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About Half-Rats: A Fever Dream with 7 comments by Half-Rats on Apr 16th, 2015

Listen up, boys and girls - I have such marvelous things to shew you! But first - there is the matter of gameplay change I thought it prudent to address. This mod will end up being more linear, due to obvious reasons. To make up for this, I have elected to provide the player with fun and engaging areas to die in. You will start out at the general store, and you will end the game at said general store; (Albeit with a few scratches and probably very drunk - typical night for me) but this night's journey will bring you to some other very fun environments and feature different, classic gameplay elements as well - including vehicles. As for the weapons - Yes, I have fortified my resolve in the matter and there will only be two of them. But that's just the way things go - Don't be dire, man. If you use them properly, you'll see it won't be as bad as you think, crybaby.

NOW, for some scenery!

The Manor

Here we have a lovely Second Empire-era inspired manor...and, that MIGHT be a hedge maze in the upper left corner. How very Victorian! How very dangerous! Some background on this manse:

"Abandoned for a year - the former home of that late, eminent citizen who
owned the Detroit stoveworks. Gas is still supplied to the home, though the edifice itself has
not been kept up in quite some time due to unbeknownst circumstances -
though some wild rumors fly about town as to the truth behind the
owner's death and why it has not been peopled or touched for a year's
time"

ENOUGH of the scenery! Here's the new HUD! Yes, you can get drunk - and I have re-imagined the HL classic HUD to include a "Drunkeness Meter". The more you drink, the more powerful you'll feel! Very realistic! Yes, indeed! You will be 7 1/2 feet tall and bullet resistant! You toper, you! Aside from that, you carry a candle to illuminate your way!

Half-Rats' HUD

That's SEVEN bottles of whiskey in 2.5 seconds! But that's all right, because Half-Rats ate a couple meat pies. He'll be just fine!

Now, to meet a new NPC! Here's Pvt. Barnaby - Barney's ancestor. I'd like to thank "Badboy_Zay" for the rigging help on this one.

Pvt. Barnaby

He was a very proud member of the US Army before all this happened, and, well, once a soldier, always a soldier applies to him in earnest - he'll spare the enemy no quarter! You'll have to find him, though. He's not going to come to you. He has his own troubles. I have no creatures to shew you this week because I just don't think you could handle them.

Now, for some links to new and lovely music! My favorite!

Moddb.com

The main theme!

Moddb.com

Another wonderful and cheerful ditty I composed. I think it fits nicely.

Next on the list - is the matter of a trailer and a demo; both of which will be coming in just scant months. The trailer will be out next month and the demo, hopefully the next. The demo will feature...no, no, I'll just let you play it.

Now, I leave you with the following image:

Horse

What would the 19th century be without this majestic animal? If this is your horse, I apologize profusely and effusively...For I think invariably, that there may be a small chance that it could possibly be dead.

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Senses in Decay WON DEMO
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Senses in Decay WON DEMO

Apr 16, 2015 Senses in Decay Demo 0 comments

Demo of the first chapter of the mod. ATTENTION: BUGS: -If the scientist don't open the door, destroy the panel of the door. (First Level) -The corpse...

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Renz Mod V0.01

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This is the very first download of Renz-Mod. It has barely any thing done except some very early views of new weapons and map design. To install simply...

Counter Strike Edition
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Apr 1, 2015 Half Life Modding Kit Full Version 2 comments

This is very important to anyone who wants to make maps for one of the best Valve games ever, Counter Strike 1.6 This modding kit is NOT for Counter Strike...

Meta Renderer beta 1.1
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Meta Renderer beta 1.1

Apr 1, 2015 Meta Renderer Demo 0 comments

Meta Renderer beta 1.1 (Windows Only) Release Date: 2015-03-29

Half-Life: Subtitles Mod 3.0 - Greek Pack
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Half-Life: Subtitles Mod 3.0 - Greek Pack

Mar 29, 2015 Half-Life: Subtitles MOD Full Version 0 comments

Half-Life: Subtitles Mod 3.0 - Greek Translation (by: Thanoshld)

Half-Life: Subtitles Mod 3.0 - Turkish Pack
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Half-Life: Subtitles Mod 3.0 - Turkish Pack

Mar 29, 2015 Half-Life: Subtitles MOD Full Version 0 comments

Half-Life: Subtitles Mod 3.0 - Turkish Translation

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kidox23
kidox23 Dec 17 2014, 12:00pm says:

Is the best game for me C:

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mb77
mb77 Nov 24 2014, 5:22pm says:

Where can I find a very old half life modes? E.g. between 98 and 2000. If the archive reach me?

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hd_model_maker147
hd_model_maker147 Nov 13 2014, 2:58pm says:

soon there will be a rare headcarb zombie mod i will make

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OsirisGodoftheDead
OsirisGodoftheDead Nov 7 2014, 11:41pm says:

I've been thinking of writing a tutorial on open world mod development in GoldSource. Would anyone be interested in this? I would give code tutorials on useful entities and how to make NPCs work better in an open world environment, as well as stuff like making better day/night cycles.

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Willow.
Willow. Nov 9 2014, 8:14am replied:

I would, I've always wanted to make A mod with huge levels.

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kamkaze18
kamkaze18 Oct 18 2014, 5:46pm says:

I love playing decay because that is only cooperative game on half life series i always play it with my brother

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seniorcitizen
seniorcitizen Oct 22 2014, 1:23pm replied:

ever heard of sven coop?

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earl1
earl1 Oct 18 2014, 6:28am says:

can you add a mod a just name it half life bloopers and just port it from ps2 to pc

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xX(Warrior250)Xx
xX(Warrior250)Xx Sep 20 2014, 12:18am says:

Hey guys, i love playing the Original Half life and its expansion opposing force, im planning to get the Blue shift one... is it worth it?
Btw i use WON version as im only to storyline and mods

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OsirisGodoftheDead
OsirisGodoftheDead Sep 26 2014, 4:36pm replied:

Yes Blue shift is very fun. Not nearly as good as Opposing Force though. IMO Opposing Force felt like a professionally made commercial game, where Blue shift felt more like a mod.

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Qwertyus
Qwertyus Sep 21 2014, 10:04am replied:

It's not so epic, but still is very good.

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Run. Think. Shoot. Live.In Half-Life, players assume the role of the protagonist, Dr. Gordon Freeman, a recent MIT graduate in theoretical physics, and also a recent employee at Black Mesa. After an experiment that goes horribly awry when an unexpected Resonance Cascade (an apparently completely fictitious occurrence) rips dimensional seams that devastate the facility, Gordon must fight to escape the now alien-infested facility as creatures from another world — known as Xen — subsequently enter…

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