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About Coven with 5 comments by The_Technoviking on Dec 4th, 2014

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"Turns out it's harder to kill a vampire than anyone ever imagined."

After wavering back and forth on a standalone implementation, I decided giving the Source platform another go. I am very pleased with the changes to the 2013 source modding process (GitHub, 2013 engine, and all that). Needless to say it is a much faster and easier path given the assets we already have in place.


Coven 2015
This is not your 2008 or 2009 Coven. Nor is it your 2011 Coven. I say it falls somewhere between the two visions, and yet somewhere beyond. Anyone who knows the entire sordid history of Coven will understand what that means, or at least see the humor of it.

A New Vision
The new vision of Coven seeks to streamline many of the intriguing features of 2011 Coven while still accomplishing the basics of 2009 Coven, as well as the intention of Coven. Vampires are in. Staking is in. Rounds are out. Wave-ish respawning is in.

A New Experience
At this point, the basic gameplay will feature capture point based gameplay with skills acquired via gaining experience. Think DOTA2 meets TF2 meets Coven. The round based gameplay of yesteryear just wasn't cutting the mustard. Everything seemed predictable and stale. Slayers tended to hunker down and no one got to explore the big and diverse maps as well as the Coven experience we wanted. Never fear... things are still in flux and will likely stay in flux as Coven always is. We aren't even into beta yet, and I expect to stay there a good long time as there are a lot more variables at play than ever before. But as always, expect unapologetic fun and unapologetic staking.

No Hope

Automated Blood-drinking Robots
Oh, and yeah. Bots are in. Nothing much to look at for the moment, but they will give me something to work on as we get deeper into art development stages, and keep the servers from getting too lonely. Or give you something to do if you are feeling anti-social.

Coven: The Future
As you may have noticed, Coven could use some original artwork. Going forward, the Coven team is looking for 2D artists, 3D modellers, and mappers to help us take Coven to the next level. Head over to the forums to introduce yourself if you would like to contribute your talent! In the near term it will probably entail mostly 2D artwork to fill in the existing cracks and improve the Coven experience. Longer term, 3D models will be needed.

Dead Slayer

Head over to our forums to pry for more info or to lend your services to the Blood Empire.

Spread the word. Tell your friends. Coven is coming.

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Modular Combat Fix (v2)
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Modular Combat Fix (v2)

Dec 16, 2014 Modular Combat Script 5 comments

I've been craving Modular Combat for many months now and i couldn't bear to wait for Modular Combat 2 to come out so i thought i'd take a crack at fixing...

Sledge Alpha Build

Sledge Alpha Build

Aug 19, 2014 Half-Life Mapping Tool 3 comments

Sledge is a completely free and open-source replacement for Valve's Hammer Editor, with a focus on compatibility with both Goldsource and Source engines...

HL2BDM 2014 Edition Source Code (V1.0.0)
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HL2BDM 2014 Edition Source Code (V1.0.0)

Mar 30, 2014 Half-Life 2 Beta: Deathmatch Source Code 0 comments

This is the source code for Half-Life 2: Beta Deathmatch V1.0.0.

Half-Life 2: Beta Deathmatch 2014 Edition V1.0.0
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Half-Life 2: Beta Deathmatch 2014 Edition V1.0.0

Mar 30, 2014 Half-Life 2 Beta: Deathmatch Full Version 4 comments

This includes the current working version of Half-Life 2 Beta Deathmatch.

The Forgotten Ones - Version 2.4.0 [Patch]
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The Forgotten Ones - Version 2.4.0 [Patch]

Mar 1, 2014 The Forgotten Ones Patch 3 comments

A minor update for TFO fixing HUD positions, jump bug, fullbright maps, etc... Requires v2.3.0 to work! This is a patch!

The Forgotten Ones Version 2.3.0 SDK 2013 Full
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The Forgotten Ones Version 2.3.0 SDK 2013 Full

Dec 8, 2013 The Forgotten Ones Full Version 6 comments

The Forgotten Ones has been converted to SDK 2013, this has solved all crash related issues. No hacky workarounds has not been needed to make the mod...

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bluluxabica Mar 10 2011, 12:08am says:

OMG!! I cant believe this wasnt on moddb until now! How come nobody noticed it =O

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ᎶʋƝʂℋɨƤ_ℳƘ_ƖƖ Mar 10 2011, 1:58am replied:

Yeah, me too. This game is full of win, but still i think HL1DM is better ( maybe cos i love old school? )

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CovertChaos Mar 10 2011, 4:34pm replied:

Don't worry, you're not the only one.

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©orporatefilth™ Mar 9 2011, 10:39pm says:

wasnt this already listed?

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Arcones Mar 9 2011, 7:21pm says:

YES! HL2: Deathmatch FTW!

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pretty damm cool! I love playing coop maps xD

Mar 10 2011, 12:03pm by bluluxabica

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