SourceForts is a Half Life 2: Deathmatch mod where Combine and Rebels face off in capture-the-flag action with a big twist. Players build bases and other structures with blocks and plates in the "build phase" to protect themselves and their team's flag (which is actually a ball), and then duke it out and try to capture the enemy's flag in the "combat phase". Once the combat phase has ended, it's back to build, where players can repair, improve, and change their creations to ready them for the next combat phase.

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SourceForts is still alive, and we're here with some images from the new version!

Posted by Snuffy on Apr 3rd, 2011

Hey everyone! I just wanted to give you a quick update on what's going on behind the scenes. As some of you might have noticed, there was an alpha checklist in the dev forums, that lists the features we need to finish to reach our first alpha. As you'll also notice, that list is very nearly complete

Also, I have fixed the Linux build, a very tricky issue - it took almost a whole month to find that crazy memory corruption, but everything works now! While we're talking about bugs, I've cleaned up and fixed a LOT of warnings and errors! Server startup and shutdown is a nice thing to see now - and, as a bonus, performance was improved!

We're getting close to a feature-complete build, and then we'll start ironing out the gameplay. Stay tuned, because we'll be looking for a new batch of testers very, very soon. As a bonus, here's some screenshots from ph_gulch, one of the new maps for Haven, completed by our very own 013109!

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Shirk
Shirk Apr 3 2011 says:

neat

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Deathace13
Deathace13 Apr 3 2011 says:

I am suprised! But I am more glad then suprised to see this mod is still alive!

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ponpat
ponpat Apr 4 2011 replied:

I understand your feelings and I share them with you... It is such a nice moment *tears of happieness* (no this is not ironic, I loved to play this mod and was sad that it looked like it was dead, so I am really happy bout this "project defilibrator"-News )

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goirdin
goirdin Apr 3 2011 says:

kewl

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DarkPivot
DarkPivot Apr 3 2011 says:

Still alive?! YESSSSSSSSSSSSS

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Gradius
Gradius Apr 3 2011 says:

Great, I love Sourceforts but there havent been any servers for months.

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scottystreet
scottystreet Apr 4 2011 says:

I used to love sourceforts, but nobody is ever playing it... So now I haven't played it for about 6 months. I gotta say though, this game is AWSOME!

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Valhyn
Valhyn Apr 4 2011 says:

I very much like this mod its just 1 problem
The Servers i used to play on arent Australian connection Friendly so i cant play that well

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saschko937
saschko937 Apr 4 2011 says:

great news!

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+GoldenCat+
+GoldenCat+ Apr 4 2011 says:

Can't wait!

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Darius0101
Darius0101 Apr 4 2011 says:

Good to see its alive :)

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medve
medve Apr 4 2011 says:

anybody still playing this?

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cW#Ravenblood Apr 4 2011 says:

Really cool, I like the new block placing method!

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orygin
orygin Apr 4 2011 says:

Would it be possible to have a look at what you have fixed in the SDK for it to work better on linux ?

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Twitwi
Twitwi Apr 4 2011 says:

*Burst into portal song.
This is great news!

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk] Apr 4 2011 says:

Great this was the only ever hl2 mod i really liked.

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Torabi
Torabi Apr 4 2011 says:

Oh wow. I got nothing more to say really.

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salem5
salem5 Apr 4 2011 says:

Haha, First April, good one :D

Oh, it is the fourth already? Well, I guess I can get up my hope again :)

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azgag Creator
azgag Apr 4 2011 replied:

no this is real :D

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Lancelot_59
Lancelot_59 Apr 4 2011 says:

Yay! This is one of my favorite mods! Nice to see you're not dead!

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sappy_nirv_bg
sappy_nirv_bg Apr 5 2011 says:

looking good, nice control points ;)

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Dra6o0n
Dra6o0n Apr 6 2011 says:

Typical HL2 weaponry doesn't suffice for this game... We need SourceFort weapons that makes more sense other than Combines and Rebels...

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