Guide
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Install utility HLDS Update Tool.This program was created by the very Valve, and allow you to download files directly to the server.To do this, create a shortcut file HldsUpdateTool.exe, open the properties, and in line with the executable file append: -command update -game valve -dir #, where # - address where installed HLDS.Console appears type DOS, which will reflect the results of the download, the duration of which will depend on the speed of your Internet.
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Download any dedicated game forum Metamod.This utility is designed fans need to install on the server a number of necessary plug-ins.Archive files unpack at valveaddonsmetamod, then file liblist.gam (located in the directory valve) line gamedll "dllshl.
dll" to replace gamedll "addonsmetamodmetamod.dll" - this activates the program.
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Pick plugins to install on your server.Those on the Internet a huge number: some allow you to move objects and others are administered on a server role-playing elements, and others make access to the rights of the administrator easier.An excellent example of the latter type of extensions - Amx Mod X, which allows you to control the game right from the many nuances of the gameplay.
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Configure the server.You can do this by editing the file sever.cfg, located in the folder valve.Open the document in a text editor.Change should be a string hostname "My Server" - quoted enter the server name;Set Rates for string is a list of the parameters match with numerical values ‚Äč‚Äčthat are amenable freestyle editing under // cheat and fun modes you will find opportunities avtopritselivaniya and enable cheats.
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Open the properties of the shortcut hlds.exe.In the address bar enter the following parameters: hlds.exe -console + sv_lan 0 -insecure -game valve -nomaster + maxplayers 21 + map de_dust + port 27015 + ip 255.255.255.255 + exec listip.cfg.In sum, it can be interpreted as "start-up Half-life (game valve) at 255.255.255.255:27015 (ip, port) on the map de_dust (map) to 21 players (maxplayers) without the support of steam (nomaster) and without a password (insecure). "Save the changes and run the game using this shortcut.