An epic bug hunt featuring a unique blend of co-op play and squad-level tactics. With your friends, form a squad of four distinct IAF Marine classes. Plan your attack using an unlockable arsenal of weapons with countless loadout configurations against a wide variety of aliens.

Blaze your way through an overrun, off-world colony, eradicating the alien infestation in environments ranging from the icy planet's surface, to a subterranean lava-flooded mining facility.

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About The Survival with 2 comments by SuperNexus on Mar 24th, 2015

Greetings everyone!

It has been quite a while since the last time The Survival's MODDB page was updated. Things have gotten quite busy over the past several months, and while progress has been made, the mod is still under wraps and has also undergone a few changes.

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For starters, The Survival was originally envisioned as a Half-Life 2 mod, running on the Source SDK 2013 Singleplayer Base. Eventually, a decision to port everything over to the Alien Swarm Engine branch came into mind, and thus after consideration, all of the assets have been moved over to the AS Engine branch. The Survival will still be a single-player mod, only on a different engine branch.

Moving everything over to the Alien Swarm engine branch allows for multicore rendering, faster rendering of models & particles, as well as advanced water shaders and deferred lighting. VPK support would also allow to keep files (maps, textures, sounds, models, etc.) in a more organized way.

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Because of this, a copy of Alien Swarm will be the only thing you will need in order to play The Survival. Fret not, for AS is free to download on the Steam store!

One last thing, the mod is NOT DEAD. It is very much still alive and being worked on daily. Be sure to check back for more updates in the foreseeable future.

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Flash112
Flash112 Jun 1 2011, 7:30am says:

can you play this in singleplayer as well? because my internet really sucks a$$... :(

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tschumann
tschumann Jun 17 2011, 12:04am replied:

You can add bots. I think the command is cl_addbot and you need to give two integer arguments (slot and class I think).

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geotavros
geotavros May 6 2012, 2:27pm replied:

incorrect, cl_selectm 0 2 adds a bot, where 0 is character id, 2 is slot. It stands for "client select marine". To remove bot, cl_dselectm 0, where 0 is character id, from 0 to 7.

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KEVLAR60442
KEVLAR60442 Mar 6 2011, 6:39pm says:

...and then people stopped playing all of a sudden...
*sadface*

+11 votes     reply to comment
SlayerX3
SlayerX3 Nov 8 2010, 7:50am says:

I wish there were a Aliens 2 and a Warhammer Space Hulk mods for this game

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NoiseChampion
NoiseChampion Feb 10 2011, 1:19pm replied:

nosm0ke is making a Warhammer 40K mod. It is still in the works though

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masternerdguy
masternerdguy Nov 20 2010, 7:10pm replied:

this is as close to aliens as you can get without Fox coming after you for copyright infringement. They have sent cease and desists to every Alien themed mod project I've ever encountered.

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Clockworks
Clockworks Nov 3 2010, 12:23am says:

you know what i'd like to see for as a mod? starcraft! hell that would be awesome.. marines, ghosts, firbats.. hot damn and infested marines :D! anyone agree?

+5 votes     reply to comment
█Black/Brunez█
█Black/Brunez█ Nov 26 2010, 8:05pm replied:

That would be really awesome dude! But I wonder that Blizzard would try to **** up the mod because of copyrights...

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uthere1
uthere1 Mar 19 2011, 3:13pm replied:

if theres no money being made off of the mod then theres no real copyright infringement. besides we're talking about a mod, its a little bananars to go copyright crazy over a mod even for a big company like blizzard.

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masternerdguy
masternerdguy Jun 12 2011, 6:34pm replied:

thats incorrect. at least in the usa copyright infringement is still infringement even if no money is involved.

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The fact that this game is free continues to amaze me. Alien Swarm is a top down shooter that feels like futuristic Diablo II to a large degree. You fight off hordes of aliens with your friends in order to complete missions that require teamwork skill, and sometimes a little luck. The game has RPG elements – you level up and get access to new gear, there are four character classes, and multiple characters within those classes to select. This game should be a popular addition to any LAN party or…

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