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The World Opponent Network 2 (more commonly known as WON2) is the popular multiplayer network that allows players to play Half-Life MODs or any GoldSrc game or mod again as they used to play before WON went down. In the past, the WON2 network gave people a choice to avoid Steam and continue playing on the old WON system, but enjoy some of the enhancements that Steam brought. Today it is the largest unofficial multiplayer gaming network in the world.
* It appears that Valve Software regards WON2 with suspicion and hostility. In March 2006 a takedown notice cost the project its host, forcing the project offline between approximately the 18th and the 24th of that month. Later the host claimed that within two weeks it would stop offering webhosting services altogether, indicating that the takedown notice was not the primary reason services were lost.
* The WON2 network's legal status has been questioned by some, from country to country. The project maintains that it is within the bounds of Valve's EULA for Half-Life, although it notes that all recent Valve games now forbid modifications like theirs. WON2 also mentions that in some countries the server patch used to circumvent the authentication servers would be illegal to use. The project has offered its own legal analysis on the subject , although so far no legal action has been pursued beyond takedown notices. People within the WON2 project believe Valve can do very little to shut them down, due to its decentralized nature and that it is run primarily from outside of the United States.
Besides Counter-Strike 1.5, these other games and Modifications are playable through WON2:
Originally posted by Ben on NeuWON on 01-22-2018 03:46
Its been a few years that some of you have waited, but it is finally here!
below you will find the links for the 22.214.171.124 client patch, 126.96.36.199 hlds patch and 188.8.131.52 linux hlds patch.
For a list of changes/fixes go to the download page
NOTE: Antivirus software will say this is a virus because it injects half-life, without injecting into hl memory there would be no http downloading or crash prevention
Half-Life 184.108.40.206 Client Patch:
I wish i had time to write a nice news article, but lately ive been VERY short on time.
Have fun guys! hopefully this will help jumpstart the community!
Upcoming NeuWON patch releases (hopefully within the month):
Throne of Darkness
New announcement posted on NeuWON Official Messages board .
That's right, Public NeuWON beta testing for Homeworld and Cataclysm begins now .
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You can now create your own Homeworld Dedicated server on the NeuWON Network using the next package .
You can now create your own Cataclysm Dedicated server on the NeuWON Network using the next package .
NeuWON Patch for Cataclysm is out, get it here , Just make sure that your Homeworld copy is updated to 1.0.1 then simply extract it in your main Cataclysm...
NeuWON Patch for Homeworld is out, get it here , Just make sure that your Homeworld copy is updated to 1.05 then simply extract it in your main Homeworld...
The tarball of the other Server download on ModDB that you get after running the bin file. The reason for this upload is due to the fact the bin file...
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