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13 Facts About The Greatest Game Ever – Counter Strike
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Published: Jun 1, 2016

Counter strike could be argued to be the greatest multiplayer game ever made. It is one of the most played games in the world and has sold over 25 million units worldwide. Here are some crazy facts about counter strike:

1. Counter Strike first started of as an extra mod for the game half life in 1999

Source: youtube.com
Source: youtube.com

2. It’s a prequel to left 4 dead

There are some fan theories that suggest that the games are interlinked as a lot of the maps are the same.

3. There is an arcade version of Counter Strike called Counter Strike Neo

It’s mostly played in Japan

Source: forums.3drealms.com
Source: forums.3drealms.com

4. The map de_dust was inspired by team fortress

De_dust was made from these pictures

Source: johnsto.co.uk
Source: johnsto.co.uk

5. In 2009 the two best counter strike teams were brought together to play against each other with a catch

The catch – There were strippers there to distract the players

Source: geek.com
Source: geek.com

6. The bots in the game are named after creators of the game

Source: hpb-bot.bots-united.com
Source: hpb-bot.bots-united.com

7. In 2010 a man died in the game by being “Knifed”. The player got so angry he searched for the player who killed him in the game for seven months and stabbed him with a real knife.

He missed his heart by an inch.

Source: kotaku.com
Source: kotaku.com

8. A child was suspended from school by making a map of his school in counter strike

Source: theglobeandmail.com
Source: theglobeandmail.com

9. There is a professional counter strike player who has no arms and legs. He’s even won tournaments.

Source: read.navi-gaming.com
Source: read.navi-gaming.com

10. There has even been cases of match fixing in counter strike

The players bet against themselves to win

Source: tropicalpost.com
Source: tropicalpost.com

11. Stuart Holden an American proffessional soccer player for Bolton also happened to be a pro counter strike player

Source: dailymail.co.uk
Source: dailymail.co.uk

12. There is a shooting range in Las Vegas which has a Counter Strike package which has all the guns from counter strike

Source: gunnewsblog.com
Source: gunnewsblog.com

13. McDonalds in Sweden named a burger after their national counter strike team

McNIP. NIP stands for Ninjas in Pajamas

Source: fragbite.se
Source: fragbite.se