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 CUBE with 7 comments by Stephen_Harrison on Mar 28th, 2015


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To tell the truth, we’ve been working on the project since January but didn’t hurry to announce anything, let alone to reopen the project’s profile. We were in a very unstable situation, and our work could stop right after it started. But now, when the project is 20% ready and the working process has been arranged (although it is slightly worse than before), we have decided that it’s time for CUBE to come back to ModDB.

06 05

However, despite things are getting better and better, we still won’t talk about correct forecasts and exact release dates. Otherwise we will feel very uncomfortable if the main working computer breaks down AGAIN… You probably remember that the machine we work on now is rather bad, and its technical characteristics can be compared with those of… a cobblestone! (By the way, it proves that Source Engine will work, though badly, even on a granite block.)

04 03

And now we have to switch from the cheerful speeches to a small, but unpleasant news. Unfortunately, considering the technical condition of the studio after all the losses and difficulties, we think that CUBE will be the last project of AASC. We're glad to receive plenty of positive feedback but also do understand that it can't be compared with the efforts put in the work… So after release of CUBE we are likely to lack both financial and technical resources to continue our activities. Moreover, the winds of change that blow into the lives of main AASC developers don't contribute to effective work.

02 Welcome Back

On the other hand, it is just prediction about the distant and uncertain future; who knows whether it will come true? At the moment the main thing is to finish CUBE.

We hope that there will be no more force majeur events in the development process and that we will be able to recover and not to disappoint our audience.

We thank those few people who remained with us and did not lose faith in our work despite all the miseries we’ve faced.

Dev.Team AASC
26.03.2015

P.S. You can read more about the mentioned closing of our projects in 2014 here, and then read our latest working news.


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Рано или поздно это должно было случиться, и вот этот долгожданный момент настал. Модификация CUBE – некогда дебютный проект студии AASC – наконец-то возвращается обратно на ModDB!

Если быть честным, то работы над самим проектом были возобновлены ещё после нового года, но мы не спешили что-либо публиковать на эту тему и уж тем более заново открывать страницу проекта, так как в тот момент у нас была очень шаткая ситуация. В любой момент всё могло закончиться, так толком и не начавшись.
Нынче, когда процент готовности проекта вновь достиг 20%, а сам процесс работы был кое-как налажен (хоть он теперь и похуже, чем раньше), мы приняли решение постепенно возвращать проект обратно на ModDB.

06 05

Тем не менее, несмотря на то, что ситуация вроде бы устоялась, мы по-прежнему не будем давать каких-либо точных прогнозов насчёт выпуска проекта… А то будет потом неудобно, если у нас ОПЯТЬ сломается компьютер и всю работу придётся свернуть. Напомним, что нынче нам приходится работать на очень, очень плохом оборудовании, которое своими техническими характеристиками сравнимо разве что… с булыжником. (Но зато доказывает тот факт, что Source Engine будет, хотя и плохо, работать даже на куске гранита.)

04 03

А теперь, несмотря на изначальный бодрящий тон – одна маленькая, но плохая новость. К сожалению, ввиду ужасного технического состояния студии после всех тех невзгод, что она пережила, проект CUBE станет нашей последней работой. Надо сказать, что обратная полезная отдача от наших работ… пускай, может, и положительная, но в целом по своим объемам по сравнению с тем, что мы вкладываем… В общем, после выпуска мода CUBE нам будет больше невыгодно этим заниматься, так как у нас больше нет на это средств – ни финансовых, ни технических. Да и текущая эпоха перемен в жизни участников основного состава студии мало способствует нашей деятельности.

02 Welcome Back

С другой стороны, это тоже прогноз на далёкое неопределённое будущее, и не факт, что он сбудется. Сейчас главное – доделать мод CUBE.

Мы надеемся, что очередных непредвиденных ситуаций более с нами не приключится и мы сможем хоть как-то реабилитировать себя в глазах тех, кто следит за проектом, и частично вернуть свои утраченные позиции.

Спасибо тем немногочисленным людям, которые продолжали оставаться с нами и верить в нашу работу несмотря на все невзгоды, с которыми мы сталкивались.

Dev.Team AASC
26.03.2015

P.S. Вы можете прочитать об упомянутом закрытии проектов в 2014 году здесь, а затем ознакомиться с нашими последними рабочими новостями.

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ct578
ct578 Jul 18 2010, 1:12pm says:

ok i bought all half life 2 games (hl2 ep 1+2) i installed them. i have windows vista and the recomended requirements. but when i play any of these (lost coast included) they are really really laggy. any tips?

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Waluigi-
Waluigi- Aug 2 2010, 4:54am replied:

Get rid of vista used to do it to me to its just vista

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ct578
ct578 Aug 2 2010, 5:41pm replied:

thx. im gonna change back to xp cuz steam games work well on that.

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Death_SpecteR-9
Death_SpecteR-9 Jul 4 2010, 8:41pm says:

The M-14 has been overlooked alot, also the Sig 552, Dragunov SVD,
definitely the SR-25.

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Maxkhor95
Maxkhor95 Jun 28 2010, 9:27am says:

Half-Life 2: Episode Three is the third and final instalment in a series of episodes following Half-Life 2. It is currently in development and Valve have said we may see something from it at the end of this year. The project has been labelled 'highly ambitious' by Doug Lombardi, and release is still a while off. We are most likely to see something from Valve at next years E3 conference.

Halflife2.net

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higgie
higgie Jun 22 2010, 9:06am says:

misposted again!!!

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higgie
higgie Jun 22 2010, 9:03am says:

I may have misposted it my mistake...

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Alex98-Defender-
Alex98-Defender- Jun 21 2010, 12:48pm says:

can i download hl2 ep2 form this site?can i?

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Mongoloid
Mongoloid Aug 30 2010, 9:17am replied:

yes

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Alex98-Defender-
Alex98-Defender- Jun 21 2010, 12:47pm says:

can i download hl2 ep2 from this site

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higgie
higgie Jun 22 2010, 9:01am replied:

Sorry you can't download it from this site... It is encryted to prevent piracy... It is impossible to transfer from account to another account. You will have to purchase from store or Steam. It requires original HL2 and Ep one to play... I heard that Valve started banning any account who was caught selling the access. I suggest that you purchase the Orange Box.
higgie

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Cremat0r
Cremat0r May 27 2010, 4:47pm says:

Someone ever saw an AR3?
They say the city was lousy with AR3s.
They also used to kill 20 hunters a day with their bare hands!
*More random crap*

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