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Nems ToolsExtremely useful tools for Source modding
HalfLife.netAnother Half-Life website from back in the day
KV File GeneratorOnline tool that automatically generates a formatted .kv file based on your selection for CS:GO
Source RunsSource runs is a great site documenting and supporting community members who attempt record breaking speed runs through GoldSrc and Source Engine games.
The Razzer TutorialsTutorials for Source mapping (Deutsch)
CS:VelocityOnce another vibrant community from the Counter Strike golden days
WunderboyVery useful Tools and Tutorials for Source Modding
FacepunchGreat website with plenty of tutorials many of which focus on Garry’s mod but none the less a very useful website
hldsOfficial mailing for Half-Life Dedicated Servers
TenFourOnce a great review site.
MapeadoresSpanish modding Tutorials
SlackillerTutorials, textures and maps for Source
VERCVERC Collective (Valve Editing Resource Center) website no longer exists but can be traversed on the wayback machine, Predecessor to VDC
Weapons of Counter-Strike: Condition ZeroWeapons of Counter-Strike: Condition Zero
Team Fortress WikiEncyclopedia of Team Fortress
Black MesaBlack Mesa is a re-envisioning of Valve Software's classic science fiction first person shooter, Half-Life. Powered by Source Engine, You will re-visit the inaugural role of Gordon Freeman and his memorable journey through the Black Mesa Research Facility.
ammahlsTutorials for Sven Co-op
The WadfatherContains some useful links to tutorials
The Weapons Workshopprovided downloads to Hl Models.
ChaincraftOlden goldie here with some very useful modding tips on goldsrc
HL ImprovementThriving Modding Community
Dota IIThe Official Dota 2 Website
csgo_serversOfficial mailing for CS:GO Servers
Halfwit 2HL2 mapping and tutorials, general information
EGIR.DKProvided a vibrant forum and tutorial collection back in the day
Official twitter for CS:GOOfficial twitter for CS:GO
Half-Life WikiAnother great wiki covering Half-Life
Weapons of InsurgencyWeapons of Insurgency
Grinder74Another Polish community dedicated to Half-Life
Background RadiationUnfortunately dead, this site provided prefabs back in the day
NerdChowCoding tutorial for Half-Life
Weapons of Counter-StrikeWeapons of Counter-Strike
Weapons of Black MesaWeapons of Black Mesa
ModDotaGreat resource for modding Dota II
Where is Gordon FreemanThis website is a timeline documenting the range of fascinating events that have happened between Gordon Freeman’s most recent appearance in 2007 and his yet-to-be-announced next appearance in the franchise.
Gaming-Models.deDownload free models for use in your mods
Official twitter for L4DOfficial twitter for L4D
Planet FortressTeam Fortress Based fan site
Half-Life 2The Official Half-Life 2 Website
World of Level DesignTutorials on Mapping for many platforms
scmapdbTutorials for Sven Co-op
HL2 Mods.ruA Russian Mod Review site for Source Games
Appalachian Killing GroundsOld site with large collection of tutorials
Half-Life SDK2 ResourcesGood site for getting up and running with the old SDK
Half-Life Beginners guideDecent attempt to make it easier for newbs to come to grips with the SDK
69th VlatitudeGood oldschool tuts and resources can be found here
Game EditFew small tutorials on HL1 mapping
Type 3 studiosSource Engine mapping and tutorials
Weapons of Vampire the Masquerade: BloodlinesWeapons of Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines
ChaosincarnateTools and Tutorials for Source Modding
WallwormModeling tools for Max
valvenewsOld site for news on Half-Life
Half-Life ProgrammingGreat resource for Half-Life coding
Weapons of Half-LifeWeapons of Half-Life
HL SpainSpanish blog covering Half-Life 1 Mods
Half-Life ComicComical take on the Half-Life Universe
isolated-design.deA good resource for GoldSrc modding tutorials
pcosmos.caCollection of Half-Life and Opposing Force Mods
Texture StudioOld texture resource for Half-Life, contains some tutorials
Amphibian ModsAnother great resource for modding, unfortunately lost in Valvetime
hlds_linuxOfficial mailing for Half-Life Dedicated Servers on Linux
Team Fortress 2The Official Team Fortress Website
Arbitrary ImpositionSite dedicated to the Gman and his sightings
Jinx's MapsGreat little site with some good tutorials and resources on Half-life
nashalifeRussian Modding site for Half-Life
Half-Life ArrangementFew small tutorials for Source
Left 4 Dead 2The Official Left 4 Dead 2 Website
Half-Life Programming Planetplenty of good old tutorials here for Half-Life
100 Half-Life 1 Mods100 of Half-Life 1's best Mods hand picked by Andrej Mernik
Weapons of Insurgency 2Weapons of Insurgency 2
Counter MapUseful maps and Tutorials for CS 1.6 and CS:S
Half Life Saganot useful for modders but a must read for those interested in the half-life Universe
Half-Life MuseumA good break down of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, unfortunately it is no longer live.
Level Design TheoryBlog documenting single player map creation for Half-Life 2 and other Source Games
ValvetimeGreat source of news on everything Valve related.
Alien Swarm WikiEncyclopedia of Alien Swarm
Run Think Shoot LiveA great community website for all things valve related. Focused on mods, tutorials and the expression of the community. Previously known as Planet Phillip.
Valve Developer Unionthe Valve Developer Union’s goal is to preserve the toolset and knowledge for modding Quake-based games, including games built off Valve Corporation’s GoldSrc and Source engines.
Half-Life Editing ResourceSimilar to VERC, decent collection of tutorials here as well as downloads
Mr Funeral ModsTalented Source Modder with good quality Tutorials
hl2worldNo longer exists but was once the defacto source of tutorials for HL2 Modding
HLDS 101Cool resource explaining how to use the Half-Life Dedicated Server
Weapons of Source Film MakerWeapons of Source Film Maker
3kliksphilipTalented CSS and CS:GO Mapper with a wealth of Tutorials
Half-Life Physics ReferenceThe Half-Life Physics Reference is a wonderful site with un-official documentation on the GoldSrc Engine.
Garrys BlogFrom the creator of Garrys mod comes Garrys Blog...
Resource CodeOld site with large collection of coding tutorials written in German
Half-Life Beta ProjectNice little russian site covering Half-Life designed around the old steam colors.
dying2killAustralian & NewZealand based Gaming Community
HL2DBAnother lost site that had some promise back in the day.
No DrawGreat Blog detailing concepts when it comes to TF2 map creation
Mach IIIDecent site from the old days covering Half-Life
Editing ArchiveThe Archive serves as a gathering point for people interested in games and game development. The Archive has various features to help unite the community, and bring them together.
Steam ReviewSite covering interesting facts about Steam
Official twitter for Valve SoftwareOfficial twitter for Valve Software
TWHLSource, GoldSrc tutorials, active forums, friendly community
WavelengthSource, GoldSrc tutorials, inactive forums, mostly defunct, use the wayback machine to get some missing pages
RadiumOld Map rating and review site
Ask YahnQuestions put to Valve Employee Yahn Bernier
Modding AreaGreat French community for Modding resources.
nextwishOld site with useful info on modding for GoldSrc
Half-Life DeathMatch GuideGuides for succeeding in HL1DM
Half Life ExpressOld site for news on Half-Life
HL2 CodingProgramming Tutorials for HL2
Weapons of Team Fortress 2Weapons of Team Fortress 2
Podcast 17Another great collection of podcasts on anything steam, valve or source related
Weapons of Counter-Strike: SourceWeapons of Counter-Strike: Source
Counter Server MapsAnother unfortunately dead resource that supplied plenty of downloads and tutorials
LeakfreeSome useful tutorials on mapping with Source
UbermicroCommunity of tutorials on mapping and modding
Planet Half-LifeOnce one of the greatest sources for everything HL2, is now shutdown with Gamespy’s closure
Action Half-LifeUseful maps and Tutorials (use the wayback machine to navigate)
Left 4 Dead WikiEncyclopedia of Left 4 Dead
Official twitter for DOTA2Official twitter for DOTA2
Mortal DevGreat website with links to useful resources
Garry's Mod WikiWiki with useful information for developers and gamers playing with Garry's Mod
When its doneSome tutorials on HL1 development
The Mighty AtomGreat little selection of some of the harder to find resources on Half-life
metrocopComics from Source engines games, specifically Garrys Mod.
Handy VandalDecent oldschool resource for half-life modding
Vanilla Capsuledecent pipe tutorial for Hammer
Botmans BotsDecent starting point for modding the SDK
taz00Some useful source modding tips can be crawled here
Counter-Strike PlanetGreat old mapping resource for Counter strike.
Half-Life LibraryThis site focuses more on user generated content like custom maps, modifications, videos, models, clans and more for all of Valve's games.
Counter Strike WikiEncyclopedia of Counter Strike
Weapons of Day of DefeatWeapons of Day of Defeat
headcrab.plPolish community dedicated to Half-Life
Half Life ZoneSmall site for Half life related content
Left 4 DeadThe Official Left 4 Dead Website
hl2modcentralA site that had a wealth of useful tutorials but unfortunately lost.
Steampowered ForumsThe Original Official Steam Forums
Petes PlaceOld coding tutorials
HL2SpainSpanish site covering everything Source
Half-Life WikiEncyclopedia of Half-Life
Phineas BotBots for Half-Life and tutorials
SourceWikiOnce had some good coding tutorials and offered help, unfortunately lost.
Day of Defeat WikiEncyclopedia of Day of Defeat
Design 3 (Noesis)Big collection of high quality Source engine tutorials (paid)
Halflife2.filefrontHuge collection of downloads for Half Life and Source
The FixxxerGood collection of coding tutorials here
Half-Life [GameHut]Old site with walkthroughs on half-life
modsentryGreat resource covering popular game mods
Weapons of Day of Defeat: SourceWeapons of Day of Defeat: Source
Alien Swarm:Single Player BlogGreat Blog based on the Single player conversion mod for Alien Swarm
Half-Life 2: Episode 1The Official Half-Life 2: Episode 1 Website
Weapons of Half-Life 2Weapons of Half-Life 2
CeskemodyCzech Modding site with both GoldSrc and Source Content
hlcodersOfficial mailing for Half-Life Coders
Half-Life Nostalgia ProjectCollection of screens and info prior to the release of Half-Life. another victim to gamespys untimely demise.
/r/csmapmakers/r/csmapmakers Prefabshosted multitudes of prefabs for half-life
Half-Life HQOnce a very busy site for Half-Life
hlds_announceOfficial mailing for Half-Life Dedicated Server Announce
EditLifeOne of the older sites dedicated to mapping and resources. No longer live :(
NetdayMap hosting site including but not limited to Valve Games
SteamcastGreat collection of Podcasts on everything VALVe
RvanhoornHalf-Life 2 Map Editing Optimization Guide
half-life.ruActive Russian Modding Community
Half-Life 2: Episode 2The Official Half-Life 2: Episode 2 Website
GoldSrc GoldExhibiting and preserving the great look and feel of Goldsource engine games & mods from days gone bye.
Official mailing listsAsk questions related to mapping, coding and steam services through each mailing list, view the archives as well!
Half-Life PortalGerman site covering Valves games
ModMaticMod review site from the developer of Minerva
Half-LifeThe Official Half-Life Website
Weapons of Firearms: SourceWeapons of Firearms: Source
HLFXActive Russian Modding Community
Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Counter Strike: SourceThe Official Counter-Strike Website
HalfLife Control UnitGreat web resource for Half-Life
HL2DM UniversityHalf-Life 2 Deathmatch based community resource.
Half-Life FalloutOne of the better communities for Half-life content
Half-life Coding IndexOld site indexing the coding tutorials available for half-life
MaxofS2DGifted movie maker and modeler who worked extensively with Source...
Dota WikiEncyclopedia of Dota
Game BananaOne of the original game modding websites (previously known as FPS Banana)
The WallGerman Mapping community with a wealth of Tutorials
Weapons of Counter-Strike: Global OffensiveWeapons of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Official twitter for TF2Official twitter for TF2
Map CoreLegendary Half-life Based Mapping Resource with a Vibrant community
VosseyActive French Modding Community
SRCDSSource Dedicated server resource
Plague FestGreat mapping and modding community
InterlopersHL2 News, Tutorials and forum with a thriving community
Half-Life 2 ModsA collection of all known mods for HL2
Weapons of Left 4 DeadWeapons of Left 4 Dead
HL CollectionRussian Mod hosting site dedicated to Half-Life
Half-Life FusionFrench site dedicated to Half-Life
LambdaGenerationA great community fan website for all things Valve related with a primary focus on that which is Half life. Gives great exposure for new mods.
hl.loessVery useful list of mods for Half Life
Half-Life: AlyxThe Official Half-Life: Alyx Website
tophattwaffleExcellent tutorials on Source mapping
3rdLifevery hard to crawl but was once a great tutorial resource
Weapons of Left 4 Dead 2Weapons of Left 4 Dead 2
Half Life Machinima WikiEncyclopedia of Half Life Machinima
SourcedcHad some decent Mapping tutorials, Worth a look.
gamewagLinks to plenty of mapping and modding tutorials based on Source
The SnarkpitHost for maps, tools and tutorials, active community
The Orange BoxThe Official Orange Box Website
ContaminatedDefacto place for everything half-life around its release. Closed only to re-open as Planet Half-life.
Half-Life.orgSome interesting articles to read here
Combine OverWikiComprehensive information on Half-life and Portal
SFMLabDownload free models for use in your Source Filmmaker shorts
SteamDBRecords all changes to steams games and products
VDCThe Valve Developer Community is the official Source SDK Documentation
Half-Life Mods WikiEncyclopedia of Half-Life Mods
Persistence of VisionTutorials on creating movies in half-life
Thinking with PortalsThe Official Portal Website
Mapping BaseGreat German community for Mapping resources.
Weapons of Counter-Strike OnlineWeapons of Counter-Strike Online
The 303Tutorials for Source
A Working PigHalf-Life 2 Deathmatch maps and utilities
CITY17.RUAnother unfortunate victim of disregard, was a great site dedicated to everything Half-life.
Half-Life Codingone of the best original resources for Half-Life Coding
Sven Co-opGreat website with a very active community for the Sven Coop Mod
WorldCraft OnlineTool for creating Hammer maps from a 2D perspective
ModdbHuge Database of Mods, tools and tutorials, thriving community and useful rating system
Mods InsideRussian Mod community providing forums, files and reviews.
SDK NutsOne of the older HL2 modding websites
Counter-ScriptThe #1 Counter-Strike Scripting Site... now gone :/
Half-Life CreationsUseful Community for modding tutorials

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