IOS is a first and third person online multiplayer soccer game that aims to be the online equivalent of great console soccer games but with a true multiplayer teamplay experience.

IOS requires Half-Life.
You can join a public game of IOS at any time during a match or you can create your own.
When you join the server you will be asked to select a team then you can select the position that you wish to play. This determines where you start on the pitch.
If that position is already taken the menu screen will not disappear, you must choose again.

SHOOT: Primary Attack (Left Mouse Button)

Shooting aims the way you are looking, it also uses the vertical aim to affect the power in the shot.
Aiming too high and the shot will go high very quickly.
Aim low and the show will have no power. However, this can be very useful for dribbling.
Strafing at the same time you kick will bend the shot.

PASS: Secondary Attack (Right Mouse Button)

Passing will find the nearest player on your team in your current view and adjust the strength of kick automatically.
If the target player is moving the pass aims ahead of them.
Aim low when passing to keep the pass low.
Aim high when passing to pass in the air.

SPRINT: Shift

Hold the sprint button down when moving to move faster.
The sprint gauge on the bottom right of the screen shows how much sprint you have left.
When the gauge is empty you cannot sprint and you will move at normal speed.
Sprint energy is restored automatically after a set time.

SLIDE TACKLE: CTRL

Press slide tackle to tackle opponents.
You will slide and get up again automatically after a short time.
If the tackle is bad the opposition will be awarded a foul.
You may receive nothing, a yellow card or a red card.

FIRSTPERSON and THIRDPERSON: Mouse Wheel Button

You can switch between firstperson and thirdperson at anytime.

GENERAL

CORNERS, THROWINS, FOULS and PENALTIES

The game decides which player should take these.
The nominated player is placed in position.
All other players are forced back.
If the ball is not played within a time limit, the whistle blows and play can continue.

RED and YELLOW CARDS

If you receive a RED CARD you will be SENT OFF into SPECTATOR mode for an amount of time.
Press ENTER to rejoin the game after being SENT OFF.
If you receive two YELLOW CARDS you will get a RED CARD.
Each time you are SENT OFF the time you have to wait to get back into the game doubles.

ADVANCED (SERVER COMMANDS)

mp_teamlist: Sets the team names. Normally the server will pick from teams that IOS supports but it is possible to override using this command. If the team name is recognised by IOS it will use player models of the same name.

mp_keepers <0-1>: This determines whether Bot Goal Keepers should be used. The default is 1, Bot Goal Keepers On.
mp_keeperskill <0-100> : This determines how good the goal keepers are. 100=best. 0=worst. The default is 75.
mp_redcard <0-999>: This is how many seconds players should be sent off for. It doubles for every red card they receive since it is possible to receive more than one in IOS. The default is 10 seconds.
mp_timelimit (default is 30 mins) determines the real match length. In the game display the time will be scaled to 90mins. Once the match has ended the server will load the next stadium map and the players can choose new teams.
mp_roundlimit : This ends the match when this number of goals has been scored by one team. The default is 10 goals.
mp_autobalance 1 : autobalance teams on or off. This will force a player to switch sides after a goal is scored if the teams are unbalanced in number of players.
mp_offside <0-1> : disable/enable the offside rule. Default is 1 (offsides on).

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0 comments by routetwo on May 17th, 2008

Some screenshots from the first release of IOS for Half-Life five years ago! More pics on my dev blog at Ios.planethalflife.gamespy.com



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Beta v4.0 March 2005 by Mark Gornall and Phil McClenaghan Added mp_clubteams 0=international only, 1=both, 2=clubs only. Added mp_pickupeasy 0/1 off/on...

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wawa26
wawa26 Jul 30 2012, 4:22am says:

Very unique and epic mod! Must try this asap

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HazarD.
HazarD. Jul 1 2012, 2:08pm says:

Dang dang..the progress was good..

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Counter_The_HL_Guy
Counter_The_HL_Guy May 17 2012, 10:06am says:

Ahi faltaría Tano Pasman como hinchada xD.

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SpeedyClaude
SpeedyClaude May 13 2012, 2:29am says:

IOS, hmmm........

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SUPER_Tank
SUPER_Tank Oct 26 2010, 6:33am says:

Um... No servers......

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MisterChairman
MisterChairman Jan 10 2010, 9:12pm says:

can't find any servers

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PedobearNED
PedobearNED Aug 30 2009, 1:39pm says:

killing it -.-'

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Orphanage
Orphanage May 29 2009, 8:40am says:

have server?

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potaza555
potaza555 Feb 3 2009, 1:56am says:

Dig it

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