Your eyes slowly adjust to the gloom but immediately start to sting. Dust and plaster has fallen down from the ceiling, and you taste it in your dry mouth. Slowly the ceiling lights flicker on as the emergency generator starts up, and people begin to pick themselves up... ...Its August 9th. You've just survived the biggest killer of man in history. In 30 minutes, 3.6 billion people have died across the globe. Unknown to you, the population of the UK has quartered, and will continue to drop. You think briefly of your family before being dragged onto your feet by your platoon sergeant... "Come on son, there's work to be done!" Comes the gruff voice from the dark... but not yet... for now we wait... in the dark...

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1985 mod's long awaited beta is now in sight. Plus screenshots of British infantry ingame.

Posted by Hendrix on Sep 8th, 2008

Well, progress has been flowing well since our recent transaction back over to the HL2 engine, and we predict an internal MP beta within 6 weeks, and then an external one 6 weeks after that. Our website has had a complete overhaul www.1985-mod.com as have our forums forums.1985-mod.com so please feel free to take a look.

For now however, i bring you two screenshots of British infantry ingame.

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Please visit our profile or forums for job vacancies if you are interested.

Many thanks.

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MrTambourineMan
MrTambourineMan Sep 8 2008, 1:52pm says:

Now that shots are a lot better from your previous ones, will keep my fingers crossed for a beta. Good work.

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FJS
FJS Sep 8 2008, 1:53pm says:

The first one its a lefty?

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Hendrix
Hendrix Sep 8 2008, 3:10pm says:

equal opportunities FJS :-p

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barronofhellion
barronofhellion Sep 8 2008, 11:34pm says:

another intresting mod, however i still don't have a clue what its about, although sometimes that helps keep players intrested

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Orion
Orion Sep 9 2008, 12:29am says:

Sheesh! I just got flashbacks of when i was a kid and the British Troops squatting at doorsteps on my grandmothers street in N.Ireland! Falls Road area! lol.

Nice work! I'll look forward to 12 weeks from now! :)

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Bersek
Bersek Sep 10 2008, 11:40am says:

:O lol

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HaloStrike
HaloStrike Oct 12 2008, 10:14pm says:

Wow looking good guys =)

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Squiggers
Squiggers Dec 13 2008, 10:38am says:

Only thing i have to say?

Brilliant models, and map, but the only problem is, the hair is a tad too short - try and have them with a bit more hair maybe... =P

Still, i love it. Look forward to seeing this released.

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Hendrix
Hendrix Dec 14 2008, 11:19am says:

yeah you might be right there, cheers pal.

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Deathbagel
Deathbagel Feb 18 2009, 12:59pm says:

Don't they shave your head?
Or is that just the American marines?

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Handgun_Hero
Handgun_Hero Sep 23 2009, 3:39am says:

This looks very well done. I might just get HL2 just to play this mod. ;)

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