Enjoy fast-paced multiplayer gaming with Deathmatch Classic (a.k.a. DMC). Valve's tribute to the work of id software, DMC invites players to grab their rocket launchers and put their reflexes to the test in a collection of futuristic settings.
User reviews: Very Positive (557 reviews)
Release Date: Jun 1, 2001
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Includes 24 items: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Portal 2, Left 4 Dead 2, Left 4 Dead, Portal, Team Fortress 2, Team Fortress Classic, Counter-Strike: Source, Counter-Strike, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Day of Defeat, Day of Defeat: Source, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Half-Life, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Half-Life Deathmatch: Source, Half-Life: Source, Ricochet, Deathmatch Classic

 

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Enjoy fast-paced multiplayer gaming with Deathmatch Classic (a.k.a. DMC). Valve's tribute to the work of id software, DMC invites players to grab their rocket launchers and put their reflexes to the test in a collection of futuristic settings.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    Minimum: 500 mhz processor, 96mb ram, 16mb video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Recommended: 800 mhz processor, 128mb ram, 32mb+ video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Minimum: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 1GB RAM, 4GB Hard Drive Space,NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection
    Minimum: Linux Ubuntu 12.04, Dual-core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz, 1GB Memory, nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1, 4GB Hard Drive Space, OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
Helpful customer reviews
96 of 104 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 10, 2014
Buy this game and join the community of one
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71 of 88 people (81%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 12, 2014
Deathmatch Classic is basically when Half-Life and Quake had a baby. That baby then grabbed a crowbar and started beating random scientists and Black Mesa workers half to death. This game is really a lot like Quake 3 in certain aspec... Wait... Quake 3... 3... HALFLFIE3CNFIRMS210555555555
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33 of 38 people (87%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2014
Best playerbase I have ever met. Everybody is so nice and never flames me. Good quailty servers that are always up. Pls buy this game. I want to play with somebody.
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24 of 28 people (86%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 10, 2014
Multiplayer Quake for Half-Life. Nice!
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21 of 26 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 16, 2014
It's Quake except you can be a robot.
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 17, 2014
it might be old but its still great fun :D
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 1
The pros and cons of Deathmatch Classic:

PROS:
- An early game in the Half-Life series, before Half-Life Deathmatch: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch.
- If you listen to the song Ragga Bomb by Skrillex, you will run in circles killing every player on the server.
- It's a classic/original Valve game, like Ricochet and Counter-Strike.
- VALVE DEVELOPED AND RELEASED IT
- If you play this game, it means you're really skilled because hardly any people ever play this and the weapons are hard to use.

CONS:
- The weapons are on the bottom of the screen and not to the side like most FPS games.
- All maps look the same.
- Only a couple of weapons are usefull.
- Runs on GoldSrc. I'm not a hater, i'm just saying that in my opinion Source Engine is better than GoldSrc.
- Only 1 server I know of is still up.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2014
This game may look to be dead but has 1 server that has a decent amount of people everyday. the gameplay is almost exacally like quake, except for the lack of bunny hopping. This game is worth the 1 TF2 key I spent on it. It is fun and simple to grasp, but (exacally like Quake) is hard to master. i give this game a 10/11. because reasons...
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
Personalize your character, it can be a Hazmat with an orange Hazard Suit just like Gordon Freeman, but i tell you that you're not the only one like him, anyway, i recommend this game if you want to enjoy a fast-paced Half-Life multiplayer game, good luck.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 29, 2014
The game is so simple and basic, but I loved every second of it. A couple powerups, a couple weapons, a couple character skins, a couple of hours of fun to be had. Seriously, buy the Counter Strike 1 Anthology when it's on sale. Worth every cent anyways.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
In 2001, Valve released Quake Deathmatch.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 30, 2014
Old but gold!
a classic 1. person shooter with fast action play!
It mostly reminds me of quake but with a bit more smooth gameplay and and more stabil servers.
If you dont know quake, or halflife 1, you should buy this piece of game history and educate yourself! :D
sadly, it do not have that many players left on the servers, but it is great at lan with friends! :D


9/10 Would deffintly play again, and again , and again , and again , and again , and again!
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 20
This game is really awesome.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
Deatchmatch Classic borrows a lot of gameplay from Quake III and, like other reviewers said, this game is dead because no one is playing it. Thus, there's no sense in buying Deathmatch Classic if it lacks a thriving community.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 6, 2014
Personal rating: 6/10

PROS:
+ fun gameplay
+ lots of mods

CONS:
- not that many active players
- clunky graphics

Comment:
Same case as with other old Valve multiplayer games, I've missed the golden days of this game when there were many players around. Today the community of active players is small and there are not a lot of games to join (I just found 1 server with 13 players). I got this game with Counter Strike 1.6 and decided to give it a go. It's a classic Quake-type shooter and lots of fun. Gameplay is great but lack of people to actually play with pulls down the score somewhat.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
dead game
only get it if you've got friends to play it with
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2014
One of the weirdest and funniest games I played. Great for LAN parties and overall raging when you lost at Counter-Strike ;)
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
Point, fire!!!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 1
A really great game. Simplistic and fun. There is virtually no community for it anymore though.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 6, 2014
Still better than Call of Duty
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