Snow-War is a Half-Life mod based around snowballs fights.

When you spawn to Snow-War server, you first have one snowball.

To make more you just have to press "make snowball" button. You can carry maximum of 3 snowballs at time unless you find ballbag power-up. You can see the amount of snowballs in the lower-right corner.

You can throw your snowball by pressing and releasing the throw snowball button, and the longer you hold the button, the longer the ball will fly. It's actually very simple, but because the ball is lot slower than bullet, hitting some one moving is very hard.
And that's the point that makes Snow-War sessions very intensive -or frustrative, depending how bad you are :-)

To gain frags in Snow-War, you must hit someone with snowball usually two times. You can see your own health level on the temperature meter. When it reaches zero, you have been fragged!

More information of different game modes and power-ups can be found in the manual that comes with Snow-War install.

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Snow-War Anniversary!

11 years ago News 4 comments

30.12.2000, 4 years ago Snow-War site went public. It has been a long road, but I think it was worth it. Despite all the difficulties we have managed to make several releases over the years. As we know many (most) mods never manage to get release out, so I am definately happy Snow-War got beyond the concepts.

And aa celebration of the event, I made Snow-War Classic Map Pack for you all!
It contains 13 maps for Snow-War 2.0. They are from older releases, except sw_industrial3 and sw_snowvalley. Maps included are ctf_riverside, kotm_fort, sw_backyard, sw_badtaste1_snowfall, sw_cool, sw_cream, sw_creambase, sw_ferret, sw_frostbite, sw_industrial3, sw_lake, sw_playgroundII and sw_snowvalley.

Although time has driven past on some of the graphics in maps, they should still provide the same good ol' gameplay they did back then!

Here are some pics of what you can expect:

You can find the pack in Snow-War site right under the Snow-War 2.0 release.

So happy New Year and Snow-Wars 4-year Anniversary!

-Teemu from Snow-War Team

Snow-War 2.0 is RELEASED!

11 years ago News 1 comment

I am so happy to announce that Snow-War 2.0 is now available for download! Here are some stats from this release: -Steam support -19 maps -12 player models...

Snow-War 2.0 Linux Server released!

11 years ago News 0 comments

We have released the linux server files for upcoming Snow-War 2.0! The windows client/server version should be released within this week. Basically everything...

Snow-War Screenshots

11 years ago News 7 comments

Snow-War website at has updated with 12 new screenshots. They are from our beta testing sessions and as you can see, things are going good! Here are 3...

Snow-War host change!

11 years ago News 0 comments

I'd like to announce the lauch of our website on a new host, HL Gaming! They were nice enough to host us since our previous host was becoming difficult...

Snow War v2.1

Snow War v2.1

6 years ago Full Version 20 comments

Version 2.1 of this mod is difficut to find (and on the website the link no longer works) so I thought I might aswell upload it even though I did not...

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WeaselsLair Oct 17 2014 says:

Just a reminder, that the LAST SNOW-WAR SERVER ON THE PLANET is still up!

Connection information:

... just in time for X-Mas 2014!

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WeaselsLair Mar 25 2013 says:

The "Snow-War Lives!" server is back, yet-again - after yet another and hosting-provider change, and consequent and IP address change. Bot's are also now enabled, so that there is always someone/something to play with!

Weasel's Lair Page:
Game-Tracker Page:
Game-Monitor Search:

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WeaselsLair Aug 18 2011 says:

Updated "Snow-War Lives" game server information (after recent IP address change)

Game-Tracker Page:
Game-Monitor Search:
Weasel's Lair Page:

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L3d Aug 7 2012 replied:

i really need to start picking up on this again ,steam allmost does it for me hehe :P

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dwsadsa Oct 4 2010 says:

when i tried to make a server it was missing .cfg and .sc files :(

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WeaselsLair Nov 9 2010 replied:

I have a dedicated Snow-War server up (again). You can just join that ...

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WeaselsLair Aug 18 2010 says:

[EI]Snow-War server info ...

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SUPER_Tank Oct 11 2010 replied:

Well, link is broken. However it's a interesting mod!

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WeaselsLair Jul 8 2010 says:

Snow-War server is back on-line.
Finally got around to getting a Snow-War server running again.
Just search for it on the Steam "servers" list (after you install the client, download link available on this site).
Snow-War bots are not setup yet, but maybe in the next few days.

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Petrick Nov 22 2010 replied:

Maybe you can put bot or two online?

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