Fast multiplayer action set in the Half-Life 2 universe! HL2's physics adds a new dimension to deathmatch play. Play straight deathmatch or try Combine vs. Resistance teamplay.
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The dedicated server component can be run as a Windows Service using FireDaemon Pro, which allows you to have the dedicated server start automatically at boot prior to login, start multiple instances of the dedicated server and more. First download and extract SteamCMD. Next edit the properties of the shortcut and in the target box, at the end of it with a space before the following , put:. Now click the shortcut you created and let it run to download the Half-Life 2: Deathmatch server files. It might take a few hours to update everything. You should also run the shortcut every week or so to grab the latest server updates. Make sure to stop your server first. HL2DM uses one configuration file to store its settings.
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LinuxGSM is the command-line tool for quick, simple deployment and management of Linux dedicated game servers. SteamCMD by Valve is used to install and update this game server. Steam uses appid Update history is available from SteamDB.
Updated Wednesday, October 7, , by Davide Beatrici. Hl2 is a multiplayer, first-person shooter video game. This guide is written for a non-root user.