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is Valve allowing skins?

my friends have been using skins pretty long time now is Valve allowing this? And is all skins illegal like gloves they dont bother give any bonuses... :)

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  • 7y
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    Valve probably doesnt give a shit.

    You are not allowed to use skins in pcw's, tournaments n such, but that isnt really valve's rule.

    Thats up to the person/company thats hosting it.
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    No it's not.
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    Completely legal.
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    And one more thing. Dont you think that the entire community of FPSB would get completly "fucked up" if it was illegal?
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    Posted by Failboat

    And one more thing. Dont you think that the entire community of FPSB would get completly "fucked up" if it was illegal?


    god couldn't you have just said no you confused the hell out of me with your first post.
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    If skins were "illegal" they wouldn't work. Period. The only thing illegal is illegally porting models. That is violation of some kinda legal mumbo-jumbo. On the pro-scene like CAL and shit, skins aren't allowed, but that's totally different.

    In the long run, it doesn't matter. Custom stuff isn't really going to make you any better for any other reason than not being the hideous defaults. Even on the really hardcore level of modding like editing scripts, so much is handled server side that you can't do anything useful. At most, you can give yourself crosshairs on snipers. I've tried that and it's kinda helpful for no-scoping, but trying to make long range shots with the default crosshair is really difficult.

    tl;dr = Who gives a shit?
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    Posted by deadman22

    god couldn't you have just said no you confused the hell out of me with your first post.


    Meh, i dont see whats so confusing about it >:3

    Please, explain.

    Also,
    tl;dr = Who gives a shit?


    Well said.
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    Ok thanks everybody.. i think i say that is legal.
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    Posted by Markworth

    If skins were "illegal" they wouldn't work. Period. The only thing illegal is illegally porting models. That is violation of some kinda legal mumbo-jumbo. On the pro-scene like CAL and shit, skins aren't allowed, but that's totally different.

    In the long run, it doesn't matter. Custom stuff isn't really going to make you any better for any other reason than not being the hideous defaults. Even on the really hardcore level of modding like editing scripts, so much is handled server side that you can't do anything useful. At most, you can give yourself crosshairs on snipers. I've tried that and it's kinda helpful for no-scoping, but trying to make long range shots with the default crosshair is really difficult.

    tl;dr = Who gives a shit?

    Ok thanks everybody.. i think i say that is legal.
    And is all skins illegal like gloves they dont bother give any bonuses

    You just confused someone who is stupid or foreign.
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    And is all skins illegal like gloves they dont bother give any bonuses... :)



    Gloves gives you 3+ agilty, and a 2% chance to crit.

    You sir, have worse english then me.
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    No they aren't illegal. Otherwise this site wouldn't exist, lol.
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    I asked this, and the answer is,no.
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    Yea i think the weapons in cs:s are boring designed and the sounds are boring too.A new skin is a nice idea to design your own counter strike
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    It doesn't bother valve. If the skins were illegal there wouldn't be any.
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    Modifications don't bother VALVE or VAC unless it changes the *.Dlls or injects an *.exe into it. You're free to use skins, some servers don't allow them by using the sv_pure 1/2 command.

    sv_pure 1 has a blacklist of skins that can't be used.
    sv_pure 2 gets rid of custom skins all together.

    Sv_pure 2 is mostly common in Scrims/Pugs/Gathers/Mixes/PCWs/LANs, etc.
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    Posted by Quixilver[FIN]

    It doesn't bother valve. If the skins were illegal there wouldn't be any.

    Yes there would, and is. Illegal ports anyone?

    "If the drugs were illegal, there wouldn't be any".
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    Posted by MelombinE
    Posted by Quixilver[FIN]
    It doesn't bother valve. If the skins were illegal there wouldn't be any.

    Yes there would, and is. Illegal ports anyone?
    "If the drugs were illegal, there wouldn't be any".

    It would be very easy for Valve to stop their games being so easily skinned.
    It's their choice to have the games mod-able, to build a community around the game.
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    Posted by MelombinE
    Posted by Quixilver[FIN]
    It doesn't bother valve. If the skins were illegal there wouldn't be any.

    Yes there would, and is. Illegal ports anyone?
    "If the drugs were illegal, there wouldn't be any".

    It would be very easy for Valve to stop their games being so easily skinned.
    It's their choice to have the games mod-able, to build a community around the game.

    We're modding the mod! :D
    And hey, you guys know this thread is 12 days old, right?
    shut. the. fuck. off. kid.

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