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What is HLSW?
HLSW is a software that facilitates online gamers the world-wide locating of game servers as well as game server owners or operators the maintenance and administration of their servers.

However HLSW offers its users more features than a simple game server browser: Analogue to instant messengers HLSW users write themself messages using the integrated buddy list functionality. In addition they can see on which server their buddies are playing for the moment. In combination with the server search fuction listing all word-wide game server in a convenient tree structure is HLSW the perfect management tool for online gamers.

Not only the gamers but als the game server's ower have a powerful tool in their hands: The management and administration of servers is for operators with HLSW especially easy to handle. The software make all function of one game server remote-controlled (RCON = Remote Control) available. A conection with the game server using the gaming client is not neccessary. The complete control works comfortable from your desktop.

HLSW is more than only one software: The status indicator is the gamer's visiting card for every registered user. The banner that is configurable in different sizes and skins can be easily embedded into forums and webpages. The graphic shows the user's favorite games and the game server he's playing at the moment. By a simple click onto the banner other users can join or add you to their buddy list.

Try HLSW and find lots of other useful features!

Infos HLSW
Platform: PC
Operating System: Windows
Size: ~10 MB
Languages: German, English, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Spanish, Finnish , French, Hungarian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish

What means HLSW?
The acronym HLSW stands for ‚Half-Life Serverwatch’. In its first versions was the software only with server of the game ‚Half-Life’ compatible. In the meanwhile it supports around 220 online games and game modifications. The list contains e.g. Alien vs. Predator 2, Battlefield, Call of Duty, Counter Strike, Counter Strike: Source, Jedi Knight, Neverwinter
Nights, Day of Defeat Quake, Rune, Star Wars and Wolfenstein.

How does HLSW work?
HLSW queries server data automatically in real-time. Thereby it is possible that gamers as well as administrator get ongoing information about the status of one server. For instance about the number of players, map and ping.

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What is a game server?
Game server are computer

Gameserver sind Rechner, zu denen sich weltweit Spieler mit ihrem Computer online verbinden können, um mit- oder gegeneinander zu spielen. Üblicherweise stehen diese PCs in Rechenzentren, da zum Betreiben eines Gameservers, auf dem sich je nach Spiel zwischen 2 und 64 Spielern befinden, eine gute Internet-Verbindung nötig ist.

Was ist eine Map?
Jede Map ist eine bestimmte künstliche Umwelt, in der sich ein Spieler bewegt. Sie wird auch als Karte oder Level bezeichnet.

Was ist ein Gameserver-Browser?
Der Begriff Gameserver-Browser ist nicht fest definiert. Nach allgemeinem Verständnis unter Spielern funktioniert ein Gameserver-Browser wie ein Web-Browser (Firefox, Internet Explorer). Nur stellt er statt Webseiten, Informationen über Gameserver dar. Ähnlich wie Google bei Webseiten, hilft er aber auch beim Auffinden von Gameservern.