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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Xash3D FWGS v0.18 Update!



New DSP System introduced in this update.



Changelog:

  • Re-Added: rewritten gamepad support.
  • Re-Added: rewritten sound effects, DSP.
  • Added: server ping in Internet Games/LAN Games section of menu.
  • Added: build identification, such as: fork build number, build os, build architecture and commit.
  • Added: gamepad GUI configuration. NOTE: this will not work in cs16-client, until it's not be updated.
  • Added: multiplayer model preview now rotating by mouse and keyboard.
  • Added: Sys_Warn: show messagebox non-critical, but important errors
  • Fixed: transition animation. Backported from cs16-client menu branch.
  • Fixed: broken keyboard if Xash3D built with SDL2.0.4.
  • Fixed: FindEntityInSphere behaviour
  • Fixed: common bugfixes.
  • Fixed: improved studiomodel renderer.

Linux:

Windows:

  • Added: MinGW support, partial 64bit support
  • Added: Advanced crashhandler

macOS:

  • Finally ported.

Android:

  • Added: native EGL backend.
  • Added: native OpenSLES sound backend.
  • Added: gamepad backend.
  • Added: certificate check in release builds.
  • Added: new icons!
  • Added: new launcher design!
  • Added: game directory picker
  • Added: autoupdater.

NOTE: All 64-bit builds are experimental, only half-life supported, may have bugs with save/restore


You can download updates from GitHub or ModDB's download section.

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abdullahsaleh16
abdullahsaleh16

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

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Invader4000
Invader4000

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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Guest
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Cpl. William you are so ugly anyways

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ST6
ST6

Do you suck ****?

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Invader4000
Invader4000

Dont worry. You are banned anyway XD

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staffssuckshit
staffssuckshit

Good engine ever.

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ST6
ST6

*Best

anyway agree :D

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Guest
Guest

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

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Congrats.

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