It took us nearly over 3 Years to create this campaign. We found many friends on the digital "crossroads, and we would like to thank the whole community (including our home turf community of l4dmods.Com for thier help and support. would like to especially thank Stephan Botha for his great help during the last 2 years. Without him "Dead before Dawn" wouldn't be so great. Also Chet from Valve helped us out. The Source engine is one of the best engines out there for modders. But the most important help, or lets call it "critics" we got form all the guys who didn't like the halloween 2009 beta version. All comments helped us to do "Dead before Dawn" better!

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It's been an interesting week for us. We would like take a little break and show you some great news. Checking YouTube we found a bunch of cool "Dead before Dawn" gameplay videos and reviews. We would like to take this opportunity to show you guys, some awesome "Dead before dawn" Reviews.

Posted by darth_brush on Dec 12th, 2010

Crossroads Mall Head of Security in trouble / DbD2


What would be Batman without Robin, Captain America without Bucky, Gabe Newell without Chet Faliszek, Darth_Brush without CosmicD and ofcourse our Crossorads Mall without the head of Security, Hank Kowalski (but without Jason and Billy)?! Yes, DEAD!
Right now we creating a Dev Group here on Moty to gave the whole DbD-Team a face. Without all
sidekicks "Dead before Dawn" wouldn't be so great. And ofcourse, without YOU we wouldn't be under the 100 top mods on moty. Thank you!

We've been working on Dead before Dawn over 2 Years. This weekend was very interesting for us. We would like take a little break and show you some great news.

As some of you might have heard, Valve mention "Dead before Dawn too" on its blog.
L4d.com
We are now on Valve's Left 4 Dead 2 servers. YES, you can mount your Chainsaw against the undead with low pings and all your friends and you can also enjoy "Dead before Dawn TOO" in Versus without any connection issues.

Checking YouTube we found a bunch of cool "Dead before Dawn" gameplay videos and reviews. We would like to take this opportunity to show you guys, some awesome "Dead before dawn" Reviews:
Let's start with Deadrawstar's Youtube Review:

Now, if some of you want to polish your german language, feel free to watch a cool "Dead before Dawn" Preview from the german Games-Magazine "Gamestar":
Gamestar.de

Our all-time-favorite Games-Magazine "PC Gamer" voted us for in March 2010 for "No.1 Top Left 4 Dead 1 MOD". This is a honor for the whole Team for all thier work.
PCgamer Review Dead before Dawn 1

As one of the top-rated MOD for Left 4 Dead 1 on L4dmaps.com we've been worried about "just" porting Dead before Dawn for Left 4 Dead 2, so we decided to pimp all maps on Left 4 Dead 2 Standards. Jaz from "PC Gamer" simply loved the new version:

   PCgamer Review Dead before Dawn too PC Gamer     Valve Preview / Dead before Dawn TOO  Valve      PC Games Mag review / Dead before Dawn too PC Games
 
If you Check out our Image-section here on moty, you will find a couple of more Reviews.

Download "Dead before Dawn TOO"

Well, if you still didn't download "Dead before Dawn too", this is a great oppurunity to get it for Left 4 Dead 2. You can grab it on the following links:
Moddb.com
L4dmaps.com

Right now we preparing a Director's cut version of Dead Before Dawn, exclusively for left 4 dead 2. This version will show you the mall that we had prepared in all it's full glory. Full of events, atmosphere and zombies!

Later in DBD's life cycle we would like to bring one finale update of the campaign. So we would be glad if you want to help us find things that we can improve in "DbD too", To that end, you can post your suggestions about "Dead before Dawn (Too)" on the Steam-Forum:
Forums.steampowered.com

Also if you get lost in the Crossroads Mall or you want to know how to open some of the secret areas in "DbD TOO", post it all there. If you seriously think the Gate-Event in map 4 is way too hard, call the Crossroads Mall Security for help.

And last but not least, join the Crossroads Mall gang on Facebook!
Facebook.com

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HounderKnight
HounderKnight Dec 13 2010, 12:17am says:

Congrats, guys. :)

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sappy_nirv_bg
sappy_nirv_bg Dec 13 2010, 5:46am says:

Yeah great to see you got recognition for your hard work, on some great maps.

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AssassinAlex18
AssassinAlex18 Dec 13 2010, 10:21am says:

I must buy L4D and L4D2 just to play this mod.

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CosmicD
CosmicD Dec 13 2010, 2:49pm replied:

lol, theres just more stuff in the l4d2 version.

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deadrawkstar
deadrawkstar Dec 20 2010, 2:13pm says:

Wow, that was literally my second official review, EVER.
Thanks for featuring it!

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