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: Smod-tactical.com

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 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

Aug 1, 2008 Full Version 150 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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Half_life_Player
Half_life_Player Jul 22 2012, 11:10am says:

Please SMOD: Tactical Developer's Group don't give up on this mod
Please come back and finish what you have started

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FiredFox3
FiredFox3 Jun 16 2012, 8:05pm says:

Ok ok. so win. Download here yo mod.

+2 votes     reply to comment
EugenefromZPS
EugenefromZPS Jun 8 2012, 11:50am says:

is this mod DEAD??!!

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darkfreeman
darkfreeman Jul 19 2012, 9:56pm replied:

for know yes but hopefully there will be a patch for this mod when hes done with under hell

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Roxas1123
Roxas1123 Jun 5 2012, 6:07am says:

Idiots. When will you learn that SMOD Tactical is BROKEN?! Go to Project Life's page. It's the same exact thing, but fixed.
Tactical is broken because of a huge upgrade where Half-Life 2 started running on Episode 2's engine, and thus, this mod wasn't upgraded with it.

+4 votes     reply to comment
cahal89
cahal89 Oct 13 2012, 9:13pm replied:

Yeah. Apparently people can't see the the many bright red "ERROR" markers all over this mod.

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Ch4ve
Ch4ve May 11 2012, 7:27am says:

GUYS GET "Smod:Tactical Project-Live" its is the working version of smod:tactical.

Smod got destroyed because of the gay hl2 update.

+4 votes     reply to comment
nayster13
nayster13 May 4 2012, 12:47pm says:

how come when i got on this game on half life 2 level none of the charters talk

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FiredFox3
FiredFox3 Apr 28 2012, 4:26pm buried:

(buried)

Fail Mod.
90% - don't work
More 'unknown command' in console, no zombies in zombie map, no blood, epic fail. I have HL2DM & HL2 on Steam.

-8 votes     reply to comment
MattmanDude Online
MattmanDude Jun 10 2012, 5:53pm replied:

Youtube.com

Look up Smod Tactical Project Life

+1 vote     reply to comment
BlackHand27
BlackHand27 Jun 17 2012, 3:36pm replied:

Yeah really funny *******.

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