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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Maxkhor95
Maxkhor95

VALVE Will Survive,Waiting for HL2 EP3.

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madcheese32
madcheese32

dont expect a ep3
but i think the Black Masa mod i gonna be great
Blackmesasource.com

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r

I wonder which one will be release first
Episode 3 or Black Mesa, both seem to get released in minimum 6 Years.,

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Khorps
Khorps

Hello, from the future! BlackMesa will be released first.

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AmaroqDricaldari
AmaroqDricaldari

Hey, Valve, some guys are using the Quake Engine to make a version of the Source Engine that runs on PSP.

Using the engine, they made a game called Gateway, a portable version of Portal. Moddb.com

Also, some guy made a mod for the first Half-Life so that it would run on older computers. Moddb.com

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mxtp1
mxtp1

Gateway is cancelled, and was lacking textures.

The Driver you are linking is now 13 years old, and not a mod.

I'm missing GUNMAN Chronicles in the list of Games wich used Goldsrc

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ytres
ytres

Valve doesn't look at this page.

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awesomemann1234
awesomemann1234

I think i'm gonna be a metro cop for halloween...

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supra36
supra36

Someone should finally explain in form of a news or something that GoldSource is based on Quake 1, not Quake 2. It has only minor parts from Quake 1.

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ytres
ytres

Just posted.

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MahtXL
MahtXL

Condition Zero, and Nightfire on the PS2 are both shining examples of what this engine can really do. Half life in my opinion is not a good example for this engine, since it was the first game built with it, it obviously is not what this engine can pull off.

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TheLP
TheLP

Nightfire!
Aahhh, the multiplayer memories :3

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tschumann
tschumann

Was the PlayStation 2 version of Nightfire on GoldSource? I didn't think Gearbox did that version.
You're right though, Half-Life really doesn't take advantage of all the features of GoldSource.

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MahtXL
MahtXL

Yeh its GoldSource, and that game looks amazing. I actually was surprised it was this engine thats how good it looks.

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tschumann
tschumann

Do you know if the Xbox and GameCube versions are on GoldSource too?

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

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