Counter-Strike: Condition Zero

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Counter-Strike: Condition Zero
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero cover
Developers
Valve Corporation
Gearbox Software
Ritual Entertainment
Turtle Rock Studios
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Valve Corporation
Japan Capcom
Engines
GoldSrc
Release dates
Windows March 23, 2004
macOS (OS X) February 21, 2013
Linux February 21, 2013
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero guide at StrategyWiki
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero at Wikipedia
Counter-Strike
Counter-Strike 1999
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero 2004
Counter-Strike: Source 2004
Counter-Strike Online (series)
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 2012

General information

Counter-Strike Wiki
GitHub Issue Tracker for Counter-Strike: Condition Zero and other GoldSrc-based games
Counter-Strike Planet Forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SecuROM 5 DRM.
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Windows
Steam
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Includes Deleted Scenes. Sold together with Counter-Strike.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Deleted Scenes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

-nointro[citation needed]
  1. Find Counter-Strike: Condition Zero (or Counter-Strike: Condition Zero Deleted Scenes) in your Steam Library
  2. Right-click the game name
  3. Select Properties
  4. Select Set Launch Options...
  5. Input -nointro
  6. Press OK
  7. Launch the game

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Half-Life\czero\
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game>/Half-Life/czero/
Linux <path-to-game>/Half-Life/czero/
*.cfg store the configuration.
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Half-Life\czero\Save\
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game>/Half-Life/czero/Save
Linux <path-to-game>/Half-Life/czero/Save/
Deleted Scenes data is under czeror instead of czero.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game looks cropped when using widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
UI becomes too small.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anisotropic filtering built into OpenGL driver when using Steam version.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA built into GoldSrc Engine.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can be disabled using the console command gl_vsync 0
60 FPS
Capped at 100 fps.
120+ FPS
Use +fps_override 1 as a launch command and fps_max xx in the console. 1000 FPS max.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

-window -noborder[citation needed]
  1. Find Counter-Strike: Condition Zero (or Counter-Strike: Condition Zero Deleted Scenes) in your Steam Library
  2. Right-click the game name
  3. Select Properties
  4. Select Set Launch Options...
  5. Input -window -noborder
  6. Press OK
  7. Launch the game

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse/joystick settings.
In-game mouse/joystick settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
In-game voice settings.
In-game voice settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation, download.
Spanish

Network[edit]

In-game general multiplayer settings.
In-game general multiplayer settings.
In-game advanced multiplayer settings.
In-game advanced multiplayer settings.
For more information, see the "Half-Life Dedicated Server" section of our GoldSrc article.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
32
Online play
32

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP
Use connect [IP address here] in the console.

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP 6003, 7002, 27010, 27015, 27025
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7 Lost when revised to Steam
OpenGL 2.1
Software renderer
64-bit executable
OS X and Linux only.[citation needed]

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Multiplayer Steamworks

Console commands[edit]

Games running on the GoldSrc engine can utilize GoldSrc Engine Console Commands for various tasks.
The console is enabled by default in GoldSrc games, press ~ to open it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 500 MHz 800 MHz
System memory (RAM) 96 MB 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM 32 MB of VRAM

References