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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It’s been just over two weeks since we released GoldenEye: Source 5.0 and we’ve been overwhelmed with the amazing response the mod has had. It’s hard to overstate how blown away we are.

Our Trailer got over a million views in less than a week and the mod’s install has been downloaded over 400,000 times!

Server Patch 5.0.1 & Linux Server (Beta)

Over the last few weeks there have been some minor bugs discovered, and we don’t want them to go unaddressed until our next major release. We also have a test build of our Linux server!

If you’re a server host then head on over to our downloads page, and apply the patch straight over the 5.0 server install.

Here’s a list of the 5.0.1 changes.

Standard Vote Kicking

Among the various fixes we’re also rolling out a standard vote kick feature to give players a way to rid themselves of unanimously unwanted players.

Typing one of the following commands into the game’s chat (not the console) will initiate a kick vote.

!gevotekickid number

!gevotekick name

Type “status” in the console which will print out a list of connected players names and ID numbers.

The first number on a line is the player’s id number to be used with the !gevotekickid command. For the !gevotekick command an exact match of the player’s name is required.

Servers are free to disable and replace this feature with one of their own, but we felt that this was a necessary out-of-the-box feature that all servers should have the option of using.

Full Soundtrack Release

During our week of media releases we released a limited selection of our soundtrack containing all of the new tracks with 5.0. Now we are releasing our full and comprehensive OST with every track that’s been made over the mod’s development.

You can listen to the full soundtrack on our OST channel on YouTube

Or alternatively download the full soundtrack from ModDB.

Community Support

This release turned out bigger than we ever could have imagined, and would not have been successful if so many people had not stepped up to help us out. Here are only a few of the awesome community members who helped make this release as great as it was:

Justin from NFO Servers

Provided us countless servers for the release, starting with a respectable amount but increasing it more and more as demand continued to increase. So many people would have been unable to play the game on release night without his help. He also offered his download site, Krazehost, when he realized we could still use more mirrors.

Daniel from GameStand.com

One of the first to step up to offer a download mirror, he ultimately had nearly 20,000 downloads from his site. That’s close to 40 terabytes of data! He’s also planning on helping us out with a Linux server manager at some point in the future.

Jest Servers

Jest has been offering servers for GE:S for years, and stepped up this release to provide quite a few more. Jest has been a reliable and generous server host and has been a large part of this mod’s history.

We would also like to thank everyone else who hosted servers for GE:S 5.0, such as Gamersexile.com who had 6 servers up and running before release. Without all of you we would have been woefully over capacity with all the players we’ve been getting.

We’d also like to thank all of our awesome download mirrors. Llama052 provided us with the Owncloud download mirror, which had 12TB worth of downloads. MadMakz was responsible for the GetsIO mirror, which distributed over 4TB of data. A big thanks to both of them for helping distribute the game.

Obviously a huge shoutout to ModDB.com, which took a good chunk of our download traffic that amounted to over 400TB of data altogether. It’s no surprise they were “8000mb/s” over capacity at one point.

And of course, everyone who helped seed the torrents. We had many people providing seedboxes and whatever else they could to keep the torrents as fast as they could be, and it really showed.

GoldenEye: Source On Mac

Here’s a guide to setting up GoldenEye: Source to run on OSX, thanks to lazdzx for writing this.

Wiki.geshl2.com

Keep in mind this runs through Wine and we do not officially support Mac. If you have any technical problems with this we can’t offer assistance.

5.0 Launch Event Is Nearly Over

Don’t forget to play online before the end of the month and receive this skin!

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Full server for Windows. Contains the 5.0.1 build of the Windows server. Can also be used as the client install.

GE:S v5.0.1 | LINUX SERVER | [tar.bz2]

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Full server for Linux. Contains the 5.0.1 build of the Linux server.

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Please! Friends, first read a "readme.txt" And Enjoy! :)

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Includes 3 maps, which takes 20 minutes to complete it.

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GE:S v5.0.1 | Windows Server Patch | [7z]

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The first patch for the WINDOWS DEDICATED SERVER. Fixing some crash bugs.

GE:S v5.0.1 | [BETA] Linux Server Patch | [tar.gz]

GE:S v5.0.1 | [BETA] Linux Server Patch | [tar.gz]

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The launch of the LINUX DEDICATED SERVER. This allows Dedicated server hosts to use their Linux systems

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PurpleGaga27
PurpleGaga27

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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Invader4000
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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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Gaben!

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Hulapla
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AWSOME & COOL!

City-Scanner built by a fan, watch the Video here: Youtube.com

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It's happening D:

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Invader4000
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*sniff* *sniff*
Holy ****! I smell the combine!

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Eagle12687
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I think we should attempt to persuade Valve to make Hammer Linux compatible.

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How To Download It?.>>>??

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The only way to obtain the game, is via Steam.
Store.steampowered.com

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Take a Wild Deeply-Thought Guess.

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Highest Rated (25 agree) 10/10

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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