Pick up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, and find yourself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. You must rescue the world from the wrong you unleashed back at Black Mesa.

The original Half-Life sent a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title won more than 50 Game of the Year awards, was named "Best Game Ever" by PC Gamer, and launched a franchise which has since sold over 11 million units worldwide. By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original Half-Life and adding startling new realism and responsiveness, Half-Life 2 opens the door to a world where the player’s presence affects everything around him or her, from the physical environment to the behaviors and even the emotions of both friends and enemies.

Technical note: most mods “for Half-Life 2” are actually cross-compatible with all of Valve's Source engine games. Check a mod’s profile for details on whether a specific game is needed. Get the steampipe fixes here.

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Hi ModDB friends!

Today’s update contains the first screens of the chapter Hatred’s Asphyxiation, along with new anticipatory scenes from the game and the profile graphics also receiving a refresh. Development is rolling at a jolly rate and the stuff I’m cooking up is really gonna piss a lot of people off.

I grew up on a steady diet of some nasty horror films and gory FPS games, but also come from a church-going background. I’ve lived and breathed both worlds, so the concept of Christian horror makes perfect sense to me, but I’m acutely aware that it doesn’t for most people. This is partially due to corny stereotypes perpetuated by the Christian entertainment industry, which has sold the world a pathetically sanitised and gutless impression of the Bible. The intention of initiating Christian horror as an authentic sub-genre is to squash these stereotypes like a grape. I believe God purposely allowed me to be exposed to the horror genre from a young age to prepare me for this task.

The Bible is jam-packed with hardcore horror and violence. If it were made into a film series with zero censorship, it would be banned all over the place and make Cannibal Holocaust look pretty tame in comparison. Don’t believe me? Here’s a sample list I put together in my Scripture studies:

Christian Horror...WTF?! Excerpt

The full list goes on and on...this is an excerpt from an upcoming piece entitled ‘Christian Horror...WTF?!’

Eventually, I expect some of the fiercest critics of THEOS: A Chronicle of Faith will be certain other types of Christians, often the type who believe in physically punishing their kids, yet oppose violent films and games (???...ikr) Some will even accuse me of the ‘devil’s work’, only because their own book is too hot for them. If God tells me to light the fire under their arses, I’ll do it even if the non-believers gather to watch. I’ll save that for when it’s needed, but I don’t play favourites with my own crowd, this thing is the real deal.

I post infrequent updates, in keeping with the serious tenor of this game and because I like to keep the head low and the shovel high. I find it’s fitting to sneak up on you guys when you aren’t expecting it anyway. :D

‘Till next time, toodles! :)

- Stephen Gabriel

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Can anyone Please Link me to some Tutorials on Animating View Models for GoldSrc/Source?

I wanna make Weapon Replacements for both Games/Engines.

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Kasumi Krystal
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So. Days go and pass by, and I have to wonder about one question...
Did anyone notice the Citadel in the Header is from the late Beta stage ?

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generalltu
generalltu

Hello everyone, as a new member to this community and Half-Life 2 mod section, I have a question. :)

- What mods are still alive (being played, updated), upcoming, worth time playing(story side and/or multiplayer wise) ? :)

I've downloaded few mods:

-Alchemilla (seems interesting horror game)
-NEOTOKYO (seems only late night there is players)
-Resistance and Liberation Open Beta 1.6 ( have not found any players atm)
-WWI Source 1.13b ( same as RaL situation)
-Estranded: act 1.

Thanks for your time and attention, but please help me to save some time on looking through all mods :)
Appreciated!

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generalltu
generalltu

Both RaL Open beta and WWI source is dead, no players plays multiplayer

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BigLez
BigLez

Are there any Gameplay Overhaul Mods for Half-Life 2 that like Add New Enemies, Weapons, and other Stuff?

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Blue199
Blue199

I've just wasted entire day on riding trains from city to city while it was raining outside everywhere. Felt like *being* in Half-Life 2.
One city even had a relatively tall building that looked like the Citadel in the fog.

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PurpleGaga27
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This game and its page needs to be updated, because some people thought the game is free. The remastered fan-edition of HL2 is free to download but the original HL2 is not. You can get it from Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/290930

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The Half-Life 2: Update is a free mod, therefore it needs original Half-Life 2 to run it.

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Sadly it never ends for Gordon Freeman, he is gaming worlds Jack Bauer, consistently going from one bad day to the next. No sooner have you blown up the head of the Xenian Nihilanth and discussed career prospects with the mysterious G-Man than he tosses you in the mix again. Another train ride another mysterious situation leaving Gordon (and you the gamer) none the wiser, but thats what we like about the Half-life series and all it's canonical universe, Valve will always give you a Palm d'or plot…

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