SMOD: Tactical is a modification of the single-player SMOD(Super Mod) for Half-Life 2. This mod takes advantage of SMOD's robust customization capabilities to offer players realistic, tactical gameplay with real-world equipment and firearms in the style of games and mods like Rainbow 6, Operation Flashpoint, Red Orchestra, and Infiltration. SMOD: Tactical also allows you to play the Half-Life 2 campaign with SMOD: Tactical gameplay and weapons, with new events and enemies added to offer a different experience for those who have already played the campaign.

The CS:S Conversions of the Combine are by Tokotoko
Weapon and NPC models, sounds and more are community replacement models (see credits folder) or Valve Defaults
Script mods, model/texture alterations, and configuration tweaks are by mod authors Phatcat and Onemanshow.

For more information on this mod check out the website.
The downloads can be found here : DOWNLOADS

Questions and suggestions should be directed to the SMOD: Tactical Forums. You can also check there for the latest information and updates.

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This news post is to inform our players of the recent problems with SMOD: Tactical caused by the May 26th update to Half-Life 2. No new screenshots or gameplay video is included in this news post.

Valve released an update for Half-Life 2 on May 26th that, among other changes, made it use the Orange Box (Episode 2) engine. However thanks to the changes of this update SMOD and several sub-mods of it, including Tactical, have been broken. Because no member of the SMOD: Tactical team has the source code to SMOD, the issues introduced by the new update are proving difficult to properly address.

We have identified two different issues. First, any mod that loads the AppID of Half-Life 2 or Episode 2 through the mod's gameinfo.txt file will fail to load properly. Mods now must load the Source SDK Base in order to function as intended.

The second issue is that a handful of Half-Life 2 maps were recompiled with HDR lighting with the new update. These maps will have broken lighting when played in SMOD as it does not support the HDR lighting used in these maps. While it is possible for a player to fix this by extract the pre-update maps into their SMOD installation, this is by far the most challenging issue for us as we cannot simply include the pre-update maps in a public release due to possible legal issues.

A temporary fix for the first issue has been posted on our forums here:

The fix included within will allow SMOD: Tactical to play as intended once more. Fixes for SMOD 40a and SMOD Redux are also provided in the same post. Make sure you carefully read the instructions within the post to ensure minimal install issues. You must have the Source SDK Base installed to use the patches. Also note that the patch will likely not fix the "server too busy" errors some have experienced.

We are considering our options for addressing the map lighting problem in Version 1.0 and are doing what we can to fix this problem for its release. Please understand that as we do not have the source code to SMOD, we are put in a difficult position to properly address these issues. We hope that Valve will update Half-Life 2 to be fully compatible with pre-Episode 2 engine mods again soon.

SMOD: Tactical Version 1.0 Progress Update

SMOD: Tactical Version 1.0 Progress Update

5 years ago News 34 comments

Yes, you are reading that title correctly. Delta 6 is now known as Version 1.0 to represent how far it has come from earlier releases. Details and Screenshots...

Delta 6 February 2010 News Update

Delta 6 February 2010 News Update

5 years ago News 35 comments

SMOD Tactical has been quiet lately, But Delta 6 soldiers on toward a release this year. New screenshots and information included.

Delta 6 Media Release Part 2 - September 5th

Delta 6 Media Release Part 2 - September 5th

6 years ago News 20 comments

We have overcome the technical difficulties that prevented the gameplay video from being shown yesterday, And we are proud to show the first gameplay...

Delta 6 Media Release Part 1 - September 4th

Delta 6 Media Release Part 1 - September 4th

6 years ago News 14 comments

SMOD: Tactical Delta 6 has made a media release. With several new screenshots and details about the next version.

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SMOD: Tactical Delta 5.56 Texture Fix

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5.56 Texture Fix

7 years ago Full Version 50 comments

Adds missing textures fro Delta 5.56. This should fix issues with "purple checker boards" on some faces.

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5.56 Full Install

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5.56 Full Install

7 years ago Full Version 152 comments

This update fixes a number of critical issues, assorted problems, and adds features. This version does not need Day of Defeat, or Lost Coast to play...

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5 Full Install

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5 Full Install

7 years ago Full Version 30 comments

Latest version of SMOD: Tactical has been released. Delta 5.5 contains several fixes

Zombie Fix for 5.5

Zombie Fix for 5.5

7 years ago Full Version 11 comments

If you see big, red error models instead of zombies, please use this patch to fix. Place this in the mod directory. Be sure the "npc_replace_model.txt...

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5 to 5.5 Patch

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5 to 5.5 Patch

7 years ago Patch 24 comments

Update for Delta 5. Fixes several bugs with loading, random crashes, and adds new features and guns.

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5 Full Install

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5 Full Install

8 years ago Full Version 63 comments

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5 Full Install, This has everything you need to play!

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Nemesisurvivorleon Sep 21 2013 says:

EVeryone look for "smod project life" on moddb here. SMOD TACTICAL LIIIIIVES! They updated it so it works with the changes on steam and hl2 now!

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BathySalts Sep 9 2013 says:

Its been 3 years. Poor Smod:T

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Keystrokes Feb 11 2014 replied:

Place the folder in sourcemods, not the zip file. THEN, restart steam.

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Guest Mar 8 2013 says:

I have a problem. my Smod: tactical 5.56, dosenĀ“t have ironsight or weapons. and in the HF2 campain, no gorden kick or anything. basicly my Smod works like HL2 exept for the bots look like in cs:s
What can i do about it?

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huntra94 Jun 20 2013 replied:

I'm having the same problem too.

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BobTheBazooka Jul 27 2013 replied:

Look up SMOD: Project Life, then install it. I had the same problem, but Project Life fixed it.

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mellowtime88 Mar 2 2013 says:

iron sites dose not work and makes the game unplayable

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klumpaen Mar 16 2013 replied: use this version instead it is musch more stble and fixes (most) of the issues this version has including aiming and kicking not working
hope this helps :)

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Parad0x_33 Mar 2 2013 says:

This looks awesome! Oh and what is the song in the trailer? Has a nice beat in it.

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