Counter-Strike 1.6 is an online skill based shooter that focuses on terrorist warfare.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Requires a lot of skill and dedication
For those looking for a deep first person shooter that requires a lot of dedication and skill, Counter Strike is a very popular option. While not for everyone, those that want to spend their time really learning all of the mechanics, maps and weapons in order to excel at a game, Counter Strike should fill that void.
Pro Easily runs on low end systems
Being an older game, it is able to be run on aging or underpowered systems without issue, meaning just about anyone can boot the game up and play it.
Pro Hugely active community
Despite the games age, it is extremely popular. This means there is no issue with finding online matches to play, no matter the time of day.
Pro 18 maps available to the player
There are 18 maps available to play on, with three being the only ones selectable until the others are unlocked through progressive gameplay.
Pro 4 difficulty modes to suit the player's preference
Ranging from easy to expert, there are 4 difficulty modes available to the user.
Pro Runs on multiple OS's
Counter-Strike 1.6 can be installed and run on Windows, Linux and OSX making it extremely flexible.
Con Requires too much dedication and time
In order to be competitive in this game, dedication and practice are necessary, something that many players will simply not have the time for.
Con Dated game that shows its age
Released in the early 2000's, the graphical fidelity of the game shows its age quite a bit. This is to be expected of a game of this age, but may detract from the experience if graphics are an important part of a game to the player.