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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23 comments by Onemanshow47 on May 28th, 2010

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.

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SMOD: Tactical Delta 5.56 Texture Fix

SMOD: Tactical Delta 5.56 Texture Fix

Aug 1, 2008 Full Version 49 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

Aug 1, 2008 Full Version 151 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

Jun 27, 2008 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

Feb 4, 2008 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

Feb 1, 2008 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

Dec 20, 2007 Full Version 63 comments

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

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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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AshHousewares Jan 21 2013 says:

This mod is still fantastic. And I think it's great that the community is trying to bring Smod back to life.

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Teseo Dec 30 2012 says:

I have changed the text on gameinfo.txt by changing the "SteamAppId" from 220 to 215, like explained by Hellmonkey1982 (great Hell ^^) and work. Is a wonderful modification.

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BathySalts Dec 8 2012 says:

This Mod Died A Long Time Ago. Kind Of Sad Really.
See? This Is Prob Old News To Most People Actually A Part Of The Community, But Just Goes To Show You What Being A Total Asshat Can Do. Tragic.

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酷超敌侠 Nov 19 2012 says:

where's delta6

i....i really want to play it=-=

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Guest Nov 24 2012 replied:

Unfortunately, there is no Delta 6, so 5.56 is what you'll have to do with.

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Aplayer12345 Nov 18 2012 says:

Anyone got this problem?I don't see the game in my all games menu, what is happening?I placed it in the sourcemods folder.

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Hellmonkey1982 Oct 23 2012 says:

Howdy, Hellmonkey here, Keep this mod on the download list! (smod outbreak was a nightmare for fans on this site) even if its broken for the orange box engine. here's a quick fix for any smod mod from what I understand

Download and install the mod of course.

change the text on gameinfo.txt by changing the "SteamAppId" from 220 to 215 (you will need source sdk base 2006 its on steam)

You can play the mod now, but there is a problem. There arent any maps!

there are 3 fixes for this, You can install your own maps, Make your own, or use gcfscape to extract maps from whatever game you wish. it worked for me, i installed the cs:s maps on my original smod

if you tried this on smod tactical and it didnt work, that sucks.

if it did work, like the smod classic worked for me, cheers!

you can download gcfscape from nem's tools.

if i forgot anything correct me. these mods ain't dead. there are quick, easy fixes. i have all the cs:s maps (with some materials and models for the maps) on smod classic

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