Firearms: Source is a team based first person shooter, rooted in the traditions of the Firearms mod for Half-Life. Firearms: Source brings the best aspects of Firearms to the Source engine, and then takes them a step further. You'll see a host of familiar weapons and maps, but you'll find the streamlined game play to be faster, focusing on aggressive, skilled play. From nearly the moment you spawn you can expect to be engaged in furious action.

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Hey folks, I hope you have all started enjoying the awesome fragging of Firearms Source. With already filled servers and 2 server patches available, Firearms Source is sure to cure your sweet tooth of FPS ownage. Bringing you back to Quake style gameplay with realistic weaponry content, you are sure to enjoy our first release. Please head over to our website, or download the client on ModDB.

Posted by DysPatch on Jul 24th, 2010

Hey folks, I hope you have all started enjoying the awesome fragging of Firearms Source. With already filled servers and 2 server patches available, Firearms Source is sure to cure your sweet tooth of FPS ownage. Bringing you back to Quake style gameplay with realistic weaponry content, you are sure to enjoy our first release. Please head over to our website, or download the client on ModDB.


The updated ps_snowstorm Blue player models

Clients (Players): Go to our downloads page and download either the executable if you like to have an installer do the work for you, or if you are an advanced user, you can choose to download the ZIP and install it yourself.

Servers: Go to our downloads page and download the FAS Client 1.0 and patch it with FAS Server 1.0b.

So report in Freshmeat! Now's the time you choose your arsenal and get ready for battle.

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Spooboy
Spooboy Jul 25 2010, 12:21pm says:

I'm not enjoying the gameplay. It's okay, just nothing special. My biggest complaint would be the level design and poor optimization.

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ScopeTCR
ScopeTCR Jul 25 2010, 2:21pm says:

its good for version 1 but one thing

FIX WEAPON DMG ITS WAAAY OFF (takes a whole ak47 clip in the head to kill somone)

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Batuea
Batuea Jul 26 2010, 5:09pm replied:

haven't had that problem, are you sure your hitting them, the AK in full auto is horribly inaccurate, you would need to get in there face for every round to hit *which I find nice since that's how a real one to be* if you want a AK that is 100% accurate in full auto go play insurgency.

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MEGADETHTHRETH
MEGADETHTHRETH Jul 25 2010, 4:53pm says:

The mod has a lot of potential but jesus, slow the gameplay down, and sort out the weapon damage because it is horrendous. Make it a bit more geared towards realism like insurgency. I'm sure when these things are sorted out it will be great. Its constructive criticism here.

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UnknownTarget
UnknownTarget Jul 25 2010, 6:22pm replied:

Yea, because they totally want to copy another mod instead of doing their own thing?

The world DEFINITELY needs another realism mod for gamers to try and be the soldier they're too wussed out to actually be? :p

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MEGADETHTHRETH
MEGADETHTHRETH Jul 25 2010, 6:32pm replied:

Might as well copy insurgency gameplay rather than counter strikes.

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UnknownTarget
UnknownTarget Jul 25 2010, 6:57pm replied:

...why? Because you think so?

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StandingCow
StandingCow Jul 28 2010, 2:36am replied:

It says right in the description of the game that it is quake style gameplay, that means fast action.

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kidfox
kidfox Jul 29 2010, 9:05am replied:

Nope, it's meant to be fast and not severely-realistic.
Otherwise it'd be just like Insurgency..and thank God it isn't.

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Nicklan
Nicklan Jul 25 2010, 5:21pm says:

This is good but the only negative thing about this is the 30 bullets to the chest to kill someone.

ffs fix it.....

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StandingCow
StandingCow Jul 28 2010, 3:15am replied:

Give them time, it will be fixed very shortly.

+1 vote     reply to comment
UnknownTarget
UnknownTarget Jul 25 2010, 6:17pm says:

Uh, just curious, why does this mod keep saying I need to login to steam again because I've logged in somewhere else? None of my other games do that.

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r Jul 25 2010, 7:27pm says:

I like the smell of awesome mods in the morning!

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Rawket
Rawket Jul 25 2010, 8:10pm buried:

(buried)

I think you confused the word **** for awesome.

-8 votes     reply to comment
Icedecknight
Icedecknight Jul 27 2010, 12:20pm replied:

Even though its not right I still Lol'd ^ from this comment.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Soul_linker
Soul_linker Jul 25 2010, 7:27pm buried:

(buried)

best mod ever if you are tired of css new ****ed up update! this is the best game for you it fast pace yet has a feel of css but this game surpasses css this game put a sort of quake style feel yet realism this game deserves to be on steams page and then have achievements just like insurgency accept insurgency it rly realistic =P

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MatthewD
MatthewD Jul 25 2010, 8:15pm replied:

Caution: Reading the message above may cause suffocation.

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Kasplatt
Kasplatt Jul 26 2010, 12:31am replied:

Valve's "fu**ed up css update" added achievements(which you can turn on/off on a server to server basis), which you even suggested this mod should have... and engine optimizations, damn them, right!?

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yourgrandma
yourgrandma Jul 25 2010, 8:01pm says:

Has all the parts to be a great follow up to firearms but it really isn't put together well and is pretty much a mess. Hopefully it will get better in updates but i think i'll just stick with urban terror for now.

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cenafan349
cenafan349 Jul 25 2010, 8:10pm says:

who cares what anyone thinks of this game like it or dont like it. simple as that no need to fight

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GossamerSolid
GossamerSolid Jul 25 2010, 8:20pm says:

I'll ask again since the post was ignored on the official forums:

How do you fix the freezing on map join. I'm not the only one experiencing this issue. I've tested it on two desktops and one laptop now... I'd very much like to play, but I can't until this gets fixed.

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Hellsevil22
Hellsevil22 Jul 25 2010, 9:41pm replied:

I have the same problem, I got around this by joining low populated servers. But yeah the freezing sux bawlz. PLZ OPTIMIZE!!! ;)

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ShinobiNFC
ShinobiNFC Jul 26 2010, 12:06am replied:

Hey is your username Weegee? We have responded, sorry for the delay, it's been a tad hectic :)

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Mariners
Mariners Jul 25 2010, 9:24pm says:

Don't like it? Don't play it or comment its your opinion besides i never saw zombie master have a ricochet shot. if i am wrong feel free to correct me i haven played in a long time where there were ricochet shots witch was awesome.i shot myself in an air vent.

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Msg.Johnson
Msg.Johnson Jul 25 2010, 10:39pm says:

this game sucks every time i join a server it just lags out so forget this game

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fpsdoug
fpsdoug Jul 25 2010, 10:48pm says:

This game doesn't need a fix, it needs to be taken back to alpha, beta, and then re-released.

Releasing an unfinished game will only garner the support of the hardcore FA fans, while alienating the newcomers because of its clumsy mechanics and lack of polish.

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plasmasword
plasmasword Jul 26 2010, 3:48pm replied:

I've seen a lot of unfinished mods released having a lot of support from the community. I was really looking forward to its release, but now... Watching the gameplay videos, I don't even want to download it.
I think the gameplay is a little bit too rigid and unbalanced. Well, i guess i'll wait for "the rising" now.

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Rawket
Rawket Jul 26 2010, 1:01am says:

zombie master is a touchy subject apparently.

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kmarvell125
kmarvell125 Jul 26 2010, 2:45am says:

Damn, all this bitching is making me wanna reinstall source to try it out even more. I was an avid FA fan back in the day. I will always believe that mod beat the hell out of every team based goldsrc and source based mod I've ever played.

Even the modern FPS games don't stand up to it. From Halo to MW2, none compare.

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FAS_Naota
FAS_Naota Jul 26 2010, 3:31am says:

To answer the question of weapon damage and all others like it: Forums.firearms-source.com

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olvimasta
olvimasta Jul 26 2010, 10:49am says:

Hope this new version of the mod is like the one I played (or better) in the summer of 2000 & 2001 for HL1 :D

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SplicerXp
SplicerXp Jul 26 2010, 2:36pm says:

This is an excellent mod and remake of a traditional HL1 Mod the only problem i have is the extremely odd recoil

As for the people below you all need to STFU as with all games and mods coming out THEY ALL NEED PATCHING AND FIXING YOU CANT JUST COME OUT WITH A PERFECT GAME was the original Firearms perfect at release? Far from what it is today as with any other mod patience = key

(Please Note this was for the Trolls)

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Yasuhiko
Yasuhiko Jul 26 2010, 4:05pm says:

A decent game overall. The gameplay isn't much different than any other game. But the selection of weapons makes the game more fun. The downside to this game is the damage (getting shot 3 times up close with a shotgun should kill the enemy, or even a sniper to the head.. even if they are wearing heavy armor), sound effects (hearing gunfire up-close/behind while the battle is far from you), spawn points (should have the ability to chose the spawn point, even if it's just 1 flag ahead), and small maps (though not big of a deal, it gets boring real quick).

Main Suggestions:
-Fix the damage on guns, make them noticeably different.
-Realistic Damage.
-Update the sounds of the guns. I don't want to feel like I'm back in the 90's.. even though the 90's were pretty awesome..
-Some animations needs to be fixed (ex. shouldn't stay zoomed while reloading with sniper rifle)

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Batuea
Batuea Jul 26 2010, 5:14pm says:

Fun mod, I like the different weapons, but please for the love of god FIX THE SMOKE LAG, I think it might be a problem with Nvidia cards seeing as how my friends older ati does not have this problem but for some reason the Nvidia chipset does.

the Barret needs to be reworked its too powerful, also when can we expect old school firearms cross hairs that where a semi translucent sprite of the real weapon ironsights *such as the cross hair for the Beretta looked like "..." the three dots and what not.

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ShinobiNFC
ShinobiNFC Jul 26 2010, 9:26pm replied:

Ah I didnt realize there is an Nvidia smoke lag situation. Which card do you have specifically?

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Curse231
Curse231 Jul 26 2010, 11:21pm says:

this mod needs a major fix it says steam account logged into another computer and it says log in and i do and still dosent work i reset my computer and sign in with out any error and still same message and i can play every single game but this one. HELP of fix !

+1 vote     reply to comment
StealthSilver
StealthSilver Jul 27 2010, 1:09pm replied:

Same thing happened to me. Signing-out of steam (NOT EXIT!) and signing-back in fixed it.

+1 vote     reply to comment
luiz0regis
luiz0regis Jul 27 2010, 3:33am says:

when I place claymores in some spots the game crashes

+1 vote     reply to comment
L4Star
L4Star Jul 27 2010, 1:42pm says:

how do you get it to work if its zipped cos every time i've downloaded a zip file it doesn't work

+1 vote     reply to comment
NiveouS
NiveouS Jul 28 2010, 6:57am replied:

Installing Firearms: Source

Game Requirements: You must have Steam installed and own any Source engine game that allows you to download the Source SDK Base 2007. If you do not own a Source engine game and are low on cash, you can buy Buy Half-Life 2 Deathmatch on Steam for $5.00.

Installation:
Download the game from one of our many mirrors on the Downloads page.
Download the Source SDK Base 2007 - located under "Tools" on Steam.
Install or extract the game in your SourceMods directory (..\Steam\SteamApps\SourceMods\).
Restart Steam if it is currently running. If everything worked, you will see Firearms Source on your games list.

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MrRaven
MrRaven Jul 27 2010, 3:27pm says:

CSS and DOD had a baby. nuff said

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fpsdoug
fpsdoug Jul 27 2010, 9:36pm replied:

Yeah, CSS and DoD had a DOWNS baby with an extra limb protruding from the forehead.

This game needs to be reworked and rethought out.
The people who made this game tried so hard to emulate the original, that they broke it.

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MrMazure
MrMazure Jul 27 2010, 5:17pm says:

Sorry but this is bad, I'd rather play the original Fireams.

+2 votes     reply to comment
zotobom
zotobom Jul 28 2010, 10:42am says:

Wow,the team of the whole site has changed to this mod if you visit this page

+1 vote     reply to comment
JabbaTheHuman
JabbaTheHuman Jul 28 2010, 4:18pm says:

every time i try to connect to a server it says: "OnGameRulesCreationStringChanged: missing gamerules class 'CFASGameRules' on the client"

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MARiN3
MARiN3 Jul 28 2010, 6:07pm says:

@ all xfire users.

Post here
Zhtw.xfire.com

and maybe fa:s will get supported.

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TH3M4PPL3S_
TH3M4PPL3S_ Jul 30 2010, 3:26pm says:

It won't let me play! Everytime I try and join a game It says I need to log in! but I am!

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GreenMagicDust
GreenMagicDust Jul 30 2010, 7:18pm says:

i need help, win32.

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xanderkrews
xanderkrews Aug 1 2010, 5:18pm says:

Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present you, Moddb2010's Worst gameplay mod of the year! *thunderous applause*

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Activator
Activator Aug 1 2010, 9:59pm says:

i realy need some further instruction to install this game, i tried to install the client and then update d for client/server. when i want to join a server it says it differs from my classtables or map, thanks in advice

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