Escape the confines of City 17 and strike a blow for the resistance!

As Dr. Gordon Freeman, you were last seen exiting City 17 with Alyx Vance as the Citadel erupted amidst a storm of unknown proportions. Now, in Episode Two, you must battle and race against Combine forces as you traverse the White Forest to deliver a crucial information packet stolen from the Citadel to an enclave of fellow resistance scientists.

Episode Two is the second of a planned trilogy of games that extends the award-winning and best-selling Half-Life adventure. Unique weapons, vehicles, and new creatures, friends, and enemies all make an appearance.

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About Abandon: The Town with 2 comments by ComfortJones on Aug 24th, 2015

So for a long time during this mod's development, one of the bigger issues I've had is with the lack of variety with standard enemies. Aside from combine soldiers and hunters, there's not a whole lot you can mix in as a regular enemy that works with them. So after avoiding programming for a long time, I finally looked into making my own enemies, and here are some of the results:

In the interest of full disclosure, all credit for the models goes to Deviant Pictures who made this dope pack of Metrpolice variants:

So let's get into the details. The first enemy shown is what I've simply called the "Striker", a faster version of the standard combine soldier who can make high jumps, allowing me to mix in a bit more situational variety where the player has to worry about more enemies coming from odd angles that aren't the hunter. The animations might not totally be finished, right now it's a mix of the jump from the cut combine assassin and the combine's normal landing animation. No guarantees that I can make it look better but hey at least it works.

The second enemy shown is the Engineer, a soldier who can deploy manhacks. Unlike Metrocops, he can spawn an unlimited amount of manhacks, however there is a limit of 2 that can be deployed at a time. So if he has two out, he wont make more until you kill one of the two. The manhacks have been made quite a bit faster so they should do a pretty good job of harassing players who try to camp too much.

Both these enemies are still combine soldiers at the end of the day, with the exact same ai as typical combine soldiers.

With these additions, I will be redoing the enemy spawns in the existing maps quite significantly. On top of that a new intro map and another level taking place after the current existing town map are being added to allow me to pace out the mod a bit more and play with some new ideas, so all things considered it's gonna be quite a bit more than that original demo.

There's even more stuff to show in the future, something a lot crazier than just some combine variants but that's for another update so stay tuned!

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Guest Nov 19 2013 says:

dog vs strider, epic!

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zombieman14 Nov 21 2013 replied:

i think it is the most famous scene in the game

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Belltow3r Sep 26 2013 says:

I have this game installed on Steam. When I try to add it to Desura in order to access mods, Desura claims that Episode Two is not installed on my computer (not true, it's in the Steam files). For some reason, Desura is pulling a derp and flat-out CANNOT locate this game. It's ******* me off. Anyone have ideas/a solution?

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2pacliveson Nov 12 2013 replied:

I'm having the same problem i hope someone can get a hold of this. lol

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JrComissarValvatorez Oct 27 2013 replied:

Steam changed how the games load, don't know if they updated Desura for the new system.

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TheZealot Jul 13 2013 says:


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scaitlyn49 Jul 12 2013 says:

Is anyone else having trouble with the game? Everytime I try to play it crashes within the first 12 minutes of game play, the water looks like milk, and parts of the ground are pink and black checkered. Pretty sure I'm not supposed to swimm in milk for 12 minutes

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Guest1982 Oct 20 2013 replied:

So, play for 11 minutes... pretty simple :D

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tfdotm333 Jun 2 2013 says:

ok this game is fun but valve where the **** is hl3

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snake959 May 25 2013 says:

Where is the game located? i can not find it anywhere in my steamapps folder and anywhere in steam

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