Where to get the server files for games?

Some games have free downloadable dedicated server files for them, while other require you to actually purchase the boxed CD set for the game.

Game such as STEAM based and others are availible for download via STEAM or via mirror sites such as these:


Others will require you to install the game to your computer, zip or compress the game directory, and upload the files to your server. Below is is list of where each gametype gets its files.

All Half Life Based games including Source games (Steam Network)
America's Army (downloadable) - http://www.americasarmy.com/downloads/
Battlefield 1942 (downloadable) - ftp://largedownloads.ea.com/pub/patches
Battlefield Vietnam (downloadable) - ftp://largedownloads.ea.com/pub/patches
Battlefield 2 (downloadable) - ftp://largedownloads.ea.com/pub/patches
Battlefield 2142 (downloadable) - ftp://largedownloads.ea.com/pub/patches
Call of Duty (requires CD/DVD)
Call of Duty United Offensive (requires CD/DVD)
Call of Duty 2 (requires CD/DVD)
Call of Duty 4 (requires CD/DVD)
Crysis (requires CD/DVD)
Doom3 (requires CD/DVD)
Farcry (requires CD/DVD)
F.E.A.R (downloadable)
Frontlines Fuel of War (downloadable) - http://www.kaosstudios.com/ffow-server/
Ghost Recon Series (requires CD/DVD)
GTA : San Andreas Multiplayer - http://www.sa-mp.com/download.php
Halo (downloadable) - http://www.microsoft.com/games/halo/downloads.asp
Medal of Honor Allied Assault, Spearhead, Breakthrough and Pacific Assault (requires CD/DVD)
Medal of Honor Airborne (downloadable) - http://www.ea.com/moh/airborne/community_downloads.jsp
Multi-Theft Auto (downloadable) - http://multitheftauto.com
Neverwinter Nights (downloadable) - http://nwn.bioware.com/downloads/standaloneserver.html
Nascar 2003 Racing (requires CD/DVD)
Rainbox Six : Las Vegas (requires CD/DVD)
Rainbox Six : Las Vegas 2 (requires CD/DVD)
Rainbow Six : Raven Shield (downloadable) - http://www.raven-shield.com/patches.php
Return to Castle Wolfenstein ET (downloadable)
rFactor (downloadable, server does not require activation) - http://www.rfactor.net/index.php?page=downloads
Quake Series (requires CD/DVD)
Quake Wars : Enemy Territory (downloadable) - http://community.enemyterritory.com/
Soldier of Fortune Series (requires CD/DVD)
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. (requires CD/DVD)
Star Wars Battlefront Series (downloadable)
Star Wars Jedi Knight (requires CD/DVD)
Swat 4 (requires CD/DVD)
TrackMania (downloadable)
Tribes Vengeance (downloadable)
Unreal Tournament 2k3 and 2k4* (downloadable) http://downloads.unrealadmin.org/
Unreal Tournament 3 (downloadable)
World in Conflict (downloadable) - http://www.worldinconflict.com/us/

*Unreal Servers also require a special registry key to be present on each server that you host UT servers on. You can get your key free at http://www.unrealadmin.org using the key generator.

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