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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ruMpel Sep 8 2011, 5:25pm says:

"view original" next to title.

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Dr.Goupyl Sep 8 2011, 5:32pm replied:

Yeah better with it.
Damn how can this be on gold engine ? water looks so fine !

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Medevila Sep 8 2011, 6:30pm replied:

Damn good water shader that's how.

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SabreXT Sep 13 2011, 6:59pm replied:

I'm still suprised alot by these things, but not that it happens. CoD has Quake 3 in it somewhere.

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Angerfist219 Sep 8 2011, 5:31pm says:

sweet, step by step comparison

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norton2 Sep 8 2011, 5:32pm says:

Dat water

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Blue_Dust Sep 8 2011, 5:42pm buried:


Rumpel,after this you should just start making games,you already have the knowledge and skills.....

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Xylemon Sep 8 2011, 5:43pm buried:


Rumple already does, he's an employee at EA.

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D3ads Sep 8 2011, 6:46pm replied:

He works at DICE, EA publish the Battlefield series :P

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Xylemon Sep 8 2011, 10:28pm replied:

Oh right. Sorry, was a little mistake.

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EvilAngel Sep 9 2011, 8:48am replied:

DICE is basically EA's bitch. EA tell em how to make the game...

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Spe¢ter Sep 9 2011, 9:45am replied:

Funny how I got minus karma when I said that a couple of weeks ago.

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Otter. Sep 10 2011, 9:22am replied:

Life's a beach!

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*CyberNinja* Sep 10 2011, 9:58pm replied:

It's different when you're 12 and annoying as ******* ****.

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Some-Dingus Sep 8 2011, 5:43pm buried:


The birth of a mod starts with water? Mhm...

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Some-Dingus Sep 8 2011, 5:51pm buried:


Okay does that have anything to do with him making his "own games"? He is an employee that doesnt mean he is making it himself.

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SpeedyClaude Oct 18 2011, 3:06pm replied:

(not you RuMpel, the TheTwankyShet)

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Prowler445 Sep 8 2011, 6:23pm says:

Looks really good :O

Interesting how something that looks so good just starts out as a couple of good looking textures

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AlekZanDer Sep 8 2011, 6:59pm says:

Hmmm... If you look at the water's shader a bit closer, you will start to wish it used a bigger image.

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ice_trey Sep 8 2011, 7:34pm buried:


or "death of a hamburger" and then a pic of the obese bloated noob called gabe Newbell chewing on it ^^

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Sporkeh Sep 8 2011, 7:50pm replied:

Ha ha! Yeah!

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GmansFan Sep 8 2011, 9:30pm replied:

what do you mean?

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sbnewsom Sep 10 2011, 9:49pm replied:

I don't even know why these jokes are still funny to people.

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altercuca Sep 9 2011, 1:02am says:

Damn it man, that looks awesome!

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JonnyBoy0719 Sep 9 2011, 1:47am says:

Nice work ^^

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wonrz Sep 9 2011, 2:13am says:

Nice, but for textures resolution this high, too repetitive.

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N3mix Sep 9 2011, 4:17am says:

CoF and ESF are the best hl1 mods. :D

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da_lawl_man_of_garce Sep 9 2011, 7:03am says:


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HEVIS Sep 9 2011, 10:43am says:

Very nice work, keep it up guys.

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xXMaNiAcXx Sep 9 2011, 12:07pm says:

That is indeed amazing.

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LopperUK Sep 9 2011, 12:25pm says:

Beautiful peace of work :)

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Vosla Sep 9 2011, 1:36pm says:

This is sweet! So bitter sweet. Tears will be shed. Tears of blood.

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Silver_Centurion Sep 9 2011, 4:04pm says:

Excuse me. May I cry?

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StegoSigma Sep 9 2011, 9:46pm says:

That water looks so pro.

lulz. But seriously, nice work guys. I'm stoked to play the finished version <3

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rex989 Sep 10 2011, 1:53am says:

i got a question.

how did you make the light transition on the 3rd panel? (orange sky to partial blue)

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ruMpel Author
ruMpel Sep 10 2011, 8:27am replied:

That was pretty hard tbh. The sky is actually two textures blending into eachothers, because when I only had 1 texture, it made the quality really bad with the 256 bit map quality. So I had to make the sky all blue with one texture, and the sun effect with a yellow additive texture. The sky is a giant sphere btw.

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JohnCletus Oct 8 2011, 1:24pm replied:

Aww.. now ingame I'm going to look at the sky and go, ' Oh.. .It's just a sphere.. ' Instead of imerse in the game, :C.

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maritim Sep 12 2011, 10:13am says:

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful!

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