In this post, we're stepping away from the hard-to-follow tutorials and bringing you a straightforward, easy-to-follow guide on installing AMXX and Metamod into your favorite GoldSrc games. Whether you're aiming to install new plugins, customize game modes, or simply breathe new life into the classics, we've got you covered. So, let's embark on this journey together, reviving and enhancing the games that have left an indelible mark on the gaming community.
By the end of it you will be able to install mods and plugins on games such as Half-Life Counter-Strike 1.6, Day of Defeat, and Sven Co-op (in fact nearly any GoldSrc server).
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Now let's get straight into the step-by-step guide by downloading the files. If you need a video guide, you can find it on the GhostCap Youtube channel here.
note: if you're using a Windows server, use the Windows version, not Linux
Use Filezilla to connect to your server via SFTP/FTP. Ensure you have the necessary credentials ready.
Once connected, navigate to the main game directory. For our servers, it’s typically:
/cstrike directory, create a new folder named
/cstrike/addons, create a new folder called
Here, create a new file called
plugins.ini and add the following line:
Save and close the file.
gamedll_linux. Replace the entire line with:
We hope this helps to give you clear direction on installing AMX Mod and Metamod. I know recently what I was looking around it seems like all the documentation was incorrect, or buried in some forum thread from 2005. If you still get stuck then make sure you come and join the GhostCap Discord and someone will be able to help you out.