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Day of Defeat: Source

MobyRank MobyScore
Linux
...
2.0
Macintosh
...
2.0
Windows
78
3.5
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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 Installation of explosives
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Killing enemy
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Donner map
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Map dod_flash

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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The Press Says

2404.org PC Gaming Windows Oct 07, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
Game Watcher 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
MacLife Macintosh Nov 17, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Apr 27, 2006 16 out of 20 80
FiringSquad Windows Oct 07, 2005 74 out of 100 74
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 2005 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Nov 02, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpy Windows Oct 31, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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