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!

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Most Anticipated Release - The Core

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SupaCubis
SupaCubis

ME GOLD!

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parkerchace
parkerchace

Why are people demonizing GoldSRC? It's nearly fifteen years old and is far batter than Call of Duty's 10 year repetitive IW engine, which is supposed to be updated(not really) for COD: Ghosts. GoldSRC is everlasting and should be treated as such.

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TwiceGoneBAD
TwiceGoneBAD

GoldSrc may not the best engine out there, but it's the one I'm sticking with. Most of my modding experience only applies to this engine (and in some cases the quake engines and source). I really can't be arsed learning other engines.

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cooljoshua2002
cooljoshua2002

I love Gold Source.

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MisterMan123456789
MisterMan123456789

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face it guys, the goldsource engine sucks the source engine is much better

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staffssuckshit
staffssuckshit

No

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Landman
Landman

Um..... duuuuuuuhhhh.... Jeesh dude. Gold Source is nearly 15 years old.

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Ogdred
Ogdred

What is the soundtrack that starts at 1:52 called?

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G-Mad
G-Mad

VERY GOOD IF VALVE RELEASE GOLDSOURCE ENGINE UPDATE!!!

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SpeedyClaude
SpeedyClaude

I love GoldSrc too, but it's obsolete.

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

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