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Day of Defeat: Source

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Description

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.

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Day of Defeat: Source Windows Storage of explosives
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Donner map
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Antiaircraft gun (map dod_colmar)
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Church in the map dod_jagd

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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2404.org PC Gaming Windows Oct 07, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
Strategy Informer Windows Oct 30, 2005 8.6 out of 10 86
IGN Windows Sep 27, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
GameSpot Windows Oct 03, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Apr 27, 2006 16 out of 20 80
FiringSquad Windows Oct 07, 2005 74 out of 100 74
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Nov 02, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Factornews Windows Jul 31, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Windows Oct 31, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
1UP Windows Oct 05, 2005 6 out of 10 60

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