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Can I host a gameserver for free or do I have to rent a gameserver in Counter Strike Source?  Sure, you can host your own gameserver by your home connection. Here you must have a high upload-speed. If you want to use your own gameserver as fun / war server with your friends, it´s okay to host it at your home. For your own home-gameserver you must open these ports for counter strike source: UDP 1200 (used for friends service) UDP 27000 to 27015 inclusive TCP 27020 to 27039 inclusive TCP 27040 and 27041 only for CyberCafe Owners UDP: 27015 and 27020 (default HLDS, SRCDS and HLTV port) TCP: 27015 (SRCDS Rcon port) But if you want to host a gameserver for 24/7, you should rent a at one gameserver provider. For example at these providers. They offers many server locations in europe, asia, USA and so on. Gameservers.com Gamed.de NGZ-Server.de  How can I manage my gameserver in counter strike source? Are there any admin tools? You can manage your css server over rcon. Give the server your rcon password, look in the server.cfg After serverstart you can open your console ingame and write rcon_password “yourpassword” Now you are a server admin and can use some commands. If you want to have a list of commands for the game counter strike source, you can look here: http://gamegate2k.com/counter-strike-source/guides/server-console- commands If some commands don´t work, you must use rcon in front of your command. For example: bot_add doesn´t work, so you must use rcon bot_add If you want to use admin plugins for managing the server, you can use Mani Plugin or Sourcemod. You can download them in our download area, too: http://www.css.game-database.eu If you want to use Sourcemod, you must use it with Metamod-Source together. If you use Mani Plugin only, you don´t need Metamod-Source there. How can I install Sourcemod / Metamod-Source at Counter Strike Source? First download Metamod-Source for your OS (windows or linux), download Sourcemod in our Counter Strike Source area. Put sourcemod and metamod- source into your addon folder of Counter Strike Source. For example: ../css/cstrike/addons/ At this path you would put the folders metamod and sourcemod there, which you have downloaded. Put the folder sourcemod (it´s in cgf folder of the download-file) into your cfg folder of Counter Strike Source. For example: /css/cstrike/cfg , there you put the folder sourcemod It should be look like this at the end: css/cstrike/cfg/sourcemod --> here are all files (sourcemod.cfg) How can I install Quake Sounds on my Counter Strike Source gameserver (Multikill, Headshot, DoubleKill) ? First download the Quake-Sounds-files in our counter strike source download area. Connect to the gameserver files by using FTP and go to the folder /sound/. There you must upload the folder quake, which is in the quake.zip file. Please don´t use this path: sound/quake/quake/*.mp3 or sounds/quake/*.mp3 The path must be like this: sound/quake/*.mp3 The file plugin.quakesounds.txt to this addons/sourcemod/translations The file quakesoundslist.cfg to this addons/sourcemod/configs The file sm_quakesounds.cfg to this cfg/sourcemod The file quakesounds_css.smx to this addons/sourcemod/plugins