation, packet splitting, which will fix connect to many servers, graphical bugfixes and so on. We need your feedback!

You can download it in GitHub repo: Github.com. Just follow the README file in join beta test!

Send any issue related to beta version to Github.com.


And as the icing on the cake, mittorn has finally got an iOS device and did a port of Xash3D FWGS engine to Apple devices.

This video recorded by our tester and features early gameplay of Half-Life 1 on iOS.

I hope soon it will be available publicly.

Happy holidays, friends!

Xash3D FWGS v0.18

Xash3D FWGS v0.18

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New version of Xash3D FWGS. Now for new platforms!

CS16Client v1.0 release!

CS16Client v1.0 release!

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First stable and public version of CS16Client -- best Counter-Strike 1.6 Android port.

Counter-Strike client.dll replacement

Counter-Strike client.dll replacement

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A week ago I was started rewriting Counter-Strike 1.6 client library.

Cry of Fear - Campaign Competition Results!

Cry of Fear - Campaign Competition Results!

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The 9 months old Campaign Competition has finally reached it's end! The results are here, and we have a winner! The reason it was delayed was due to some...

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ZombieBarnabus
ZombieBarnabus

The best engine

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ValveFan
ValveFan

THIS ENGINE IS THE BEST EVER

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RoozyDB
RoozyDB

The best engine. Best than the best, forever.

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X2Star
X2Star

for a game engine built in 1998 this is pretty impressive.

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IsomericGamer
IsomericGamer

this engine is awesome possibily better than today's gaming engine's

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_revenant.4K
_revenant.4K

Just because its old doesn't mean its not fun. This engine is the kicka@s engine of the 1998"s. I salute Valve and GabeN. I love Goldsrc!

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DerickFabro
DerickFabro

in my opinion... one of the best engines ever made in history of 3D games!

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Cpl. William
Cpl. William

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The worst engine. Worse than the worst, sucks.

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Thood74
Thood74

f**k you nobody even gives 2 sh!ts about your opinon

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Guest
Guest

Cpl. William you are so ugly anyways

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ST6
ST6

Do you suck ****?

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_revenant.4K
_revenant.4K

Dont worry. You are banned anyway XD

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this engine is known all around the world... This was, is and it will still be half-life

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