Originally Posted by Hellwyck
Counterstrike was popular in so many ways:
1. Was done by a third party (not valve) house.
2. Was as good as anything Valve had done when some mods were a bit dire.
3. Was damn good fun!
It was a great game, people still play CS:S and Team Fortress 2. Search and Destroy in Call of Duty is a blatant copy of Counter Strike.