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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Our friends over at RUN. THINK. SHOOT. LIVE. Recently ran their 2015 awards showcasing the best Half-Life content!

Featuring amazing single player maps and mods, covering the whole Half-Life series, there's something for everyone, on to the winners!

Best Source Release - Transmissions: Element 120

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Best GoldSource Release - Arctic Incident

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Best Ville Release - RunThinkShootLiveVille

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Best Moment in a Release - VerticalVilleTwo

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Most Anticipated Release - The Core

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There's over 1300 other maps for you to enjoy, go expand your Half-Life mod catalog!

Congratulations to all winners, we look forward to your creations in 2016, Keep up the awesome work!

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abdullahsaleh16
abdullahsaleh16

I wounder why valve hasn't release it as open-source ...

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Counter-G1GN
Counter-G1GN

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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ST6
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Do you suck ****?

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Dont worry. You are banned anyway XD

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staffssuckshit
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Good engine ever.

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ST6
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*Best

anyway agree :D

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Guest
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Finaly! I'll be able to make maps... IN LINUX

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Congrats.

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Not very difficult to mod, great engine to learn on. It's fantastic.

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