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 Apr 3 2011, 7:56pm says:


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Deathace13 Apr 3 2011, 8:09pm says:

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

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ponpat Apr 4 2011, 1:32am 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 Apr 3 2011, 10:02pm says:


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DarkPivot Apr 3 2011, 10:05pm says:


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Gradius Apr 3 2011, 10:11pm says:

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

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scottystreet Apr 4 2011, 3:22am 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 Apr 4 2011, 4:20am 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 Apr 4 2011, 5:59am says:

great news!

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+GoldenCat+ Apr 4 2011, 7:30am says:

Can't wait!

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Darius0101 Apr 4 2011, 8:45am says:

Good to see its alive :)

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medve Apr 4 2011, 9:05am says:

anybody still playing this?

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cW#Ravenblood Apr 4 2011, 10:45am says:

Really cool, I like the new block placing method!

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orygin Apr 4 2011, 11:56am 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 Apr 4 2011, 1:14pm says:

*Burst into portal song.
This is great news!

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Kamikazi[Uk] Apr 4 2011, 1:49pm says:

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

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Torabi Apr 4 2011, 2:20pm says:

Oh wow. I got nothing more to say really.

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salem5 Apr 4 2011, 5:34pm 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 Apr 4 2011, 5:42pm replied:

no this is real :D

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Lancelot_59 Apr 4 2011, 7:47pm says:

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

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sappy_nirv_bg Apr 5 2011, 8:23pm says:

looking good, nice control points ;)

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Dra6o0n Apr 6 2011, 5:28pm 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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