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5 comments by HoliestCow on Jan 27th, 2013

No longer being tied to SF2 and having much deserved free time, I will be continuing work on what I love to do most. Truth is a new project that I recently started. More information will come soon.
It is a spiritual successor to Aberration.


There will be more information soon.

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Aberration Patch 1.0.1

Aberration Patch 1.0.1

Jul 12, 2012 Patch 2 comments

Just a quick patch to Aberration. Adds auto saves, and fixes some bugs. To install, extract the maps folder into your Aberration folder.

Aberration Part 1

Aberration Part 1

Jul 10, 2012 Full Version 15 comments

Aberration Part 1 is finally released! Require HL2 EP 2 to play, extract to your steam/steamapps/sourcemods folder, then restart steam. Thanks to NH2...

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nickfrosty47
nickfrosty47 Aug 13 2012, 5:23pm says:

I agree with suitpee how dare you use the closing walls scare from nightmare house 2! You should be ashamed of yourselve!

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HoliestCow Creator
HoliestCow Aug 13 2012, 9:58pm replied:

Why should I be ashamed? I did nothing wrong. You should be ashamed though, for not speaking proper English.

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leon.ladisic
leon.ladisic Aug 14 2012, 3:52am replied:

You should be ashamed because you, without permission, stole directly from another mod. Proving your lack of imagination and creativity.

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nickfrosty47
nickfrosty47 Aug 13 2012, 4:09pm says:

Looks nice i will try it :D i also love horror so i will like this.

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NightCurse
NightCurse Aug 10 2012, 2:49pm says:

I have played the mod too and much is really copied from nightmare house 2.
So as it self a good mod but the copied atmosphere give much minus points!

5/10

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HoliestCow Creator
HoliestCow Aug 13 2012, 9:56pm replied:

Much is copied from Nightmare House 2? That is a lie.

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EASTEDERD
EASTEDERD Aug 15 2012, 12:12pm replied:

To be honest, I really don't care if you copied, I know for a fact that I couldn't do better than you. so i'll say 8/10

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guilyman
guilyman Aug 7 2012, 8:04am says:

confusing why people cant show a little thanks for someone spendin there time on this

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Suitepee
Suitepee Aug 7 2012, 9:16am replied:

It's called constructive criticism. Criticism is used to point out faults in the creator's work so they can improve their craft.

In this case, the creator needs to NOT be copying Nightmare House 2 scares AND instead come up with their own ideas. Especially when they do a half-assed job in copying them in the first place.

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hgtheog
hgtheog Aug 8 2012, 1:11pm replied:

it's not "constructive criticism" to call something "insulting" and "pathetic." that's just being mean.

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Suitepee
Suitepee Aug 9 2012, 7:06am replied:

Well that's how I honestly felt. Seeing a scare copied from a much better put-together Source mod, and then making it worse by missing the sound cue of the player when they bump against each wall and having a less visually intimidating payoff "on the ceiling".

Now if this scare had been designed with the NH2 comparison in mind, but then had been twisted that so the scare happened earlier or something else happened, this could have been a clever scare concept. Instead, it's just a complete copy....minus the good parts.

You care to call that anything other than "insulting" or "pathetic"? Or at least, a lack of original creativity on the mod maker's part?

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HoliestCow Creator
HoliestCow Aug 9 2012, 1:42pm replied:

yup

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Highest Rated (8 agree) 7/10

The mapping is really good and detailed but that's all.

Jul 11 2012, 5:50am by CuervoSp

Lowest Rated (22 agree) 5/10

I think Aberration has great potential but is currently lacking in a few key areas. PRO: Good brushwork and aesthetics. Nice lighting in later levels. CON: Schizophrenic atmosphere (ie, horror theme in one map and alien shooter in another, etc). There are no story elements, which makes the mod lack cohesion (ie, horror elements and shooter elements seem to exist solely for gameplay purposes and reveal nothing about the character, etc). Too difficult on Hard Mode (ie, fighting 16+ soldiers and two…

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