Day of Defeat: Source

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The classic WWII infantry multiplayer mod for Half-Life, updated with the Half-Life 2 engine and distributed exclusively through Steam. Along with a huge leap in general graphics and sound quality, DoD: Source also uses Half-Life 2's famous physics engine and HDR lighting.

The core gameplay is mostly unchanged from the original DoD. It still pits two units of WWII infantry against each other, often at maps depicting sites of historical skirmishes. Players may choose from specialized classes such as scouts, snipers, and heavy support gunners. Teamplay is extremely important; a unit of lone wolves with exceptional individual skill won't stand a chance against a unit of averagely skilled players who really support each other.


Day of Defeat: Source Windows Installation of explosives
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Argentan map
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Class selection screen (Wehrmacht)
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Donner map

Alternate Titles

  • "胜利之日: 起源" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Shengli zhi Ri: Qiyuan" -- Chinese title
  • "DoD:S" -- Common abbreviation
  • "デイ オブ ヂィフィート: ソース" -- Japanese spelling

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UOL Jogos Windows Feb 17, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
IGN Windows Sep 27, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
Shooterplanet Windows May 04, 2008 81 out of 100 81
GameSpot Windows Oct 03, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81 Windows Apr 27, 2006 16 out of 20 80
MacLife Macintosh Nov 17, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
FiringSquad Windows Oct 07, 2005 74 out of 100 74
GameSpy Windows Oct 31, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Factornews Windows Jul 31, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Nov 02, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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