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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4 comments by Zilppuri on Dec 31st, 2004

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

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Snow War v2.1

Snow War v2.1

Dec 19, 2009 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 May 2 2008, 7:27pm says:

Udate information for [LADT] Old-School Servers (including SnowWar):

Snow-War (an HL mod):
Runs a few bots.

Buzzy-Bots (an HL mod):
Sorry, not bots available.

Monkey-Strike (an HL mod):
Sorry, not bots available.

Half-Life Multi-Player:
Runs a few bots.

Team Fortress Classic:
Runs a few bots.

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WeaselsLair May 9 2008, 11:05pm replied:

The port number of the server changed a few times as I moved the game from one machine to another. Just search Game-Moitor for [LADT] servers, and it should be on the list with the current IP and port.

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WeaselsLair Apr 29 2008, 12:24am says:

Download links ...

Base client install (ver 2.0) ...

Files to setup 2.0 server (added to base HLDS installation, not included) ...

Upgrade DLLs to bring up from ver 2.0 to ver 2.1 (client or server) ...

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Aefrik Mar 1 2008, 5:06pm says:

Download please?

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WeaselsLair Apr 30 2008, 9:01pm replied:

Fresh download links now posted.

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Poka Jan 31 2008, 1:27pm says:

Poka's Snow-War Server
Maxplayers: 10
Location: Finland

Server has been up for 6 months or so but haven't seen many players. Join now and keep this awesome mod alive!

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Only-Dave Jun 11 2007, 11:02pm says:

still fun! to bad any real time hal-life fans dotn play this any more. i still play this some times with friends

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WeaselsLair Jun 16 2006, 2:34pm says:

Anybody want to be a Snow-War server admin?

Maybe if I delegate out some AMX-Mod administrative privledges to people who will bring in other friends, the server will actually get some use.

So, if you want to be an admin on the "Snow-War Lives!" server, send me a private message (PM) with the following information:

Your SteamID
Your Name
Your E-Mail Address
How many friends you would bring to this server every once in a while

Obvbiously, if I delegate admin privledges to you, here are the rules that go along with that:

Don't be a jerk.
Keep the swearing to a minimum, there may be children on.
Be very selective about who you kick/ban (if anyone).

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WeaselsLair Dec 1 2005, 12:09am says:

Snow-War server is up! (actually it has been for years) Connect to:

Live server status on the web is available at:

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unit12 Nov 29 2005, 1:36pm says:

yo its so cool lol

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