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This is an Iso Image of the Half-Life Alpha dated September 4th, 1997. It includes a playable alpha and Documents about Valve and the Game.

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Half-Life Sept 4, 1997 Alpha
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TheDebonairNomad
TheDebonairNomad

I Hope my Voodoo FX will be compatible.

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poshgaloo
poshgaloo

The panther eye should have been used in Half Life. It was so cool in Azure Sheep.

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siftheadz
siftheadz

True, but IMO it was too similar to the vortigaunt. Originally the panther eye was to behave like... a panther. It pounced and clawed at you. That would've been interesting.

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Meraqel
Meraqel

I have a problem with changing resolution. Help, plz? xD

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Qwertyus
Qwertyus

Open Half-Life GL.bat and edit last line. Insert any supported width you want instead of 640 (800, 1024, 1152 etc). -bpp 32 for 32-bit mode.

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NanoPi
NanoPi

it also takes height param!

enginegl +map techdemo +exec wasd.cfg -window -width 1280 -height 720

or

enginegl +map techdemo +exec wasd.cfg -bpp 32 -width 1280 -height 720

optional wasd.cfg: Pastebin.com

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Meraqel
Meraqel

Right click Half-Life GL.bat, click edit and here we go. :D Thx for help :]

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max-damage
max-damage

How you get this working?
There's always a error message, saying graphic driver is missing :/

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theravenswolf
theravenswolf

Read the instructions, did you deleted the opengl32.dll and did you launch it trought halflifegl?

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max-damage
max-damage

Oh thank you :)
Haven't seen the "read more" button ^^

Now it's working ... it comes with a nice alpha version of stalkyard.

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Deleted2012
Deleted2012

use "map c1a1" in console to start!

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max-damage
max-damage

double post

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Deleted2012
Deleted2012

I ♥ U

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DoctorAmazing Author
DoctorAmazing

well shucks

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Magic_Nipples
Magic_Nipples

well, it doesn't get any more real than this. Great find!!

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Magic_Nipples
Magic_Nipples

I see some karma rapers are still going around here.

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Zelaroth
Zelaroth

TRULY GLORIOUS.

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TheDiddyHop
TheDiddyHop

will this work on my 486 *troll face*

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NoobSaibot
NoobSaibot

Didn't play the whole thing, but it's an alpha, so it's little unstable and lacking some functionality. Unless you run it in software mode I believe, there's no hud. I couldn't find out what the interaction key is. The Panther doesn't have any AI. The Scientists and Barney don't have any phrases. The headcrabs kill in one hit. A lot of the maps are basically the same as the final game, just slightly different and not as refined. It's interesting, but nothing to get too excited about. I would like if they remade this as a HL1 mod, making it more playable.

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ReflexF.N.
ReflexF.N.

Press - on your keyboard if you want the health bar to appear, keep pressing if you want to make the entire HUD visible. If you want to remove parts of the HUD press = on your keyboard. I hope this helps.

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Deleted2012
Deleted2012

it crashes everytime, how i do to play it in software mode??

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DoctorAmazing Author
DoctorAmazing

set the desktop to 16 bit

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Deleted2012
Deleted2012

thank you, it worked!

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lozmastermm
lozmastermm

I keep looking up any way to fix this?

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lozmastermm
lozmastermm

I don't know how I fixed it, I just hooked a comtroller in and it stopped.

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readingcobra
readingcobra

this is a 1997 ALPHA, it will never in a million years have support for controllers. just use a keyboard and mouse and not ya "custom swag 260 yy ladder no scope" xbox controller

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сукасука
сукасука

FREEZE!

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Guest
Guest

how does this even work? when i open the zip file there are 2 files. what do i do with them?

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сукасука
сукасука

extract them onto your desktop then open the cue file with daemon tools or daemon tools lite then pull out the folder named "Alpha"

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insetgoodnamehere
insetgoodnamehere

All that does is open the music track

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Sgt.Heavy
Sgt.Heavy

Lol.

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smallville
smallville

wait why isnt this working? It's a rar file when downloaded and the are only 2 files in that? a .bin file and a .cue?... don't worry I got it!

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soldine173
soldine173

YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAW ITS HERE :D

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SupaCubis
SupaCubis

all i got was 2 files one us .CUE and .BIN. what do i do with them?

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GoldenrodAlpha64
GoldenrodAlpha64

Same Thing

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Guest
Guest

Is it possible to play this in multiplayer mode?

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SupaCubis
SupaCubis

it wont let me delete the OpenGL32.Dll there is no optin in listeing when i left click it

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Gunship_Mark_II
Gunship_Mark_II

select OpenGL32.Dll then press Del and Enter on Keyboard, or just Shift + Del and enter.

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R0x0R
R0x0R

Or simply, Rename it to something

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DoctorAmazing Author
DoctorAmazing

Copy your folder to your harddrive. Then delete it from there.

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SupaCubis
SupaCubis

ok its working but now how to set the res. where is the config file?

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Qwertyus
Qwertyus

Edit the command line in Half-Life GL.bat (open it with Notepad and set -width parameter to your desktop res, -height parameter should work too).

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Isaiahere
Isaiahere

Things that are bad about this: Some maps are missing or not included, save function crashes the game. Too bad but I guess I should consider myself lucky to see the day that Half-Life Alpha is found.

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80251100
80251100

This is only a techdemo. All the singleplayer maps in this version were cut to be used as a demo. For example: Go to c1a1a and noclip through the door in this video Youtube.com (0:55) After that the game will crash, we only need to wait until an earlier alpha gets leaked.

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Sgt.Heavy
Sgt.Heavy

I want the alpha where the MP5 had no hands, and was floating by Gordon's levitation powers.

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GoldenrodAlpha64
GoldenrodAlpha64

LOL XD

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TacoDeBoss
TacoDeBoss

So there's a tiny thing that's bothering me. If I remove the Opengl32.dll file, I get a problem where all the decals flash, and it really hurts to look at. The only way to fix it is to run at 800x600 with opengl32.dll still in (Can't run any higher with the opengl dll still in there) and it fixes the problem. So I either run the game at a high resolution and have flashing decals, or I run the game at a low resolution, and for some reason, get FPS issues. (For some reason in the Half-Life Alpha, the lower the resolution, the lower the framerate)
That and I don't know how to run it in software mode. Someone said switch your desktop to 16 bit but that didn't do **** :v

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TacoDeBoss
TacoDeBoss

If anyone reads this comment, I found a solution. I made a video here.

Youtube.com

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SpeedyClaude
SpeedyClaude

What is the use key?

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ReflexF.N.
ReflexF.N.

b.

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