Made by Gearbox Software and originally released in 2001 as an add-on to Half-Life, Blue Shift is a return to the Black Mesa Research Facility in which you play as Barney Calhoun, the security guard sidekick who helped Gordon out of so many sticky situations.

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15 comments by Uphys on Mar 29th, 2014

Welcome to our first media update this year!

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Multiplayer Beta Release Q1 2014 Cancelled

Our plan to bring you the multiplayer beta of Operation Black Mesa early this year didn't work out, regrettably. Several factors and circumstances forced us to completely keep it under the hood until further notice.

Multiplayer Progress

Multiplayer will feature classic maps such as Yard, Crossfire and Boot Camp as well as brand-new ones like Deptcharge and Gambit from day 1.
Currently in development: CTF mode and weapon placement.


Singleplayer Campaign

Development is running smoothly; those NPCs aren't going to animate themselves though! If you're interested in joining our team, check out the jobs page where you can find all positions currently open. We look forward to welcoming you on board!

Pit Worm's Nest

Remember Guard Duty (Blue Shift: Source)? We're making solid progress here too:

Living Quarters Outbound

OBM: The Video Game?

We've been given the option of developing our projects as full indie titles to be sold on Steam!
This opens up a whole lot of attractive possibilities to consider; however no decision has been reached yet as to this matter.

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Thanks for your support in making all of this possible!

Until next time,
Tripmine Dev Team

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Elitesse Mar 29 2014, 12:04pm says:

This game wasn't released on the Dreamcast, the Dreamcast version of Half-Life was cancelled before the release of Blue-Shift.

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FLOPMAN Jul 15 2013, 10:40am says:

i bought the game in the store but won multyplayer wont work help plzz!

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Elitesse Aug 17 2013, 9:15am replied:

Valve shut down the WON servers on July 31, 2004

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wawa26 Jul 30 2012, 3:56am says:

Now i remember play this game on my Pentium III PC.

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emrebil Jul 29 2012, 5:35pm says:

I need blue shift v1.0.0.1 patch for open my custom maps with blue shift but i can't open this patch. Can anyone send me files in this patch?

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Oct 1 2011, 6:38am says:

Just finished HL1, HL:OF, and HL:BS.

HL was near perfect in my mind, 10/10 all the way.

OF added some fun new weapons and gameplay mechanics, but almost nothing to the story. And the main character and villain just seemed to be copies of the ones from HL. I liked that one boss fight though, where you had to turn on the Gearbox, activate the Steam vents, and turn the Valve to kill the beast :P 8/10

BS didn't add any new gameplay or weapons, which was slightly annoying, but it made sense. It cleared up a few things about the story which was good, and the Gordan cameos were pretty funny. It was also really short and REALLY easy. I didn't ever die against an enemy in the whole game, and it only took 2 hours to play. And, without spoiling anything, I thought the ending was kinda lame. I'd give it a 7/10

All in all, I loved HL, and liked the expansions. I'll call HL a "Must play" and recommend the expansions if you like HL.

Haven't played HL2 yet, so no rating on that ;)

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djwizzle9001 Jun 23 2012, 10:10am replied:

PLAY HL2 (if you havent already)

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deadlife101 May 3 2012, 9:25am replied:

Now all you need to do is play the last gearbox expansion, which is the hardest one, HL: Decay.

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Highmist Jan 2 2012, 9:53pm replied:

yea, the Blue shift ending was kind of dull. I have yet to beat OF, because i got stuck in an area with absolutely no HP D:

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