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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Mrfantastic40 Aug 16 2011 says:

hey plz help i have an HUD problem when i sprint it shows K K K K K

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DerekSmith3 Jul 28 2011 says:

hello. I posted this way back but it has disappeared into the comments.
To fix the mod, all you have to do is go to the smod folder, which should be within /sourcemods/. You should find a file called gameinfo.txt, open this file, and replace the number 220 with 215.

This is because it by default loads from half life 2 (SteamAppID 220), although valve updated half life 2 to run on the new engine. the SteamAppID 215 specifies the engine itself, rather than the game.

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Mrfantastic40 Aug 17 2011 replied:

no thing is there anything else it didn't work

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DerekSmith3 Jul 28 2011 replied:

as for the HDR-recompiled maps, this will not solve it. This problem only affects SOME maps, though.

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ThisIsVegas Jul 24 2011 says:

I have other problem. Why game freeze when I load map? (Except Setting Map

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ThisIsVegas Jul 24 2011 says:

Ignore comment under this comment. I fixed.

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ThisIsVegas Jul 24 2011 says:

Why I play on steam and not work. But, weapon, HUD and enemies model are changed into SMOD Tactical models. Kick, bullet time, third person camera, Blood effct don't work.

Is it required Source SDK 2006, 2007?

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grzyb Jul 11 2011 says:

hey, are you still alive?

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CankerousJak12 Jul 21 2011 replied:

ACTUALLY it is still alive (well now it is), BUT that mod is not their main concern, they made another mod called Smod:Redux and they are updating IT, but in fact they said "Please keep in mind that making a proper fix for these issues has been difficult because i do not have the source code to SMOD, and therefore cannot make the changes needed to make SMOD fully compatible with the new update. My current commitment to SMOD: Tactical also prevents me from doing a full update at this time." so yeah, and if you want to see for yourself, go to SO this mod is alive again. I rest my case

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Flowermouth Jul 14 2011 replied:

No, Onemanshow rage quitted and left it.

It's broken and no-ones gonna fix it apart from the community.

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Gmanawesomeness Jul 19 2011 replied:

Sarcasm right there?

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