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.

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Thanks for coming back everyone who's following! If you are not, then hello newcomer!

For starters, I had difficulty arranging time with friends to test the mod over a network. So, last weekend (after a few pints and panicked rationalizations of time management) I leaked a beta out to see if there would be any takers for testing. But I think I went about it wrong, and at a bad time. Instead of posting it here on ModDB, like any other self-respecting mod developer would have, I posted on Reddit, the week after FO4 came out. And nothing happened. I'll just link you the topic here in case your interested in fiddling with it, or testing it for me and reporting back your findings: Reddit Beta. I do not suggest playing it if you can wait another week to play something with less bugs and all the following new features.

So whats new since last update?


I started two new maps that could play all the different game modes. The way I approached them was to include bases with team spawns hidden from the opposing team, symmetrical mapping style for rapid production, and very light on the detailing. They were done in almost one afternoon. Instead of describing them, check out the few pictures i uploaded here, and the video below.


I collected and edited a bunch new sound and implemented them into the game code. I wish I had all the tools to record effects, or I had the money to buy one of those giant sound packs, but freesound.org is amazing, and this project is never going to ask for any money from anyone ever so i don't feel bad for borrowing from them (those many individual sound developers). Damn I forgot to note all my resources for the people to thank. (sorry peeps and thank you for your efforts!).


Speaking of thanks, very big thanks to Chainmanner for writing a cloak tutorial on the VDC back in 2014 on player cloaking for SDK2013 im single player, which made me scrap my model swapping method, and loose a days work, for a material proxy based method. With some hassles I got it working for multiplayer, and that folks, brings us to the newest member of the Snowball Fight Power-Up's:

cloak Cloaking: requires full Auxiliary, attacking will drain some auxiliary.

- Another neat thing about placing the power-ups into your map: You don't need to be accurate, lift them off the ground, nor put those little float stands beneath them. using the default settings for the map entity, the power-up will automatically drop to the floor, raise to the wright height, and place the fancy glowing device below it. All this is optional and changeable in the map editor through the entity properties.

Snowmen Damage! Snowmen got a couple levels of damage. Now the snowmen divide their total life (kicks: however much the serve admin decides), and changes the model when a new level of life (third) is reached. These levels of damage were rushed (sorry for the lazyness modeling technique):

snowmen damage

For my love of HL1 DM, I'm bringing back the HL1 bouncer things (no idea what the scientific term is... bouncer thing.)


One more week1!! ok, well not for the v1.0. I don't think I'm really going to have a solid game next week. I've realized that I'm still constantly finding new ideas, and things to implement. I still havnt done much lan or server testing. What I can do for you, the people who want to start the snowball war early, I will make available (here on Moddb), a new beta! With all the features and changes that will be made up until sometime early next week, for release next Friday Dec 4th. I hope to get a lot done and working by then, and after that, I will continue development until I feel the mark of v1.0 is suitable. That's all for today!
As usual here's a video to visually demonstrate the news updates, thanks for reading, or skimming, or just looking at the pictures! Until next week!

PUNT Development as of 11/26/15

PUNT Development as of 11/26/15

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Here's another update regarding PUNT's development as of 11/26/15.

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100 survivors have entered the city, not knowing their about to enter a world of pain and bread... Will you be among the first?



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Hangover MOD version 1.0 is finally released. YAY! Sadly, without the graffiti we waited so long for...

Media Release #5

Media Release #5

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Hello again, it is me, Aulov Nikolay. Today I would like present to you the fifth media release of my mod. So, let's have a start.

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Ayaz345 Oct 31 2015 says:

big cool mods

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SLeNd3rMaN23 Sep 15 2015 says:

does anyone know if there is a model of Harley Quinn or Joker from the Arkham games? i want to use one of them as dr.breen replacement for my HL2...

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Ayaz345 Sep 6 2015 says:

Half-life Super Cool Game!!!-Халф-Лайф Супер Классная Игра

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nerdenfromsweden Aug 2 2015 says:

anyone wants to make a mod?

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GamerDude27 Aug 20 2015 replied:


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λpone Jul 22 2015 says:

Here's a great in-depth, insightful explanation of the Half-Life universe plot:

It also has some very, very, very interesting & fascinating theories about the G-man.

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DonBre Jul 22 2015 says:


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ALAA_AL-SOUDI Jul 9 2015 says:

"Rise and shine Mr.freeman"

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snark567 Sep 5 2015 replied:

Aw stop it ya perv.

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Highest Rated (24 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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