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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About Battle Grounds 2 with 0 comments by William_Hawke on Apr 19th, 2014

Two hundred and thirty nine years ago, on April 19th the first shot of the American War for Independence was fired on the green at Lexington and Concord. It was a shot famously said to have been heard around the world, and by way of honouring this special anniversary we decided to share the latest in Battlegrounds 2 development.

We are pleased to welcome a new addition to our small development team. PhilmacFLy joined us in March this year as a coder, and we are very excited to have him on board. 

Currently downloads for BG 2.2 stand at 5,065 on moddb alone. These numbers show that Bg2 is still as alive as it ever was, and these numbers have certainly inspired us to keep up with development. The focus of the team is shifting from large updates, to smaller more manageable patches. We hope that this will allow us to get new content out quicker, without waiting so long between updates.

The most exciting piece of news is that with the influx of new coding talent, we have begun the process of porting the mod over to Source SDK base 2013. This will insure that bg2 is playable for the foreseeable future, and will hopefully allow us to expand on the mod in new and exciting ways. 

The rest of the team is busily cracking away at all the various models, maps, textures and effects that need replaced or updated and I'm pleased to offer a sneak peek at an early WIP model here.

This model is an early WIP remake of the Native's trusty Tomahawk, and  will be finished with the latest patch.

We have quite a few updates planned for the future, so if your battle cry be "For King George and Britain!" or the cry of "Freedom!" keep your eyes open, revolution is on the horizon.

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Estranged: Act I Source Code
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Estranged: Act I Source Code

Apr 19, 2014 Estranged Script 0 comments

The full C++/shader source code for Estranged: Act I. For programmers!

Exterminatus Alpha 7.94 Installer
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Exterminatus Alpha 7.94 Installer

Apr 19, 2014 Exterminatus Full Version 0 comments

This zip archive includes all you need to host and play Exterminatus - Rival Species 2. Two Species: Humans and Tyranids. Twelve distinct classes, each...

Exterminatus Alpha Patch 7.94 (Zip)
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Exterminatus Alpha Patch 7.94 (Zip)

Apr 19, 2014 Exterminatus Patch 0 comments

This zip archive includes all the changes from alpha 7.93 to alpha 7.94, which is intended to remedy all the issues remaining from the initial port to...

Unknown Half-Life 2 v1.1
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Unknown Half-Life 2 v1.1

Apr 13, 2014 Unknown Half-Life 2 Full Version 5 comments

Only needs "Source SDK Base 2006" + "Half-Life 2" installed.

Tds4 Demo file Update
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Tds4 Demo file Update

Mar 31, 2014 The Dark Secret 4 Patch 0 comments

Files Update To install: Just move the Tds4 Demo folder over the existing one.

Underhell Chapter 1 - Spanish Language Pack
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Underhell Chapter 1 - Spanish Language Pack

Mar 27, 2014 Underhell Patch 6 comments

Underhell Prologue + Chapter 1 Spanish Language Pack, includes translated subtitles and graphic content. Instructions/Instrucciones:

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EITY10 Apr 5 2014, 2:41pm says:

The 22nd AB is now recruiting. 22nd plays a variety of games including Battlegrounds 2, Resistance and Liberation, etc. If anybody would like to join either add an officer on steam or sign up on our website www.22ndab.co.uk/‎.

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Mr.Marooned
Mr.Marooned Mar 11 2014, 7:02pm says:

A Half life MMO..........enough said.......

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Crypt
Crypt Mar 12 2014, 3:01pm replied:

Is this the part where a novice level designer who doesn't understand Source's limits starts a mod page and tries to assemble a team to make that a reality?

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Mr.Marooned
Mr.Marooned Mar 12 2014, 9:20pm replied:

Tell me about it! That happens too many times here!

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sharkey9
sharkey9 Mar 7 2014, 8:14pm says:

lol people got mad over the 1/10 review.

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Crypt
Crypt Mar 10 2014, 10:36pm replied:

A single 1/10 can severely hurt the rating of a mod/game, even if it has nothing but 100 other 10/10 ratings.

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ShouldBeNew
ShouldBeNew Mar 5 2014, 12:07pm says:

One of the greatest games in the world! It never dies.

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Loloe
Loloe Mar 2 2014, 8:54am says:

<33

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DJFingas
DJFingas Mar 24 2014, 9:33pm replied:

Half-Life 4 Confirmed, Gabe Newell states "The episodic parts of Half-Life 2 were essentially Half-Life 3. Therefore the next piece of the puzzle is Half-Life 4. This ModDB'er confirmed everyone's suspicions by saying two words and exclamation marks. 'HL2 4EVA !!!' See this is the key of knowledge for HL4, it's coming..." ~Confirms Gabe Newell

Ah-aha, yeah right!

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Highest Rated (20 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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lol

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