This game follows the story of what happens after the John Carpenter 1982 movie adaptation of the John W. Campbell JR Novel "Who Goes There?". The original game borrows heavily on the story from the 2002 video game and the current sequel expands further on the plot after Captain Blake defeats the Thing entity. After the death of Whitley and the destruction of Gen Inc property; Captain J.F.Blake boards a rescue plane and leaves Antarctica. Complications arise and the aircraft malfunctions and crashes. With no report from Blake the Alaska base sends in a new rescue team of which you the player take control. Your task is to find Captain Blake and escort him back to Alaska. However the thing entity did not die with Whitley on that day...

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The Thing 2 RPG v2.5.2

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Here is an update for the game, It's just a bunch of fixes.

Disclaimer

This ‘Traditional Style’ Sci-Fi RPG is a “Non-Profit” Fan Made game based on the events after the 1982 movie “The Thing” created by John Carpenter. It is in no way endorsed by John Carpenter or Universal Studios and shares likeness only in name. In my eyes it is the same as drawing a picture of a popular character and posting it online for all to see. I funded this game with my own money and I do not generate any revenue from ModDB or the ads displayed on my website (which I also pay for). If there are grounds for an issue with copyright then I am willing to take responsibility for that and make the appropriate changes where needed to resolve the issue. The Majority of the content (music, artwork, code) in the game is either licensed for use, originally created or credit is given where due for work used in ‘Free’ projects.

System Specs

Since the v1 there have been massive improvements to overall performance. I believe the game will run on a wide range of Windows Computers now and the v2 tanks far less in comparison to the v1. Below are the recommended specs based on those provided by the RPG Maker Team. (Official Specs)

OS: Windows XP or later
CPU: Intel® Pentium® 4 2.0 GHz equivalent or faster processor
RAM: 512MB RAM
Storage: 400mb

Please note that previous version(s) saves may not work with the v2.5 Build.

Credits

See Here for the Credits.

Whats New?

v2.5.2 Changes:
Fixed a passability setting with stairwell rails
Fixed "Japanese Outpost" level in survival mode (floor 13) there was some missing drops
Fixed "Ship Bridge" Level in survival mode (floor 14) there was some missing crates
Added Extra Save Points during the Puzzle Section in Pierce's Story
Fixed a Graphical Glitch in Thing Mode
Aim Assist & Fear Effect Application in battle fixed
Fixed an exploit where you could obtain "Dog Attack" as a weapon
Fixed the Animation for Bonesaw skill
Fixed some wrong text for other skills such as Fearless Aura being called as Rally in battle
Fixed an oversight where certain characters from Prequel Mode who "burstout" still remain in the F3 Area
Fixed the issue where the Prequel Mode Timer still appears when you start a NewGame+
Fixed an enemy soldier using Avery's face in Original Mode
Reduced Crate Enemy Spawn Chance; is now a 1 in 10 chance of Enemy_Crate
Edited (lowered) Infection Rates to Balance increased enemy strength;
-Small Things (around 2% chance)
-Medium Things (around 4% chance)
-Large Things (around 6% chance)
Fixed an issue on Roberts Sidequest where you couldn't access the Research Ruins
Fixed issue of Starvation always turning itself off and not working properly in Story Mode
Adjusted Difficulty settings;
-Easy Enemies are now at 40% Strength (down from 60%)
-Normal Enemies are now at 80% Strength (down from 90%)
-Swedish Enemies remain at 120% Strength
Updated Difficulty descriptions to help players decide
Added a warning about Swedish mode being difficult; please stop complaining about it

Links

Mediafire:

Mediafire.com

ModDB:

Moddb.com

Thank you all for your support over the years. Please enjoy the game. If there is any feedback or bug reports please post them on this article or in the forums as I am more likely to see them and respond that way. On my website is an unlockables guide but if you get stuck or need help feel free to ask. You can also check Sadonrii’s channel for YouTube playthroughs of the game if you are stuck.

Also I have uploaded this save file that unlocks all the cheats for you straight from the start if you want to mess around in the game. (compatible with v2.5.2 release)

Good luck, Captain(s).

The Thing 2 RPG v2.5.1

The Thing 2 RPG v2.5.1

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Updates on the latest build and what changes it entails.

The Thing 2 RPG v2.5

The Thing 2 RPG v2.5

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The full v2.5 release with a summary of changes and some important notes.

The Thing 2 RPG v2.5 Update #3

The Thing 2 RPG v2.5 Update #3

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The current change log of the v2.5 version and details on a possible release date. Contains info about incoming enemy...

The Thing v2.5 Update #2

The Thing v2.5 Update #2

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Details on the progress of the upcoming update, new features and such inbound and some information on my next project.

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The Thing 2 RPG [v2.5.2]

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The latest release of the thing 2 RPG. Full details for the build can be found on the ModDB homepage. Contains a bunch of patches and bugfixes.

The Thing 2 RPG [v2.5.1]

The Thing 2 RPG [v2.5.1]

Full Version

The latest release of the thing 2 RPG. Full details for the build can be found on the ModDB homepage.

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latexmatriarch
latexmatriarch

Nice work, I'll leave you a more detailed reply later but for now this sounds great.. I mean not just the way you explain the Thing as a RPG, but how its progressed in patch notes.

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Richard2410 Creator
Richard2410

Thanks *****.

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Richard2410 Creator
Richard2410

Forums are live:
Moddb.com

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Richard2410 Creator
Richard2410

Only 3 more voices to record! Wooo! ( Youtube.com )

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Osobist
Osobist

Still waiting for the full update release.

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Richard2410 Creator
Richard2410

Just waiting for 1 more voice.

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RoDTXaR
RoDTXaR

First of all I love the visuals of this game, all the artworks look godlike and as huge fan of sci-fi I wanted to invite everyone to my first playthrough of this game tommorrw on twitch.tv/supah_deku at 17:00 (UTC+1)

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Richard2410 Creator
Richard2410

Thanks for giving it a go ^-^ There's a lot of info in the tutorial but outside of that the game doesn't really hold your hand. It can get quite difficult at times, lots of people die and stuff.

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RoDTXaR
RoDTXaR

Stream failed since I had an emergency. I only managed to only play tutorial ;( But based on the tutorial it's really appealing. I will definately continue on later streams, since it looks like it has a lot of content:)

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Richard2410 Creator
Richard2410

It was very funny to watch thank you. Sorry about the fever bugs :P

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Richard2410 Creator
Richard2410

Jose does the magic. Joselserranosilva.wix.com

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