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Day of Defeat (Windows)

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Description

Day of Defeat is an online game from the makers of Half-Life and Counter-Strike. The game takes place during WWII in Europe. The player joins a team of an elite military squad in deep battle.

This game first started out as a Half-Life MOD for download. Now available for retail is version 1.0.

The elite teams are made up of different player classes. Some of these are the scout, infantry, sergeant, and machine gunner. Each player class has a unique arsenal at their disposal.

The game has a large collection of missions based on historical battles. Plus there are many additional missions that are available for download that have been created by the online development community.

New features:
  • British troops
  • Enhanced FX for smoke, fire, rain, etc.
  • New sounds and music
  • Updated player and item models
  • New maps
  • Completely overhauled interface - supports in and out of game configuration, server browser and more.

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Day of Defeat Windows If killed, you will see a spectating screen, in which you can see what your remaining team mates are doing.
Day of Defeat Windows Team selection screen
Day of Defeat Windows The pistol can be considered a useful weapon if handled with "care".
Day of Defeat Windows The game also features a separate minimap for a better view of the battlefield.

Alternate Titles

  • "胜利之日" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "DoD" -- Common abbreviation

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The Press Says

GameSpot May 22, 2003 8.1 out of 10 81
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Aug 02, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameStar (Germany) May, 2003 78 out of 100 78
Armchair Empire, The Jun 15, 2003 7.7 out of 10 77
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 2003 75 out of 100 75
PC Zone Benelux Jul, 2003 75 out of 100 75
Gamesdog Dec 15, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Joystick (French) Jun, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Digital Entertainment News (den) Aug 21, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Super Play Jun, 2003 6 out of 10 60

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Corn Popper (69577) added Day of Defeat (Windows) on May 20, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Alsy (15436) and Sciere (249660)