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Day of Defeat: Source

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Linux
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Macintosh
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2.0
Windows
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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 Main menu
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Map dod_kalt
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Class selection screen (Wehrmacht)
Day of Defeat: Source Windows Class selection screen (U.S. Army)

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
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
Fragland.net Windows Mar 22, 2006 83.5 out of 100 84
IGN Windows Sep 27, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2005 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot Windows Oct 03, 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Feb 20, 2006 8 out of 10 80
FiringSquad Windows Oct 07, 2005 74 out of 100 74
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 2005 70 out of 100 70

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