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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The first patch to Cry of Fear is now finally released! It should make the mod more stable and fix a lot of annoying bugs that we sadly didn't have time to fix because of our promise to release the mod in time.

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The first patch to Cry of Fear is now finally released! It should make the mod more stable and fix a lot of annoying bugs that we sadly didn't have time to fix because of our promise to release the mod in time.

Status

We've got a lot nice feedback from all of you, and most of it is so awesome! We are really glad that most of you enjoyed our mod! Even though there are a few people giving the mod unserious reviews like rating it 1, but oh well, that's what haters and trolls are for, isn't it?

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Cry of Fear v1.0

For you who have not yet tried Cry of Fear, please download it from here down below:

Cry of Fear - Version 1.0

Instructions for installing Cry of Fear v1.0

1. Make sure you have Half-Life 1 installed on Steam.

2. Download Cry of Fear here: Moddb.com

3. When you have installed it, launch the mod through the shortcut that automatically gets generated on your desktop.

Patch v1.1

This patch includes a lot of fixes that most people have been annoyed at. Here are the bugs that are fixed:
MAJOR FIXES

  • Fixed num_edicts crash in the sewers
  • Fixed save/load bug
  • Fixed coop "server is full" when empty error
  • Potentially fixed crash when shooting hammer monsters stuck to the wall by the tentacles
  • Potentially fixed crash when shooting spitting train monsters
  • Possibly fixed screen white-out in apartments
  • Fixed crash when dropping secret package

MISC FIXES

  • Removed buggy custom resolution from launch app until we figure out how the HL resolution system works
  • Fixed dropping items when dead in coop
  • Fixed picking up a new syringe while using your last one removing them both
  • Fixed dual wielding while in ironsights leaving you in ironsights
  • Fixed large icon in Steam
  • Slightly reduced monster attack distance
  • Fixed sprinting when underwater to make you move faster
  • Fixed being able to fall off the roof when given the yes/no prompt on the roofboss
  • Fixed level changes playing CD music if you have an audio CD in the drive.
  • Added missing voice chat key bind in options
  • Fixed cutscene repetition in some areas
  • Made it easier for players to see that you can jump through the bus window
  • Added dual wield support for the VP70
  • Slightly reduced book head monster attack distance and attack behaviour
  • Added option to disable black and white effect in options
  • Added option to disable camera/scope effect in options
  • Included the new donators
  • Fixed the bug where you could not open the gate close to the sawrunner
  • Redesigned the wooden sign in the forest in the co-op level


Instructions for installing Patch v1.1

1. Launch the CoF app program (the shortcut that generates on your desktop when you install Cry of Fear). If you don't have the shortcut, you can manually find the .exe in this directory:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\yourusername\half-life\CryOfFear\CoFLaunchApp.exe

2. Once your launch program is up, simply click "CHECK FOR UPDATES", and it will download it and install it for you automatically. Once the install is done, restart Steam.

Conclusion

That's all I have to say to you now. I hope you enjoy the mod!

/Team Psykskallar

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awreid12
awreid12

Can you add a manual download for the patch? The launch app isnt working for me even though I have microsoft whatever 4.0. It has never worked on my computer, so.... it would be great if you could post a manual download.
Thanks!

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PurpleGaga27
PurpleGaga27

I agree with this.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

No manual patches, ever, only makes it easier for the Non-Steam ijits to play.

Of course someone will probably post one eventually. Also, you can't get the launch App to work? That's very odd man...

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SabreXT
SabreXT

The launch app seems to be a problem for alot of people. I don't see why it's required.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

The Launch App has special fixes in it to make the mod not crash and run better on certain levels.

Hence why, some people launch it directly from Steam, and it crashes, most developers tell them to run the launcher, as it contains special fixes.

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eukos
eukos

I don't think so, Tim

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S.W.A.G.G.
S.W.A.G.G.

Same here ive like downlaoded it like 2 or three times and im talking about downlaoding EVERYTHIGN 2 or 3 times and its still not working this is my 3rd or 4th time and its not done downloading

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Anddos
Anddos

i love how it says download desura on this page, people will think you can download the patch from desura, fix this to

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Toshiro10
Toshiro10

Do I need the steam version of halflife or can I use the original disk verson?

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SabreXT
SabreXT

You need steam, but if you put the CD key into steam, you get it free.

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PurpleGaga27
PurpleGaga27

I was attempting to try that, but it's a complete re-download of the whole HL game into Steam. This goes the same to Opposing Force.

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S.W.A.G.G.
S.W.A.G.G.

how do u get the CD key? sorry im new to everything here

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TheUnabridgedGamer
TheUnabridgedGamer

Does it include a fix for when instead of launching, the game just goes to Half-Life 1 rather than loading the mod?

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TheUnabridgedGamer
TheUnabridgedGamer

I guess not...

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LokesFury
LokesFury

We need dedicated servers! D:

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Anddos
Anddos

i thought cry of fear could auto up date its self?

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Mackzzor
Mackzzor

plz fix so that you can play this with 2 6950s! alot of ppl seem to have problem with 2 6950s in CF... I have to deactivate CF in catalyst to be able to play this :(

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PurpleGaga27
PurpleGaga27

Here is the patch download link that someone posted earlier: www.cry-of-fear.com/patches/patch.exe

However, this patch might be only for Linux users.

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Nightscout
Nightscout

Thanks guys, this mod is really just perfect. I like how it's just like afraid of monsters in its fear factor. The apartments are a lot like the hospital is AOM. Some people don't want to continue after you get to a certain part, I'm even a little freaked out, but I understand that the only thing scary to me is what I'm making up in my insane head. You really know how to use that element of the human thought process to your advantage. Thanks for the Patch, and goodnight!

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Anddos
Anddos

The audio adjust options do not work

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S.W.A.G.G.
S.W.A.G.G.

Hey can u add me on skype? my account is name is: jeremiah mcninch
so you can walk me through exactly how to get cry of fear

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ZeroRawr
ZeroRawr

Atleast give us like a map list or have the host player be able to save for Co-Op.

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michael89
michael89

ice, i assume that you are now talking about steam -04, which sucked balls so hard.

Steam -12 works fine.

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Cheapo713
Cheapo713

Bug report: fatal crash at location: Custcene determining that you need to get to subway station > big monster coming out of the street that hits the car away (first encounter) > enter the vent to the left of it > drop down & kill 1st enemy > continue thru vent > encounter 2nd monster > FATAL CRASH

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Karriz
Karriz

I'm still crashing sometimes when shooting window monsters and zombies in the train. Makes it impossible to get trough that part. And even if it didn't crash, I would probably die because there are no syringes.

Otherwise, a great patch, but I hope you will do some fixes to that level.

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rage_killerz
rage_killerz

i cant beleive this is for half life 1...amazing

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Kornhead0123
Kornhead0123

MAKE A PATCH FOR D3D, my computer doesnt run open gl

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rerundadog
rerundadog

For those of you asking about the crashes, heres the #1 solution
Launch thru the Program Cry of Fear, not steam.

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Octrox
Octrox

Do I have to have Half Life installed to play this? Or can i just download it and play

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briggswag
briggswag

What the hell do you think?

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S.W.A.G.G.
S.W.A.G.G.

Im really new to this and i read "most" of the comments and is this free?

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