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.

Custom Models #1

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.

Trailer House interior

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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Requires version 1.13 installed. Extract to <path to steam>\SteamApps\sourcemods. Restart Steam. This update adds Antlion Guard from HL2 which spawns...

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Reactive Drop Launcher is an application that allows users to easily install, update or delete Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop mod. It uses Subversion(SVN...

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Reactive Drop Launcher 1.01, Installer

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Reactive Drop Launcher is an application that allows users to easily install, update or delete Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop mod. It uses Subversion(SVN...

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mufans
mufans Jul 22 2010, 11:22am says:

where can i download this? or is it just on the steam

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Davkilla101
Davkilla101 Nov 1 2010, 6:19pm replied:

@mufans steam is free, install it here (Top right button labeled "Install Steam") Store.steampowered.com

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skarai
skarai Jul 22 2010, 11:58am replied:

Think you need to download it from steam.

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skarai
skarai Jul 22 2010, 4:03am says:

It's ok

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Medevila
Medevila Jul 24 2010, 2:27pm replied:

Well it's made to be modded- hence the one campaign.

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BlindxLink
BlindxLink Jul 21 2010, 9:15pm says:

This is a great game, and I hope to see people make some mods for it soon. If anyone ever needs help with their mod let me know. I'm a voice actor, and would love to help work with anyone that needs it!

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Dremth
Dremth Jul 21 2010, 10:05pm replied:

I'm thinking about making a mini-campaign, but it'll be a few weeks before I can even look into it.

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BlindxLink
BlindxLink Jul 21 2010, 10:23pm replied:

Yeah. I mainly mean if someone makes a mod with different monsters, zombies, or aliens. I could do the sound effects.

I could also be the "guy over the radio" that tell's the marines what to do if you need it.

This will all be way later on. Just letting you know. ;)

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Dremth
Dremth Jul 21 2010, 8:39pm says:

Ok, Alien Swarm. I've conquered your hard mode. A friend and I did a speed run through hard, just the two of us. Time to take a dip in the insane pool...

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Boxiii
Boxiii Jul 21 2010, 8:57pm replied:

Insane is a whoooole other ballgame

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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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