Counter Strike Beta 1 – Earliest version from 1999


Last year was just a fake 20th birthday for beta 1, which nobody cares about. TODAY is the real 20th anniversary, for CS 1.0, which people DO care about. To celebrate, I play beta 1.

Table Of Contents

I guess you’ll want the list of interviews, too:
https://joliesjunk.wordpress.com/2012/10/11/the-history-of-counter-strike/
https://web.archive.org/web/20000815235300/http://csnation.counter-strike.net/features/csy1/
https://web.archive.org/web/20021018083958/http://firingsquad.gamers.com/features/gooseint/page2.asp
https://web.archive.org/web/20010628025856/http://guild.telefragged.com/developer/interviews/gooseman.html
https://www.reddit.com/r/GlobalOffensive/comments/c20q9j/the_original_creator_of_counter_strike_minh_le/
https://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/131481/interview_with_minh_le.php
https://web.archive.org/web/20001031033145/http://www.counter-strike.de/scene/chris.html

0:00 – 20 years since what?
0:30 – Before CS
1:41 – CS pre-release
2:54 – Beta 1
4:18 – cs_siege
5:51 – cs_wpndepot
6:35 – cs_mansion
7:03 – cs_prison
7:41 – Beta 1: Conclusion