Half-Life: Opposing Force is an expansion pack for Valve Software's science fiction first-person shooter video game Half-Life. The game was developed by Gearbox Software and published by Sierra Entertainment on November 1, 1999. Opposing Force is the first expansion for Half-Life and was first announced in April 1999. Randy Pitchford, the lead designer on the game, later noted that he believed Gearbox was selected to develop Opposing Force because Valve wanted to concentrate on their future projects. Over the course of development, Gearbox brought in a variety of outside talent from other areas of the video games industry to help bolster various aspects of design. Opposing Force returns to the same setting as Half-Life, but instead portrays the events from the perspective of a U.S. Marine, one of the enemy characters in the original game. The player character, Adrian Shephard.
The protagonist isnt as great a Gordon Freeman, but Corporal Adrian Shephard is not bad at all.
But if he and Gordon had cross paths, things would have ended up badly.
A great expansion to an awesome game.
No Half-Life or FPS player would hate this mod! Awesome gameplay, a satisfying arsenal of weapons, the enemies... AND SO MUCH MORE!!! HL:OF rocks! \m/
Because it's another game where players rage at the devs for not making a sequel.
Could've been A LOT better if Valve made it. Or someone else who could put ANY effort into writing a plot.
Good game, You can waste hours in this game and you will not regret
This is how you do a Expansion pack. Screw DLC of today. this is how you did it. New Weapons, New Enemies, New levels and new story. Fantastic game and one of gearbox's best.
This is the first game I ever played in my entire life.
This game is very rock, is better than Half Life, not many of buggy things in this expansion. Love it.
Something PROs inside:
* Super exciting, fun, and rock storyline. Especially the part where Gordon jumping into the portal via Shephard's eyes.
* More NPCs. I love the evil faction of "Black Ops", they are silence as well. Fast, silence, and stealth. Is also very fun when fighting with them too, I enjoy this very much.
* New weapons. The new weapons are Pipe Wrench, Combat Knife, Barnicle Grapper, IMI Desert Eagle, M249 SAW, M40A1 Sniper, Displacer Gun, Shock Roach and the Spore Launcher. specially Desert Eagle, M40A1 and SAW is my favourite weapons as well. High damage and powerful, their ammo is fair though.
* HECU. Finally, some friendly NPCs are the HECU now! They are honor to Shephard, I think. Haha. However if you spawn a HECU via Impulse 76, that's hostile one.
I think there's nothing CON as well, huh?
Just a good game, very awesome.
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