You wake up in a dark alley, not knowing anything. What has happened anyway? You struggle after the truth and answers. Answers you want to know in the darkness and fear, which makes your heartbeat race like violent blows against your head. Where do "they" come from? What has happened? Are you just turning insane? The time is up; you can't stay there reading your smses forever. It's time to head out and find the answers. Cry of Fear is a singleplayer modification of Half-Life 1 which brings you the horror you've always been afraid of. It's a total conversion of Half-Life 1, which means it uses NO Half-Life 1 content or other peoples' files. It's all made exclusively by the developers. It also uses new gaming styles that you will rarely find in Half-Life mods, such as advanced cutscenes and other stuff that will be revealed at a later date.

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Mod of the Year 2009 Editors Choice - Best Upcoming Mod

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2009 was the year that has had the most new profiles created to date, and my mods updating. To be nominated for an award in Best Upcoming mod projects need to have been updated significantly during 2009 and have not released (obviously) anything more then a demo. Here are the Editors of ModDB's top selection of 2009.



Naruto: Naiteki Kensei
offers a new and unique fast-paced gaming experience based on the hit Japanese anime Naruto. Combining aspects of a third-person shooter and an action-based fighter, players will be able to go head-to-head against others online casting clever and powerful jutsus, performing evasive, acrobatic, and free-form movement and melee, and utilizing an array of weapons with multiple functions.


Cry of Fear
You wake up in a dark alley, not knowing anything. What has happened anyway? You struggle after the truth and answers. Answers you want to know in the darkness and fear, which makes your heartbeat race like violent blows against your head. Where do "they" come from? What has happened? Are you just turning insane?

Airborn
is an action adventure mod in a fantastic world on flying islands eons after the world has collapsed from overexploitation.

Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist puts the player into our world, seventy five years ago - except that it's not the world as we know it. The story as it is now, although it might still be changed - time is in a constant flow. History: it is often defined by minor events, resulting in major changes.

Raindrop
September 1997, somewhere in Russia. 58 years have passed since the complex has been cut off from the outside world. You wake up in an abandoned tunnel, without even a name .

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fameless.face
fameless.face

Go Raindrop,Go Raindrop,GOO RAINDROP!

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996

Yeah!!!

Let's wait some time :D

GO RAINDROP GO!!!!

No City 17 Episode One

But i like Raindrop

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MrtwovideoCards
MrtwovideoCards

Raindrop should of won!

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Mars_3K
Mars_3K

Naruto?! WTF are you people smoking?

Raindrop all the way tbh.

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claytonian
claytonian

****** Narutards.

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Tazmily
Tazmily

******* NARUTARDS

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MrtwovideoCards
MrtwovideoCards

Lol'd

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Grega
Grega

Say what you want but to make the HL1 engine look that great and to have updates every single week deserves praise.

The video mentioned that it won mainly due to the constant updates.

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Ke:th
Ke:th

So you're telling me you only give a **** about making an hl1 engine look good? Heh, good principle.

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Danboe
Danboe

Let's see how Cry of Fear fares this time, seeing that there's no CURSE upon it. :P

I think CoF and Raindrop are the most interesting.

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce

Hmmm tough one.
Btw didn't the Naruto mod already release?

It released in 2010, but still it seems weird, even if it was a 2009 upcoming mod :)

Anyway I'm personally not too interested in any of these though they all look great mod, Nauz is working on Zeitgeist though so I'll be rooting for that one.

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Nauz
Nauz

<3

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Khameli
Khameli

NARUTOOOOOOO..... no w8..... isnt it released already?

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medve
medve

it's released :D

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Grega
Grega

Yea but this is for the year 2009 and NNK was released in 2010

Itll be in the releasedmods category next year.

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Radu_IceMan
Radu_IceMan

Raindrop ftw!

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Twitwi
Twitwi

Raindrop really, I can't wait for it

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AshtonAndersen
AshtonAndersen

Airborn looks amazing

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Gman366
Gman366

Really glad to see Raindrop on this list. GO RAINDROP!

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Robok
Robok

I'd say either Raindrop or Airborn. Airborn particularly reminded me of fond memories in Japanese PSX games (RPGs and others) following the same theme, and Raindrop because obviously the quality of level design is amazing, the general idea itself is very interesting too.

Keeping my fingers crossed though, my guesses are not too good (I mean, last time I guessed either NS2 or E.Y.E., and it was neither...).

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Jonko
Jonko

Zeitgeist, go go go!

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Getro
Getro

Where's Black Mesa? Anyway i hope that Raindrop wins this one.

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MrtwovideoCards
MrtwovideoCards

lol

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NightSage
NightSage

Yeah, really. Where IS black mesa? It's not out yet? lol

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Mastix
Mastix

It can be pretty weird if Naruto or Airborn will win cause you can actualy play both of them already. so it kinda ruins the idea of upcoming?

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk]

Airborn looks the most intresting there but never played any.

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Roland_Shaw
Roland_Shaw

Its all about Raindrop

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staberas
staberas

We all know Cry of Fear will WIN

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TryForceX
TryForceX

Naruto is probably in "upcomming" because it wasnt released in 2009, it released on the 10th jan. 2010.

it's amazing to see 2 halflife1 mod's on this list.

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cW#Ravenblood

Zeitgeist or Raindrop!
Lets see!

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Mr.Walrus
Mr.Walrus

I cant decide between Airborn, Zeitgeist, or Raindrop! They are all so good!

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Jokerme
Jokerme

They are all very good, I can't decide.

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NullSoldier
NullSoldier

All are great possible winners. This looks like it's going to be a close one.

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R0b
R0b

Raindrop! Though I might be slightly biased...

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Classic319
Classic319

Zeitgeist is just kind of art!

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MrMattWebb
MrMattWebb

Airborn! :D

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Spenzerr
Spenzerr

woooo raindrop!

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Setis
Setis

I'd expect raindrop to bag this one. Very nice art direction, very promising development on gameplay elements, such as atmosphere, level design and general eastethics!

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Neqqu
Neqqu

(buried)

naruto naiteki kensei must win

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um-tiki
um-tiki

Personally I want Raindrop or CoF to win. I like the look of them both. Don't get me wrong they all look great, but Raindrop and CoF are more of my type of mod.

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord

Difficult to say. I'd go for Zeitgeist mostly because the art style and setting is particular. The others though are as interesting so this one is going to be a close call.

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LORDDEREX
LORDDEREX

wonder which one it will be, but they are all worthy to be nominated.
for me: either CoF or any of the hl2-mods. not airborn or naruto, even if airborn looks very good, its not my taste.

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BigPapaSmurf
BigPapaSmurf

Airborn looks amazing, but I like to see Raindrop win after seeing the weather effects.

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RockerFox
RockerFox

rooting for raindrop and cry of fear

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Naruto released . . . kinda odd. I hate Narutards, it didn't deserve to be on the list regardless.

Cry of Fear for the win!

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MatthewD
MatthewD

It's a close call between Airborn and CoF. Airborn seems like a really awesome game you could get lost in for hours, CoF looks like an amazing horror SP game.

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TheGreatGonzo
TheGreatGonzo

It's co-op too.

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Dnst
Dnst

This will be a hard battle. I would choose Raindrop!

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JohnnyMaverik
JohnnyMaverik

I know it's probably the outsider, but I'm really exited about Zeitgeist. Sounds and looks potentially incredible. They all have massive potential though so I'm good with what ever descision here myself.

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996

:( where's the video...

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