The Galaxy’s Most Violent Virtual Sport! Check out our web site at to learn more, watch video, or download the game! Are you tired of slow, boring games? Do you yearn for superhuman powers and extremely violent deaths? Do you like hookers, and your balls? Smashball is a fast-paced, ultraviolent first-person-shooter played as a highly structured team sport. Two teams use superhuman maneuvers, a high-tech grappling hook, and high-powered weaponry to try to get a single ball into their opponent’s goal. What's it like? INCREDIBLE MOBILITY! Smashball players can use their Turbo Power to amp up their speed. The Grappling Hook can be used to swing across open areas and wrap around corners. Combining the two allows for supreme feats of acrobatics. INTENSE ACTION! Play is focused on The Smashball. Every second has to be used to score. Brutal slugfests, fast breaks, and last-second saves abound. All weapons have Infinite Ammo, and players Regenerate Health, so you never get distracted from...

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Smashball, a Half-Life 2 mod with a futuristic sports slant, is now available to the public!

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Smashball, a Half-Life 2 mod with a futuristic sports slant, is now available to the public!




"Fast and Furious Action! Rend your foes into hamburger with a lethal array of weaponry. Grab the ball, pass it to your teammates, and don't fumble! Run or shoot the ball into your enemy's goal to win the game!"

"Match and Player Stats! On our web site, you can see your personal stats, as well as the results of any match played on an official server. As you play, you gain Experience Points and Levels. These make you a more versatile player by giving you access to special abilities."

"Fame and Fortune! Think you've got what it takes to make the grade? We invite the best teams and players into our Pro Division, where they can compete for cash prizes. We publish the best matches as high-definition video on YouTube."

Here's a recent match between two user created teams, the Djibouti Mom Lovers VS the Rapid City Rickrollers:

Match Stats: Smashball.tv

Video Round 1: Youtube.com
Video Round 2: Youtube.com
Video Round 3: Youtube.com
Video Round 4: Youtube.com
Video Round 5: Youtube.com
Video Round 6: Youtube.com

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stenchy
stenchy

Sweet!

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FJS
FJS

Looks really good and funny, I'll download.

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VulpineComplex
VulpineComplex

Cool, will have to give it a shot.

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Sn4tcH
Sn4tcH

Downloading NOW

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MrDev
MrDev

A great idea, you guys have even set up brackets for teams and players I love this! Cant wait to try it out, Downloading now :D

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Terminal58
Terminal58

Epic, I'll play this a lot if it plays as good as it looks!

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RogerRamjet
RogerRamjet

looks great guys... a nice twist on several other ball style games... Get rid of those hideous long range shadows and the overall look should be really good...

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Robok
Robok

My first impression was "Smash-WHAT?". I'll definitely check it out, looks pretty good.

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Mastix
Mastix

Looks very fun!!! =D

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0

Lots of fun, but with a ping over 100 (Living in Japan was at 120 on the best server I could find) ruined the experience considerably. Hopefully we'll see more servers but for the majority of players it's definitely worth the download. Nice work guys.

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce

looks awesome, will try later if I got time!

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angry_bot
angry_bot

Sooooo speedball, then?

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stonecold23
stonecold23

yea looks fun

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Germanfragger
Germanfragger

Short: WTF!?

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Lez
Lez

Good fun, be nice to play against some people however :P

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rekondoergo
rekondoergo

downloading :D

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Robok
Robok

It's very awesome gameplay-wise, and the players on the server I played it were coordinating and such which really added to the experience. Overall I think you have a lot of potential as your main focus is fun and you definitely achieved that :)

ps. you should work on completing the mod graphics-wise, that's what it's currently lacking IMO.

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey

This looks really good! I'll give it a try when I get some time.

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk]

This is one sweet looking mod awesome work.

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SinKing
SinKing

Krenzo again, eh? Are you not fond enough of yourself and the brilliant Empires mod, yet? Do you have to keep on creating great mods just to keep yourself satisfied? - Let's hope so!

-could also be you're just coincidentially playing that thang. Anyway, that is a dang hot mod!

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Krenzo Author
Krenzo

"Do you have to keep on creating great mods just to keep yourself satisfied?"

Yes :) However, I'm not the team lead on this one, just the lead coder.

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stonecold23
stonecold23

i found the controls quite fiddly and unintuitive. i was expecting the rope to be kinda elastic and propel me forwards with no effort.... but instead it seemed slow and cumbersome at first. could there be no auto aiming for the rope so you can concentrate on the game not your movement so much. it feels like the awkward movement detracts from playing the game a bit

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Krenzo Author
Krenzo

You have to swing on the rope like tarzan would. It's a pendulum, not a line that reels you in instantly like a Quake grappling hook. Just practice with it a bit, and you'll get the hang of it. Try spectating some people who have the motion down.

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WhiteHawke
WhiteHawke

It shouldn't be a problem if you're used to Tribes: Vengeance, hehe.
The system is very similar and I actually like that grappling hook alot more than the Quake one. Requires more skill and gets better results.

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Dullshooter
Dullshooter

"get the hang of it" lol pun

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Warmfuzzy Creator
Warmfuzzy

stonecold23, that was actually a conscious design decision (tbh probably better described as a nifty emergent feature stemming from a design decision). If you fully concentrate on your movement, you can move really fast, but lose the ability to do anything else effectively except perhaps pass or run into the goal.

As a general rule, if hooking doesn't feel fun, you're probably doing it wrong. :D

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there_was_a_modder
there_was_a_modder

Melonz :D
Love the goo gun :D

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce

played more on my own 6 player server. It's quite nice :D, had a good amount of teammwork also funny was when one of my team was standing inside the enemy goal and I randomly passed the ball to him when trying to score, resulting in a run(which is more points I think?:D)

anyway it's pretty good when u get the hang of it!

P.S melonz in my mod are way more awesome!

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InStars
InStars

So are there any servers up?

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Krenzo Author
Krenzo

Yeah, there are 6 official servers up.

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ZedoMann
ZedoMann

Looks like fun...I'd better download it.

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DOLBYdigital
DOLBYdigital

ill be downloading this one now.
Nice job although I agree with those large shadows in the video seemed strange.

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grantelicious
grantelicious

1. Saying "The Galaxy's most violent sport" sounds lame.
2. Galaxies* not Galaxy's.

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Pynkfloyd
Pynkfloyd

No it's "The Galaxy's" most violent sport. Don't correct good grammar.

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grantelicious
grantelicious

I just played it and the game has potential but two things will kill it...

1. Poor map design
2. Poor art direction which is generic and makes the game uninteresting.

I think the game would be much more at home on Unreal Engine 3 but not much support for that.

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