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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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!

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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!

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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

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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!

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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

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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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dwsadsa
dwsadsa

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

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WeaselsLair
WeaselsLair

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

hlds.enhancedinterrogators.com:28023

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WeaselsLair
WeaselsLair

[EI]Snow-War server info ...
EnhancedInterrogators.com

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SUPER_Tank
SUPER_Tank

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

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WeaselsLair
WeaselsLair

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
Petrick

Maybe you can put bot or two online?

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connorkapooh
connorkapooh

Dude its too late theres no snow

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Tronald
Tronald

It looks aweome but no ones playing :P.

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Petrick
Petrick

Yea, we need to get even 1 active server.

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killerjokeako
killerjokeako

i can't start the installer!
>:(

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Petrick
Petrick

Have any error messages or?

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