Whether you play as one of the elite marine Frontiersmen or the vicious alien Kharaa, you must use unique strategies and your abilities to win. Marines buy weaponry and form persistent squads to find and destroy alien hives. Aliens can choose a wall-running Skulk, pudgy Gorge, flying Lerk, murderous Fade or gigantic Onos that can devour enemies whole.

Real-time Strategy
New strategy gameplay allows players to Command from overhead. Build structures anywhere, collect resources and research upgrades. The marines can build phase gates, sentry turrets and siege cannons to assault the enemy. Aliens can build upgrade chambers, evolve special abilities, lay eggs and plant traps.

Dynamic Environments
Levels change as you play. Spreading alien infestation deforms hallways and causes space station power failure, halting all lifts. Destroying a catwalk's supports causes it to fall, revealing a new route. Use a flamethrower to clear infestation, spin webs to block a passage or weld a bulkhead shut for a last defense. Every game is different.

Unlimited Variations
Flexible game rules and scripting allow you to create your own unique scenarios like "Colonist Rescue", "Alien vs. Alien" or anything else you can dream up. Free automatic updates keep the game fresh by adding new levels and abilities.

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To get the mod, you need to own Natural Selection 2. Once you have that, you can download the files automatically by subscribing to the mod at the steam workshop here.

There is a basic GorgeCraft Guide on the steam workshop as well for new players. It does assume you have some knowledge of playing Natural Selection 2, and how to use the gorge to build things.

Have fun playing GorgeCraft, and remember to submit any of your artistic creations for sharing to the world.

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hookeyed
hookeyed

yeah.. they're not using the source engine. developing their own. better change it ;P

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vash12788
vash12788

The developers for natural selection hold all rights to this game and engine that they are developing themselves. Valve never bought them out like they did with CS so the team can do whatever the hell they want with it.

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Batuea
Batuea

I think He ment change the Engine description in the profile, as it still saids source :D.

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Shoelip
Shoelip

They've switched to a new engine.

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Sangelothi
Sangelothi

WTF!? Why the hell would they need valve permission? its not their game...at all (excpept for the engine) the only real thing they need permission for is making this a standalone game, and probably the production (though it will probably just be ready to buy on steam)

Hell, Valve didnt make Oposing forces at all really, it was Gearbox that did everything, they even made the HD pack for HL, but again, they needed permission to make the game (thats even shorter than most mods) standalone, and plus valve has permission to do what they want with the game, since their the owners really (that means they could add Adrian back! Too bad they wont...*sigh*

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GhostEdge
GhostEdge

So what if Valve is not developing it, Garrys mod wasnt developed by Valve >> and its being sold through steam, this would be the same as gmod >>

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Kyle1212
Kyle1212

Spot on buddy. They do have the rights to it, its still an indy game.

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Hendrich
Hendrich

Ok, make this **** clear to all of you saying if this game has valves permission, blah blah.. YES, THEY DO HAVE VALVE'S PERMISSION TO MAKE THIS GAME! IF THEY DIDNT, THWEY WOULD'VE @#%^'ED IT SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE PROJECT! YES, IT WILL BE SOLD ON STEAM FOR AROUND $10-20, AND YES, ITS NOT FREE! PLEASE TELL THE OTHER PEOPLE IN THIS FOURM THE AWNSERS I JUST GAVE YOU SO THE PEOPLE WILL HAVE CLAIRIFICATION ON THE GAMES RELEASE! THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME, BECAUSE YOU JUST WASTED 2 MINUTES READING THIS!

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BadgerDeluxe
BadgerDeluxe

2 minutes to read the comment? Some people must read really slow... and how do you have this information? Oh well, I guess I won't completely believe anything until there is official word from Valve.

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Zirty
Zirty

It's not valve that is developping this.

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BadgerDeluxe
BadgerDeluxe

Awesome. You have Valve's permission, right?

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